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5 comments | Monday, May 14, 2007





In light of the recent discussions about pornography and promiscuity I feel very pressed to weigh in on the discussion from a spiritual perspective. For the LGBT community there is great skepticism about the relevance of the Bible and its teaching on sex and sexuality. This debate is destroying individuals, families, local churches, and national denominations. Putting the debate aside I want to ask if there is relevant instruction for people about how we govern our bodies?

What does God say to the believer about our body and our relationship with Him? Ask yourself. Is my sexual expression a reflection of the plan and purpose of God for life? When God sees what I do privately is He pleased?

1 Corinthian 6:15 tells us that our bodies are members of Christ. Verses 19 and 20 go a little further and say “Know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you and which ye have from God, and that ye are not your own? For ye are bought with a price. Therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God's.

I want to encourage everyone who is reading this post. Your sexual desire does not have to be control force in your life. You do not have to allow the counterfeit images of pornography to be your dream and your fantasy. Promiscuity does not have to be your identity. The purpose of God for all of our lives goes far beyond sex. I speak to every gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans-gendered person reading this blog. I know messages of guilt and condemnation are what you have heard most often. But I say to you today that God wants to express Himself through you. He loves you and has a plan for your life. I know you have been hurt. I know you have been kicked. But the love of God is greater than every gay-basher. Look past every obstacle and see your savior, paying the price for you. I heard a preacher say, “Jesus was hung-up for my hang-ups.” Paul said it best in Galatians 2:20. “I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.”


In the words of Jesus, our savior, as He hang dying on the Cross, IT IS FINISHED.

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5 Comments:

<$BlogCommentAuthor$> said...

Oh Albert,

Where do I begin?

Albert said, "Is my sexual expression a reflection of the plan and purpose of God for life?"

Captain's response- How can we validate that we are a true reflection of what He wills for us to be? Is it up to my own understanding? Should I ask my Pastor?

When God sees what I do privately is He pleased?

I like this question! Should God be pleased that we are having "fun" and being "happy" with what WE do? Many people say "living life authentically" equals do as you please and what you want to do, but is that truly "authentic"?

May 14, 2007 10:00 PM

 
<$BlogCommentAuthor$> said...

@Captain: when God reads your homophobic bullshit.. is he pleased with what he reads?

May 14, 2007 10:52 PM

 
<$BlogCommentAuthor$> said...

Captain,

My only answer to your on going need to vilify and condemn people is the following passage of scripture. If you have any questions about this, you will have to ask God because I have nothing else to say.

John 8:1-11

1Jesus went unto the mount of Olives.

2And early in the morning he came again into the temple, and all the people came unto him; and he sat down, and taught them.

3And the scribes and Pharisees brought unto him a woman taken in adultery; and when they had set her in the midst,

4They say unto him, Master, this woman was taken in adultery, in the very act.

5Now Moses in the law commanded us, that such should be stoned: but what sayest thou?

6This they said, tempting him, that they might have to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down, and with his finger wrote on the ground, as though he heard them not.

7So when they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.

8And again he stooped down, and wrote on the ground.

9And they which heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one, beginning at the eldest, even unto the last: and Jesus was left alone, and the woman standing in the midst.

10When Jesus had lifted up himself, and saw none but the woman, he said unto her, Woman, where are those thine accusers? hath no man condemned thee?

11She said, No man, Lord. And Jesus said unto her, Neither do I condemn thee: go, and sin no more.

May 15, 2007 7:40 PM

 
<$BlogCommentAuthor$> said...

Very good selection. Now, let me ask, why do you think Jesus told her, "GO, AND SIN NO MORE?"

May 15, 2007 9:49 PM

 
<$BlogCommentAuthor$> said...

You continually deliver the Word of God in a non-opinionated, straight forward way. I love it. The scriptures you used in this commentary are some of the same ones I use when individuals want to "accuse" me or "test" me on my faith and how I deal with my sexual experiences.

Bro. Albert, you are definitely a blessing, particularly on these blogs where it seems like the majority of the people are so bitter at "Christians" and the Church that did them wrong. Many are so quick to go off and put in their two cents when attacking Christians who "demonize" the homosexual community. But when the Word is spoken and delivered with truth and power, no one has anything to say. I appreciate you as my brother in Christ and for you allowing yourself to be used by Him.

@Captain?...Why do YOU think Jesus told her to GO and Sin no More? You are always trying to debate the Word and stir up mess.
-keith-

May 16, 2007 12:34 AM

 

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