Mormonism Truth or Consequences Pt. 2 Examining the Mormon Articles of Faith (1-5)

(1)“We believe in God the Eternal Father, and in his Son Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost.
I have always declared God to be a distinct personage, Jesus Christ a separate and distinct personage from God the Father, and that the Holy Ghost was a distinct personage and a Spirit: and these three constitute three distinct personages and three Gods. If this is in accordance with the New Testament, lo and behold! we have three Gods anyhow, and they are plural; and who can contradict it? Joseph Smith – History of the Church Volume 6, Ch. 12, p. 274
Christian view of God
The Bible states that there is only one God. The Bible calls the Father God. The Bible calls the Son God. The Bible calls the Holy Spirit God. Since the Bible states there is only one God; The Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit are the One God.
Deut 6:4 Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD: (KJV)
Isa 43:10 Ye are my witnesses, saith the LORD, and my servant whom I have chosen: that ye may know and believe me, and understand that I am he: before me there was no God formed, neither shall there be after me. (KJV)
(2) We believe that men will be punished for their own sins, and not for Adam’s transgression.
And they would have had no children; wherefore, they would have remained in a state of innocence, having no joy, for they knew no misery: doing no good, for they knew no sin. But, behold, all things have been done in the wisdom of Him who knoweth all things. Adam fell, that men might be; and men are, that they might have joy BOM 2 Nephi 2:23-25 1835 ed.
Christian view – Adam’s sin was a curse
Rom 5:12 Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned: (KJV)
(3) We believe that through the atonement of Christ all mankind may be saved by obedience to the laws and ordinances of the Gospel.
“One of the most fallacious doctrines originated by Satan and propounded by man is that man is saved alone by the grace of God; that belief in Jesus Christ alone is all that is needed for salvation” (12th Prophet Spencer W. Kimball, The Miracle of Forgiveness, p.206; also cited in The Book of Mormon Student Manual, religion 121 and 122, 1996, p.36).
Christian view of Salvation
John 3:16-18 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. (KJV)
Eph 2:8-9 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: 9 Not of works, lest any man should boast. (KJV)
(4) We believe that these ordinance are: 1st, Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ: 2d, Repentance: 3d, Baptism by immersion for the remission of sins: 4th, Laying on of hands for the gift of the Holy Ghost.

Sounds like Christianity, but is it?

The appointment of Jesus to be the Savior of the world was contested by one of the other sons of God. He was called Lucifer, son of the morning. Haughty, ambitious, and covetous of power and glory, this spirit-brother of Jesus desperately tried to become the Savior of mankind. Milton R. Hunter, Gospel Through The Ages p. 15
(5) We believe that a man must be called of God by “prophesy, and by laying on of hands” by these who are in authority to preach the gospel and administer in the ordinances thereof.
But who in this generation have authority to baptize? None but those who have received authority in the church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints: all other churches are entirely destitute of all authority from God; and any person who receives Baptism or the Lord’s supper from their hands will highly offend God, for he looks upon them as the most corrupt of all people. Both Catholics and Protestants are nothing less than the “whore of Babylon” whom the Lord denounces by the mouth of John the Revelator as having corrupted all the earth by their fornications and wickedness. And any person who shall be so wicked as to receive a holy ordinance of the gospel from the ministers of any of these apostate churches will be sent down to hell with them, unless they repent of the unholy and impious act. Orson Pratt, The Seer, p. 255
Christian authority comes from Christ!
John 1:12 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name: (KJV)
Rom 8:14 For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.

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Mormonism Truth or Consequences

During one of the Republican Presidential debates, all of the other candidates were asked if Mitt Romney’s religion was a cult. Each candidate stated that Mormonism wasn’t a cult. A better question would have been; what is Mormonism? The best place to obtain the answer is from Joseph Smith, the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Joseph Smith claimed to have met God the Father and Jesus Christ, (both in the flesh) and asked them which denomination of the Christian church he should join. The answer displayed on the website is as follows:
I was answered that I must join none of them, for they were all wrong; and the Personage who addressed me said that all their creeds were an abomination in his sight; that those professors were all ccorrupt; that: “they draw near to me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me, they teach for doctrines the commandments of men, having a form of godliness, but they deny the power thereof.” Joseph Smith – History of the Church Vol. 1 verse 19
So according to Joseph Smith “ALL” churches outside of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints are all wrong, corrupt and abominable! Therefore, if Mitt Romney’s church is not a cult, all other “Christian” churches must be! In an effort NOT to appear offensive, each and every other Republican nominee condemned the entirety of the Body of Christ for the Mormon faith.
Was Joseph Smith correct? Are all churches wrong? Is the LDS church right? If Joseph Smith and the claims of Mormonism cannot past biblical test, both must be rejected and Mormonism branded as a cult.
1Thes 5:21Test everything. Hold on to the good. (NIV)

Mormons say Jesus wasn’t conceived by the Holy Spirit
CHRIST NOT BEGOTTEN OF HOLY GHOST. I believe firmly that Jesus Christ is the Only Begotten Son of God in the flesh. He taught this doctrine to his disciples. He did not teach them that he was the Son of the Holy Ghost, but the Son of the Father. Truly, all things are done by the power of the Holy Ghost. It was through this power that Jesus was brought into this world, but not as the Son of the Holy Ghost, but the Son of God. Jesus is greater than the Holy Spirit, which is subject unto him, but his Father is greater than he! He has said it. Christ was begotten of God. He was not born without the aid of Man, and that Man was God! Author: Joseph Fielding Smith Source: Doctrines of Salvation Volume: 1Page: 18
The Bible states that Mary was with child by the Holy Spirit
Matt 1:18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. (KJV)
The Book of Mormon claims Jesus was born in Jerusalem!
10 And behold, he shall be born of Mary, at Jerusalem which is the land of our forefathers, she being a virgin, a precious and chosen vessel, who shall be overshadowed and conceive by the power of the Holy Ghost, and bring forth a son, yea, even the Son of God. Book of Mormon Alma 7:10
The Bible said Jesus was born in Bethlehem
Matt 2:1 Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, (KJV)
Mormons believe that God the father has flesh and bones!
The Father has a body of flesh and bones as tangible as man’s; the Son also; but the Holy Ghost has not a body of flesh and bones, but is a personage of Spirit. Were it not so, the Holy Ghost could not dwell in us. Doctrine & Covenants 130:22
The Bible states by the mouth of Jesus Himself that the Father is Spirit!
John 4:24 God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth. (KJV)
Joseph Smith spoke of multiple Gods!
In the beginning, the head of the Gods called a council of the Gods: and they came together and concocted a plan to create the world and people it. Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, p. 349
The Bible affirms one God.
Deut 6:4Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD: (KJV)
Isa 43:10 “You are my witnesses,” declares the LORD, “and my servant whom I have chosen, so that you may know and believe me and understand that I am he. Before me no god was formed, nor will there be one after me. (NIV)

The religion of Mitt Romney failed the above test of Christianity in each instance and it fails in areas not stated in this blog. If the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is the true Church of God, then Mormonism is correct and all other churches are wrong; however, for that to be true, the Bible must be false. If we are to believe the Bible, Mormonism is wrong and a cult. Our Republican leaders, who all claim to be Christians, would be better served to know Christian theology.

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What’s Up My Nigga?

I am not your nigger. What ever gave you that idea? Is it that you were never taught? Don’t you know what it cost to kill that name? My brother, why resurrect the pain? Are you an emissary of the Klan? Some fool raping the land or just another dumb stupid uneducated black man?

That name was buried in blood. Not the blood of our Lord which was shed for the sins of all. Even His blood didn’t stop the unrelenting call of Nigger. But His blood gave us the strength to shed our own. And we did! We shed it gladly because we knew that dead we would be free, but alive niggers we refused to be.

Yet you continue to resurrect that insidious name! A name that reeks of degradation, self loathing and pain. Why do it? Have you no shame? How can you walk on the graves of those who sacrificed all they had to eliminate that accursed name? Would you walk up to Martin and say, “What’s up my nigga?” Would you tell Medgar the same? While you’re at it, reach deep down into that Mississippi pit and tell the blood of Goodman, Schwerner and Chaney that they should have never came. Go tell Emmett Till too! Boy, you should have stayed up there in that Chicago school.

Don’t forget to pay homage to the countless trees from Georgia to Tennessee. Trees that held the disemboweled bodies of black men like me. Yes pay your respect to places like Stone Mountain and Pulaski where burning crosses darkened the sky, so evil men could lay plans for who must die.

Harriet Tubman didn’t accept that name. Frederick Douglass felt the same. Both fought and were ready to die, so that the word nigger wouldn’t survive. Yet you’d spit on the grave of Richard Allen and tell the 54th Mass to get out of your way. You’d call Sojourner a liar and Booker T a fool, because you can’t see that they saw you another way.

Then you confuse some white folks by the way you act. The racist cheer and shout for joy, because you proved them right when you fell for their ploy. To them a nigger is no better than a mangy dog. They point to your lack of self respect as proof to all. By calling your brother nigger, you have validated their sin and justified their reasoning that we are really nothing more than an error of creation in dark skin. So they take heart knowing their work is almost done. After years of lynchings, now they watch us kill each other for fun.

Yet there were others willing to sacrifice all. To prove that a black man wasn’t a dog. From Coffin to Garrison they stood in the gap and like our forerunners they too had to endure many a racist trap. They were called carpetbaggers, scalawags and nigger lovers too. And for many the cost of blood was due. John Brown took up arms trying to set our people free, and for his efforts he was hung from yet another tree. Many others joined the cause to remove that awful name. Their efforts too required much heartache and pain.

What do their descendants think when they hear you voice a name so cruel? In vain do they dread that their ancestor’s efforts failed and that black men are only worthy of hell. No they still hope and pray like me that one day we will all walk in dignity. Once you understand what hatred really means, you’ll learn that only love can set a man free. And in that day when you can finally see, out of your mouth the word nigger will cease to be.

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Christianity versus Political Idolatry

I asked ten members of my black, democratic Christian family members to participate in a small survey. The survey was a test of loyalty, but loyalty to whom? The survey consisted of the following questions:
1. Are you a Christian? If the answer is no please stop. If the answer is yes please continue.
2. Do you believe that abortion and homosexually are sins against God and man? If the answer is no, please state why they are not and then stop. If the answer is yes, please continue.
3. Did you vote for President Obama and other politicians that support abortion and homosexual relationships? If the answer is no stop. If the answer is yes, the final questions are as follows:
4. Why would you vote for people that openly support evils that God condemns when you could have voted for people that supports God’s values?
The survey responses are followed by my comments and commentaries on the responses.
M: I’m a Baptist cuz. I tell everyone I love them.
Sam: I do not understand your response, but thanks anyway.
Commentary: He did not answer any questions. He seems to be a fence sitter. He doesn’t want to offend anyone. Maybe he doesn’t know that Jesus came specifically to separate believers from unbelievers.
Matt 10:34 Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword. 35 For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law. 36 And a man’s foes shall be they of his own household. 37 He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. (KJV)

L: Yes, yes, I (not God) wanted to see a black man in the office as president of the United States.
Sam: That’s an honest answer.
Commentary: While L shared his true reason, he hasn’t explained why he votes against his beliefs. He claims to be adamantly against abortion and homosexuality. I do not believe that his decisions are based solely on voting for Mr. Obama. If that were the case, he would not vote for other pro-abortion and pro-homosexual politicians. L has been voting against his interest before President Obama came on the scene. No L also seems to be seated on the fence. He apparently doesn’t understand that fence sitters in up with splinters in their posteriors.
Rev 3:15 “I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I could wish you were cold or hot.16 “So then, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will vomit you out of My mouth. (NKJ)

J: I think that a lot of people voted for Obama including me because he is the first black President. God does forbid homosexuality but he is also a forgiving god and we are not to judge.
Sam: If you’d like, I can give you some insights on the judging thing. But I do have a follow up question. Isn’t repentance required before forgiveness? J did not respond to my follow up question.
Commentary: J spoke of God’s forgiveness, but never responded to my inquiry about repentance. She knows that Mr. Obama still holds anti-godly moral positions and has no intention of abandoning them. She apparently has no problem voting for politicians who support ungodly policies.
She also fails to understand the biblical principles of judging. How did she come to the conclusion that I was judging the president? How do you determine biblical fruit?
Matt 7:15 “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves. 16 “You will know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes from thornbushes or figs from thistles? (NKJ)

S: Yes, yes, I voted for Obama and honestly I voted for him not knowing that he supported either on those issues.
Sam: I did not ask S a follow up question.
Commentary: I wonder how S will vote in the future now that she knows what she knows. If given a choice, will she vote for the prolife and traditional marriage candidates?
B. I truly love you, but we are not having this conversation.

Sam: I did not ask B a follow up question, because my survey was not welcome.

Commentary: How can a loyal faithful Christian refuse to discuss the will, teachings and commandments of Jesus Christ? Which Jesus is she following?

Matt 10:33 But whoever disowns me before men, I will disown him before my Father in heaven. (NIV)

D. Yes, yes. No I did not vote.

Sam: D was a senior in college at the time. He was pre-occupied with his academics.

Commentary: Like many young men and women, D is trying to find his place in the world. He has definite prolife and anti-homosexual opinions, but he is not politically astute. Once he decides to venture into the political process, hopefully his moral compass will guide his political decisions

JE. Yes, yes, yes. I believed the whole hype about the first African-American President, and promises of a better economy sounded very promising for me living in poverty. I realize now that I should have educated myself more before deciding so quickly, because I want to be sure that my morals and ethics align with who I vote for.

Commentary: The failure of President Obama’s economic policies caused JE to reconsider her vote. But what if those policies produced a robust economy? Would she still reconsider her decision? Would she still make sure that her morals and ethics agreed with her vote?

If we are firmly grounded and rooted in the word of God, neither good nor bad economies will influence our decision. Our decisions will be based solely on our understanding of God’s will.

Deut 6: These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. 7 Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. 8 Tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads. 9 Write them on the doorframes of your houses and on your gates. (NIV)

No responses were received from Sh, R or G.

My short unscientific family survey provided some interesting insights:

1. One member voted for politicians who support abortion and homosexuality without knowing their position on practices. Therefore, 10% voted against God out of ignorance.

2. One member did not vote, but claims to hold a strong pro-life and anti-homosexuality position. Therefore, 10% did not vote against the will of God.

3. One member knowingly voted for politicians who advocate policies against God, because of promises of prosperity. This member belatedly regrets the vote. Therefore 10% voted against God out of greed or perceived necessity.

4. One refused to discuss the issue. Another obfuscated by claiming universal love. Three others never responded to the survey. Therefore 50% of my professing Christian family members surveyed would not present a witness to Christ.

5. Two proudly defended their presidential votes based solely on the color of the candidate. L admitted his selfish reasoning; whereas, J express the necessity of our tolerance and God’s forgiveness. Both acknowledged the political sins against God and man; however, neither seems to be troubled about their continued support of politicians who stand against God. Therefore 20% gave unbiblical defenses for voting against God’s will for mankind.

No one took a biblical approach to voting. How can followers of Christ cast Him out of the voting booth? How can true Christian believers, vote against their beliefs? God never changes (Hebrews 13:8) and neither should we!

Christians must always defend God, protect the children and marriage. How can we allow for the destruction of God’s creation and expect Him to bless us:

Ps 100:3 Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. (KJV)

Mark 10:14 But when Jesus saw it, he was much displeased, and said unto them, suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God. (KJV)

God made man for woman and woman for man. Who are we to change that?

Rom 1:26 For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: 27 And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet. (KJV)

1 Cor 6:9 Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor male prostitutes nor homosexual offenders (NIV)

Who are we to condone evil? If something is evil in God’s eyes, it must remain evil in our eyes. At all times must we see the world through the lens of Jesus Christ.

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Congresswoman, the truth will set you free, but a lie will keep you captive.

On December 8, 2011 on the floor of Congress, Congresswoman Barbara Lee claimed that the Republican Party is engaged in a coordinated effort to disenfranchise the voting rights of minorities, the elderly and the poor. She claimed that the efforts of forty-two states requiring voters to produce government approved identification at polling places, will result in voter suppression and the reinstitution of Jim Crow laws. She stated that 21 million Americans do not have adequate identification and implied that her 100 year old aunt would not be able to provide a birth certificate or the necessary documentation needed to obtain government approved identification. Finally, she stated without sources a cost of $26.00 to obtain the necessary documentation, which she calls a poll tax.

I think Rep. Lee is really saying that minorities, the elderly and the poor are just too stupid? My question to her is does she think we are too stupid to get the identification or too stupid to know when we are being conned? If I had the opportunity, I would ask Rep. Lee the following questions:

Which state requires proper identification from minorities, the elderly and the poor, but doesn’t require it from white people? If you know of such a state, they would be in violation of the 14th, 15th, 19th, 24th and 26th amendments to the Constitution. They would also be in violation of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Where is the evidence? Where is the violation? If there is a violation, notify the Justice Dept. If there is no violation, what are you talking about?

Concerning your 100 year old aunt, she turned 21 in 1932. Therefore, she has been eligible to vote for 79 years. Has she ever driven car? Does she have a bank account? Did she ever purchase alcohol or maybe cigarettes? She qualified for Social Security over 30 years ago. Does she get a Social Security check? The identification required to engage in those practices is the same identification required to vote. How was she able to survive all of these years without proper identification?

Rep. Lee, you stated that it may cost $26.00 to obtain the proper identification and that amounts to a poll tax. You also claimed that Republicans were trying to bring back the days of Jim Crow with the voter identification requirement. As you spoke from the well of congress, why didn’t you tell the country that poll taxes and Jim Crow laws originated from the Democratic Party? Why didn’t you tell the country that those tactics along with lynchings were popular democratic tools utilized to keep blacks in line and stop them from voting? Why do Democrats constantly try to change history and paint themselves as the protectors of blacks, when they were the persecutors?

You claim that the efforts to require voter identification in California is an attempt by Republicans to “disenfranchise” voter participation, but you also stated that 40% of eligible voters do not participate in the process. Which is correct? If 40% do not vote, but can, is that the faults of Republicans?

Let’s examine how the lack of proper voter identification can disenfranchise voters. Joe and I decide to vote for a candidate of our choice. Both of us go to our polling place and request a ballot. We are not required to show identification and exercise our right to vote. Having completed my patriotic duty, I go home and await the results. Joe goes to another polling place and votes again. Joe can keep on voting at different locations as long as he knows which name to use, because there are no checks and balances. There is nothing preventing him from voting early and often. THAT IS DISENFRANCHISEMENT.

Rep. Lee, how does allowing anyone to misrepresent themselves protect the vote of minorities, the elderly and the poor? Are we to take your word that only the “legitimate” voters will show up at the poll? Why should we trust you? You spoke of poll taxes and Jim Crow laws and tied them on the backs of Republicans instead of their true authors, the party you represent. Republicans fought and died for the rights of blacks to vote, Democrats fought and died to keep blacks enslaved.

Based on your logic, we should not trust Republicans, but we should trust whoever comes into a voting booth. Why should we trust them and why should we trust you?

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Abortion Believers?

“If there’s a hell below, we’re all gonna go!” stated Curtis Mayfield in the song of the same name. While Mr. Mayfield was speaking about racial harmony, American’s are killing over one million babies annually. Or as some may say, we are allowing women to exercise “their right to chose”. May I add chose to kill their unborn babies.

I understand the atheistic abortion supporter. A true atheist believes that he is only an accident. He just happens to be on a higher plane than an animal. He lives for this life cycle only. The hereafter is irrelevant, because life after death does not exist in his worldview. Therefore, he is only accountable to the morals and laws established by men.

The agnostic abortion supporter is confused. He believes that he came from somewhere, but isn’t quite sure where. He thinks there may be a God, but isn’t convinced. He realizes that if God exists, he will be held accountable. Yet, he throws the dice and just waits to see if he hits the point or craps out!

Abortion supporters who profess to believe in God are a different breed altogether. Especially so-called Christians! I do not believe it is possible to accept, condone or support the unjustified, unrestricted and unlimited killing of the unborn, and be a Christian. That is unless you can kill your child in the name of Christ!

Phil 4:13 I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. (KJV)

All that seek the saving blood of Christ must also submit to the Lordship of Christ. Salvation is free, but it will cost you everything, because you are no longer your own. If you fail to embrace this concept, you will continue to struggle between two worlds. The world you tried to escape and the world you failed to enter.

Once the Christian fully submits to Christ, he will constantly seek good and avoid evil. He will stop listening to compromising spirits and will become attuned to the voice of God. There will be no question of compromise or the tolerance of sin. God’s will, will become his will.

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Woe unto the American Church

With the legislative passage of homosexual marriage in New York, and the continued judicial insertion of homosexual marriage in California, the final destruction of Christianity in America has commenced from sea to shiny sea.
Who will support biblically based marriage? Not the Federal Government. President Obama ordered the attorney general to stop defending the Defense of Marriage Act. The president said it was unconstitutional. Not the schools. They teach our children that homosexual relationships are normal and should be accepted by everyone. Not the media. When was the last time a major publication defended Christianity? What major network presents Christian characters in a positive light?
There are positive homosexual articles available for the reading public to purchase everywhere. Homosexual portrayals have become standard on television, but not Christians. A true representation of Christian life or Christianity in general is not allowed on the airwaves. This may not be an official ban, but it is a consistent one. Christians are portrayed as narrow minded bigots, sleazy con men, intolerant preachers or wing nuts!
Although Christianity is constantly assaulted, it is still fashionable to be a Christian in “name only”. The overwhelming majority of American politicians claim to be Christian. They appear in churches or on the campaign stump professing their love for Christ. The dishonest ones are honored by the media; whereas, the ones who take a firm stand for Christ are vilified by the same media.
What a strange contorted society we’ve conceived. We are encouraged to embrace those who pretend to love Christ, and ruthlessly attack those who actually love Him. This twisted logic did not escape the word of God.
Isaiah 5:20 Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! (KJV)
I do not fault the homosexual community or their supporters for promoting their concept of life. I do not agree with them, but I understand their desire to be considered normal. Nevertheless, my opinion is irrelevant. Real Christians are obligated to obey God’s commandments. Those who do not believe in God may consider this position out dated, but their opinion is irrelevant as well. God makes the rules and those washed in the blood of Christ must to follow His rules.
The Bible states that those who engage in same sex practices are offending God and their own bodies. The redefinition of marriage is an abomination which cannot be ignored. Christians cannot pretend not to see that middle finger pointing in the face of God. We must resist marital redefinition efforts on all fronts: word by word, line by line and step by step.
We are in a war in which only one side can win. Jesus said that the gates of hell will not prevail against His church, but He did not say the church in America will prevail. The church in Europe is all but dead. Shall we join them? There was a time when we sent missionaries to Africa. Now Africa would do well to send missionaries to America.

The homosexual community with the help of secular politicians, the liberal media, progressive academics, and lazy apathetic Christians are pushing the church into the basement. If the church remains apathetic and doesn’t rise to the battle, asking God’s forgiveness will not be enough. We may also need to apologize to Judas, because apathy is far worse than treachery. At least traitors take a side!

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Allen Gregory – (Thank God this blasphemy was cancelled)

Allen Gregory, a battle the church cannot afford to lose!

The secularization of our society has reached a new low! On October 30, 2011, Fox will introduce its latest primetime cartoon, Allen Gregory. There is nothing new about an obnoxious, disrespectful child on the tube, but this one is being raised by two men! Hollywood is constantly pushing anti-Christian shows in the face of God and man. The trend has become so common that the church tends to ignore it, but our apathy must cease!

The homosexual community and its supporters cannot change “hard core” old school Christians, so they will go after our children. Our apathy has allowed them to circumvent the church and forage strong allies in the educational, political and entertainment fields. The permissive anything goes attitude is the norm.

The entertainment industries encourages and salutes the homosexual lifestyle. Movies and television shows have progressively included “gay” characters. If and I do mean if, a Christian character is in the lineup, he is usually the psychopath, money grubber, womanizer or wing nut!

With the Allen Gregory show, a full frontal assault has begun on our children. Informed Christians may keep their children away from this form of indoctrination, but what about the uninformed? What about those lost to this world? Isn’t the church sworn to be light and salt? What are we to do, ignore it?

For far too long, many of us have left our shields in the shed and our swords in the sheath. We need to arm and re-engage the enemies of Christ. He didn’t save us to sit on our heavenly bound seats. He saved us to make disciples of men and to teach them everything he commanded us to teach. Did He not say, “If you love me, keep my commandments?” How can we keep them if we remain silent? How can we look at our children and not consider what will become of their grandchildren if we do not act? Remember what Joshua said, “As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord”.

We cannot serve him unless we engage the battle. Let Fox know that this evil will not be tolerated. Let your friends and neighbors know. Tell the church! Tell your friends to tell their churches. Are we covered by the blood? Are we more than conquerors? What say you Christian soldier? Will you fight or will you die? Gather your shield and sword. I’ll see you on the battle field.

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