Let me begin by saying if this meme were true it would be a damning condemnation of the Bible believing Christian churches, cherry picking which parts of the Bible to hold onto and which didn’t matter. But as you will see, that turns out to be one gigantic if. This meme sounds great and is at face value, a very powerful read, but this meme doesn’t know it’s scripture. In this meme, there are completely false statements, misleading statements, and a bout of Biblical gymnastics of epic proportions.
Before I show how laughable this pastor’s Bible knowledge truly is, let me again state, that Christians should love and show kindness to homosexuals. Christian’s unkind acts toward homosexuals is a deep dark sin. A Christian can show compassion without compromising God’s word. All men and women regardless of how much or how little sin or of any lifestyle choice has value in the eyes of God, and are loved by God.
The first line of this meme is true. Homosexuality is a sin according to several verses in the Bible. Leviticus 18:22, Romans 1:26-28, 1 Corinthians 6:9-10, 1 Timothy 1:10, if you wish to read a few. Again, I hope my previous articles that I have written show that I do care for and will minister to the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered) community, but there isn’t a Biblical case to be made that homosexuality is a lifestyle that God’s word supports. Continue reading