12 Reasons Why You Should Sweat The Small Stuff Part 3
While we’re being honest and acting from integrity can I be an honest parent? I keep hearing from the “progressive church” camp that God and Jesus were and are love and since they practiced love they would encompass and show total and inclusive acceptance to people and their sins, in the LGBTQss+ community.
As a parent and as a true Bible believing blood washed child of God made free in Christ’s regenerative spirit and blood… I have to confess I get angry when people make Jesus into someone he’s not, to fit their agenda! As a parent I yell at the screen and their lies and spiritual blindness!
What do you mean by that?
Well here is a little logical analogy for you.
So let’s say I’m a parent of a toddler named Jacquille,
and little Jacquille is a little headstrong and
he decides one day that he wants to go and play in the middle of the I-5 freeway in Los Angeles.
during rush hour traffic.
I see out of the corner of my eye that my little 5 year old toddler has climbed over the barricade and is gleefully clapping as he sees a pretty big truck coming his way.
As a parent I love little Jacquille and I decide that because I love him I am going to embrace him and his dangerous choices
I am going to just idly stand there and let my beloved Jacquille walk in front of that moving truck, just because he wants to. After all I love him and embrace his right to live however he wants as a toddler.
Sounds like as a parent, I am:
* a million other things
For me as a parent to let my innocent son Jacquille ruin his life just because he wanted to do it. In fact, as a reasonable, sane, logical thinking person you would immediately call the police and have me hauled to jail for the reckless and depraved indifference I showed toward my child when I didn’t do anything to save him from the truck on the freeway and keep him safe.
Course it’s too late now, because the coroner is scraping off the pieces of my little Jacquille from the front of the truck that ran into him at 75 MPH.
But I loved my little Jacquille enough to let him do what he wanted to do. No matter how destructive or unwise it was for him and what it might do to him or the fact that it might even cause him eternal death.
However, it seems that progressive “churches” like the United Church of Christ in nearby Clackamas, OR which is an offshoot of the Lutheran church and the Catholic church, and we could include the Lutherans and Catholics as well as the Methodists, who openly invite their doors and arms open wide to the LGBTQs+ community with love and endorsement and embracing of their lifestyle.
How dare you for letting those creations of God commit spiritual suicide by walking in front of that demonic truck on that spiritual highway called life. As teachers we are held accountable for what we teach or fail to teach those who look to us for truth and guidance.
Jesus never embraced the sin of stealing even though he embraced the sinner Matthew the tax collector.
If Jesus the savior of the world, had allowed Matthew to continue in sin and never teach him that sin is wrong, no matter whether you think it’s normal or not… If the holy God and creator of the universe says it is a sin and that you will die for eternity separated from me by a chasm and will suffer eternal damnation because you lived for yourself and your own lusts and pleasure rather than giving them up and living for me as your king and savior, Jesus would truly indeed suck as a savior.
However, thank God for those like myself who were rotten retches before bending their knee and accepting his kingship over our lives… Jesus was far more loving than progressive churches give him credit for.
Jesus embraces with love, the woman caught in adultery. However, what the liberal progressive “church” leaders are failing to tell their “flock”, is that once all the hypocrites left their stones at the feet of Jesus and walked away deflated by their guilty consciences, Jesus asked the woman caught in the act of sexual sin, punishable by being stoned to death… “Where are your accusers?” She said humbly, there are no accusers. Then he said to her what he’s said to all of us at one point in our lives… that have bent our knee in humble acceptance of his sovereignty in our lives… “Go and sin no more.” He didn’t say go home with me and I’ll cook you dinner while you have sex with the neighborhood, he said Go… and sin no more!”
Jesus loves people but he despises sin. He came down to earth from his Goodness in heaven as the son of God in the trinity, allowed himself to be killed on a painful Roman cross for us, but he loved us even more, by rising from the grave after dying and going back up to heaven to tell the father, look Abba there’s Sally, she’s living for me. Look Abba there’s Steve, he gave up his girlfriends and drugs for me… Oh and Martha she gave up sex with both men and women to serve us father. I can’t wait to introduce you to all of them. Yehovah the father nods with a bit of a tear of happiness and says I know my son, I can’t wait to meet them.
The fact that millions of Gen X and Millennials are leaving the church for New Age, Witchcraft and full bore Luciferianism should be a clarion wake up call to Churches all over the world. However, we are sad to say that it is not!
One of the many reasons why Gen X and the Millennial generations are leaving the church by the millions is because of a lack of truth.
Some Pastors do not even talk about why any sexual sin is wrong in God’s eyes. We are told that we are made in God’s image. To commit sin of any nature is to separate ourselves from God, to commit sexual sin is to tarnish the image of God and break the connection between God and ourselves completely during the sin. This is why no blood bought child of Christ can continue to rebelliously live in sin without God knocking at the heart telling them that they are living in sin. Because God loves us he sometimes has to chastise us to help us learn, not because he hates us, but because he loves us enough not to let us continue in the sin that separates us from him even if for a few moments.
Like there is a 3 in one connection between God the Father, God the Son and the Holy Spirit, there is supposed to be a holy union between man and wife and God. As God’s church, we are called the bride of Christ. The Old Testament and New testament both tell us that God created Male and Female and that they are to leave their parents and become one flesh and be fruitful multiply. What most pastors never tell people is that before the Fall of Adam and Eve, God enjoyed the community with them in the Garden. He wanted mankind to be plentiful. Liberals talk about the fact that there are too many people on the earth. God originally planned that man would live forever just like he did. If no one ever died and Adam and Eve were fruitful, how many people would be living on the planet? How many would there be on this planet if all there was were Adam and Adam or Even and Eve?
Hate to break it to you folks… In the natural world Women can’t give birth without man’s sperm and Men can’t partake in the birth process without a Woman’s womb to receive his sperm and her seed to make it fruitful and give life. Liberal scientists have created the ability to artificially inseminate, but is that the natural way of things? No! Artificial insemination was originally intended to help those heterosexual couples have babies that couldn’t for one reason or another. Like usual, what God makes beautiful, Lucifer and mankind bastardize.
(Editors Note: I understand loneliness and heart pain. I wanted nothing more than to be a good husband and father from the age of 16. I craved having a girlfriend. I finally ended up getting married at 36 only to be divorced 9 months later and we lost a baby so I had lost a wife and a child all at the same moment. I rebelled and lived a sinful life out of anger and pain but the Lord kept calling to me. 4 years later I met my current wife and we’ve been married for 16 years and we have two wonderful children. After my divorce, while the call of sin was great because of pain and rebellion, the call of the Holy Spirit and Christ’s love was greater and I no longer allow compromise in my heart sexually or otherwise. Thanks to the Grace of Christ!)
Sexual sins of any nature are sin. Lying is sin. Murder is sin. For so many years the fake church pointed its fingers at people of the gay culture before there was the rainbow coalition (LGBTQ+) and say “We are sinners but you are worse than us.” Many people of the fake church would terrorize and beat up gays an lesbians. So now the real church is under attack because there hasn’t been enough salt.
While it says that homosexuality is a sin and that those who continue to live in it should be stoned… The Bible also says that any man who lays with his niece or daughter should be stoned as well as that is a major sexual sin. How many claiming to be Christian youth Pastors over the years have been accused and convicted of molesting or raping children? Be mighty careful who you point fingers at and be mindful of what you’re doing while you’re pointing fingers.
So now that fake Christian Pastors have muddied the waters on behalf of Lucifer, we now have a spiritual backlash of LGBTQ+ who are tired of hypocrisy of Pastors sleeping with others wives, impregnating teenagers and committing larceny and stealing millions from those they are supposed to protect. Now you have fake Pastors who are swinging a new pendulum and saying that the Bible doesn’t even call homosexuality a sin or it doesn’t say it’s a sin deserving of death so we should not only openly embrace the LGBTQ+ community (which Christ and real Christians would agree with) but we must embrace their lifestyle because Jesus loves and love accepts and it is not really a sin anyway.
It’s not like it’s anything new. Moses talked about men leaving women for other men and women leaving me for women all the way back in Leviticus. It was a part of the culture of the lands they were taking moving into. It was still part of the culture during the New Testament in Grecian and Roman societies.
Yes as has been mentioned we should love our neighbors as the second greatest commandment. I would love to visit the Westboro Baptist Church someday and ask their arrogant hating pastor and his arrogant hating flock, which one of them has never committed sin? Their very hatred of people and their hurtful practice of invading private military funerals and their disgusting display of hate aimed at the dead veterans that protected their right to their opinions makes them just as bad as homosexuals in God’s eyes. The military personnel that they are insulting, were someone’s child, parent, spouse or friend. Most of the military funerals that they interrupt with their signs and screaming weren’t even for gay people, even if they were, they served our nation and they were someone’s child or spouse or parent.
Back on the other side of the coin, Isn’t it odd however that these liberal progressive churches that fight for the embracing of LGBTQ+ lifestyles don’t call for the embracing of murder or dishonesty or adultery. Those are sins mentioned in the bible. Is there one progressive church that says we should openly embrace murderers and their lifestyle of murder? Jesus loves after all? We better stop, don’t want to give anyone any ideas.
So let’s be honest here, does the Bible say that homosexuality (or any part of the LGBTQ+ community) is a sin? Yes it does. Does it say that it and several other sexual sins should cause stoning? Yes it does.
Where does it say that? My gay progressive pastor says the Bible doesn’t say it’s a sin and doesn’t say it’s a sin deserving of death.
That is a good question. Let’s take a look at some examples.
While these verses aren’t exhaustive by any means, they are many in number. If you have actually studied Theology, you know that God does not mention something numerous times if it’s a trivial thing!
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Let’s look at what God’s original plan for humans, marriage and sexuality:
To those who say Homosexuality isn’t a sin
1 Timothy 1:8-11
Jude 1: 5-8
1 Corinthians 7:2
1 Corinthians 6:9-11
1 Corinthians 6:17-20
1 Kings 14:24
To those that say you can be a Christian and freely live in constant, intentionally unrepentant sin (sexual or otherwise):
2 Corinthians 5:17
1 John 3:8-10
1 Corinthians 10:13
The whole Chapter of Leviticus 18 talks about different sexual perversions. There are a multitude of sexual sins which God calls wrong, not me. There are a few that he calls abominations and calls for the death of those involved.
You cannot honestly tell people that you are a Christian or Christian Youth Pastor or Christian Pastor or Christian Teacher or Chrstian Musician, and tell them that God is ok with sexual sins or any other sins for that matter. All sins since the fall of Adam and Eve cause a separation from God.
Jesus tells us that real Christians are supposed to be like salt in Matthew 5:13.
What did he mean by that? Have you ever watched any of the cooking shows? What is the first thing they always do to meat like Steak or Chicken or Fish? They Salt it. Why? Well in the old days they used Salt for two reasons.
1.To preserve the meat so it didn’t rot.
2.To bring out the fresh uniqueness of the meat.
Today, because too many so called Churches are lacking salt they are dying, rotting and decaying from the inside out. If a true Christian walks in the door, the Holy Spirit inside of them cries out and they turn around and walk out the door. Some churches have learned to have just enough salt to appear to be authentic, because they’re not like maggoty rotten corpses. However, appearances can be deceiving.
(Editors Note: A number of years ago while attending college, my wife and I went to a Methodist “church” that was having a clothing drive. We were looking for some clothes for our 1 year old. We both felt uncomfortable the whole time. You felt a spirit hovering, but it was not the Holy Spirit! Whenever I drive by this pretend church, I am always saddened. They have a sign board out in front by their driveway. They always have something pithy to say as if the Parent Methodist organization has book of pithy puns and quotes. For instance, One day I was driving by and I was stunned at what I saw.
“Tweat others the way you want to be Tweated!”
To be sure there was a political war of the Dems against Trump and while I don’t like Trump and he’s definitely not exhibiting fruits of a Christian, the thought of a “Church” saying something like that on their church board while people are dying lost and going to hell makes me want to spiritually puke.)
If the place where millions have come for the last 2,000 plus years for peace, safety and salvation is no less evil, safe or peaceful than the world, then what’s the use?
I guess the real moral of the story, is in essence only one thing…
Like a “Christianity Butterfly Effect”, you never know how you might encourage someone or change just one life by “sweating the small stuff!”