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SATURDAY, JUN 14, 2014  |  46 comments  |  1 commentary
Osteen Defends Stance on Hot Button Issues: 'This Is Just Who I Am'

Pastor Joel Osteen—whose "A Night of Hope" event on Saturday drew 50,000 people to Yankee Stadium in New York City—recently spoke about how he deals with controversial issues, meeting Pope Francis, and his views on Christian unity.

The pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston recently said gay marriage is "against the rules," but that he doesn't want his ministry defined by how he views the issue.

"I think the challenge for me that you have to overcome is they want to go to the hot button issues and for some people, that's not what my ministry's about or what I'm about," Osteen told The Blaze. "It's just not my focus, so for me it's easy for me to walk away from an interview and for people to think, 'That's just the guy who's against gays or against some other hot button issue.' ...


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s c | Oh  Find all comments by s c
Well, Delores...before you start throwing stones, maybe you ought to be a little quicker to clean up your own English errors..."apostophes between they"?? And Shane, I would be wary of those who are quick to flatter.
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News Item6/19/14 11:13 AM
R. K. Borill | Baton Rouge, Louisiana  Protected NameFind all comments by R. K. Borill
Joel O's only commandment: "Thou shalt not offend anyone except those who believe the truth of the Bible."
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News Item6/17/14 12:16 PM
Shane | socal  Contact via emailFind all comments by Shane
You are very kind Dolores
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News Item6/17/14 10:06 AM
Dolores | Texas  Find all comments by Dolores
I find your posts kind and informative and know exactly what you are trying to say, Shane, unlike some on here. I won spelling bees in school and made A's in English and still flub up on this forum. That's why I don't point out mistakes, I get what they are trying to say bad or good. By the way I have noticed that Steve R from Zion never puts apostophes between they and are or any other shortened word, for instance it's theyre instead of they're. It's like other comments which I refer to as straining at a gnat and swallowing a camel, which by the way happens a lot on here.
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News Item6/17/14 9:31 AM
Shane | socal  Contact via emailFind all comments by Shane
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News Item6/17/14 9:22 AM
Christopher000 | Rhode Island  Find all comments by Christopher000
Hi Shane, I know exactly what you meant and I have interchanged the words myself, among others. To even mention the mix up, mis-spelling, or whatever was nonscense to begin with. I just thought the comment, "you spelled except perfectly" was kind of funny when considering the conversation.

You know...I never, ever correct anyones spelling, or even grammer for that matter because that person will be on the prowl from that point forward looking to bust me on my own errors, giving my medicine right back to me.

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News Item6/17/14 9:01 AM
Shane | socal  Contact via emailFind all comments by Shane
Christopher... If you look at the context of my original post, it should be obvious to anyone who was not looking to roast me, that I meant accept not except.
I don't spell to good.
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News Item6/17/14 8:06 AM
Mike | New York  Find all comments by Mike
Bear wrote:
Hello,
This is just another glaring example of our times.
Let this be a WARNING and a CALL to all who truly. Pursue/Follow Christ Jesus our Lord and Savior.
WARNING: this is a result of a weak and ineffectual church. I/We have spent to much time on our selfs and not enough time with Christ and the Father on our knees. Thus the current downward spiral were in!
CALL: Let's humble ourselves before our God and Savior,
REPENT, REPENT, REPENT every one of us!
Cry out to God for Holy REVIVAL!
Is the life were living, worth Christ dieing for?
Hello,
Not all of your repetitive posts apply to each thread, but it is easier than application of thought, I suppose.
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News Item6/17/14 6:33 AM
Christopher000 | Rhode Island  Find all comments by Christopher000
SteveR Wrote:
"It wasnt a spelling error. You spelled 'except' perfectly"

I had to think about this for a few seconds but then remembering the conversation, found it pretty funny.

Accept/except are two of a few combinations that always make me have to think. The distinctions are clear enough, but my mind wants to do the opposite if I don't catch it.

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News Item6/17/14 1:50 AM
Bear | World  Find all comments by Bear
Hello,

This is just another glaring example of our times.

Let this be a WARNING and a CALL to all who truly. Pursue/Follow Christ Jesus our Lord and Savior.

WARNING: this is a result of a weak and ineffectual church. I/We have spent to much time on our selfs and not enough time with Christ and the Father on our knees. Thus the current downward spiral were in!

CALL: Let's humble ourselves before our God and Savior,
REPENT, REPENT, REPENT every one of us!
Cry out to God for Holy REVIVAL!

Is the life were living, worth Christ dieing for?

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News Item6/16/14 1:17 PM
Shane | socal  Contact via emailFind all comments by Shane
SteveR. I count your persecution as blessings with all joy. I do love you and will continue to pray for you. And I will do my best to check my spelling going forward.
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News Item6/16/14 12:11 PM
SteveR | Mt Zion  Find all comments by SteveR
Shane wrote:
John... I guess I should spell check better. We have to keep on our guard against the pharisees. They waiting, with salivating mouths to catch you in your words. No matter how ridiculous they look doing it.
It wasnt a spelling error. You spelled 'except' perfectly

It was a Balaam of Bosor moment. You tried to curse them, and you couldnt. You blessed them and cursed yourself.

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News Item6/16/14 12:00 PM
John UK | Wales  Find all comments by John UK
Shane wrote:
John... I guess I should spell check better. We have to keep on our guard against the pharisees. They waiting, with salivating mouths to catch you in your words. No matter how ridiculous they look doing it.
Poor Steve!
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News Item6/16/14 11:36 AM
Asperd  Find all comments by Asperd
"Osteen recognizes that there are people on both sides of the gay marriage issue who may not like his response, but he defended his stance."

Human response and human stance is not really the point.

WHAT does the BIBLE say?

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

"Matthew 5:18 For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled."

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News Item6/16/14 11:10 AM
Shane | socal  Contact via emailFind all comments by Shane
*they're*
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News Item6/16/14 11:10 AM
Shane | socal  Contact via emailFind all comments by Shane
John... I guess I should spell check better. We have to keep on our guard against the pharisees. They waiting, with salivating mouths to catch you in your words. No matter how ridiculous they look doing it.
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News Item6/16/14 10:31 AM
John UK | Wales  Find all comments by John UK
Shane wrote:
John... Thanks. I remember the Noah, Noe and Elijah, Elias.
Yes Shane, I think the Old Testament names stick to the Hebrew and the new testament names the Greek equivalent. Maybe a theologian could offer a better answer.
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News Item6/16/14 9:52 AM
Shane | socal  Contact via emailFind all comments by Shane
John... Thanks. I remember the Noah, Noe and Elijah, Elias.
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News Item6/16/14 9:08 AM
John UK | Wales  Find all comments by John UK
Shane wrote:
It must be the translation you use.
There is a reason for it Shane, but I admit it can make things a tad awkward.

example

Matthew 3:3 KJV
(3) For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Esaias, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.

Those who read the KJV get used to it.

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News Item6/16/14 8:52 AM
Shane | socal  Contact via emailFind all comments by Shane
It must be the translation you use.
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