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Romans 15:9 "For this reason I will confess to You among the Gentiles, and sing to Your name."
“After same-sex couple victory in Collegedale, church ousts gay detective's family”August 21, 2013
Keep up the great work being a Scumbag Church Shameful to discard a family for supporting their daughter Christ would never have done what you did. Shame on you; you're nothing more than bigots wrapped in Christ's name. Hoping the church burns in hell What a bunch of bigots and hypocrites What a group of horrible people your "church" is..…. this church should be shut down
MORAL: of or relating to principles of right and wrong in behavior
Genesis 2:9 And out of the ground the LORD God made every tree grow that is pleasant to the sight and good for food. The tree of life was also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.
Satan’s Powerful Deception Genesis 3:1-5 “What is wrong is right” “Who is good is evil” Satan wanted the power of morality
Man’s Right and Wrong Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; Who put darkness for light, and light for darkness; Who put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, And prudent in their own sight Isaiah 5:20-21 How does the world reverse morality?
The World Makes Morality By emotions There is a way which seems right to a man, but its end is the way of death." Proverbs 14:12
The World Makes Morality By emotions "The heart is deceitful above all things, And desperately wicked; Who can know it? Jeremiah 17:9
The World Makes Morality By emotions "He who trusts in his own heart is a fool..." Proverbs 28:26
The World Makes Morality By their conscience Speaking lies in hypocrisy, having their own conscience seared with a hot iron, 1 Timothy 4:2
The World Makes Morality By their conscience "I am indeed a Jew, ……taught according to the strictness of our fathers' law, and was zealous toward God as you all are today. I persecuted this Way to the death,…..” Acts 22:3-4
The World Makes Morality By their reasoning "O LORD, I know the way of man is not in himself; It is not in man who walks to direct his own steps." Jeremiah 10:23 "They will put you out of the synagogues; yes, the time is coming that whoever kills you will think that he offers God service.” John 16:2
The World Makes Morality By their spiritual leaders "Do not listen to the words of the prophets who prophesy to you. They make you worthless; They speak a vision of their own heart, Not from the mouth of the LORD. Jeremiah 23:16
The World Makes Morality By their peers For He tore Israel from the house of David, and they made Jeroboam the son of Nebat king. Then Jeroboam drove Israel from following the LORD, and made them commit a great sin. 2 Kings 17:21
Majority Morality All religions are the same (Equivalency) Right for you may not be right for me (Relativism) Time changes what is right or wrong (Situation Ethics)
Dealing With “Majority Morality” There is an obvious fault in “majority morality” There is an obvious need for “absolute morality” The issue of morality is the evidence of a God!
Divine Morality: Universal What is right for you is right for me "Truly, these times of ignorance God overlooked, but now commands all men everywhere to repent” Acts 17:30
Divine Morality: Universal What is right for you is right for me What is right then is right now Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever. Hebrews 13:8
Applications of Divine Morality The charge of the church: These things command and teach. 1 Timothy 4:11
Applications of Divine Morality Command and teach: View of Human Life View of Human Marriage and Sexuality View of Human Relationships
Hearing the Word of God Romans 10:17 Believing the Divinity of God Mark 16:16 Confession of Jesus Christ Romans 10:9 Repentance of Immorality Acts 2:38 Baptism to Change Morality Acts 22:16