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Church of Scotland “should heed the Gospel” 30/5/14
I see that the apostate Church of Scotland continues to plunge the depths of religious degradation. They have done so again by voting in favour of proposals which could eventually open the pulpits to more people in same-sex relationships. It is both alarming and nauseating how, at the recent General Assembly, 369 commissioners opted for plans to let individual congregations depart from the Biblical mandate and have a pastor set over them who…wait for it…has a same-sex male or female partner.
Coming from so called ‘religious people’ this vote was quite unbelievable. Instead of agreeing with the absolute truth of what the Bible unambiguously says about such unions, and throwing these ungodly ‘option plans’ out the church window in Edinburgh, they dared to rubbish the truth nil and void. In allowing these plans to be further considered, they have all manifested the ungodly spirit of their own hearts. Yes, very many things could be said about these commissioners, but we don’t need to and we won’t – the Bible says it all for us.
In arrogantly and proudly thinking themselves wiser than God in asking Presbyteries to consider the options, all these 369 commissioners have earned – and shame on everyone of them – the sombre title of a fool: “Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools…fools make a mock at sin” (Romans 1v22& Proverbs 14v9).
And it doesn’t end there. Not only have they brought God’s wrath and judgement upon each of themselves personally, they have also incurred God’s grievous woes: “Woe unto them that degree unrighteous decrees (laws) and that write grievousness which they have prescribed…woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil…woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes.” (Isaiah 10v1& 5v20-21).
God’s word further testifies to what is true of ungodly and immoral church commissioners when they disregard God’s laws and resist the truth. They are called “traitors, heady, high-minded, lovers of pleasure more than lovers of God…men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning the truth.” (2Timothy 3v4&8) Although the Church of Scotland continues to mock sin in all its vile colours, God will not be mocked and neither will He allow His word to be mocked.
Every true and genuine Christian believes, without question, and with absolute certainty, the unchanging truth of God’s unchanging word as recorded in the Bible. Not so some 369 commissioners at the 2014 General Assembly of the Church of Scotland and what a damning indictment on them. God’s loud clarion call to each of them, and to everyone else within and without the walls of a church, whatever it’s denominational label, is ‘repent and believe the gospel.’
Mr Donald J Morrison
85 Old Edinburgh Road
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exclusive interview with Huff Post
In just the first 60 seconds of this interview with Franklin Graham, the son of charismatic preacher Billy Graham, viewers are treated to his condemnation of gay adoption as “recruitment,” fear-mongering about a political gay agenda, as well as a strong endorsement of Russian president Vladimir Putin’s harsh policies towards LGBT individuals.
The interview, conducted by Charlotte Observer religion reporter Tim Funk, stands in stark contrast to the statement released earlier this week by major Christian charity World Vision, which announced that it would treat gay job applicants the same way that it would consider straight ones.
“Gays and lesbians cannot have children,” Graham commented. When Funk pointed out that they could adopt, he retorted, “Yeah, they can recruit.”
He went on to imply that gay adoptions are tantamount to exploitation of children:
You can adopt a child into a marriage, but you can also recruit children into your cause. I believe in protecting children, OK? From exploitation, all exploitations.
During the interview, Graham insisted that he was simply speaking out the way his father once did, despite the unpopularity of his views.
“You talk about controversy – my father stood with Martin Luther King in the early 1960s,” Graham told Funk, according to the Charlotte Observer. “My father never worried about polls. I don’t care about them, either. And with the issues we are facing today – if my father were a younger man, he would be addressing and speaking out in the exact same way I’m speaking out on them.”
Dartmouth professor Randall Balmer, author of The Making of Evangelicalism: From Revivalism to Politics and Beyond, questioned Franklin Graham’s assessment of his father’s civil rights record in an email to The Huffington Post:
Billy Graham, to my knowledge, never stood publicly with MLK. He did invite King to give the invocation one evening at one of the gatherings during his 1957 revival campaign in Madison Square Garden, but Graham was conspicuously absent during the March on Washington or the march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in the wake of the police shooting of Jimmie Lee Jackson in nearby Marion.
For Franklin Graham to compare the Civil Rights movement to his opposition to gay and lesbian rights is not only laughable, it is, frankly, odious.
Graham’s comments over the course of the interview are not limited to jabs at the LGBT community — he also warns of the threat posed by American Muslims, the left-wing media, and the Obama administration.
Watch it above, if you can stomach it.