As a member of the Anglican clergy(Church in Wales and about to move back to
the Church of England), I will ask what proportion of the Anglican clergy
are talking about gay marriage services. And also who? Granted relatively
few are speaking out against it but I would say the vast majroty are agianst
it . Several Bishops are arguing for recognition of homosexuality as a moral
option (as did my present Bishop when he last preached in my church to the
annoyance of many members) but some parishs are insisting that their new
minister is not gay.
Now to Burgy. The scriptures are not silent on homosexuality - it is
condemned in parts of Leviticus chaps 18 - 20, and in Romans 1. So much for
silence! By pleading some argue that this condemns promiscuous homosexuality
but not a "monogamous" gay relationship. To follow Paul mongamous buggery is
as unnatural as promiscuous buggery as it invovles lying with a man as a
Putting it the same category as anti-slavery and the ordination of woman is
a weak argument.
Further recognition of homosexuality completely undermines God making humans
as male and female and the relationship thereof in Genesis 2. ( The only
intelligent thing Ken Ham has ever said is that Genesis 2 is about adam and
Eve and not Adam and Steve.)
Anyway the bible never condemns pornography or even child pornography, so
does that mean they are allright. What about the age of consent etc?
It is difficult not to see that the whole drift of scripture is in favour of
sexual relationships being only within marriage and only heterosexual.
I have committed the unforgivable and dealt far too briefly on a very
serious and important subject.
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