Would you go to a gay wedding.

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  1. bwallac2335

    bwallac2335 Well-Known Member

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    I would not but I would tell them I love them but can't attend the wedding. I would even get them a gift for their home.
     
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    My Sister married a woman and I went to her wedding.

    Some people asked, 'what about the rules God has given us?'

    and I answered

    'What about the family God has given me?'


    I didn't go to the wedding to support single gender matrimony, I went to the wedding to support my sister.
     
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    I’m with you on this one. We cannot give a pinch of incense to the gods of this age.
     
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    Ananias Active Member Anglican

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    When I was younger, I probably would have gone. Now...no. Not even to a secular gay wedding, much less one in a church. I would be givng my imprimatur to a lie: that two men or two women can actually be married to each other. It is an impossibility which goes against the natural order as ordained by God. It is the same with "gender reveal" parties or other such postmodernist rot. I refuse to sanction any of it.

    I would make it clear that I love the homosexual friend or relative, but I would also make it clear that I do not and will not ever sanction their homosexual "marriage". If that means the end of the relationship, so be it.
     
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    Only if I'm invited and only then if I like the people who are taking the vows.
    I wouldn't turn up to the weddings of Donald Trump, Boris Johnson, Vladimir Putin or any other blatant hater or liar, even if invited.
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    Which of those are homosexual? That is the subject of the thread, after all....
     
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    They are all human sinners and I was efectively asked if I would attend the wedding of sinners. (That was the inference after all).

    What's so special about homsexual sinners? :laugh:
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    No the thread is not talking about homosexual persons, but about gay marriages. I was however not assuming that was not speaking about bright vibrant fun filled and happy celebrations, but rather about mono-gendered matrimony.
     
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    Speaking about bright vibrant fun filled and happy celebrations, why would it not be appropriate to celebrate the fact that two people at least, in this broken, sinful world, are making vows to remain faithful and loyal to one another and keep only to each other, for life, (so help them God). This, at least, is a commitment worth support from the servants of Christ.

    The human behaviour which most hurt Christ on earth was probably being betrayed by a disloyal, unfaithful, friend but I think He forgave even that.
    Adulterous betrayal of a close companion, is a worse crime than homsexual fidelity, probably. God hates divorce. Mal.2:16.
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    "Would you go to a gay wedding" is the subject, if you want to be really nit-picky. So, once again, what do weddings of the straight people you named have to do with the subject of this thread? The correct answer: nothing! :p
     
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    I'd say that the three I mentioned are anything but 'straight'. A more qualified bunch of 'bent' crooks would be difficult to find at a wedding. :laugh: Maybe Eduardo Bolsonaro might qualify as a contender for more 'bent' status. I wouldn't go to his wedding if invited. :no:
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    Are the weddings of straight people not allowed to be bright vibrant fun filled and happy celebrations?
     
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    You two are hopeless! :laugh:
     
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    On the contrary, we are both full of hope that the Kingdom of God will be established upon earth as it is in heaven. :laugh: 2 Cor.3:17. Everyone lagging behind in doing God's will will finally catch up. :thumbsup:
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    Not really. I regard it as a bit lazy to describe mono-gendered marriage as gay marriage. People may identify the selves as gay, however
    Your issue is not with a gay person getting married, but with two people of the same gender getting married.

    I will be quiet now. I have made my point.