There is always a tipping point in a battle between two opposing forces, when one side will generate sufficient momentum and advantage to completely overcome and obliterate their opponent. That day has come for Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual and Transgendered (GLBT) lobbyists to make the final advance to completely crush Christians and put them into exile in British, correction, UK society.
The UK’s three main political parties (Conservatives, Labour and Liberal Democrats), especially their current leaders, have been completely won over to the GLBT lobbyist definition of ‘equality’, and are now supporting the spearheading by Lynne Featherstone (Liberal Democrat equality minister) of the “outline firm plans to lift the current ban on civil partnerships being conducted in places of worship.” (The Telegraph, 12 February 2011)
This proposed legislation, which in spite of the lip service to the intended consultative process, is, as they say in sales, “a done deal”. We know what happened during the consultation process prior to the introduction of the Sexual Orientation Regulations of 2007. Even though there was huge opposition from Christians and others of the negative implications of the proposed legislation, which we have seen come to pass like a script from a play, it was passed through Parliament with minimal opposition. The same will happen again, but this time the opposition in Parliament will be even smaller, if there is any at all, because of the abnormally high number of homosexuals in parliament.
The ground work has already been done by the former Lord Ali, a gay Labour peer, in Labour’s Equality Act, “paving the way for civil partnerships to be held in places of worship if religious groups permitted this.” (The Telegraph, 12 February 2011)
Allegedly, according to a government spokesman for the government equalities office, this “will not force any religious group to do anything that is not compatible with their faith” (The Telegraph, 12 February 2011). What complete rubbish and a lie!
How can legislation equalise civil partnership and marriage and then allow discrimination in a religious building? Nonsense! This would be denial of a service to GLBT people, which is not allowed under current legislation!
Pink News are more transparent in their reporting of the intention “The government is expected to announce full marriage equality for gays and lesbians under reforms to marriage laws to be announced later this week. The reported move will end the final major legal discrimination against gays and lesbians in Britain.” (13 February 2011). They should know. You can’t state the motivation for the new legislation more explicitly than that.
Once this legislation is passed, GLBT’s will engage in a largely unnecessary (as the battle will be won) mopping up exercise of resistance through creating legal test cases, as they are doing with the existing equality legislation. But it won’t stop there.
Positive discrimination has already been legitimised from April 2011 (don’t let the politician’s spin deceive you) by Lynne Featherstone, the Equalities minister. This will enable employers to employ a person from an underrepresented group (read GLBT) from amongst candidates of equal standing - forget the rouse about equality for women. So a homosexual and a heterosexual person with the same ‘qualities’ apply for a job in a Civil Service department, then if it is considered that GLBT’s are under represented a “discrimination on the grounds of ‘group identity’” is permissible. (The Telegraph, 2 December 2010)… even though they are OVER represented in parliament, as supposedly only 1% of the population is homosexual! This legislation will obviously be used against Christians, as another cosh to make it more difficult for them to obtain employment or run their businesses as they see fit.
So what are the implications for Christians and what is the correct response to the final assault on our liberties and freedoms? Here are BTM’s proposals:
1 True Christians (wheat) must separate themselves from false Christians (tares).
Homosexuality proper is sodomy. But it has many sub-types – all being perversions of normal sex. It is an abomination before God and hated by God. It is gross sinful behaviour and cannot be supported or tolerated in any way by Christians.
Any person who professes to be a Christian and thinks homosexuality is not sin or is in any way acceptable behaviour for a professing Christian should be shunned and treated as an unbeliever.
The rejection of homosexual practice is a polarising issue for Christians to show their belief and adherence to the teaching of the Bible. Christians are commanded by God to reject homosexuality.
Saying that I believe Jesus is the Christ is not enough; because Satan and his devils say that. Homosexuality is a gross sin, so how can a Christian tolerate it? If you believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, the God of Abraham and Isaac, then you are called to demonstrate your faith through obedience and righteousness to the teachings of the Bible. Repent and stop siding with Satan and his rejection of God’s authority.
2 Homosexual partnerships can never be the equivalent of marriage.
Homosexual behaviour is unnatural, sterile and is at the extreme end of sinful licentiousness. This is evident in the continuous assault on Christian doctrine, practicing Christians and the relentless pushing for greater and greater sexual freedom, including paedophilia and all perverse activities.
3 Homosexuality should be ‘out of law’ in society.
Shock, horror! How can a Christian say that? The Bible rejects homosexuality with the same level of intensity as it rejects idolatry, as an evil to be purged from society. GLBTs want to outlaw Christianity and the practice of the faith in society – put Christianity into the closet. Therefore, BTM equally rejects homosexuality.
And Asa did [that which was] right in the eyes of the LORD, as [did] David his father.
And he took away the sodomites out of the land, and removed all the idols that his fathers had made. (1 Kings 15:11-12)
"Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it [is] abomination." Leviticus 18:22
Homosexuality needs to be banished from society not put back in the closet. This should start with the repealing of all pro-GLBT 'equality' legislation, which is being used to trump the historical rights of Christians to manifest their religion in business, work, education and places of worship and to abolish traditional family values which have served society well for millenia.
Idolatry is purged from society by the preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the commandment by God to all men to repent and believe on the Lord Jesus Christ.
Homosexuality is purged from society by the total and absolute opposition to its behaviour, visibility and practice in society. GLBT as group ‘behaviour’, because that is all it is, should be completely removed from the scope of equality legislation. There should be no rights for unnatural and sinful behaviour. Homosexuality is repugnant unnatural behaviour not a genetic trait.
"Much as I would love to go along with the fashionable "born gay" consensus (it would be very politically convenient), I can't. The evidence does not support the idea that sexuality is a fixed biological given."(Peter Tatchell (co-founder of Stonewall), 28 June 2006)
4 Christians must repent of their lack of faith and righteousness and practice righteous and clean living before the Lord their God.
The start of any spiritual victory is when Christians truly repent. We can all confess that we are sinners, but we now actively need to:
- repent and cleanse our life of sin and any unrighteousness;
- surrender our life (heart, soul, mind and body) completely to the will of God;
- obey the teachings of the Bible and the guidance of the Holy Spirit;
- refuse to obey laws that go against God and His laws.
Only then can we claim in faith the promises of God to defeat and crush our enemy to dust (Psalm 18: 42).
“...Fear not: for they that [be] with us [are] more than they that [be] with them.” (2 Kings 6:16)
“If thou canst believe, all things [are] possible to him that believeth.” (Mark 9:23)
© 14 February 2011