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cynatnite Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-16-06 01:21 AM
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39. Ask the person if they own any slaves...
When they say no, ask them why.

When they say because it's wrong...

explain that in the bible slavery is accepted.

If society can evolve to the point of outlawing slavery, why can't society evolve to accept homosexuality?
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  -Help: Gay People Jack_Dawson  Apr-15-06 03:34 PM   #0 
  - The First Stone thing  Pigwidgeon   Apr-15-06 03:35 PM   #1 
  - Ah, but the "first stone" defense implies homosexuality is a sin.  marbuc   Apr-15-06 03:41 PM   #7 
  - I don't think it matters  Pigwidgeon   Apr-15-06 04:27 PM   #28 
  - yep, that's the one.  Jigarotta   Apr-15-06 03:42 PM   #9 
  - Ask her if she thinks if divorced people should be banned from remarrying  ruggerson   Apr-15-06 03:39 PM   #2 
  - I like that one...  Jack_Dawson   Apr-15-06 03:40 PM   #5 
  - Cause they are kooky  MuseRider   Apr-15-06 03:42 PM   #11 
  - They are not merely kooky. They are criminally insane.  BrklynLiberal   Apr-15-06 04:11 PM   #26 
  - I think you answered your own question  marbuc   Apr-15-06 03:43 PM   #13 
  - Actually, Jesus said divorce and remarry was adultery, which is one  BR_Parkway   Apr-15-06 04:12 PM   #27 
  - You can tell them that the New Testament clearly  liberalhistorian   Apr-15-06 03:40 PM   #3 
  - So true, so very true.  Klukie   Apr-16-06 09:29 AM   #57 
  - great reply. here's what I use  land of the free   Apr-16-06 09:56 PM   #66 
  - It's not scripture, but I can tell you that Jesus never uttered a word  converted_democrat   Apr-15-06 03:40 PM   #4 
  - Yup.  Hissyspit   Apr-16-06 01:41 AM   #41 
  - Judge not lest ye be judged  Warpy   Apr-15-06 03:41 PM   #6 
  - Just ask them these ten questions:  ocelot   Apr-15-06 03:41 PM   #8 
  - OMG are those for real?  Jack_Dawson   Apr-15-06 03:44 PM   #14 
  - On the merits of this post  marbuc   Apr-15-06 03:50 PM   #16 
     - Not original -- I found it someplace, don't remember where, kept it  ocelot   Apr-15-06 03:55 PM   #19 
        - It is directly from President Bartlett in a scene in the 2nd or 3rd  greyhound1966   Apr-15-06 04:58 PM   #31 
           - Yes it was, and right after he told her that everyone stands when  RGBolen   Apr-16-06 01:24 AM   #40 
  - I would say  ayeshahaqqiqa   Apr-15-06 03:42 PM   #10 
  - Did you ask her HOW she felt about her  serryjw   Apr-15-06 03:43 PM   #12 
  - Well, I think some people deserve a life without love  marbuc   Apr-15-06 04:07 PM   #24 
     - Dicky Cheney does LOVE  serryjw   Apr-15-06 04:49 PM   #30 
        - Which explains his inability to be an advocate for gay rights.  Olney Blue   Apr-16-06 11:39 AM   #61 
  - Tell her to eat shit - it's BIBLICAL!  Ezlivin   Apr-15-06 03:44 PM   #15 
  - "Fresh, hot, biblical shit cakes" - lol n/t  ruggerson   Apr-15-06 03:54 PM   #18 
     - Yeah, I'm so stealing it! (for what, I'm not quite sure yet!) Thanks ez!!  nickyt   Apr-15-06 03:59 PM   #22 
  - Luke 16:18 Mark 10:2-12 John 8:7  kansasblue   Apr-15-06 03:52 PM   #17 
  - FIRST: Sin is sin, and god sees no diffrence in them.  Ioo   Apr-16-06 09:15 AM   #53 
  - Just use the New Testament.  William769   Apr-15-06 03:56 PM   #20 
  - Agreed.. Christ is in the new testament.  kansasblue   Apr-15-06 04:01 PM   #23 
     - Be careful, though, Paul's letters are in the NT as well.  Lerkfish   Apr-16-06 08:59 AM   #51 
  - Here's a portion of the statement of my faith community  Ms. Toad   Apr-15-06 03:58 PM   #21 
  - Is there some significance to "all these black folks" in the Bahamas?  marmar   Apr-15-06 04:10 PM   #25 
  - gays in the Bible  rickrok66   Apr-15-06 04:37 PM   #29 
  - I was wondering the same thing  Truth Hurts A Lot   Apr-16-06 09:20 AM   #54 
     - Just painting a picture...  Jack_Dawson   Apr-16-06 10:31 AM   #58 
  - One of my favorite responses to anti-gay Christians ...  kweerwolf   Apr-15-06 06:33 PM   #32 
  - I didn't know Reggie White had recanted  marbuc   Apr-16-06 01:16 AM   #37 
  - Here's a link to an MSNBC story about Reggie's later years ...  kweerwolf   Apr-16-06 09:11 AM   #52 
  - Sadly, Reverend Coffin passed away very recently:  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-16-06 07:36 AM   #48 
  - "Love one another"  SmokingJacket   Apr-15-06 06:44 PM   #33 
  - Hon, when she pulls that Leviticus crap on you . . .  kevinbgoode   Apr-15-06 07:45 PM   #34 
  - Oops...I almost forgot my favorite  kevinbgoode   Apr-15-06 07:46 PM   #35 
  - fighting scripture with scripture?  Bill McBlueState   Apr-15-06 08:11 PM   #36 
  - just ask one question: What did Jesus have to say about homosexuality? . .  OneBlueSky   Apr-16-06 01:19 AM   #38 
  - Ask the person if they own any slaves...  cynatnite   Apr-16-06 01:21 AM   #39 
  - First off,  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Apr-16-06 02:46 AM   #42 
  - I'm actually fascinated why you decided to ask her  cboy4   Apr-16-06 03:11 AM   #43 
  - I knew I wasn't into her...  Jack_Dawson   Apr-16-06 10:35 AM   #59 
     - LOL!  cboy4   Apr-16-06 11:24 AM   #60 
  - I'm not gay, but I'll tell you one thing;  impeachdubya   Apr-16-06 03:14 AM   #44 
  - ask how the person can worship a god who is a rapist  ima_sinnic   Apr-16-06 03:20 AM   #45 
  - Consent was given  hedgehog   Apr-16-06 10:00 PM   #67 
     - oh, please summarize  ima_sinnic   Apr-17-06 05:28 AM   #72 
        - I don't think so  hedgehog   Apr-17-06 07:26 PM   #73 
  - There was an open letter to Dr. Laura about gays and the Bible. Here it is  BigBearJohn   Apr-16-06 04:30 AM   #46 
  - The law of love transcends all else.  undeterred   Apr-16-06 07:31 AM   #47 
  - Chances are she's quoting St. Paul.  knitter4democracy   Apr-16-06 07:43 AM   #49 
  - there are very few scriptures relating to homosexuality in the new testame  Lerkfish   Apr-16-06 08:57 AM   #50 
  - Good list of Pro-Gay Bible and Shut-up scripture  Ioo   Apr-16-06 09:23 AM   #55 
  - Awesome.  Jack_Dawson   Apr-16-06 08:07 PM   #62 
  - Superb! I sent this out to all my Christian friends. Thanks!  BigBearJohn   Apr-16-06 08:17 PM   #63 
  - "Despite the Christian preaching of love for all,....  PaulHo   Apr-16-06 09:25 AM   #56 
  - Jesus Spoke about Gay People = ZERO times...  UDenver20   Apr-16-06 09:22 PM   #64 
  - Thank you, Friend  Jack_Dawson   Apr-16-06 09:44 PM   #65 
  - I think Paul's mention of homosexuality also referred to  hedgehog   Apr-16-06 10:04 PM   #68 
     - If Jesus didn't have more to teach us, why did he send the  hedgehog   Apr-16-06 10:09 PM   #70 
  - Ask her what she thinks of the life of Jesus of Nazareth  FredScuttle   Apr-16-06 10:04 PM   #69 
  - if they believe the old testament, but not the teachings of jesus  mopinko   Apr-16-06 11:27 PM   #71 
 

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