Homosexuality and the Bible

Homosexuality and the Bible

There are 36053 comments on the www.smh.com.au story from Aug 15, 2011, titled Homosexuality and the Bible. In it, www.smh.com.au reports that:

Given the ongoing debate about same-sex marriage, it is time I looked at the two Testaments to remind myself why belief is so hard for me to embrace.

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#20267 Sep 28, 2013
WasteWater wrote:
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Go have another drink fool.
As long as that drink is Drano, I am all for that. As a believer Shadow can drink a quart of Drano and it "shall not hurt" him [or her, or it].

Of course Shadow knows his God can not be trusted to tell the truth so there is little chance Shadow will ever drink any Drano.

Mark 16:17-18, "And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; they shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them: they shall lays hands on the sick, and they shall recover."

The Bible tells us how to recognize real and true Christians, I'd have to say that Shadow doesn't qualify, wouldn't you?

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#20268 Sep 28, 2013
Reverend Alan wrote:
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As long as that drink is Drano, I am all for that. As a believer Shadow can drink a quart of Drano and it "shall not hurt" him [or her, or it].
Of course Shadow knows his God can not be trusted to tell the truth so there is little chance Shadow will ever drink any Drano.
Mark 16:17-18, "And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; they shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them: they shall lays hands on the sick, and they shall recover."
The Bible tells us how to recognize real and true Christians, I'd have to say that Shadow doesn't qualify, wouldn't you?
I doubt he has that much faith. lol

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#20269 Sep 28, 2013
WasteWater wrote:
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I doubt he has that much faith. lol
I doubt he has any faith at all. He claims that with God all things are possible yet with God he can't deal with a few Bible quotes.

What a silly religion this Christ-insanity is.

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#20270 Sep 28, 2013
Reverend Alan wrote:
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I doubt he has any faith at all. He claims that with God all things are possible yet with God he can't deal with a few Bible quotes.
What a silly religion this Christ-insanity is.
Sometimes.... lol

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#20271 Sep 28, 2013
Wolfgang E B wrote:
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I have no idea what the majority view is. I'm just saying that your notion of biological parents always being what's best for children is false. Sometimes adoption is what's best.
There was a time when extended families lived together and children were raised by the whole family. That was much better for them than the nearly-isolated nuclear family of today.
Sure you know that the vast majority of children prefer their birth parents.

I never said that ALL parents are better.

I am saying that statistically, no default parent comes close to natural parents.

I am saying that there is a bond between a birth parent and child that statistically is vastly distinct from any other. Hence the age old adage,'blood is thicker than water'.

However, to justify ss couples, the advantage and bond of natural parents has to be denied to equate ss homes.

Only an depraved idiot would throw children under the bus to justify that.

lides

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#20272 Sep 28, 2013
KiMare wrote:
I am saying that statistically, no default parent comes close to natural parents.
Why don't you back up this assertion with some statistics? The reality is that you can't, and even if you could, it wouldn't be relevant to the topic at hand.

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#20273 Sep 28, 2013
lides wrote:
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Why don't you back up this assertion with some statistics? The reality is that you can't, and even if you could, it wouldn't be relevant to the topic at hand.
http://www.jaacap.com/article/S0890-8567%2809...

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#20274 Sep 28, 2013
lides wrote:
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Why don't you [KiMare] back up this assertion with some statistics? The reality is that you can't, and even if you could, it wouldn't be relevant to the topic at hand.
Good comments.

KiMare will be confused by your comments; statistics, what is that? If his brain farts he believes God is speaking to him in his head and God wouldn't give him these thoughts if they weren't right, correct and unquestionable. But they are questionable as you have demonstrated.

Clearly all normal people must cringe when reading his psycho babble assertions which have no basis in reality. He just makes things up as he goes along pretending his every thought is God inspired. I get so tired of his baseless and wholly unconvincing assertions that I end up stepping over his posts just like I step over dog shit on the sidewalk.

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#20275 Sep 28, 2013
That was the first one that came up. There are countless examples.

You are such an idiot.

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#20276 Sep 28, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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Surely you know that the vast majority of children prefer non-Christian parents.
I said that ANY parents are better than Christian parents.
I am saying that statistically, no Christian parent comes close to decent parents.
I am saying that there is a bond between a birth parent and child that Christians will never experience. Hence the age old adage,'blood is thicker than water'.
Same Sex couples are uniquely qualified to bond with both their natural children and those they adopt.
Only an depraved Christ-insanity-ist would throw children under the bus to justify depriving children of a loving same sex couple.

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#20277 Sep 28, 2013
KiMare wrote:
You are such an idiot.
Says the biggest idiot in all of Topix.

Among those beliefs crucial to Christianity few are of greater importance than that of the Resurrection. Paul went so far as to allege the very foundation of Christianity rests upon its occurrence.

1Cor. 15:14 "And if Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, and your faith is also vain." ( also: 1 Cor. 15:17)

Yet, why should the Resurrection be of such significance? Elijah raised a child from the dead (1 Kings 17:17, 21-22); Samuel said to Saul, "Why hast thou disquieted me, to bring me" (1Sam. 28.7, 11, 15); Elisha raised the dead son of a Shunammite ( 2 Kings 4:32, 34-35); a dead man being lowered into a grave revived when he touched the bones of Elisha (2 Kings 13:21); Moses and Elijah revived at the time of the Transfiguration ( Luke 9:28, 30 );the saints arose at the time of Jesus' death ( matt. 27:52-53 ); Jairus' daughter rose from the dead (Matt. 9:18, 23-25 ); the widow at Nain's son rose from the dead (Luke 7:11-15 ); and Lazarus rose from the dead ( John 11:43-44 ). All of these people ascended from death and all did so before Jesus. So why attribute so much importance to the event. By the time Christ rose from the dead this was a rather common occurrance. Moreover, people not only rose from the dead before Jesus but after as well. Peter raised Tabitha and Paul raised Eutychus.

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#20278 Sep 28, 2013
There are 33,820 Christian denominations or similar distinct organizations worldwide, yet we have Jesus words as follows:

John 10:16 And I have other sheep, that are not of this fold; I must bring them also, and they will heed my voice. So there shall be one flock, one shepherd.

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#20279 Sep 28, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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http://
What part of "it wouldn't be relevant to the topic at hand" didn't you understand KiMare? What a moron you are.

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#20280 Sep 28, 2013
KiMare wrote:
I am saying that statistically, no default parent comes close to natural parents.
Are you sure about that?
http://www.iaccenter.com/adoptive_investment....
KiMare wrote:
Hence the age old adage,'blood is thicker than water'.
There are plenty of old sayings that are simply falsehoods. Repeating "age old adages" does not make for a valid aragument.

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#20281 Sep 28, 2013
Wolfgang E B wrote:
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There are plenty of old sayings that are simply falsehoods. Repeating "age old adages" does not make for a valid argument.
Has anything KiMare ever said made a valid argument?

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#20282 Sep 28, 2013
Wolfgang E B wrote:
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Are you sure about that?
http://www.iaccenter.com/adoptive_investment....
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There are plenty of old sayings that are simply falsehoods. Repeating "age old adages" does not make for a valid aragument.
Read it closely.

Yes, adoptive parents invest more.

But they still get less that natural parents in child welfare outcome.

Age old adage; 1

Wolfy; 0

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#20283 Sep 28, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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nonsense snipped
Read it closely.
Yes, Christian parents invest less in children than do gay parents.
Christian parents deserve less that natural non-theist gay parents in child welfare outcome.

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#20284 Sep 28, 2013
SHADOW wrote:
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You, alan and the unrev need to go look in a mirror pervert and stop projecting your perverted chosen lifestyle on the rest of the normal world.
The correct expression is invert, even though it's a bit old-fashioned.
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/invert
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sexual_inversion... (sexology)

You're the pervert round here, sonny.

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#20285 Sep 28, 2013
Rosa_Winkel wrote:
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The correct expression is invert, even though it's a bit old-fashioned.
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/invert
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sexual_inversion... (sexology)
You're the pervert round here, sonny.
That's right.
asd

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#20289 Sep 29, 2013
Reverend Alan wrote:
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Why is it that you Christ-insanity-ists always see reality backwards?
It is the white, male, heterosexual Christian who is imposing their chosen deviancy of superiority and uniformity onto minorities who would like to be left alone.
America has planted the seeds of destruction to the pedestal that white, male, heterosexual Christians have placed themselves on. This whole entire conversation/discussion is about those not wanting to have their pedestals destroyed which forces them to share America with people they would prefer to feel superiour to.
The days of you bigots deciding what other people can and can't do with their bodies and their lives are almost over. I can hardly wait.
Dude, that is the single most telling thing about you people that refutes all claims of your deviancy being "natural:" whenever you are confronted with irrefutable truth, you always resort to name-calling, obfuscation and just simple lies.

You speak of "heterosexual Christians." Christians are people who believe in and follow the teachings of Christ. Christ taught the Bible, the Word of God. That Word says that you are an "abomination." A Christian can't be anything but heterosexual. But that doesn't mean sissies and bulldaggers can't write their own deviant bible and even open their own deviant institutions. Perhaps you all could call them "burches."

Feelings of "superiority" and desire for "uniformity" are simple character traits. Deviancies are generally physical acts. I don't think anybody is telling you people what to do with your bodies. I have never heard anybody say to one of you to not bend over, don't suck dick or a that woman shouldn't lick another woman's pussy or even do that pussy-bump thing I've heard they do.

I think that normal people just want you all to leave us the fq alone. If you want to engage in deviancy then engage the fq in deviancy: just don't involve us, and don't involve children, even your own. Other than that, Al, lick it up, suck it up, and bend on down. Free will, dude.

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