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reply to post by danielsil18
I thought it was dealing with the issue by tackling the question of what "sin" actually means and how the relationship was broken up in the first place.
Anyone who has studied family feuds will tell you that broken relationships can be inherited.
The point of the Bible is that it represents God's attempts to heal and restore the relationship.
God is being just and loving by setting out to restore the relationship which was broken on our side. But if we won't answer his letters or take his telephone calls...
edit on 21-12-2013 by DISRAELI because: (no reason given)
reply to post by 3NL1GHT3N3D1
So we're not born sinners but we're born gay?
Who say's we are born straight?edit on 12 21 2013 by SgtHamsandwich because: (no reason given)
reply to post by cass1dy09
The world and society is what turns people into sinners, we are not born that way. Gay people have different genes than straight people, genes that they were born with, so if you are gay then you were more than likely born that way.
Over 1,200 species of animal shows signs of homosexuality, are you saying they made the choice to be gay as well? I find that hard to believe personally. Most animals are not a part of our society, they live in balance with nature outside of society yet they still show signs of homosexuality, so that shows me that being gay is NOT a choice made by someone but is something they are born as.
Do animals outside of society sin or do they live in balance with nature? Sin is not a natural born trait, it is something instilled by the society set up around us. You're comparing apples to oranges here in my opinion.
What you mean to say is that God sacrifices his own Son, so we will be able find our way back ?
reply to post by 3NL1GHT3N3D1
We are not taught to be gay, the idea is ridiculous. What about society provokes someone to choose to be gay in your opinion?
10 If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands and remain in his love.
48 Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
13 But go and learn what this means: 'I desire mercy, not sacrifice.' For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners."
I agree with you, it doesn't make sense in any way. Some people say god is fair and just, but I don't think he is. Of course that's saying if god is real.
I wouldn't give up on God totally, he/she/it most definitely exists in my opinion. We are all pieces of God with the universe and life being the puzzle. You need to connect the pieces to see the full picture, the best place to start is over. Start over and start within.
you seem to believe the bible is the word of god and that is a teaching of religion.
If religion is a deception as you say, why have they promoted the bible as the word of god and that Jesus' death is the only true way to salvation? If they are deceivers, wouldn't those teachings be a part of the deception to keep people blind to other avenues?