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Old 05-18-2010, 09:42 AM
 
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possibly, but if homosexuality is a sin because it is unhealthy, then can it be assumed that eating an entire case of Krispee Kreme donuts can send you to Hell? If so, then there's gonna be alot of issues considering Krispee Kreme's base of popularity lies within America's so-called "Bible Belt"
Well, it depends on what you're talking about when you talk about "hell". Biblically speaking, the words most often translated as hell are sheol (hebrew) and hades (greek). Both of those are simply speaking of the grave. So, can KK donuts be responsible for sending someone to the grave if they are part of an overall lifestyle of gluttony and inactivity?
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Old 05-18-2010, 09:44 AM
 
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At the most, all it says is anal intercourse between men with multiple partners is a sin. Anything else is a stretch. Note that in the orgional Hebrew, it is plural - lyings down, not lying down. It says nothing of oral sex between men nor does it prohibit lesbian sex.
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Old 05-18-2010, 09:49 AM
 
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Dancing? Sex is reserved for man/woman couples in holy matrimony. That's how God wants it. The Bible doesn't talk about dancing like it talks about sexual immorality, and it talks about sexual immorality A LOT. It is not about hurting anyone, it is about sinning with your body, which is sinful, and incompatible with God. Remember that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit and when you sin with your body you bring sin to the temple of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit cannot reside in such body which engages in sin habitually.
Do you personally believe that eating too many fatty cheesburgers and candy is also a sin against the body?

Personally, i think that eating junk food is more of a desecration of the body than any type of sex. When eating junk food, you can't put the equivalent of a condom down your throat to stop all the fat and preservatives from going into your system.
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Old 05-18-2010, 10:01 AM
 
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Do you personally believe that eating too many fatty cheesburgers and candy is also a sin against the body?
The Bible says you should honor God with your body, so whatever you do, you should keep that in mind. However, sexual immorality is specifically singled out in dozens of Bible verses so there is no mistaking about severity of that particular sin.
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Old 05-18-2010, 10:02 AM
 
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The Bible says you should honor God with your body, so whatever you do, you should keep that in mind. However, sexual immorality is specifically singled out in dozens of Bible verses so there is no mistaking about severity of that particular sin.
Do you believe there is any discernable reason that God has singled out sexual sins as being more severe than other infractions against the body?
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Old 05-18-2010, 10:23 AM
 
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it goes aginst his creative order =adam+even. It is a plan before the foundation of the world that Jesus would come get a bride (references are female for church). It is natural for reproduction as was Gods will - no 2 women or 2 men can reproduce = imposible. Replentish the earth was a command
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Old 05-18-2010, 10:26 AM
 
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This answer proves why discussions like this are fruitless.

The practice by women and men is called "error" in Romans 1:26-27.
It actually is a reflection upon you to willfully engage in something you declare fruitless.
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Old 05-18-2010, 10:35 AM
 
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it goes aginst his creative order =adam+even. It is a plan before the foundation of the world that Jesus would come get a bride (references are female for church). It is natural for reproduction as was Gods will - no 2 women or 2 men can reproduce = imposible. Replentish the earth was a command
But what about priests who don't marry or couples who are afraid to have children or can't afford children...are they breaking Gods command to replentish the Earth?

If our lives and actions are meant to mirror God's act of creation in Genesis and the order and manner that he created things, then would i be going against his order if i was drawing a wildlife mural and i drew the creatures that walk on land before i drew the creatures that swam in the sea?

Did you read my original post....i knew people would say that homosexual activity is wrong because it is against God's intention and against what is natural....but then i gave the example of me using my feet and toes in an unnatural manner, a manner in which God probably didn't intend our feet or being used.....would scratching my back with my toes be considered a sin then?
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Old 05-18-2010, 10:38 AM
 
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It actually is a reflection upon you to willfully engage in something you declare fruitless.
I have posted 5 lines of text - well now 6 or 7. That's not much of a time investment to make my point - which is trust God and don't worry about the whys.
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Old 05-18-2010, 10:43 AM
 
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Do you believe there is any discernable reason that God has singled out sexual sins as being more severe than other infractions against the body?
I believe there is a reason why sexual immorality is stressed in dozens of places while eating hangurgers get much less attention. Don't you?
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