You Support Gay Marriage When You Eat These 10 Popular Brands
Most conservative Christians adamantly stick by their Christian values that same-sex marriage is unacceptable and refuse to support it on religious grounds. But what if you found out that your favorite brand of cereal was made by a company that supports gay marriage? Would you still buy it?
Here are ten popular food brands made by General Mills, a company that openly supports same-sex marriage: Cheerios
There are tons of corporations that promote their 'diversity', if you banned every one, you would not be eating or drinking much of what you currently have in your food pantries and refrigerators. Honestly, does the Bible call for us to boycott? Remember, we live in a fallen world, and this world is NOT our home. That doesn't mean we move to isolated areas and live in communes. The greatest need this world has the Gospel, not silly boycotts that only give off a sense of self-righteous legalistic religious hypocrites who come off as 'holier than thou'.
I recognise some of these General Mills brand names here in Australia, such as the Yoplait yoghourt. Is there any chance of 'Australianising' this list? Thankfully, I eat mainly unprocessed foods and am thus able to avoid these General Mills products; but the information would be handy, anyway. Much of the processed food that I do buy is generic brand anyway, and who knows which factories they come from?; anyone's guess!¬†Can anyone help? I'm just a bit lazy to do the research. Cheers from Andy!
Hi Christopher, I thought of that same verse in chapter 14 of Romans. I know and am convinced by the Lord Jesus Christ that there is nothing unclean of itself ( read vrs.1-13 to uderstand the meaning of this statement), but to him who considers anything to be unclean to him it is unclean. Verse 14.need to read down to verse 23 to get the meaning of what Paul is saying..verse 22-23 says; Do you have faith? Have it to yourself before God. Happy is he who does not condemn ( have a guilty conscience ) himself in what he approves. But he who doubts is condemned if he eats, because he does not eat from faith: for whatever is not from faith ( clear conscience ) is sin ( to you) In other words I see nothing wrong with buying Cheerios..if you see it as wrong then for you to buy Cheerios would cause you to sin ( have a guilty conscience). Of course we are not talking a person that has no conscience which is not normal. Read the whole chapter to understand what Paul means here..have a good day!
Well, I think the Holy Spirit speaks to us through our conscious in some matters. Doesn't Paul also infer this somewhere, saying that if we feel that something is wrong, but do it anyway, we are in sin? I don't know where the verse is and I'm certain I butchered it, but I remember reading something to this affect.
Thomas the D...I have no desire to argue with you and I'm sorry for whatever you perceived as being an insult. I am very open to constructive criticism and will discuss anything, but to judge and condemn me because you misunderstood, disagreed, or because I might not have been clear enough, well, do you still stand by that or do you think it could have been phrased much different? I've read some other posts and you seem very angry when replying to people/topics, and have even called names. Maybe we can start over?
Thomas the Doubter...you are a real treasure. I hope you stick around and get involved because we all have much to learn. Hi Dolores, like you, I go with my conscious. I see it like this though: every single time we buy a product, have lunch at a restaurant, pay a toll, pay our taxes, fill up at the pump, etc, etc, somewhere down the line, our money goes to people, places, or things that we would normally say "no" to. I always refrain from buying or supporting any person/business financially that condones sin in some way, but I won't knock myself out researching every purchase I make. I think that no matter what we buy, we wouldn't like what we found if we were able to follow the money trail all the way down. This is why I said in my earlier post that what they do with it is ultimately between them and God. I do always go with my conscious though, as we all should.
Let us not forget the even more important fact that most people here, whether they choose to buy these products or not, are actually OWNERS of this corporation. If you have a 401k, 403b, ira, or any other sort of investment in a mutual fund, chances are you not only own stock in General Mills, but are actually PROFITING from it. For those vowing to boycott, will you also divest yourself of these holdings?
What if you found out your favorite store Sold the items that You no longer buy yet it's still on their shelves for others to buy..aren't they contributing to the gay life style also? If your conscious tells you don't buy these items then don't...that's all I'm saying..it just doesn't make a lot of sense to me personally.
Strat Wrote: "The system is far too complex for anyone to know the source of everything..."
That's pretty much all I was trying to convey. I will not support the obvious, but I won't begin researching into each product that I buy daily...gas at the pump, gum at the corner store, taxi fare, Charlie card, a sandwich at the deli, printer paper at the office supply store, etc.
John Yurich Wrote: "Why don't you think before making such statements."
Well, thanks for the backup, John. You got what I was saying.
And our taxes goes to support the evil of not allowing christian's business to not support killing babies in the womb with their health insurance, however, how many Christian business hire gay people or evil people not knowing..the only way we can get away from this fallen world is to move upon that mountain like the monk decided to do..look what he gave up to be close to God..are we called to do that? Not me. Btw our taxes are supporting a very liberal government.
SteveR wrote: I dont feel it fair to compare commodities, like oil or internet use, to brands that support liberal agendas. Major brands have embraced the liberal side because there has been no penalty not to, with a substantial penalty to reject it. Liberals have done an excellent job motivating their base to influence Major Brand names, while Christians just buy what makes their stomaches happy
I get what you're saying, Steve. I just don't see a big difference. Cereal companies support sin of "gay marriage." Islamic oil companies support sin of kill the infidel. What difference in purchasing product from one sin supporter over another?