Originally posted by zysin5
Do you belive the bible is the absolute word of God?
Or do you give it some room to say.. Well maybe man kinda slipped in a whole bunch of stuff in there?
Yet, by your post, that means you support Fred Phelps then right?
You do not find anything stupid about the man or his little hate group?
So you support Christians like Phelps family?
Sorry there.. Its where I draw the line. There are good people and bad people.
I dont need a book to tell me how to be a "good" person.
Some do. I don't.
your questions are loaded, and you know it. but ill answer them anyway.
¨Do you belive the bible is the absolute word of God?¨
in some instances yes, in some it is merely ïnspired. books like genesis 1, most of daniel and revelations are visions shown to men, men simply wrote
what they saw. the psalms is mostly poetry written in song but it contains elements that had to have been inspired, however they are not direct
dictation. some books like kings and chronicles, the gospels, they are simply history, recording of events
books like numbers, duet., and lev. however have parts that are direct dictation from god.
do i agree with phelps?
no. christians are no part of this world, they have no business telling people who arent christian how they should live. yes they have a commission to
preach (keyword: preach) not impose beliefs through rallies or political means.
now for the loaded part... do i think being a homosexual is ¨ok¨?
no. whether a homosexual is born that way or not is not consequential. some babies are born blind, or without limbs, or maybe handicapped, that does
NOT mean that god ment them to be that way.
god has the right to set rules for his creation. he´s perfectly within is rights to determine how things like sex and marriage should be.
the bible is not about telling people how to be a ¨good person¨, its about learning the way that god wants you to be.
what does this imply?
it implies that those who choose the believe the things written in the bible stop doing what they want, and start doing things the way god want´s.
dont like it? that fine, dont have to. keep serving god the way you want. im not going to tell you to change.
does my disagreement with homosexuality mean i hate them? not at all. the bible tells me that everyone is a sinner. for me (a sinner) to condemn
another (also a sinner) is pointless and hypocritical.
this all besides the fact that homosexuals are not worse than any other sinner.