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God bless Israel. The US and Russia are on their own.

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Submitted by Michael S (United States), Aug 7, 2015 at 16:39

Hi, Debanjan. It's good to hear from you again. You said,

Since Russia and Iran do oppose and punish homosexuality , does it not mean that conservative Christians such as you should support these countries more than the likes of Israel who support , and promote homosexuality thereby opposing the word of the God... Just answer me this.

Am I a "Conservative Christian"? I don't know; I'm just who I am.

Here's how I look at the homosexual issue. God says the practice is wrong, without a doubt. On the other hand, that doesn't mean Christians should attack homosexuals or deny them rights. Remember that for over 200 years, the early Christians lived, following the teachings of Jesus, in a world teeming with homosexuals, adulterers, idolaters and other ... characters; and they didn't lift a hand against them. Neither did Jesus start some sort of crusade against them while he was alive.

My policy concerning homosexuals, then, is that I don't support them, and I don't oppose them. By business is to try to follow Jesus in my day-to-day life, and to work to help others come to a knowledge of God (as much as He gives me grace).

Many influential people in the West are trying to twist the words of the Bible, and proclaim that homosexuality is good. They are deluded and evil people, and I oppose their teaching. Putin says the practice is bad; and in this, I agree with him. The "Calif" of ISIS also is against it. I don't oppose them on this point; but I do oppose their bloody, barbaric ways that I believe are far more abhorrent to God than homosexuality.

There are so many opposing camps in the world today, all opposing one another. I don't support any of them, except Israel. Those who bless Israel will be blessed, and those who curse her will be cursed. God doesn't make this promise, concerning any other nation.

Shalom shalom :-)

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