Will Gay Marriage Pit Church Against ...

Will Gay Marriage Pit Church Against Church?

There are 16101 comments on the news.yahoo.com story from Apr 27, 2009, titled Will Gay Marriage Pit Church Against Church?. In it, news.yahoo.com reports that:

The trouble they see is not just an America where general support for gay marriage will have driven a wedge between churches and the world, but between churches themselves.

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Thinking

UK

#12389 Apr 5, 2013
So you believe jesus needs saving.
dollarsbill wrote:
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True, but not your asylum.

Since: Jul 12

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#12390 Apr 5, 2013
Thinking wrote:
So you believe jesus needs saving.
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No, I believe you are illiterate.
Thinking

UK

#12391 Apr 5, 2013
Then your previous post was wrong.
Your biblical illiteracy is obvious.
dollarsbill wrote:
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No, I believe you are illiterate.

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#12392 Apr 5, 2013
Thinking wrote:
Then your previous post was wrong.
Your biblical illiteracy is obvious.
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Where will you spend eternity o illiterate one?

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#12393 Apr 5, 2013
Thinking wrote:
Then your previous post was wrong.
Your biblical illiteracy is obvious.
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1 Corinthians 6:9 (NKJV)
9 Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor homosexuals, nor sodomites,

See how illiterate you are? Of course you don't. You don't see at all.

Since: Mar 12

Milwaukee

#12394 Apr 5, 2013
dollarsbill wrote:
<quoted text>Where will you spend eternity o illiterate one?
With friends where it's warm I know a lot of people. See you there you bigot.
Thinking

UK

#12395 Apr 5, 2013
L'esprit de l'escalier.

If you really knew your bible, you'd have replied just the once.
dollarsbill wrote:
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1 Corinthians 6:9 (NKJV)
9 Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor homosexuals, nor sodomites,
See how illiterate you are? Of course you don't. You don't see at all.

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#12396 Apr 5, 2013
Jaredb8 wrote:
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With friends where it's warm I know a lot of people. See you there you bigot.
I.E. you don't have a clue. Hell fire awaits you.

Since: Mar 12

Milwaukee

#12397 Apr 5, 2013
dollarsbill wrote:
<quoted text>I.E. you don't have a clue. Hell fire awaits you.
Smoke and mirrors smoke and mirrors. Fear is the greatest emotion you can use against people. That's why those authors of that fiction book you follow used it so often. Scare people into doing what we want. If your book truly taught love acceptance and forgiveness all of you bible thumpers wouldn't always be spewing hatred.

Since: Mar 12

Milwaukee

#12398 Apr 5, 2013
dollarsbill wrote:
<quoted text>I.E. you don't have a clue. Hell fire awaits you.
You use the bible as a crutch because you can't think for yourself. If you did everything "because the bible says so".

You would own a slave
You would gang rape virgins
You would rule your wife and her body

"For the wife does not rule over her own body, but the husband does..."
1 Corinthians 7:4

There are hundreds of stupid things in the bible and things nobody follows. Why are you allowed to preach from a scripture that you pick and choose which of it it follow?

Since: Dec 09

Chicago, IL

#12399 Apr 5, 2013
snyper wrote:
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Then he would no longer be "omnipotent".
Snyper: "Can God create something which He cannot destroy utterly?"

God CAN do it, BECAUSE He's omnipotent. But if He did it, would He still be?
HE WOULDN'T DO IT! Why not? Why would He,.... He's omniscient!

“What, me worry?”

Since: Mar 09

I'm a racist caricature!

#12400 Apr 5, 2013
Still no legally valid justifications for prohibiting same-sex marriage? Ain't that somethin'?

Since: Mar 12

Milwaukee

#12401 Apr 5, 2013
LowellGuy wrote:
Still no legally valid justifications for prohibiting same-sex marriage? Ain't that somethin'?
Exactly!! The only arguments I've heard against same sex marriage are.

The Bible says so
It's Icky
The Bible says so
I don't like it
The Bible says so
They can't reproduce
The Bible says so
Etc its like discussing something with a 4 year old.
Moses

Burbank, CA

#12402 Apr 5, 2013
janeebee wrote:
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Snyper: "Can God create something which He cannot destroy utterly?"
God CAN do it, BECAUSE He's omnipotent. But if He did it, would He still be?
HE WOULDN'T DO IT! Why not? Why would He,.... He's omniscient!
janeebee: HE WOULDN'T DO IT! wHY NOT? Why would He,.....He's omniscient!

Yes, but God did not make you stupid and foolish, that is your freewill and choice. God did not make youd void or reason and blind to His Holy Word, satan did that, and that is your choice.

These 10,000 years, which are known as "time", have but one purpose, to show that a creation, humans, who have freewill and choice, will choose hell and damnation, which 1/3 of the angels will receive, but that Christians have chosen salvation and heaven, which 2/3 of the angels have.

God is a just God, the 1/3 angels are damned, because they were created without freewill and choice, you are damned because you have freewill and choice, and you choose to reject God's word, reject Jesus and to follow satan.

IT IS THAT SIMPLE.
Moses

Burbank, CA

#12403 Apr 5, 2013
LowellGuy wrote:
Still no legally valid justifications for prohibiting same-sex marriage? Ain't that somethin'?
Still no legally valid justification for changing and altering the meaning of marriage, to include same sex couples. Ain't that something?

By the way, when did this prohibition begin? The only case that can be made is in California, where the justices allowed it for a mimute and then it was prohibited.

Now, please explain your legally valid justification to change marriage to include same sex, but not adult incest, child incest, bestiality, polygamy and pedophilia.

If you justification is consent, then that is just an opinion. If your justification is the moral concept of family and parenting, then that is a moral opinion like same sex couples.

You got nothing. Sorry!
Moses

Burbank, CA

#12404 Apr 5, 2013
Jaredb8 wrote:
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Exactly!! The only arguments I've heard against same sex marriage are.
The Bible says so
It's Icky
The Bible says so
I don't like it
The Bible says so
They can't reproduce
The Bible says so
Etc its like discussing something with a 4 year old.
Sorry, we do not need an argument, marriage is defined as the union of man and woman, period.

Since: Mar 12

Milwaukee

#12405 Apr 5, 2013
Moses wrote:
<quoted text>Sorry, we do not need an argument, marriage is defined as the union of man and woman, period.
Not in 11 states and many countries. You should know your facts before speaking.

Since: Mar 12

Milwaukee

#12406 Apr 5, 2013
Moses wrote:
<quoted text>Sorry, we do not need an argument, marriage is defined as the union of man and woman, period.
Also please look up the definition of the word. It does not say man and woman. This is straight from Wikipedia.

Marriage (also called matrimony or wedlock) is a social union or legal contract between people called spouses that establishes rights and obligations between the spouses, between the spouses and their children, and between the spouses and their in-laws.[1] The definition of marriage varies according to different cultures, but it is principally an institution in which interpersonal relationships, usually intimate and sexual, are acknowledged. When defined broadly, marriage is considered a cultural universal. In many cultures, marriage is formalized via a wedding ceremony. In terms of legal recognition, most sovereign states and other jurisdictions limit marriage to opposite-sex couples or two persons of opposite gender in the gender binary, and a diminishing number of these permit polygyny, child marriages, and forced marriages. In modern times, a growing number of countries and other jurisdictions have lifted bans on and have established legal recognition for same-sex marriage, interracial marriage, and interfaith marriage. In some cultures, marriage is recommended or compulsory before pursuing any sexual activity.

People marry for many reasons, including: legal, social, libidinal, emotional, financial, spiritual, and religious. Marriages can be performed in a secular civil ceremony or in a religious setting. The act of marriage usually creates normative or legal obligations between the individuals involved. Some cultures allow the dissolution of marriage through divorce or annulment. Polygamous marriages may also occur in spite of national laws.

Marriage can be recognized by a state, an organization, a religious authority, a tribal group, a local community or peers. It is often viewed as a contract. Civil marriage is the legal concept of marriage as a governmental institution irrespective of religious affiliation, in accordance with marriage laws of the jurisdiction. Forced marriages are illegal in some jurisdictions.[2]
Moses

Burbank, CA

#12407 Apr 5, 2013
Jaredb8 wrote:
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Not in 11 states and many countries. You should know your facts before speaking.
Actually, it would be 9 states and 10 countries. So, not in 41 states and not in 190 countries.

Fact is, marriage is defined as being between a man and a woman.

Just like a tree is not a house, although many houses are made from trees. So, the fact that some idiots think that the definition can be changed, only makes them dumb. Remember, you atheists also defined the earth as flat and now many of you think that man's oldest mammal ancester is a rat.

What does the word "homosexual" even mean? You do not even know, since it is a bastardized word from to languages.

Consider, what the word "homo sapien" means and then what does "sexual" mean?

The fact is you do not want to know, just like the words deviant and perversion aptly describe same sex acts, but you do not like the tone.

When is a suicidal same sex person or one with AIDS ever happy? So, the word "gay" is not apropos.
Moses

Burbank, CA

#12408 Apr 5, 2013
Jaredb8 wrote:
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Also please look up the definition of the word. It does not say man and woman. This is straight from Wikipedia.
Marriage (also called matrimony or wedlock) is a social union or legal contract between people called spouses that establishes rights and obligations between the spouses, between the spouses and their children, and between the spouses and their in-laws.[1] The definition of marriage varies according to different cultures,
Please get an education, The word homosexual has only been around since 1853.

Wikipedia has simply redefined the definition of marriage.

If we take the Middle East position on same sex coupling, then by definition we are to kill you all.

Yes, spouses and so let us define a spouse. So, by definition a spouse is a husband who has a wife.

Word Origin & History

spouse

c.1200, "a married woman in relation to her husband" (also of men), from O.Fr. spus (fem. spuse), from L. sponsus "bridegroom" (fem. sponsa "bride"), from masc. and fem. pp. of spondere "to bind oneself, promise solemnly," from PIE *spend- "to make an offering, perform a rite" (see

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