Why can’t the church just agree to disagree on homosexuality?

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  1. Revmitchell

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    ...All of these third ways regarding homosexuality end up the same way: a behavior the Bible does not accept is treated as acceptable. “Agree to disagree” sounds like a humble “meet you in the middle” com*promise, but it is a subtle way of telling conservative Christians that homosexuality is not a make-or-break issue and we are wrong to make it so. No one would think of proposing a third way if the sin were racism or human trafficking. To countenance such a move would be a sign of moral bankruptcy. Faithfulness to the Word of God compels us to view sexual immorality with the same seriousness. Living an ungodly life is contrary to the sound teaching that defines the Christian (1 Tim. 1:8-11; Titus 1:16). Darkness must not be confused with light. Grace must not be confused with license. Unchecked sin must not be con*fused with the good news of justification apart from works of the law. Far from treating sexual deviance as a lesser ethical issue, the New Testament sees it as a matter for excommuni*cation (1 Corinthians 5), separation (2 Cor. 6:12-20), and a temptation for perverse compromise (Jude 3-16).


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    Just reading the thread title I had thought you had lost your mind...

    more than usual that is. ;)

    Good article. Thanks.
     
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    Bad thread. Not allowed.:wavey:
     
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    Please explain why it is a bad thread. Do you dispute it's premise?
     
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    #6 Dr. Bob, Mar 14, 2015
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