This isn't actually true either. My ex liked to sleep around often and we ended up divorcing. I am since remarried and my wife's mother is very religious so she asked if I could look into getting an annulment. I contacted a local church and inquired. Turns out for $500 up front, they would happily share with me the many (and I mean MANY) acceptable reasons for annulment. Living together prior to marriage? Have an annulment! Husband smacking the ever living crap out of his wife for the duration of a marriage? No annulment for you! Wife (or husband) sleeping with entire neighborhood? No annulment for you! My ex's mother and father got an annulment after 15 years of marriage and 3 kids. The funny thing is they filed for and received the annulment 20 years after they divorced. The grounds? The wife was "pressured by family to marry". As for me, the hypocrisy was far too much. I would have had to pay the $500 for the panel to hear my annulment case, and then I believe it was another $1000 if they granted the annulment.
i'm the youngest of 5 kids. 18yr marriage, parents divorced when i was 4. my dad wanted to get re-married 10 years later. my mom gets a call from the church and is told my dad is filing to annul the marriage and asked her to come in for an interview. at the interview, she was basically told there is nothing she could do to stop the annullment. no legit reasons were given (they didn't live together beforehand, no abuse, no adultery, etc. she was just told that the marriage didn't happen because they weren't both "there in spiriat and body" on the alter. basically complete b.s. so i'm a bastard child and will forever be jaded by the church. sometimes parent's should think about their kids before themselves.
Your right about that. There is a reason for that though but, noticed how everything changed after Christ. That's why they hated him. He told them they didn't understand what was written then and weren't following the spirit of the law.
But then there's good old Luke:
47 “The servant who knows the master’s will and does not get ready or does not do what the master wants will be beaten with many blows. 48 But the one who does not know and does things deserving punishment will be beaten with few blows. From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked.
Reading through this, the general vibe I get is that.
I am an idiot for reading and believing in the words of the Bible.
You are free to tell people how you feel about any given subject, however if you are in any way against something you find amoral or against God's word you are a moron and should keep your mouth shut.
You are a hero if you come out as gay, as that shows courage. You are a bigot and a terrible human being if you are anti gay in any way, or you stand up for your beliefs, which are pro-Christian.
It is offensive to say "I am not in favor of Gay Marriage", but it is not offensive to call yourself "Revis Christ"
People can't have it both ways if someone waves the "gay flag" everyone
cheers and applauds their courage and right to voice their choice. Well
don't be a hypocrite if I as a Christian stands up and voice my opinion.
Where's the "tolerance" for my view???
So then a Bi-sexual personal would have different gene's as well?? Many ancient Greeks had wives for procreation and boys for hot sex..
people are born with extra fingers, toes, tails, both sexual organs, one kidney, diabetic ect ect ect is it so far fetched that people are born with a chemical balance that makes them gay?
it wasn't much of a surprise when i grew up what kids were gay. since we were seven we always knew they gay. i can bet the same is true for most people on this board.
I grew up with a kid who father decided to disown him. he took ridicule from schoolmates and peers. well he fixed that problem by throwing himself in front of a train. he was a good kid with a good heart.
I think the craze over coming out is overblown. but in no way do i think being gay is just some choice you make like what color underwear should i put on today.
You really think that in todays age an openly gay athlete wouldn't be ridiculed by people in the stands? Really? Look at all the ghey comments here.
You really think there won't be some teammates who fear what they don't understand and have a hard time showering, rooming, dressing, etc with an outwardly gay athlete? I don't care what someone says with a mike and camera in their face.
The issue isn't how his life in other ways would change. It's not that simple
Exactly wait till Manti/ chargers comes to OAKland . We're going to have bring your fake girlfriend night.
Yeah, I am sure Demario hasn't had any premartial sex which is also forbidden in the bible. And I am sure you were a virgin when you got married.
Bible thumpers always pick and choose which portions of the bible they will follow.
Exactly. Christ doesn't even mention Homosexuality in any of the gospels. How many of these hypocrites have worked on the sabbath or grown different crops side by side. Both punishable by death in the old testament. How many have brought a disobedient child before their village to be stoned as commanded in the bible. What they do is pick and choose whatever suits them and supports their own narrow minded bigotry .
I could care less if a player is Gay,straight or bangs sheep as long as he plays well on the field.. I don't think being gay is a sin but then I'm not exactly a religious zealot.. I believe in making drugs and prostitution legal and I'm a conservative Libertarian.. If being gay which has been around for thousands of years is ground breaking lets give the sheep bangers some love as well..
Now, now, I didn't say being homosexual was ground-breaking. I did say that is appears to be ground-breaking the acknowledge it in professional sports. The fact that it's been around from the commencement of mankind makes it pretty sad that we have to pretend otherwise. But the science behind male homosexuality as a biological issue is a lot more robust. Hard to see a biological imperative as a sin, but the Bible, despite its supposed authority/inspiration from God is a primitive piece of trash as science. Seems God don't care none for facts, or at least is rather undeducated on that front. Strange for an omniscient, omnipotent being, but there it is.