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help me please

i feel attracted to male persons so i think i am homo sexual?

-- jerry (doofykorn@hotmail.com), December 23, 2004


I've been tempted to steal, but that doesn't make me a thief.

-- Luke Juarez (hubertdorm@yahoo.com), December 26, 2004.

It isn't encouraging to know that you cannot be tempted with anything you do not desire. I mean that Satan tries to intice you by presenting that which you lust for. The "gift" does not have to be evil in itself, but being from Satan, in a manner unpleasing to the Lord makes it wicked.

-- Luke Juarez (hubertdorm@yahoo.com), December 26, 2004.

But, we are not categorized according to our weaknesses, but according to our position. If we are away from God, our sin, no matter what the problem, leaves us condemned. But if we belong to Jesus, though we will never be perfected in this body, we are free from the power of sin. Don't think this means you will not be tempted. You will certainly be! The freedom in Christ is that when temptation comes along, you can say, "No!" and you say this in the power of the Spirit. If the temptation becomes so strong you think you're going to give in, run away! Flee from the situation. If it's a mental anguish, set your mind on something else. Do whatever it takes to stay away from sin. The power of the Spirit will enable you to carry out your desire to follow God. This is called walking in the Spirit.

-- Luke Juarez (hubertdorm@yahoo.com), December 26, 2004.

Don't think you are a homosexual. Decide what you want to be. On this board we've discussed the science of this sin, whether individuals are born as or with a predisposition towards homosexual behavior. I do not believe men nor women are born so, but I do believe that living environments and experiences can confuse a child to such a state.

The point is that whether you are a homosexual or not is based soley upon your choice. If you do not want to be homosexual, which I hope you do not want to be, and the Lord Christ Jesus certainly does not want you to be, then make the firm decision to not let Satan bind you.

And Pray! Pray! Pray! Pray! Keep your mind focused on God and godly mercies every moment. You WILL be tempted over and over again with the lust of Satan. But if you hold fast to the strength and love of the Spirit of God, you are an overcomer and will conquer the devil's power.

-- Luke Juarez (hubertdorm@yahoo.com), December 26, 2004.

Do not let anyone deceive you Jerry, telling lies about this sin. It is a sin, and it didn't stop being one after the "New Testament times" and it didn't stop after the legislation allowed it. I don't want to throw fire and brimestone at you, that's not my style. I just want you to be equiped with the passages to affirm that God is against homosexuality:

1 Corinthians 5:9-11 I have written you in my letter not to associate with sexually immoral people– not at all meaning the people of this world who are immoral, or the greedy and swindlers, or idolaters. In that case you would have to leave this world. But now I am writing you that you must not associate with anyone who calls himself a brother but is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or a slanderer, a drunkard or a swindler. With such a man do not even eat. 1 Corinthians 6:9-10 Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor male prostitutes nor homosexual offenders nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.

Revelation 21:8 But the cowardly, the unbelieving, the vile, the murderers, the sexually immoral, those who practice magic arts, the idolaters and all liars–their place will be in the fiery lake of burning sulfur. This is the second death.

-- Luke Juarez (hubertdorm@yahoo.com), December 26, 2004.

Luke, Jerry is a troll off the Cahtlci Board who ppsted the same thing, and other derogitives over there. I harldy think hes serious...

-- ZAROVE (ZAROFF3@JUNO.COM), December 26, 2004.

Doesn't matter. He's not the only one who will click this thread.

-- Luke Juarez (hubertdorm@yahoo.com), December 26, 2004.

u are not homosexual. u may be attracted to them but think yourself as a child of christ. there are many "gay" people in the world that is protestant, christian, catholic, things like that. in the bible it does say that u should not lie in bed with the same gender. it doesn't say it like what i said up there but it was something like not lying with each other as a man would lie with a woman so you shall not lie with another man if you are man. same to the other gender.

-- JoeKP (joekinplaya@orangeday.net), January 06, 2005.

Is this poster the same poster who has a masterbation addiction?

I think we have a troll.

-- (faith01@myway.com), January 06, 2005.

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