Let us not forget the Lord Jesus Himself when He defined Christian marriage:
"And He answered and said, ""Have you not read that He who created them from
the beginning MADE THEM MALE AND FEMALE, and said, " FOR THIS REASON A MAN
SHALL LEAVE HIS FATHER AND MOTHER AND BE JOINED TO HIS WIFE, AND THE TWO
SHALL BECOME ONE FLESH'?" " Matt. 19:4-5. Moorad
From: Michael Roberts <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>;
Date: Thursday, August 09, 2001 12:47 PM
Subject: Re: Taking Scripture seriously from Re: The Wheel of God
>As a member of the Anglican clergy(Church in Wales and about to move back
>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
>it . Several Bishops are arguing for recognition of homosexuality as a
>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
>but not a "monogamous" gay relationship. To follow Paul mongamous buggery
>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
>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
>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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