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The Bible has set a divine standard that explicitly defines certain
sexual behaviors as unacceptable to God. At the same time, it is clear that
the Lord loves all His creations; thus, His motive for setting a standard
is not to single out a segment of society to be shunned.

Bigotry and homophobia are expressions of prejudice that place individuals
into categories of condemnation; those who exercise such prejudice,
judge an individual according to a category; instead of simply
seeing
certain sexual behaviors as unacceptable to God
and letting God judge the person who does them.


What Does the Bible Say About
Same-Sex Marriage and Same-Gender Sexuality?
by Matt Moody, Ph.D. 

Introduction. Oprah Winfrey asked her spiritual advisor Rob Bell if he thought churches were coming closer to accepting same-sex marriage. Former Pastor Bell answered, "we're moments away from the church accepting it," and then added:

"I think culture is already there and the church will continue to be even more irrelevant when it quotes letters from 2,000 years ago as their best defense, when you have in front of you flesh-and-blood people who are your brothers and sisters, and aunts and uncles, and co-workers and neighbors, and they love each other and just want to go through life with someone."

Here, Rob Bell touchingly laments of "flesh-and-blood people ... brothers and sisters, and aunts and uncles, and co-workers and neighbors, [who] love each other and just want to go through life with someone." But like a slick politician, Rob Bell has subtly misdirected attention away from the primary matter in question. Same-sex companionship is not at issue; instead, the Bible-pertinent issue is about a person's choice to satisfy sexual urges with anybody one desires.

Truth is, all human beings are free to enjoy non-sexual, loving companionships, regardless of gender -- such does NOT go against Bible guidelines. The real issue here is not just about same-sex attraction and close companionship, but about actual sexual behavior between two people of the same-gender. Rob Bell's approach speaks of Bible admonitions as if they were not the Word of God, but merely a collection of out-dated opinions that reflect narrow-minded biases of the past.

All who believe in God must decide for themselves if the Bible contains inspired words written by God's chosen prophets, and whether it also contains the inspired words of the Son of God as recorded by four witnesses. God has promised to give wisdom to those who ask in faith (James 1:5). As people decide what they will believe and how they will behave, they must remember this:

What we imagine to be Real, neither creates Reality nor makes it disappear. Reality will Be, whatever it Is. So instead of insisting that God's word must fit within the prejudice of a preferred personal view, it's wise to let God speak for Himself -- because He absolutely has and does speak for Himself. God has spoken through the inspired words of the Bible, as well as words that He writes upon our hearts (Hebrews 10:16).

What the Bible Says. Concerning sexual intimacy between two people of the same-gender, Paul wrote:

"For even though they knew God, they honored him not; therefore God allowed their lusts to control them, craving sexual impurity, dishonoring their own bodies between themselves: Changing the truth of God into a lie, and worshipping the creature more than the Creator. For this cause God gave them over to dishonorable affections; for women did exchange natural relations for that which is unnatural. And likewise also men, leaving natural relations with women, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly." (Romans 1:21-27)

Anyone who believes the Bible to be the word of God, and openly repeats the message of the previous passages, is likely to be labeled a "bigot" or a "homophobe." While some Christians paraphrase Bible teachings in awkward and inelegant ways, as did Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson, even so, those who cry "bigot" and "homophobe" must deal directly with the Bible teachings that describe same-gender sexuality as "dishonorable affections ... unnatural ... unseemly."

Putting aside the opinions of bigots that throw judgmental stones at a general category of people, all human beings, including those who identify themselves as LGBT Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transsexual still get to grapple with God's opinion as expressed in the Bible, that is, if they wish to receive God's promise.

Specifically speaking of homosexuality, Moses wrote:

"Thou shalt not lie with mankind,
as with womankind: it is abomination."
(Lev. 18:22)

"If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman,
both of them have committed an abomination" (Lev. 20:13)

So is God a bigot or a homophobe for advising against sexual behavior He deems an "abomination"? Does the Creator of Heaven and Earth get to hold an opinion about sexuality, since He is the very Creator and Designer of human sexuality?

Bigotry and Homophobia are expressions of prejudice that place individuals into categories, and label those individuals as evil; thus from this prejudiced perspective, LGBT people should be shunned and avoided. Of course, such an approach is blatantly judgmental and unchristian. Because God loves all His creations, what He has done in the Bible is establish certain Standards of behavior and it's the contrary behavior, not the person, that should be avoided according to God's opinion in the Bible.

Bitter stereotyping of individuals is NOT what Moses or the Apostle Paul were advocating when they spoke out against same-gender sexuality; instead, Paul and Moses were setting God's standard by describing sexual behaviors that go against the ways of God. Moses and Paul were prophets, called of God, who wrote as the Spirit inspired them:

"For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake
as they were moved by the Holy Ghost."
(2 Peter 1:21)

The Bible is filled with admonitions to think and act in a Godly way specifically in the example of Jesus, who is "the way, the truth, and the life." The Bible encourages this way and denounces behaviors that run contrary. But why does the Apostle Paul say that male-female sexuality is "natural," while same-gender sexuality is "unnatural." Consider how God set up our mortal world from the beginning:

"God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him;
male and female He created them." (Genesis 1:27)

A physical male-female union is required for children to be born. This sexual union points to a marital ideal that God established from the beginning: To have families in the first place, all children are conceived by an act of mutual love and cooperation between a father and a mother. Thus male-female marriage reflects and affirms God's divinely appointed way of regulating the birth of children which ideally assures that all children have two parents to love and nurture them, and to support their physical survival. From the beginning, God declared:

"Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother,
and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
And they were both naked, the man and his wife,
and were not ashamed." (Genesis 2:24-25)

In verse 23 of Genesis chapter 2, the word "woman" is translated from the Hebrew, "ish-ah", whereas, in verse 24, the word "wife" is translated from a different Hebrew word, "b-iysh-to." By using the Hebrew word for "wife," the prophet Moses communicated an important truth: from the creation of time, God began the human family with a married couple a man and his wife, Adam and Eve.

Adam and Eve in Real Eden

Because "It is not good that a man to be alone" (Gen. 2:18), God created "an help meet" (Gen. 2:20) for Adam, and commanded Adam and Eve to "Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth" (Gen. 1:28). Built within the biology of males and females is the potential to do as God admonished, "multiply, and replenish the earth" bear children and bring forth families.

Marriage, then, is a formal commitment between a man and his wife that supports the birth and upbringing of children. The marriage covenant is called "Holy Matrimony" precisely because it is ordained by God from the beginning. Male-Female Marriage perpetuates, and makes stable, the existence of families from generation to generation.

Given the explicit language in the Bible about marriage and divinely-designed sexuality, how is it that some people can conclude that same-gender sexuality does not go against what God intended for the human family? Let's review what the Bible teaches:

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

"If a man lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination"
~ Lev. 20:13

"For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for women did exchange natural relations for that which is unnatural. And likewise also men, leaving natural relations with women, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly."
~ Romans 1:26-27

 

The Opposing Perspective:
LGBT Sexuality is Acceptable to God
If you Interpret the Bible according to Context

Jimmy Creech is a former United Methodist minister who was defrocked of his ministry for performing "same-gender commitment ceremonies" (same-sex marriages). Jimmy Creech's justification for performing same-sex ceremonies is based upon a curious interpretation of Bible verses that explicitly speak against same-gender sexuality. Here is Pastor Creech's case:

"At the heart of the claim ... that homosexuality is forbidden by God, is poor biblical scholarship and a cultural bias read into the Bible. The Bible says nothing about "homosexuality" as an innate dimension of personality. Sexual orientation was not understood in biblical times. There are references in the Bible to same-gender sexual behavior, and all of them are undeniably negative. But what is condemned in these passages is the violence, idolatry and exploitation related to the behavior, not the same-gender nature of the behavior."

When it comes to "violence, idolatry and exploitation," should it matter one whit, the sexual orientation of the perpetrators? Yet in Romans chapter 1, in addition to condemning "violence, idolatry and exploitation," Paul describes same-gender sexuality as "dishonorable affections ... unnatural ... unseemly."

But even if a person is slightly confused with the meaning of Romans Chapter 1, and is not completely clear that Paul condemns "violence, idolatry and exploitation" apart from a condemnation of same-gender sexuality, the following Bible passage clarifies:

"Know ye not that the unrighteous shall
not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived:
neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate,
nor abusers of themselves with mankind ... shall inherit the kingdom of God."
~ 1 Corinthians 6:9

When particular Bible passages are understood within a broader context of all that the Bible says on this subject, it's clear that "violence, idolatry and exploitation" are condemned apart from separate condemnations of same-gender sexuality. Paul further clarifies what is meant by dishonorable, unnatural, and unseemly sexual behavior. By simply allowing the Bible to speak for itself, the sexual relations that displease God are defined:

"Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless
and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, ...
For whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for
menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons" (1 Timothy 1:9-10 KJV)

In Young's Literal Translation of the Bible, verse 10 reads:

" whoremongers, sodomites, men-stealers, liars, perjured persons" (1 Timothy 1:10 YLT)

Both the Darby Bible Translation and the Weymouth New Testament use the word "sodomites." Twelve other Bible Translations interpret the words "whoremongers" and "them that defile themselves with mankind," or "sodomites," this way:

"people who are sexually immoral, or who practice homosexuality" (New Living Translation)

"those involved in sexual immorality, for homosexuals" (International Standard Version)

"the sexually immoral, men who practice homosexuality" (English Standard Version)

"people involved in sexual sins, for homosexuals" (God's WORD Translation)

"For fornicators, for males who lie down with males" (Aramaic Bible)

"and immoral men and homosexuals" (New American Standard)

"for fornicators, for homosexuals"  (Jubilee Bible 2000)

"For fornicators, for homosexuals" (King James 2000 Bible)

"sexually immoral people, practicing homosexuals" (Net Bible)

"for the sexually immoral, for homosexuals" (World English Bible)

"for the sexually immoral and homosexuals" (Holman Christian Standard)

"sexually immoral people, men who practice homosexuality" (New World Translation)

"for the sexually immoral, for those practicing homosexuality"  (New International Version)

Advocates of same-gender sexuality and same-sex marriage may rationalize that all the previous Bible translations reflect a cultural bias; but this means that Almighty God was not able to influence any of these Bible Translators to express what He intended to say from the start, through the inspired prophets who wrote the original revelations. Later, we will read a broader context of Romans Chapter 1 to confirm what God intends to say.

If Jimmy Creech was correct in his Bible interpretation, then we should find other Bible passages that corroborate this conclusion: that Paul is just condemning "violence, idolatry and exploitation" and Paul is not condemning same-gender sexuality that is non-violent, non-idolatrous, and non-exploitative. As we read other Bible passages, instead of finding confirmation, we find the opposite to Creech's conclusions:

"And Jesus answered and said unto them, ...
But from the beginning of the creation God made them
male and female. For this cause shall a man leave his
father and mother,and cleave to his wife; And
they twain shall be one flesh: so then they
are no more twain, but one flesh. What
therefore God hath joined together,
let not man put asunder."
~ Mark 10:5-8
 
Adam and Eve First Man and Woman, Husband and Wife

While some people undoubtedly bring biased interpretations to Bible words, clearly Christ did not buckled to cultural bias when He declared that a man should "cleave to his wife" echoing the pattern of marital partnering established by God, from the beginning (Gen. 2:24-25).

Creech's "cultural bias" argument calls into question God's ability to communicate with and command His prophets to write Bible revelations according to His infinite wisdom and fore-knowledge. You see, even if "Sexual orientation was not understood in biblical times," still, God understood! So all Bible Believers must finally decide whether the Bible was written according to God's inspiration, or if it was written by uninspired men subject to "cultural bias." Peter testifies:

"For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake
as they were moved by the Holy Ghost." (2 Peter 1:21)

Because Jimmy Creech was marrying same-sex couples, the Methodist Church stripped him of his ministry; the Church determined that Creech was preaching and practicing contrary to Bible Teachings. With an understanding that God is omniscient, and that "the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God," (1 Cor. 3:19), consider Creech's continuing contentions:

"There was no word in Hebrew, Aramaic or Greek for 'homosexual' or 'homosexuality.' These words were invented near the end of the 19th century when psychoanalysts began to discover and understand sexuality as an essential part of the human personality in all of its diversity. Consequently, it cannot be claimed that the Bible says anything at all about it. The writers of the Bible had neither the understanding of it, nor the language for it."

Of course, the Bible does not use the 19th-century word "homosexual." Instead, the Bible describes sexual relations that displease God with these words:

"Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination. ... If a man
also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination" ... for women did exchange natural relations for that which is unnatural. And likewise also men,
leaving natural relations with women, burned in their lust one toward another;
men with men working that which is unseemly."

What does the biblical word "lie" mean? It refers to sexual relations, as does the biblical word "knew."

"And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain,
and said, I have gotten a man from the Lord." (Genesis 4:1)

You see, the 14th-century word "sex" in not required for the Bible to describe sexual intimacy. And just because the 19th-century word "homosexual" was not yet invented, this does not mean that people living in Bible times, especially inspired Bible prophets, could not find common words of their day to describe sexual relations between a man and a woman as well as find words to describe sexuality between a man and a man or a woman and a woman (as is done in Rom. 1:26-27).

In the face of plain Bible language, Jimmy Creech continues to rationalize:

"There is only one reference to sexual behavior between women, and that is in Romans 1:26. The context of this reference has to do with Gentiles rejecting the true God to pursue false gods; i.e., idolatry. And, the sexual behavior described is orgiastic, not that of a loving, mutual, caring, committed relationship. What is condemned is the worship of false gods."

By simply reading Romans Chapter 1, a person can see that Paul is condemning BOTH "the worship of false gods" AND is also condemning certain sexual behavior he calls "dishonorable affections ... unnatural ... unseemly." But don't take my word for it, let's read pertinent excerpts from Romans chapter 1, and let the Bible speak for itself:

"Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God, ... Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, ... And declared to be the Son of God with power, according to the spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead: By whom we have received grace and apostleship, ... For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth."
~ Rom. 1:1-5, 16

"Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, ... Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator."
~ Rom. 1:21-25

As Pastor Creech correctly points out, Romans Chapter 1 does indeed condemn "the worship of false gods." Here are the words of the Apostle Paul: "And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image. ... Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator."
~ Rom. 1:23-25

In addition to the condemnation of Idolatry, Romans 1st Chapter also condemns same-gender sexuality with these words:

"Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves: ... For this cause God gave them up unto dishonorable affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: And likewise the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly." (Rom. 1:26-27)

Pastor Creech contends that the descriptions of same-gender sexuality only apply to idol-worshipping Gentiles who have "rejected the true God to pursue false gods." But the words of the Bible do not explicitly say what Pastor Creech is saying. Further, why should it matter at all, how violent idol-worshippers express their sexuality? In other words, if these verses are primarily condemning "the worship of false gods" and condemning "violence, idolatry and exploitation," then why even mention same-gender sexuality at all?

Creech contends that the "unseemly" sexual behavior between "men with men," and the sexual relations between women and women, that goes "against nature," is exclusively "orgiastic" in nature. Creech concludes that kind and caring sexual intimacy between individuals of the same gender is acceptable in God's eyes.

But the Bible simply does NOT say what Pastor Creech is saying, and Creech is candid enough to honestly admit this:

"How do I view God's position on 'homosexuality?' I believe lesbian, gay and bisexual people to be a part of God's wondrous creation, created to be just who they are, and completely loved and treasured by God. I believe God does not intend for any one to be alone but to live in companionship. And I believe God expects healthy loving relationships to include sexual love. The Bible doesn't say this, of course. But neither does it deny it."

Pastor Creech wants to justify same-sex marriage and same-gender sexuality, so he rationalizes the plain language of the Bible. Nowhere in the Bible is there a teaching that that says: IF two people of the same gender sincerely love each other, it's acceptable to God for those sincere and loving same-sex couples to engage in sexual intimacy.

Of the ten thousand truths declared in the Bible, how did God manage to leave out the passages that explicitly approve of same-sex marriage, and approve of sexuality for gay or lesbian partners? How is it that Almighty God was not mighty enough to include Bible passages that explicitly approve of LGBT sexuality and same-sex marriage?

 

If Same-Gender Sexuality based in Agape-Love has God's Approval
Then is Opposite-Sex Fornication Morally Acceptable
As long as Partners Sincerely Love Each Other?

The Bible calls pre-marital sexual relations, "fornication." Here are Bible verses that denounce fornication:

"Know ye not that your bodies are the members of Christ? shall I then take the members of Christ, and make them the members of an harlot? God forbid. What? know ye not that he which is joined to an harlot is one body? for two, saith he, shall be one flesh. ... Flee fornication. ... he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body. What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own? For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body" (1 Cor. 6:15-20)

"Now concerning the things whereof ye wrote unto me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman. Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband. Let the husband render unto the wife due benevolence: and likewise also the wife unto the husband. The wife hath not power of her own body, but the husband: and likewise also the husband hath not power of his own body, but the wife." (1 Cor. 7:1-5)

The Bible has set the standard that "fornication" is unacceptable to God. From the beginning of the human family, God has declared that sexual relations are intended for "the man and his wife" (Gen. 2:24-25), and the first commandment God gave to Adam and Eve was to "multiply, and replenish the earth" (Gen. 1:28).

Curiously, Pastor Creech is using the same justification that opposite-sex couples use to excuse sexual relations before marriage, a.k.a., fornication.

If we apply the Jimmy-Creech interpretation of the Bible, then it logically follows that all sexual relations — to include fornication, adultery, and adult-child relations — are acceptable to God. In other words, as long as the sexual intimacy is not "orgiastic," but is tender, sincere, and happens within a "loving, mutual caring, committed relationship," then, under these conditions, all sexual orientations and expressions should be acceptable to God. So why does the Bible even bother to mention "the man and his wife" (Gen. 2:24-25), and exhort them to "be one flesh"?

Again, here's how Creech rationalizes around the words of the Bible:

"what is condemned in these passages is the violence, idolatry and exploitation related to the behavior, not the same-gender nature of the behavior."

So is "fornication" and "adultery" and "adult-child relations" only evil when sexual partners are involved in, or motived by, "violence, idolatry and exploitation"? Clearly the Bible does not explicitly declare this idea; nowhere in the Bible does it say that any form of sexuality is OK as long as it's "love making" and not "orgiastic" sex.

Then Creech declares his ultimate caveat: Creech contends that the Bible doesn't explicitly say that homosexual intimacy is acceptable to God, but then he adds "neither does the Bible deny it!"

Using Creech's rationalization, "neither does the Bible deny it!" . . . one could justify any behavior that the Bible does not explicitly ban. For example, the Bible does not directly forbid "menage a trois" so is that sexual expression, therefore, acceptable to God?

While the Bible does not explicitly denounce "menage a trois," it does forbid fornication, or sexual relations between two people who are not married. Should it matter if the unmarried sexual partners are same-sex or opposite-sex? No! All variations of premarital sexual relations are forbidden by the Bible. And this may be one reason why gay and lesbian partners, who strive to live a Christian life, lobby for the opportunity to be legally married.

Can new laws passed by mere mortals make moral, that which God declares immoral? Creech continues:

"Sexuality is a wonderful gift from God. It is more than genital behavior. It's the way we embody and express ourselves in the world. But we cannot love another person intimately without embodying that love, without using our bodies to love. And that does involve genital behavior. Sexual love is for the purpose of giving and receiving pleasure with our most intimate partner. It is a means of deepening and strengthening the intimate union that exists. This can only be healthy and good if our behavior is consistent with who we are and with whom we love, and when we are true to our own sexuality and orientation."

Creech teaches that we must be "true to our own sexuality and orientation" this is a curious conclusion indeed, in light of dozens of Bible verses that declare our primary aim is to be true to the Lord our God (Deut. 6:5; Joshua 22:5 & 24:15; Mark 12: 30). To his credit, Pastor Creech is honest enough to admit that the Bible doesn't actually teach what he is advocating:

Adam and Even in Garden of Eden by Kurt Van Wagner

"God expects healthy loving relationships to include sexual love. The Bible doesn't say this, of course. But neither does it deny it."

Truth is, in terms of same-gender sexuality, the Bible DOES "deny it" in plain language:

"For even though they knew God, they honored him not; therefore God allowed their lusts to control them, craving sexual impurity, dishonoring their own bodies between themselves: Changing the truth of God into a lie, and worshipping the creature more than the Creator. For this cause God gave them over to dishonorable affections; for women did exchange natural relations for that which is unnatural. And likewise also men, leaving natural relations with women, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly." (Romans 1:21-27)

The rationalizations of Jimmy Creech actually fulfill the Apostle Paul's prophecy: that some sinners would "worship the creature more than the Creator." How does Creech do this? By encouraging people to be true to their "own sexuality and orientation" the orientation of the Creature, instead of the orientation of the Creator. In stark contrast to what Creech teaches, consider Christ's "orientation."

"I seek not mine own will, but to do the will of the Father. For I came down from heaven,
not to do mine own will, but the will of Him that sent me. ... My meat is
to do His will and to finish His work."
(John 5:30; 4:34)

By following Creech's admonition to be "true to your own sexuality and orientation," there will be those who claim an "orientation" to enjoy sexual relations with partners who are already married. After all, how could such intimate relations be bad, if they are not "orgiastic" nor enjoyed by people engaged in "violence, idolatry and exploitation."

Would Jimmy Creech rationalize that "adultery" is OK, as long as consenting partners are not "orgiastic"and as long as extra-marital partners express tender and sincere sexuality? Heaven forbid!

There will be adults who have an "orientation" to wanting sexual relations with children, and these people may say, "I was born this way" and are simply being true to their sexual orientation! Thus, is adult-child sexual intimacy acceptable to God, as long as it's not "orgiastic," but is kind and sincere?

In the end, regardless of what orientations and inclinations a person may have, even from a very early age as if they were "born that way" God has set a divine standard for sexual relations and marriage in the Bible. Further, God has promised that those who believe in His Son, can be made new, and that "old things" shall pass away:

"Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is
a new creature: old things are passed away;
behold, all things are become new." (1 Cor. 5:17)

People must decide, once and for all, whether they believe the Bible to be the word of God; and they must decide whether the Son of God, Jesus Christ, can make us New Creatures, causing "old things to pass away" and "all things to become new" even to the point of giving a person a new sexual orientation, one that honors the divine standard set forth in the Bible.

A hundred years from now, when we pass to the spirit world, we will then
understand that God set His standard for male-female sexuality
precisely because He loves us; it is then we will clearly
understand that God's Way of Living offered the
optimum opportunity for eternal happiness.

God has called prophets and inspired them to make a record of His word and His way in the Bible, and according to His infinite wisdom, God has given His children free-will to choose His Way of Living while in this mortal life. Those who embrace His word and His way while in this life, will receive all that God has promised in holy scripture, to include becoming "heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ" (Rom. 8:17).

Matt Moody, Ph.D.
Social Psychologist

Article Updated: March 7, 2017

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