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Facebook Rainbow hew and YOU?

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by righteousdude2, Jul 3, 2015.

  1. righteousdude2

    righteousdude2 Well-Known Member
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    For those that are on Facebook .... have you lovingly warned your friends that if they are going to use the rainbow hew on their page you, you will "unfriend" them?

    I am going to use this to open a loving conversation with them, and if they are going to continue to claim Jesus as Lord but support gay marriage, then they will be history! :tonofbricks:
     
  2. Rippon

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    Say Hugh, it's "hue" not hew. Hew means to chop or hack.

    Isaiah 51:1 :Look to the rock from which you were cut and to the quarry from which you were hewn.
     
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    I have about 5 or 6 out of 600 or so friends on FB that that covered their pictures with the rainbow. Oddly enough, most of them are not gay - just gay supporters. And they are young - in their early to mid 20's. I'm not going to unfriend them and I'm not going to lovingly warn them that I'll unfriend them if they don't change it. They know I am opposed to gay marriage because I have said so.

    I post scriptures all of the time. I posted last Friday a brief sample from the majority and dissenting opinion and briefly explained how these two philosophies cannot co-exist. Some of my lost friends on FB - there are several - ask for prayer sometimes. I post to them that I am praying. I make invitations to my church on FB.

    I have about a dozen gay friends on FB - former students who are now adults. I ran into one Wednesday at a wake at a funeral home. If I had unfriended her on FB, because she didn't meet what I feel are moral standards, how could I have hugged her and talked to her -with genuine interest in her life - and told her that I pray for her. Many have scorned her. I can't. I won't. Yes, she is in sin. Yes, she needs Jesus.

    That's why I post the things I do on FB. That's my ONLY connection with these former students. Some live out of state and I'll never see them in person again. I don't sugar coat anything and they already know where I stand and by my NOT unfriending them, they see and hear the word and the truth from someone they respect.

    These people sought ME out. They sent ME friend requests. It's my job as a Christian to present Christ to them via this strange vehicle called Facebook. For the most part, I am offended more at the straight people and gay marriage opposers who occasionally post profane things on FB. I "hide" those posts, but I don't unfriend them for the same reasons.

    I've addressed that topic on FB, too. With scriptures, with humility, and with love.
     
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    What's a "hew"? If you mean people who put the rainbow flag over their picture, I just mash the "X" and send them away.
     
  5. InTheLight

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    You are going to "lovingly" unfriend them.
    You are going to lovingly tell them they are history.

    :BangHead:

    (I am not on Facebook but how does one lovingly tell someone they don't want to know them anymore?)
     
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    It doesn't mean you don't want to know them. It just means you don't want to see their gay skubulon every time you log on.

    Same reason I had to unfriend a friend who kept posting pictures of dying dogs. That's not why I go on Facebook. Nor are all of the stupid "like this page or you don't care about little kids with cancer" memes my sister keeps posting.
     
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  8. Jordan Kurecki

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    you can unfollow them so they can still see your posts, it's not necesary to de friend them

    I have unfollowed many people, sadly many Christians who post things that are wicked.
     
  9. annsni

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    I won't unfriend those who have put the rainbow over their profile picture. They are still just as lost as they were before they put the rainbow over their picture and it is a solid reminder for me to remember to pray for them. Yes, there are some "Christians" who have done the same thing but I know them well enough to know that they are cultural Christians and not ones who have been made new by Christ.
     
  10. InTheLight

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    Precisely.
     
  11. Jkdbuck76

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    Funny how their rainbow is 6-colored, not the 7-colored ROYGBIV rainbow. I'm sure there is a reason for it.

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