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I actually know people who would not vote for mayor Pete because he is a homosexual, but consider these facts:
Adultery is one of the most frequently and severely condemned sins in the Bible. Adultery is mentioned 52 times, including in the Ten Commandments, all four Gospels, and ten other books of the Bible.
Only the sins of idolatry, self-righteousness and murder are mentioned more often.
You shall not commit adultery. (NIV, Exodus 20:14)
But a man who commits adultery lacks judgment; whoever does so destroys himself. (NIV, Proverbs 6:32)
For out of the heart come evil intentions, murder, adultery, fornication, theft, false witness, slander. These are what defile a person, but to eat with unwashed hands does not defile.” (NRSV, Matthew 15:19–20)
And a certain ruler questioned Him, saying, "Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?" And Jesus said to him, "Why do you call Me good? No one is good except God alone. You know the commandments, 'Do not commit adultery, do not murder, do not steal, do not bear false witness, honor your father and mother.'" (NAS, Luke 18:18-20)
Let marriage be held in honor by all, and let the marriage bed be kept undefiled; for God will judge fornicators and adulterers. (NRSV, Hebrews 13:4
Given the fierce rhetoric Christians often employ when talking about homosexuality, there are really only seven passages in the Bible that refer directly to homosexual behavior, and none of them are associated with Jesus. Compare that to the more than 250 verses on the proper use of wealth or more than 300 on our responsibility to care for the poor and work for justice, and you appreciate quickly that homosexuality was not exactly a major theme of the Bible.
One of our card playing friends (when we were still able to play cards) gave he opinion that Trump was the most Biblical president that we have ever had - which, of course, is nonsense.
Yet, millions of so-called Christians voted for a man who was, and is, a serial adulterer. The same group is all in favor of cutting food stamp benefits, and other programs that help the least fortunate among us.
Although Trump probably never murdered anyone, it's obvious by now that his incompetence caused thousands of unnecessary deaths.
As Garry Trudeau pointed out yesterday, Trump is utterly unconcerned about the people who died from COVID:
Self righteous? That's Trump - in spades.
Remember when the Egyptians worshipped a golden calf? Trump's gold calf is money, and here is visual proof: