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God's Perfection Has No Need To Evolve...
God’s Perfection Has No Need To Evolve…
There are times when it is better to say that you do not believe in the Word of God (Atheism) than to blatantly lie or to concoct outrageous rationales as to why some of the plain meaning tenets of the Bible, as they were recorded by the conduits of the Faith, do not mean what they say. As a Traditional Christian - meaning if a given behavior was wrong when the Christ walked the earth in the flesh… it is still so wrong now and forevermore. To hold that belief that God/Jesus changes not is to accept the Divine fact that God is perfect and that such perfection has no need to evolve… because it would then be an oxymoron; ironically said oxymorons can only be attributed to God… for example, Moses and the burning bush.
It is the wont of those who would justify certain behaviors that are plainly not sanctioned by God and His scriptures by saying that, in essence, that God would want us to evolve, so as to green-light whatever behaviors are proscribed in the Word. Take for instance, were you tell the typical person that it is morally wrong to have sex outside of being married… he or she would look at you like you are an ogre. Now this is the rub concerning this issue in that you are not holding such a position because you have not breached the Biblical tenet of Fornication… but because it is what the Sovereign God says on the issue. I do not care how you live your life because the Lord knows I am not better than anyone - but it is a grave thing to say to the Living God that He is a liar… manifesting in our opining that Abortion, Fornication, Adultery, and homosexuality are morally acceptable… rationalizing these behaviors by saying that the Scriptures’ interpretations on these issues belong to the past.
Many of us treat the Bible like we treat our Constitution… saying that the latter’s clauses are written to evolve… so as to address the mores in vogue at certain epochs in our history. This may be true for human beings that cannot see around corners… but make no mistake, the Constitution cannot hold a candle to the Word of God (Bible) and the Founding Fathers are not like those (Moses, Peter, The Apostle Paul, etc) who put quill to parchment to record what the Holy Spirit told them to. The reason that God told Moses that one of His names is I Am and that Jesus told the scribes that before Abraham was, I Am, was to underscore He is perfect and that no one can improve on that perfection within that definition, as it pertains to the One God/Jesus. Most of us who are flesh and blood know that even here on earth that there are certain behaviors that no amount of time or so called evolving standards would sanction, like, say, pedophilia. And though you and I may not understand why I cannot sleep with whom I want to… we should not compound our behavior to ad or take away from the plain meaning of Word of God on those issues.
Perhaps, we, as Traditional Christians, do not, including myself, articulate the Word of God correctly… and, even when we do, we come off being too pious… and I for one is very pro-active and will continue to be so in what I want my children to learn, and being particularly focused on the gay issue because no group in my opinion is more determined to influence and usurp my parental authority than those who are pushing that agenda. We are not perfect, but Perfection died and was raised from the dead (Jesus) for imperfection (we) and that is why what He says concerning behaviors goes, even though we have fallen short and keep falling short of His glory that is Perfect from the beginning and resides in eternity.