Don’t be deceived

Aug 18, 2014 by

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John R. Martin (Letters, July 21) raises an important question: “Where is the evidence that the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer movement has a concern for biblical morality?” In reading Scripture, I get the clear message that any sexual relationship outside the bond of marriage of one man and one woman is a moral transgression. If society is the decider of moral truth and justice, then LGBTQ gets it right! But if God has spoken and sexual immorality is a deception, then Jesus spoke well when he denounced adultery and lust, be it heterosexual or homosexual. The Apostle John, anticipating final judgment, says, “Blessed are those who wash their robes, that they may have the right to the tree of life. . . . Outside are those who practice magic arts, the sexually immoral, the murderers, the idolaters and everyone who loves and practices falsehood” (Rev. 22:14-15). To be deceived is easy. God’s love calls for repentance and obedience.

Eugene K. Souder
Harrisonburg, Va.

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