Good Way of Putting It …

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Came across this quote in a blog post put out by Desiring God:

“It is an oversimplification to say that Christians – or conservative evangelicals – are simply against homosexuality. We are against any sin that restrains people from everlasting joy in God.”

– Jonathan Parnell

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2 thoughts on “Good Way of Putting It …

  1. Lori Tanaka

    Yes, that’s well-stated. Why target one sin over another? How about the sin of complaining? Or of impatience? While homosexuality goes against the grain of our God-given sense of what’s right, condemning it in others also offer a nice foothold for pride and self-righteousness.

    The quote also offers true long-range vision – that all sin keeps us from knowing God and enjoying Him forever.

    BTW, what’s the coffee commercial about?

    • Haha, well WordPress has begun to user advertisements from what I hear ..

      Hm … well, homosexuality is one of the sins that is actually now fully embraced and is touted as a good thing. Cheating and lying and complaining are still looked down upon and even punished …

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