By D. James Kennedy
In fresh courtroom judgements, the gay activist flow has made large strides towards legalizing same-sex marriage within the made large strides towards legalizing same-sex marriage within the United States. With assistance from a handful of judges, a tiny fraction of our inhabitants is at the verge of redefining the establishment of marriage for we all. This is going past politics-it is an ethical factor. And during this booklet, D. James Kennedy and Jerry Newcombe provide a Christian reaction. The Bible is obvious: Homosexuality is a sin, and marriage is for one guy and one girl. Kennedy and Newcombe use Scripture to teach what God says approximately homosexuality and marriage. in addition they study facts and case experiences that dispel a few of the myths approximately homosexuality. They attract us to make an prepared reaction to same-sex marriage-while conserving a loving angle towards homosexuals as humans. nowadays it is not "politically right" to claim that homosexuality is inaccurate. yet it isn't culture's accountability to make sure correct and mistaken. there's just one Authority who can do that, and it truly is as much as us to face at the back of His be aware.
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1 Reason #3: It goes against all of recorded history. We are looking at about five thousand years of recorded history with marriage being one man and one woman together for their mutual enjoyment and the protection of their children. Yes, there was homosexuality in antiquity, and there has been polygamy in several places in the world, and it is still practiced among Muslims and tribal people (and some Mormons). But the norm has been marriage between two people of the opposite sex. Homosexuality has in virtually all societies been viewed as a perversion and not normal.
We weren’t designed this way. When homosexuals ignore nature, first, they invite into their own bodies all sorts of infectious diseases. Chapter 6 explores how deadly this lifestyle can be. Second, there are emotional problems. Even in every homosexual relationship, there is a male and a female role. One of them plays the male or the dominant partner, and the other plays the female. This shows you that by nature God has made us male and female. He has made each sex to complement the other. A dark secret—downplayed by our media—is the domestic abuse that sometimes characterizes the homosexual lifestyle.
T]his idea of monogamy without fidelity means that when they are talking about marriage, they’re not talking about the kind of marriage we’re talking about. And a good number of homosexuals, including my uncle and others, don’t want to be married. That’s not what their goal is. But the argument and the push, I think, for homosexual marriage is, in large part, to try to establish legitimacy. ” In other words, we can’t have a separate civil union—we want full marriage rights. 13 Furthermore, Kerby points to the problem of redefining marriage to the point that marriage itself gets redefined—out of existence.