Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Islam Buying up Churches in Europe (and America)

by Steve Ray on October 24, 2012

Europe’s churches are becoming mosques at a rate of up to 2 churches a week

“Islam has risen, and is swallowing up Europe at an alarming rate Europe’s churches are being bought up and turned into mosques at the rate of up to 2 churches a week, reports Giulio Meotti, an Italian journalist, who wrote an article: Expose`: Europe Turns Churches into Mosques and appeared on Arutz Sheva’s Tamar Yonah Show. “What we are seeing is the de-Christianization of Europe, and then the Islamification of it.”

For the whole article, click HERE.

Wake up America!

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Questions I Answered on Catholic Answers Live

by Steve Ray on October 24, 2012

Below are the questions I answered on Catholic Answers Live on Monday. The topic was “Homosexuality and the Bible.” You can listen to the archived show HERE. For more options or other listening options, click HERE.

For my articles on homosexuality, the Bible and the Church, click HERE.

We discussed the six major passages in the Bible that directly address homosexuality:

1) Genesis 19 (Sodom and Gomorrah)

2) Leviticus 18:22-25 (called an abomination along with bestiality and incest)

3) Leviticus 20:13 (men who lie with men like with a woman)

4) Romans 1:26ff. (God gave them over to indecent acts)

5) 1 Cor 6:9-11 (lists both the aggressor and receiver of homosexual relations: “female” and “male”)

6) 1 Tim 1:10 (condemned along with killers of mothers and fathers)

A few minor passages:

 1) Jude 7 (men of Sodom “indulged in gross immorality and went after strange flesh”). 

2) 1 Kings 22:46 (“The remnant of the sodomites who remained in the days of his father Asa, he expelled from the land.”)

QUESTIONS I ANSWERED:

1) What is homosexuality? Is it the inclination or the acts?
2) In my area many Catholics are speaking favorably about homosexuality. How should I address and oppose this trend?
3) If someone rejects the Bible and Christianity, how can I discuss the disordered nature of homosexuality with them?
4) How does the exhortation in Matthew 18 about confronting one who sins against you apply to this situation?
5) “I am a recovering homosexual, how can the Bible help me be victorious?”
6) How should we relate to homosexuals? 
7) What was the sin of Sodom? Was it really inhospitality as some people claim? 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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