10 May The Author of Confusion
If I were Satan and my desire was to damn peoples souls to Hell for all eternity what would I do to achieve my goal? I thought about this Wednesday evening as I listened to the comments being made by a lesbian pastor in a discussion with a leading godly pastor regarding President Obama’s new position on homosexual marriage. The lesbian pastor was kind but confused. She took the position that the Word of God can be interpreted in any manner one chooses. How convenient. I would submit that this person and most who have chosen this lifestyle have been thoroughly confused and blinded to the spiritual truths contained in the Word of God. In fact, God’s word can be understood clearly if it is read without a predetermined perspective. When one goes to the Word one should do so with a heart that says; God, whatever you say I accept and I agree to obey. Anytime a person, whether homosexual or straight, goes to the Bible with a predetermined mindset, that person will never hear the truth of God’s word. Satan uses the Bible all the time to confuse and distort truth. This particular lesbian pastor says she disagreed with this statement made by Jesus and interprets it differently than the pastor. Here is the statement of Jesus: And some Pharisees came to Him, testing Him, and saying, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any cause at all?” And He answered and said, “Have you not read, that He who created them from the beginning MADE THEM MALE AND FEMALE, and said, ‘FOR THIS CAUSE A MAN SHALL LEAVE HIS FATHER AND MOTHER, AND SHALL CLEAVE TO HIS WIFE; AND THE TWO SHALL BECOME ONE FLESH’? “Consequently they are no longer two, but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let no man separate.”
Now I ask you, how can anyone misunderstand what Jesus was saying? One may disagree and choose to ignore what Christ taught, but how can one interpret His words any other way? Answer; they cannot! When God created He made it clear there was a Male and a Female. Further, He made it clear the Male and Female was to leave their parents, cleave to one another in a marital relationship, that is join together and they were to procreate! Neither two men nor two women can do what God says, that is procreate.
Let’s be honest. Satan has deceived many people today both inside the church and out as well. He has convinced them they can do what they please, call themselves Christians and still go to heaven some day. Problem is, he failed to tell the whole truth. He is a liar! Jesus Himself address’ this blindness in Matthew 7:21-23 where He says, “Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven; but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven. “Many will say to Me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophecy in Your name, and in Your name cast out demons, and in Your name perform many miracles?’ “and then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; DEPART FROM ME, YOU WHO PRACTICE LAWLESSNESS.’
This nice, well meaning, good citizen lesbian pastor is busy doing what she and others consider good things while God says in I Corinthians 9:6 and following: Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor [f]effeminate, nor homosexuals, 10 nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God. Such were some of you; but you werewashed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God.
Can a homosexual, thief, adulterer or any other sinner go to Heaven? Yes, but only as a result of being truly obedient to Christ, born again and changed by the saving grace and power of a Holy God!
My heart truly goes out to these who are so blinded by Satan and my prayer is that the scales would be removed from their spiritual eyes and they would see that real Life is found in Jesus!
Just my thoughts.