It is clear that the Methodist ministers have made an exit from the Bible. A bishop performed the ceremony of matrimony between a former Methodist pastor and his homosexual partner.
There is no question that Jesus would not approve of this based on their definition of Jesus sharing “love and inclusion.”
Homosexuals must prevail over the following things.
1. God’s Word Of Creating Male & Female.
2. Jesus’ Unquestioned Agreement And Affirmation Of Marriage Between One Male And One Female.
3. Sexual Purity As Stated In Leviticus chapter 18.
We must remember that John 1:1-2 says “In the beginning was the Word, the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. All things were made by Him and without Him was not anything made that was made.”
Colossians 1:15-17 says “He (Jesus) is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For by Him (Jesus) all things were created that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers. All things were created through Him (Jesus) and for Him. And He is before all things, and in Him (Jesus) all things consist.”
Parenthesis of Jesus are mine.
Since Jesus is the Word, Jesus gave Leviticus chapter 18 to Moses. We do not see Jesus disagreeing, changing, altering Leviticus chapter 18.
Also in Matthew 19:4-6, Jesus reiterated what happened in Genesis 1:26-27 and Genesis 2:21-25. “And He answered and said to them, “Have you not read that He who made them at the beginning ‘made them male and female,’ and said, “For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh’? So then, they are no longer two but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let not man separate.”
The Big Lie……….Jesus said nothing about homosexuality.
What the elite want you to believe is that Jesus is not against homosexuality because He didn’t make a statement using the word “homosexual.”
Slick, but not slick enough.
The statement Jesus made regarding marriage between one man and one woman is more than enough to overwhelm and overcome the lie about Jesus not using the word “homosexual.”
Notice that Jesus said……“Have you not read that He who made them at the beginning ‘made them male and female,’
The first thing that homosexuals have to prevail over is creation.
God made them male and female.
Homosexuals are not noted in Matthew 19:4-5 as being created as the same sex for compatibility. Therefore, homosexuals cannot prevail over this statement by Jesus.
Opposite sex is reiterated again when Jesus said……”….father and mother….”
Notice again that Jesus never said……..father and father or mother and mother.
Once again, homosexuals cannot prevail over this statement.
So creation of male and female is established without controversy or dispute. Also marriage between one man and one woman is established in the Bible and is without controversy or dispute. Jesus reiterates that statement, denoting the undeniable fact that there is no change from Jesus because of these factors.
1. Jesus was with the Father from the beginning.
2. The Father created male and female.
3. The Father created all things by Jesus.
4. The Father brought the woman to the male, not a male to the male.
So with these things clearly established in the Word, it is foolish to violate Scripture to justify homosexual unions, marriages, or whatever. It is inconsistent with Scripture, so we need not be deceived like they were.
Homosexuals have to prevail over the judgment of Sodom and Gomorrah.
Homosexuals have to find Scripture where Jesus was against the Father pouring out fire and brimstone on the inhabitants of Sodom and Gomorrah.
Homosexuals have to find Scripture where Jesus struck from the law Leviticus chapter 18 that such sexual immorality laws are no longer in effect today.
Finally, homosexuals must prevail over the Scriptures by striking Psalm 119-89, Malachi 3:6, Hebrews 6:17-18; 13:8, James 1:16-18 from the Bible.
That’s because you have to ask yourself one question……….
How can Jesus approve same sex marriage if there is no Scriptural evidence of Jesus removing, altering, changing, and disagreeing with the Father from the beginning?
Homosexuals do not have any Scripture in the Bible to prevail over the established will of God regarding the sin of homosexuality. 1 Corinthians 13:5 states love……”rejoices not in iniquity but rejoices in the truth.”
Homosexuals do not have any Scripture to prevail over the fact that love……”rejoices not in iniquity but rejoices in the truth.”
How can “love win” when God’s love doesn’t rejoice over iniquity which is sin, and that love rejoices over the truth?
The truth is that God declared homosexuality as “an abomination” or “disgusting.”
Therefore, it is sin because wrath was poured from heaven as judgment for the sin of homosexuality. Otherwise, if homosexuality was not a sin, there would be no reason to pour fire and brimstone on the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah.
There is no Scripture that includes sin in the kingdom of God. In Isaiah 6 and in the book of Revelation chapter 4, the angels cry “Holy, Holy, Holy.
Not Holy and Sin, Holy and Sin, Holy and Sin.
The world is trying desperately to call that which is profane holy, while calling that which is holy profane.
All over again, the devil is trying to usurp the throne of God but the devil will never get back in heaven ever again.
He will never see the throne of God.
In the back of the book, he will not appear before the Great White Throne judgment seat because Jesus said, in John 16:33 “These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.”
And in John 14:30 “I will no longer talk much with you, for the ruler of this world is coming, and he has nothing in Me.”
And in John 16:8-11 “And when He has come, He will convict the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: of sin, because they do not believe in Me; of righteousness, because I go to My Father and you see Me no more; of judgment, because the ruler of this world is judged.”
At the end of the Book, the angel will grab the devil and throw him into the bottomless pit for 1000 years. After he is loosed for a season to go against the saints, the devil will be thrown straight into “…the lake which burns with fire and brimstone.” Completely bypassing any appearance before God.
So the holy and the profane will never commingle in heaven.
That’s why 2 Corinthians 6:14-18 is there. That’s why Ephesians 5:25-32 is there.
The attack on marriage, and the inclusion of the sin of homosexuality into the church is about trying to mix the holy with the profane.
So since the devil cannot prevail, what makes the world think that it can prevail over the Word of God?
Former president Jimmy Carter has transgressed the Word by saying that Jesus would approve of gay marriage, but he conceded that there is no Scripture to justify homosexuals and homosexual marriage. James 4:4 is against him. A capitulation of epic proportions to deceive those that do not know their Bible.
Again, those that purport the sin of homosexuality were never in the church to begin with. According to Jude, they crept in, acted like the church for a while, and then at the right moment, emerged as rogue believers.
The true church of Jesus Christ, the true believers that know the Word of God would never defect from the truth.
1 John 2:18-19 “Little children, it is the last hour; and as you have heard that the Antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have come, by which we know that it is the last hour. They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have continued with us; but they went out that they might be made manifest, that none of them were of us.”
So people, do not be deceived.
They do not have anything more authoritative than the Word of God to prevail over God’s institution of marriage between one man and one woman.
The article from The Blaze could be read here.
Let’s look at the money behind the sin of homosexuality.
Follow the money when you want to get at the truth of the matter.
Paul gave us these words in 1 Timothy 6:10a “For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil….”
When NYS legalized SSM, it turned into an economic windfall for generations to come.
From a respected source, the economics of SSM in NYS proves the fact that politics could care less about the Bible’s prohibition. But it also proves that it doesn’t care about the lives of those caught in the middle of political economics.
In essence, the real victims are those that practice homosexuality.
From a well respected source, here is the economic windfall just in NYS.
“The New York City Comptroller’s office issued an updated economic analysis in May 2009 finding that New York State’s economy could gain $210 million in the three years immediately following the legalization of marriage for same-sex couples.
According to Mayor Bloomberg, City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, NYC & Company CEO George Fertitta and New York City Clerk Michael McSweeney, “same sex-marriages in New York City have generated an estimated $259 million in economic impact and $16 million in City revenues” in the first year after the enactment of the Marriage Equality Act.”
But that’s just NYS and NYC.
But in another blog, the question was asked regarding the economics should SSM become legal in all 50 states.
The staggering information could be read here.
The total economic revenue would be 2.5 billion dollars of extra income to this nation.
The Lord Jesus said in Matthew 6:24 that “No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or else he will be loyal to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.”
Talk about hate language against the true believers of Christ.
Because sinners hate the Lord, they love (worship) money.
When people go to the gay bars, it’s revenue.
When they go to the hospital, seeking medical relief from STD’s, it’s revenue.
When they get SSM, married filing joint is in play. It’s revenue.
When they die, estate taxes. It’s revenue.
Is it any wonder that when a same sex couple walks into a cake shop that happens to have Christian convictions regarding the sin of homosexuality that when the cake shop owner refuses to provide service, it’s a two pronged attack?
First, to punish Christians for not bowing to the sin of homosexuality, and second, loss tax revenue to the county, state, and the federal government. Recouped after a judgment is rendered in severe penalties.
Weddings is big business but the medical costs of STDs is pretty high too.
Evidently, the god of money is being worshipped on the political level and quite frankly, the pawns of LGBT do not care because all they are interested in is their right to marry.
In the midst of their shame, they are looking for legitimacy and they care less about how much it will cost. So the politicians accommodate them without revealing the political intent of revenue.
Not to mention the hundreds of thousands of lawsuits that fill the pockets of lawyers with millions of dollars.
The real winners is the federal government, the state, the city or county, the medical field, and the attorneys.
The pawns of LGBT get stuck with the medical bills, the wedding bills, the attorney bills, the estate tax bills, the marriage tax bills, and should they not repent, as with other sinners that commit adultery, fornication, and bisexuality, judgment from God.
Then there’s the homosexual parades throughout the country and around the world.
The revenue is staggering.
But there is one bill that sinners do not have to pay. The only thing that can be done is to accept it by faith and walk away from sin. This bill was not paid with money but with sinless blood.
“For all have sinned and come short of the glory of God. Being justified FREELY by His grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus.” Romans 3:23-24
Jesus paid that judgment bill on the cross over 2000 years ago and should you accept it, it is free of charge.
But there is a “sell by date.”
The coming of the Lord, or the date of your death. Which ever comes first.
So now we know what is behind the drive for same sex marriage.
Now this is not going to sit well with those that believe that they are not pawns in this epic battle for rights.
Spiritually speaking we know that when sin is established in the land, the cost is greater.
Mind you that 2.5 billion dollars is not going to put a dent in the 18 trillion dollar debt that the federal government has.
But this is just the up front revenue.
What about the criminal element of revenue?
It’s also in the billions of dollars.
Human trafficking, male prostitution. Drugs. Alcohol.
The black hole of sexual sins has its own revenue that perhaps can’t really be counted. Perhaps, estimated. But not calculated to the dollar.
Crime is an enterprise too.
Could it be possible that we may see protests on a scale of riots in the past should the SCOTUS rule against the elite of LGBT?
Then again, there may be no riots at all. You never know. But we can expect major protests throughout the country.
It would be something for the elite of LGBT to sponsor riots. Just imagine people destroying church property, acts of vandalism, maybe even violence against pastors or believers that stand on the Word of God against homosexuality.
In a nut shell, the SCOTUS blog gives us a synopsis of the case brought before the Justices.
1) Does the Fourteenth Amendment require a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex?
2) Does the Fourteenth Amendment require a state to recognize a marriage between two people of the same sex when their marriage was lawfully licensed and performed out-of-state?”
Riots are nothing new to the Body of Christ.
If you go to the book of Acts or Acts of the Apostles, you will see opposition almost every time the gospel was preached. In Acts 19, we see that the power of the gospel had such an affect on people that they brought out their books on sorcery to be burned.
The gospel had so much power in the city of Ephesus that it disrupted their economy.
No one wanted to buy a statue of Diana of the Ephesians any more.
The whole city assembled and shouted one phrase for 2 hours.
“Great Is Diana Of The Ephesians!!!”
This is found in Acts 19:34.
They will shout epitaphs, slurs, and talk about hate language from the ones that accuse us of hate language.
Could it be possible that they could send roving teams of homosexuals to houses of worship, known for standing against homosexuality and protest while performing lewd acts? In fact, be prepared for them to come right into the house of worship and same sex kiss or perform other lewd acts during praise and worship or at the preaching of the Word.
Could it be possible that they would do this on Sunday? Well, in NYC after governor Cuomo and the state legislation approved SSM around June 24, 2011, mayor Bloomberg opened up the Municipal building to accommodate marriage licenses for same sex couples on Sunday.
Over a year later around October 22, 2012, Hurricane Sandy hit the area.
You can’t make this up.
It’s been done before. There is no question that it may be done again.
I have no doubt about it. They will be bold. We must be just as bold.
The power of God was in the vicinity of the man dwelling in the tombs.
This will be our opportunity to minister to them the power of God for them to be delivered.
That’s what I offer when I’m open air street preaching. That people can be delivered from the power of darkness in the name of Jesus because “He whom the Son sets free is free indeed.” And “Where the Spirit of the Lord is there is liberty.”
What is the proper Christian response to those that would come and protest in front of your house of worship?
If the justices rule conservatively, true believers should not be giddy. In fact, we should be planning against the next round of attacks that will come. Yes, praise God, but let’s look ahead and be prepared.
We should be aware that they already have plans in the event that the justices rule in our favor.
We must remember that the devil and his children will never stop until the church is in conformity to sin and destroyed completely. The final goal is not SSM. Neither is the final goal to Constitutionalize homosexuality.
The end game goal is to rid the church from off the face of the earth.
Over the last few years, we have seen where there is no continuation of the light in the church, darkness assumes the property. For instance, when a place of worship is no longer used, it’s turned into a place for worldly use. Condo’s, playhouses, and other uses than it’s original purpose.
It is a dramatic sign that when there is no continuation of prayer and evangelism, there can be no continuation of the glorious gospel of Jesus Christ. It all begins when we fail to pray and evangelize. Just like if a family in the natural is to continue, if that family has no more births in the family, that family line discontinues.
So it is with the local church. If there is no new life in the house, there is a good chance that it will die. If that place is infiltrated with sin and there is no repentance, the Book of Revelation, chapters 1-3 reveals what will happen to those churches that refuse to correct itself.
Here is our response should the justices rule in LGBT’s favor.
Matthew 5:11-12, 43-45
“Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake. Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.”
“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you, that you may be sons of your Father in heaven; for He makes His sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.”
Paul admonishes us in Romans 12:14-21…
“Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse. Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep. Be of the same mind toward one another. Do not set your mind on high things, but associate with the humble.
Do not be wise in your own opinion. Repay no one evil for evil. Have regard for good things in the sight of all men. If it is possible, as much as depends on you, live peaceably with all men. Beloved, do not avenge yourselves, but rather give place to wrath; for it is written, “Vengeance is Mine, I will repay,” says the Lord.
“If your enemy is hungry, feed him;
If he is thirsty, give him a drink;
For in so doing you will heap coals of fire on his head.”
Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.”
Heaping coals of fire on his head sounds destructive, but I believe that even though vengeance belongs to the Lord, in you doing good to an enemy, it should burn in his mind that you love him just as the Lord does and that he, as a result of receiving good from you, would relent of the evil he intended to bring up on you.
However, there will be those that will curse you and even do physical harm to you. Be prepared.
We should never say things to bring hostility nor should we incite riots. However, the truth spoken in love will always bring offense.
Righteousness disturbs the peace of sin.
While we will always be remembered for our stand, it’s not going to be a nice neat package. However, we should not be known for doing evil because evil was done to us.
Jesus gave His disciples these Words in John 15:18-20, “If the world hates you, you know that it hated Me before it hated you. If you were of the world, the world would love its own. Yet because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you. Remember the word that I said to you, ‘A servant is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you.”
Should I be confronted, I will want to dialogue with them. I do not intend to put myself in a position to cast my pearls before people that are bent on destroying that which is costly, and then they would turn to destroy me too. Neither will I compromise the Word of God.
The Word of God is non-negotiable. God is closed minded when it comes to sin, and every true believer must be too.
We want to offer the Savior to all sinners, remembering that we were once in the way of perversion too.
Getting into heated arguments for argument’s sake is a no win situation. You have to be discerning about who you want to dialogue with. If proponents and sympathizers are closed minded about their sin, there is no reason to dialogue at all. They refuse to budge and you must hold your ground on the Word of God.
But if there is a chance that they want to repent and give their life to the Lord, it’s an opportunity worth pursuing.
Sometimes we will not see the truth until someone begins to share their first hand experience of growing up in a home with same sex parents.
Many LGBT’s will say that this is an isolated incident.
As isolated as you may think, thousands of children are crying for normalcy in family.
What is normal?
Husband (man) and wife (woman).
What is abnormal, trying to be deemed normal?
This stunning article could be read here.
“A judge overturned Missouri’s ban on same-sex marriage on Wednesday in a ruling that could add the state to a growing list of those were same-sex marriages are legal. St. Louis Circuit Judge Rex Burlison, who heard arguments on Sept. 29, determined the law is unconstitutional.”
More sin will envelope this country.
It’s judicial activism to declare that a ban on SSM is unconstitutional.
Thanks be to God that judges can’t overturn the Lord, and His Word.
Homosexuality is a sin. Just like adultery, fornication, lying, bisexuality, extortioners, drunkenness, sodomy, covetous, murderers, and mischievous revilers will not inherit the kingdom of God (see 1 Corinthians 6:9-10).
Earthly judges will be overturned by the Judge of all the earth, the Lord Jesus Christ.
As I have said before, this did not catch God by surprise.
John 3:16 says, “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life.”
While sinners are pursuing destroying this nation with more sin, God is still stretching out His hand to man through His Son.
While man runs from God, while they have blood running warm in their veins, and while they have air in their lungs, unrepentant man has a chance to reconsider their wicked ways.
That’s why it is important for the true church to keep the faith in Christ. Preach the gospel to all the world, and pray that they would turn from sin before death seals their fate.
The course of this world is set by the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now works in the sons of disobedience. Those that follow the ways of the wicked one must repent. Those that refuse to repent have been condemned already (see John 3:18-19). They can come out of their own condemnation when they come to the light of the glorious gospel.
As far as these judges are concerned, it is clear that sin is more important than righteousness.
Proverbs 18:5 says, “It is not good to show partiality to the wicked, or to overthrow the righteous in judgment.”
The ban of SSM was from the righteous. A judge overturns the will of the righteous in a show of partiality to the wicked.
“It is not good.”
Most people know that when unmarried couples engage in sex, the risks of STDs is there. With the sin of homosexuality, it’s common knowledge that STDs will happen. Nobody pays any attention to the the fact that sin brings forth death. As smart and intelligent as these judges are, it seems to all of us that no one is really concerned about the fact that the God of all the earth will pour out His judgment on sin.
And that consequential judgment comes when sin is committed.
God will not let the guilty go unpunished.
Judges that pervert the right ways of the Lord are not exempt.
Judges, out of all people, should know that when you are convicted of a crime, the punishment must be meted out.
These judges are doing the opposite.
They ignore the judgment that is to come in eternity so that people on earth could pursue sinful pleasure on earth.
Hence, the Judge of all the earth will now issue the punishment that men and women deserve for ignoring the Bible.
Judges are lawyers. So when they deal with law, they know what the law says. These lawyers spent thousands of dollars on learning the law. They are experts at crafting stories and asking questions to either smoke screen the truth or to get the truth.
There is no smoke screen with the Word of God.
The Bible said “The wages of sin is death but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.”
They say that crime doesn’t pay.
The Bible says “The wages of sin is death…”
Sin’s wages is death.
“And as it is appointed unto men once to die, after this the judgment.”
Whether you are an agnostic or an atheist, even they believe death is coming. The thing that they deliberately ignore is the Judge of all the earth.
You can ignore God all you want, He is not going to go away. And the judgment is not going to go away either.
So if death is true on one hand, judgment is true on the other.
So the only way out of judgment is repentance. The only way to avoid judgment is to ask the Lord for forgiveness of sins. To be born again by the Holy Spirit.
More activist judges will declare bans of SSM unconstitutional. More states will permit SSM. Eventually, the US Constitution will legalize SSM. The church will continue to pray to the God of heaven and earth. The church will continue to be faithful to the Lord of all the earth. The people of the Lord will continue to be a shining light for people in darkness. As long as the Lord tarries, the people of God will be the preserving salt in the earth.
The heart of deceitful and desperately wicked men and women will insist of their evil ways, but as the Bible says, the Lord will come with ten thousands of His saints to execute judgment on the earth. That will be a terrible day because God is gracious to man but His grace has an end date.
“Behold now is acceptable time. Behold now is the day of salvation.”
“How shall we escape if we neglect so great a salvation?”
When the Lord sends His Son, it’s game over.
Sometimes you do not know what people believe unless you ask them.
We all know that sexual immorality is operating as a pandemic in the Body of Christ.
The Public Discourse gave a very interesting snapshot of people who profess to know Jesus, yet, they state that they are for the very things that God is against. As I read the report, it is very disturbing to see that people still will be driven by their flesh and minds instead of be led by the Spirit in obedience to the Word of God to abstain from sexual immorality.
Again, we also see that there’s professed believers that is sympathetic to people involved in the sin of homosexuality. Whether they know the Word of God or not, the heart is suppressed enough to agree with “shacking up” and “abortion.”
These stats gives us more insight into how the end times will play itself out.
Peter said these words.
“knowing this first: that scoffers will come in the last days, walking according to their own lusts, and saying, “Where is the promise of His coming? For since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of creation.”
Scoffers are mockers.
How do you know that you are a mocker?
When you look over your shoulder and deliberately look to see if you could sin and get away with it.
Paul said “Be not deceived. God is not mocked. Whatever a man sows, that shall he also reap. If any man sows to the flesh, he shall of the flesh reap corruption. If he sows to the Spirit, he shall, of the Spirit reap life everlasting.”
The coming of the Lord tarries so I might as well enjoy myself. Right?
Well, I got some news for you.
Matthew 24:36-44 “But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, but My Father only. But as the days of Noah were, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be.
For as in the days before the flood, they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark, and did not know until the flood came and took them all away, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be.
Then two men will be in the field: one will be taken and the other left. Two women will be grinding at the mill: one will be taken and the other left. Watch therefore, for you do not know what hour your Lord is coming.
But know this, that if the master of the house had known what hour the thief would come, he would have watched and not allowed his house to be broken into. Therefore you also be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.”
Because the Lord tarries, you are counting on this fact to do what you want, and wrongly assume that you could get away with it.
You see, there are two last days.
The last day of the world, and your death, should you die before the last day of the world.
Hebrews 9:27-28 says, “And as it is appointed for men to die once, but after this the judgment, so Christ was offered once to bear the sins of many. To those who eagerly wait for Him He will appear a second time, apart from sin, for salvation.”
When you eagerly await for Him for salvation, you have learned to keep yourself pure, righteous, and holy with the help of the Holy Spirit.
Are you still trapped in Secret Sexual Sins?
Read this article, the link is provided, and ask yourself if Jesus were to return, would you be welcomed into His kingdom?
Then ask yourself whether you agree with the Bible, prohibiting sexual immorality, or not (see James 4:4).
If you’ve answered “no, I’m not ready and no, I do not agree with the Bible,” what awaits you is not good.
God offers grace and forgiveness when you repent. The key is that you must repent.