If Steve and Jim across the street got married, I wouldn’t be insulted. I wouldn’t lose sleep or fear the start of another world war. I wouldn’t much care.
It’s true that the Bible says Christians aren’t to judge. Sins are weighed equally, and you can’t point the finger at someone else until you are perfect yourself. I would also agree that being prejudice and judgmental goes against what Christianity is about, considering it’s based on love and forgiveness.
However, to say that you believe in God and the Bible but don’t believe same-sex marriage is wrong is misguided. Regardless if times are changing or not, who dictates what is relevant and what should be discarded? Does that mean it’s also okay to steal, kill, and commit adultery because “the Bible was written a very long time ago”? No, I don’t think so.
I also don’t believe homosexuality was addressed in the Bible because children could only be created through man and woman and adoption wasn’t widely available. That’s like saying being a thief was only wrong because they didn’t have as much stuff back then. Same-sex marriage is something specifically addressed in the Bible, and it is addressed for a reason.
I’m not saying people shouldn’t have free will to make their own choices because that’s something that the Bible supports. If those of the same sex wish to get married, you won’t see or hear me causing uproar. You certainly won’t see me protesting. There is a big difference between being offended and just plain not agreeing with something.
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