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What I Read Online – 12/03/2013 (p.m.)

04 Dec
    • Last year, my children learned a different name for Jesus each day during Advent. We studied names such as Messiah, Lamb of God, Immanuel, Alpha and Omega, and Prince of Peace. Teaching children the names of Jesus and what they mean helps them know more about Jesus, his character, and what he has done. We made a chain link out of paper with a different name printed out on each one. Another way to learn the names might be to create a Christmas ornament for each one and hang them on a Christmas tree each time you study a name.

        

      Take advantage of this time of year to teach your children about the Christ-child. Spend time in the word, showing them the promised Messiah and how that promise was fulfilled in the baby born in Bethlehem. Help them see that Jesus is the greatest gift they could ever receive and the greatest gift they could share with others.

    • Homosexual desire is unnatural
    • Homosexuality is a sign of God’s judgment
    • Homosexual sin is serious
    • Homosexual sin is not unique
    • Homosexual sin is not inescapable
    • We experience same-sex attraction and yet are committed to what the Bible clearly says, and what the church has always taught, about marriage and sex.

       

        With friends, we’ve set up this website to articulate a perspective that is not often heard – that of men and women who are honest and open about their same-sex attraction, but who have discovered that obedience to Jesus in this area of life is fulfilling, healthy and authentic. We want people who experience same-sex attraction, those who self-identify as LGBT or who are just questioning, their family and friends, their churches and pastors, and those investigating Christianity, to find here a plausible way of living out what Christians have consistently believed about marriage and sex. Find out more.

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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