The point was that we are under judgment because we have been lax concerning sexual sins ourselves. And one may and should make righteous judgment. If I am not lascivious,I may judge on that which is. Dave,you may and do judge sodomy. If you are a sodomite and you yet judge it,then you are a hypocrite. Drunks shouldn't judge potheads because the drinker has a bigger problem which he fails to see because of the beam in his own eye. It's when we don't have a beam in our eye,that we may clearly see to remove the speck from our brothers'.
Dave,you have made judgments on these threads yourself. Do you see the double standard that many have? The transgender who is fully clothed is abominable to most,yet,someone's daughter or wife or mother who runs around essentially naked because it's acceptable in society is fine...certainly not worth fussing over. And certainly not comparable to the cross dresser. Where are you all missing the connection? It doesn't disturb you that our children have all of these vile sexual images pushed on them in this society? These vile images were pushed on them long before sodomites openly made the scene. Maybe there will be outrage when the sodomites dress like many women already do.
No one has checked out lasciviousness? I realize that it may not appear in many of the newer versions. Unprofitable has commented on those thing which are immodest in the past. "Immodest" seems to be a subjective term. What's interesting is that a miss usa pageant winner or participant can claim that she's a Christian after strutting around in her underwear and people actually give it credence but just a face of a guy who is a transgender/cross dresser repulses many of the same. Anybody see a disparity here? Anybody wonder why a nation that used to arrest women for dressing like hookers now exalts them but also has a difficulty with a transgender. This is judgment and we want to blame the sodomites. We are to blame. The church is to blame. And yes,an adulterer who ends up with something other than what he was lusting after does well to be chastised and given a reality check. Maybe he'll see the vanity and shame of it so as to see it for what it really is before he does anymore damage. Pornography,prostitutes (the exalted ones on the screen)and the like are quite destructive to all. Sadly,many children are sold into it as well to our shame. ...not so pretty,is it? Uglier than the transvestite.
No problem,Christopher.I understand what you are saying. I think we need to be careful judging the facial appearance of lost people.Of course,men should not dress up like women. Face it though, there are a lot of men who,by the world's standards,can appear to look better than most women. These guys used to be on shows a long time ago to see if people could guess whether or not they were in drag or actually women. I say this simply to point out that we can easily be fooled in regards to the outward appearance. Just as an aside...I wasn't saved yet when I had seen this on television. I do kinda smile though when guys have fooled other guys who wanted to fornicate or cheat on their wives only to find out that they were being enticed by another man. You never know what's trying to entice you,even on the internet. Unprofitable, check out lasciviousness in the Bible if you think that immodesty and the like are to be winked at. When Christians stop watching programs like American Idol,Dancing with the harlots,and,of course, the nasty football league,etc. then they can be taken more seriously when they are offended by guys in drag. Sodomites are used by God to judge this so called Christian nation.
What's wrong with KFC? ...just because they're not a "Christian" company? At least,they don't sell alcohol and have waitresses dressed up like hookers. And,they don't claim to be Christian. Why are we expecting them to be comparable to a "Christian company"? I'm sure that there may actually be Christians who happen to work at a KFC as well. We are supposed to be on the Lord's side,not "Christian companies'".
GS,look up lasciviousness in the Bible. That might help. A nation that is shameless in regards to heterosexuals can expect judgment on them through sodomites and transgenders. There were comments made specifically on this guy's outward appearance. In case some of you missed it,that's why I had commented on those comments. If that's off topic,Unprofitable,then you might address it with the others who commented. Is that clear enough? Speaking of the outward,try not to make faces,they are not pleasing.
Dave,I wasn't condoning this guy's lifestyle...just the opposite. He is lost but most people in this country,and many Christians as well,are more disturbed by this guy and sodomites than they are with naked people which they invite through their tvs into their homes.We sacrifice our children through our poor choices and to the sordid things by which we have allowed them to be exposed. Unprofitable,your understanding is lacking when it comes to interpreting my posts.And if the post doesn't apply to you,then you should not take offense. We are all to be a light.
Unprofitable,we still sacrifice our children even with anti-abortionists. My argument is not flawed. This nation started a radical decline a long time ago before transgenderism was an issue. And shame on the rest of you for judging outwardly. All of us were ugly inside and out before Christ changed us. The man is in sin and lost. What do you expect? At least he has clothes on...probably a lot more than some people wear on some of the favorite television programs of Christians.
What was wrong with posting "Thou shalt not kill"? The writer of the article uses very odd phraseology in regards what is deemed a Christian company when they wrote "KFC is getting killed by..." Or did you miss that,moderator?
Jesus is the answer but it's difficult to convince the populace that morals matter when under judgment. This is just the latest development of a long time existing problem. It's just that now we are really disturbed by a specific abomination rather than the many others which preceded it. Last check,we're still murdering babies and sacrificing our children. Why are we shocked?
No one said that they were slandering the new wine. Lay off the booze people. The people were slandering the disciples. Shame on you for suggesting/slandering me in regards to transgenderism just because I use better judgment in not sharing personal information with people like you. Good advice for children: Avoid the boozers. They have poor judgment and lack discernment. And woe to the children of the boozers. Hopefully,you will see the foolishness of ingesting intoxicants and steer away from them. If you do get addicted to something in the future,don't let your hypocritical parents shirk the responsibility of setting their bad pattern. You are responsible but they were bad role models. It would also benefit some on here to have a better understanding of words like pharisee as well. They will be the first ones to jump down the throats of the potheads but don't say anything against their choice drug.
It would help to qualify the term "Sabbath". It's difficult to take an accurate survey unless everyone is on the same page in regards to that which is asked. Regardless,I would think that no one keeps it in the way in which the OT Jews were instructed.
And,for all the misjudgment,Observer has yet to admit that his Scripture was misapplied. Oh yeah,s c has never disclosed gender. I don't know you,Observer, and you don't know me. And that is preferable.
@ Observer, sarcasm as in context. That's how it fits very nicely. And I don't see anywhere where B. Mc. has claimed to be the only one who is able to understand the Bible. Her comments are always very gracious. She is more Christ-like in this regard. Of course,discernment and understanding would be necessary for one to see this. If one can't understand when people are slandering and being sarcastic in the text of Scriptures,they may not be too perceptive when discerning others either. After reading your posts,I might lay off the glass of wine,Observer.
Yes,Observer,like how "new wine" is used in the Scripture which you provided. Clearly,they were being sarcastic and so you make my point. The new wine is representative of the new and better covenant. ...no coincidence that it was the first recorded miracle. How sad that some of you are so enamored with your intoxicants that you fail to be clear on how "wine" is used throughout the Bible. Only,if it is not alcohol every time,can the Bible be consistent.