Sexual Freedom and the War on Bible Morality

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Sexual Freedom and the War on Bible Morality

Sexual Freedom and the War on Bible Morality

A UK judge rules against Ashers Bakery on refusal to bake a cake promoting gay marriage.

During the week of May 23rd 2015 a UK judge ruled that a Christian-run bakery discriminated against a gay customer by refusing to make a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan.  Ashers Baking Company, based in County Antrim, was taken to court by gay rights activist Gareth Lee.

We read in Isaiah 5:20-21

“Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!

And the Bible teaches that sexual immorality (whether fornication, adultery or homosexuality) is wrong; and rightly so, for the consequence of such behaviour is family breakdown with all its social ills; with children and the innocent party being the first to suffer.  And in the UK alone, hundreds of thousands of sexually transmitted infections occur each year – unnecessary cases which can ruin lives, including those not immediately responsible, such as the spouses of the unfaithful, unborn children and even the thousands of haemophiliacs who perished due to contaminated blood products, produced in the 1980s.

Asher Bakers

And yet modern western society is so obsessed with sex and with sexual freedom, that it is treated as a “right” and as a necessity of life, like having food to eat.  The freedom to fulfil one’s lusts outweighs all its evils and certainly is more important than allowing a poor and principled baker to make an honest living.

And it is a fundamental as that.  The Equality Commission were reported as suggesting that Ashers should close down if unwilling to conform.   Guesthouse owners have already been driven out of business, and out of home, by similar judgements – and employees in many fields, already have to choose between signing ethics policies, which are contrary to biblical teachings, and losing their jobs.

In politics, it is said, extreme right meets left – as a comparison of Stalin & Hitler soon demonstrates.  Likewise laws, in western countries, have become so permissive and so against discrimination, that they have become authoritarian and discriminatory.  In their rush to protect sexual freedom, they have become like the Catholic Church in the Middle Ages, who caused…

“…all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: 17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark…” (Revelations 13:16-17)

“Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!” (Isaiah 5:20-21)

And God will judge the world and its wickedness in His own good time.  It is not for Bible believers to take the law into their own hands, for God says “vengeance is mine, I will repay”.  And until then believers have to be willing to “suffer for righteousness sake” – and that may mean the loss of employment and income.

Incidentally, the conclusion of the of the Ashers Bakery case coincided with the showing, at the Cannes Film Festival, of the film “Carol” a “coming of age lesbian drama”.  Apparently, “this sensuous and deeply felt love story is already a hot contender…” for an Oscar.

This is a corrupt and corrupting society as it was in Noah and Lot's days

This is a corrupt and corrupting society, where journalist, judge and film maker combine to raise sexual freedoms to the top of a hierarchy of “rights”.  And together, they are not judging a bakery; they are judging God.

“Why Ashers?” the bakery’s website asks.  Its answer is that “contrary to popular opinion we are not called Mr & Mrs Asher. Our name comes from the Bible. Asher was a tribe of Israel who had many skilled bakers and created bread fit for a king.” (Genesis 49v20)

How long, we wonder, would it be before these “…that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight” would ban the Bible altogether?  We pray that, God willing, such a time never comes, and instead the time will first come when God will

“…set [his]king upon [his]holy hill of Zion.”

…for then he will

“…break them with a rod of iron; [and] shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel. 10 Be wise now therefore, O ye kings: be instructed, ye judges of the earth. 11 Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling.” (Psalm 2:6, 9-11)

The immorality we see in the world today is another great sign of the times in which we live and of the soon return of the Lord Jesus Christ.

This is what we read in the Bible:

“26 And as it was in the days of Noe (Noah), so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man. 27 They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all. 28 Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded; 29 But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all. 30 Even thus shall it be in the day when the Son of man is revealed.”  (Luke 17:26-30)

In both Noah’s days and Lot’s days immorality was widespread, the days of Noah were characterized with these words:

“And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.  6 And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart. 7 And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth; both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that I have made them.”  (Genesis 6:5-7)

And the days of Lot are characterized like this:

“But before they lay down, the men of the city, even the men of Sodom, compassed the house round, both old and young, all the people from every quarter: 5 And they called unto Lot, and said unto him, Where are the men which came in to thee this night? bring them out unto us, that we may know (Hebrew here has the meaning of ‘have sex with’) them.”  (Genesis 19:4-5)

In both cases the evil of mankind was so great that God destroy all of them and spared only the family of Noah and Lot.

The days in which we live today have become the same as the days of Noah and Lot just has Jesus prophesied. 

The righteous pray for Christ’s return to set right all that is wrong in this world.

“.....even so come Lord Jesus”

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