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Same-sex Marriage: Is it Time?

It is my routine every morning to browse the newspaper. As I open one of my favorite sections (World News), I saw news about President Barack Obama’s star-studded Hollywood fundraiser. It is the time that I found out that he will allow same-sex marriage (the first U.S. President to allow the act). A lot of known people, celebrities, especially the gay-lesbian community, applaud this action. Meanwhile, at the side of this article reads about German foreign minister, Guido Westerwelle’s hail to President Obama’s stance. Guido Westerwelle is open to his gay status.

Somehow the news doesn’t surprise me. I’m aware that several individuals and groups will support this step and someday it will be legalize.

Although anticipated and aware that the US is a liberated country, I’m still disappointed to know that the act was allowed in the country that banners the motto, “In God We Trust”. This step is definitely not an act of trusting God.

Marriage is a holy matrimony from God and He despises sexual acts between same sexes. There are lots of verses in the bible that supports how God hates homosexuality, including calling it an abomination and sodomy, and the homosexual people, sodomite, from the name of the place Sodom, where God burned and destroyed because of wickedness including homosexuality.

In relation to the topic, I saw a picture in a social networking site in which the author expressed the immaturity of opposing the same-sex marriage.

God’s laws do not change. Jesus says Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away. (Matthew 24:35) God’s law will not adjust according to earth’s current trend. His law even commanded us not to conform to this world (Romans 12:2) or do not go with the flow.

God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah for this sinful act. This is also one of the reasons why He filled the earth with flood during Noah’s time. This will also be the reason that will fulfill the prophecies in Revelation; God will pour His wrath on earth, and unbelievers will experience tribulations that never happened before.

Here are bible verses that demonstrate God’s hatred towards homosexuality.

Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind – 1 Corinthians 6:9

If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them. – Leviticus 20:13

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: 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. – Romans 1:26-27

Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination. – Leviticus 18:22

The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman’s garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the Lord thy God. – Deuteronomy 22:5

There shall be no whore of the daughters of Israel, nor a sodomite of the sons of Israel. Thou shalt not bring the hire of a whore, or the price of a dog, into the house of the Lord thy God for any vow: for even both these are abomination unto the Lord thy God. – Deuteronomy 23:17-18

And there were also sodomites in the land: and they did according to all the abominations of the nations which the Lord cast out before the children of Israel. – 1 Kings 14:24

And Asa did that which was right in the eyes of the Lord, as did David his father. And he took away the sodomites out of the land, and removed all the idols that his fathers had made. – 1 Kings 15:12

And he walked in all the ways of Asa his father; he turned not aside from it, doing that which was right in the eyes of the Lord: nevertheless the high places were not taken away; for the people offered and burnt incense yet in the high places. And Jehoshaphat made peace with the king of Israel. Now the rest of the acts of Jehoshaphat, and his might that he shewed, and how he warred, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah? And the remnant of the sodomites, which remained in the days of his father Asa, he took out of the land. – 1 Kings 22:43-46

 

 

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