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Old 10-10-2008, 02:26 PM
 
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Thanks so much for comparing my 12 year relationship to drunkeness and crime

Depends on the church if it's considered a sin, you know.
It depends on if the church follows the teachings of the Bible or not. Homosexuality is clearly a sin in the Bible, you know.
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Old 10-10-2008, 02:47 PM
 
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So is working and doing "stuff" on Sundays.

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It depends on if the church follows the teachings of the Bible or not. Homosexuality is clearly a sin in the Bible, you know.
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Old 10-10-2008, 02:48 PM
 
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So is working and doing "stuff" on Sundays.
Actually it's not but nice try.
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Old 10-10-2008, 02:50 PM
 
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No empathy for your "brother" goes against the bible too.

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What doesn't appeal to me is religious oppression. I've come to the conclusion that that Bible Literalist/Christian Extremists have no capability of understanding what another human goes through, i.e., no empathy. I'll say it again - I refuse to live my life in misery to make Christian Extremists feel better.
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Old 10-10-2008, 02:52 PM
 
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So keep the sabbath day holy just means to attend church.

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Actually it's not but nice try.
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Old 10-10-2008, 02:52 PM
 
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No empathy for your "brother" goes against the bible.
That is true. But showing empathy does not necessarily mean you must change your feelings as to what is right and wrong does it?
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Old 10-10-2008, 02:53 PM
 
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Nope. Everybody has their points of views on that.
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That is true. But showing empathy does not necessarily mean you must change your feelings as to what is right and wrong does it?
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Old 10-10-2008, 02:54 PM
 
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So keep the sabbath day holy just means to attend church.
The Sabbath did not carry over into the NT from the OT. Really only 9 came over but then the two new ones Jesus introduced which in the grand scheme of things reiterates the original 10 commandments
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Old 10-10-2008, 02:56 PM
 
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I would suggest that when made this statement in Matt 19:12 For there are some eunuchs, which were so born from their mother's womb: and there are some eunuchs, which were made eunuchs of men: and there be eunuchs, which have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven's sake. He that is able to receive it, let him receive it.

is a reference to homosexual and he was not condemnatory about it. He did not say that it was a sin and that they need to be changed or suppress their natural tendency.

It is not up to us to condemn or judge someone who has a natural sexual tendency to homosexuality.
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Old 10-10-2008, 03:05 PM
 
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I would suggest that when made this statement in Matt 19:12 For there are some eunuchs, which were so born from their mother's womb: and there are some eunuchs, which were made eunuchs of men: and there be eunuchs, which have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven's sake. He that is able to receive it, let him receive it.

is a reference to homosexual and he was not condemnatory about it. He did not say that it was a sin and that they need to be changed or suppress their natural tendency.

It is not up to us to condemn or judge someone who has a natural sexual tendency to homosexuality.
What do you mean exactly by this? and how did you get that from that verse?
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