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Hi Everyone,

I recently joined an absolutely wonderful movement on the Internet called #goeverywhere 2015.  Their mission is to ask everyone who believes in Christ to share a certain video on exactly the same day.  The video is a message of how much we need Jesus and how much He can change your life!!  You can share this video on Facebook or Twitter.

I encourage everyone to join, as this will give you the opportunity to share Christ with someone who might not know Him.  There is no time like NOW to start actively reaching others with the message of Jesus :heart:  You never know - you might just save a life.

The link to this video can be found here :pointr:
Just click on the "Add My Support" button and it will take you through the steps.

At this moment in time there are 30539 supporters who will share this video on the 30 of September 2015.  Add your voice to the MESSAGE OF HOPE now!!

I absolutely love it when I see stuff like this on the Internet :heart: God is awesome!

With Love,
“Do you not know that the unrighteous and the wrongdoers will not inherit or have any share in the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived (misled): neither the impure and immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor those who participate in homosexuality,
Nor cheats (swindlers and thieves), nor greedy graspers, nor drunkards, nor foulmouthed revilers and slanderers, nor extortioners and robbers will inherit or have any share in the kingdom of God.”  
1 Corinthains 6:9-10 AMP

Hi Everyone,

Recently a new topic has exploded on the internet as a result of Gay Marriage being legalized in the USA.  Due to this, and some other things occurring on DA, I have felt that I have to share our group’s view on this topic.  Our view is this:  It is not God’s will for anyone to be a homosexual.

Now, before you agree with me, or ready your fingers to ready your counter argument, please read the rest of this journal.  Although I do believe that homosexuality is not God’s will, I do believe that most Christians have handled this topic in completely the wrong way.  Let me explain:

The Problem at Hand
Most people who are homosexual believe that they were born that way.  They believe that their sexual orientation was never a choice of their own, and they suffer many challenges with their family and friends because of this orientation.  You see, I am not gay, but I can imagine that life must have a lot of terrible challenges if you are – especially if you live in a family or society that frowns upon it.  Now the problem:  They might not only have problems with their family or friends – the Church also throws in a couple of punches.  Some Christians talk about gay people as if they are some type of disease.  They slander them, stating how disgusting they are, and off course, how they will burn in hell for their choice of being gay.  This is the message that some Christians have sent to the homosexual community (some of these messages even being in the news).    

The Church’s View
Now, on the other hand, we have the Church’s view:  The Bible clearly states that it is a sin to act as a homosexual (as per the above mentioned verse).  I believe this view, because the Bible is clear on it.  This is why the church also believes it.  Most Christians have a good heart towards the homosexual community, but some just go about it all wrong.  I believe that God’s heart is tender towards a person struggling with homosexuality.  I don’t believe that they are suffering from some type of disease, or that there is something wrong with them on a human level.  I believe that they are just normal human beings, struggling with a very deep rooted problem.  And, just like any other sin, God will deal with them personally on how to overcome it.  He will tell them in their hearts why it’s wrong; He will tell them in their hearts what the root of it is; He will tell them in their hearts what steps to take to overcome and conquer it – after they have given their lives to Him.  I don’t believe that this sin is any different from any other sin, in that only God is qualified to handle the intricacies of it in a person’s heart – only He has the love, tact, wisdom and kindness to deal with something so deep and personal.  

The Answer
The Church’s job is to “go out and make disciples”  (Matthew 28:19) and that is exactly what we should do.  Instead of being so openly against the homosexual community, we should encourage them to give their lives to God – to join us.  We shouldn’t lie to them and tell them that being a homosexual is ok, but we must tell them that Jesus loved them so much that He died for them.  That Jesus didn’t forget them when He went to the cross – that He knows them better than they know themselves and that He is full of mercy and compassion.  He will never reject them, never leave them, never forsake them.  He is for them, and not against them.  He is their Saviour … just like He is ours.

You see, I think we should leave the purification process to God.  If we spend a lot of time with God, He starts dealing with our hearts.  I believe that we should encourage the homosexual community to accept Jesus Christ as their Saviour, and then to encourage them to spend time with God and to spend time reading the Bible (and going to church).  No one is a better healer than God.  We should encourage them to let God do the healing in their hearts.  This is truly what I believe.
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The greatest gift

According to the Bible, all have went against God.

Romans 3:23: "For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God."

However. 1 John 4:8 tells us that, "..God is love."

Ezekiel 33:11 tells us that God doesn't want any to go to Hell. I take no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that they turn from their ways and live. Turn! Turn from your evil ways!...

Thankfully. God provided a way out.

John 15:13: "Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.

This is exactly what God did.

John 3:16: "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

How can I be saved? Romans 10:9-10, 13.

"That if you confess with your mouth, 'Jesus is Lord,' and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved... for, 'Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.'"

We can't achieve salvation on our own.

"For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast.
Ephesians 2:8-9

this is salvation. To turn from that sin, accept God.

2 Corinthians 5:17 "Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!







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