I like the general direction this post takes. It seems silly for any Christian who has faith in God’s judgment to get fired up about the issue of gay marriage. The most intense feeling from a Christian that would seem reasonable would be something like strong concern for the eternal well-being of those who marry in a way that is outside of the Biblical understanding of marriage.
What Christians are demonstrating by opposing same-sex marriage is pride of belief. Opposing same-sex marriage is an act of being territorial, not an act of being loving. Considering all of the pagan celebrations that Christianity has hi-jacked over the past, such territorialism over a Christian celebration smells a little like hypocrisy.
Jesus always prevails. Christianity is a faith born in adversity, and still loves the enemy that persecutes them for their faith. Still, for His followers, it is easy to see the Supreme Court’s decision on homosexual unions as a loss of some kind. The gutting of RFRA bills and the corporate complicity in injuring the 1st Amendment was also demoralizing for Christians. According to Gallup, only 3.8% of Americans are homosexual, yet when they don’t feel like they’re getting
their way, homosexual activist tactics make them appear monolithic. The deliberate, organized, manic hysteria on social media of the pro-homosexuality lobby caught many in the Christian community off-guard.
The SCOTUS ruling and RFRA defeats gave some loud and visible victories in small skirmishes to the homosexual community, creating an illusion of…
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