Target CEO Defends Restroom, Fitting Room Policy in Face of National Boycott

Cornell-compressedDuring an interview on Wednesday, the CEO of the national retail chain Target defended the company’s restroom and fitting room policy—allowing men who identify as women to use female facilities and vice versa—in the face of a national boycott and falling stock prices.

“We took a stance and we’re going to continue to embrace our belief of diversity and inclusion—just how important that is to our company,” Brian Cornell said on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.”

He compared the backlash over the matter to the criticism the company received when it first used blacks for models in advertising.

“A couple weeks ago, one of our team members sent me a note reminding me that if we went back to the mid-60’s, our company was one of the very first to use African-American models in their advertising, and back then, it wasn’t well received,” Cornell said.

He noted, however, that the company plans to add more family restrooms in an effort to quell concerns over privacy and safety. Cornell said that approximately 1,400 of its 1,800 stores currently have that option.

“We’re committed over the next few months, to make sure every one of our stores has that option, because we want to make sure that our guests be welcomed in our stores,” Cornell said. “But if there’s a question of safety, I can tell you and others, our focus on safety is unwavering, and we want to make sure we provide a welcoming environment for all our guests, one that’s safe, one that’s comfortable.”

As previously reported, Target outlined its company policy last month surrounding controversy over “bathroom bills” passed in North Carolina and Mississippi.

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“In our stores, we demonstrate our commitment to an inclusive experience in many ways. Most relevant for the conversations currently underway, we welcome transgender team members and guests to use the restroom or fitting room facility that corresponds with their gender identity,” the announcement said.

“We regularly assess issues and consider many factors such as impact to our business, guests and team members. Given the specific questions these legislative proposals raised about how we manage our fitting rooms and restrooms, we felt it was important to state our position,” it continued.

The announcement drew both applause and criticism, and some vowed to discontinue shopping at Target until it changed its policy.

“I will no longer be shopping at Target,” one former customer wrote. “It is your right as a business to establish policies, but … you will also have to deal with the consequences.”

The Mississippi-based American Family Association (AFA) soon also launched an official pledge campaign to boycott Target. The effort has thus far obtained 1.2 million signatures.

The organization said that it believes Target should provide a single occupancy restroom to help solve the issue.

“One solution is a common-sense approach and a reasonable solution to the issue of transgendered customers: a unisex bathroom. Target should keep separate facilities for men and women, but for the trans community and for those who simply like using the bathroom alone, a single occupancy unisex option should be provided,” AFA recommended.

“We want to make it very clear that AFA does not believe the transgender community poses this danger to the wider public,” President Tim Wildmon also clarified. “Rather, this misguided and reckless policy provides a possible gateway for predators who are out there.”

Stocks have also fallen in recent weeks following the company’s announcement, decreasing from $84 to $75.70 a share over the past month.


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  • sammy13

    The next thing will be the genuine perverts claiming discrimination because as virile heterosexual males, they just like looking at women and little girls and should be allowed to.

    • Clae Brewer

      Yep. This whole thing is setting the table for pedos to be accepted, you heard it here first.

      • The Last Trump

        Agreed.
        Nothing is off limits or taboo to these people.
        Perilous times indeed.

  • Clae Brewer

    “He compared the backlash over the matter to the criticism the company received when it first used blacks for models in advertising.” Being Black is not a choice or matter of moral compromise ya ding dong.

    • Cady555

      Neither is being trans a matter of choice or morals.

      • Clae Brewer

        There is no way you are serious. Let help you with this one natural truth. A man will never impregnate another man. My spider sense tells me some how you will justify and neutralize morality imposing your own perverted twist in determining what’s good and what’s not.

        • acontraryview

          It’s not a issue of morality. What is viewed as moral and immoral varies based upon the individual’s belief system.

          • Clae Brewer

            No doubt in my mind pedophiles will agree with you. In fact nature has no belief system. In fact as I digressed in an earlier post two men will not nor cannot impregnate each other and you know why…because nature says it’s impossible. Who needs religion to determine morals.

          • Gal5:22-23

            So how are you defining ‘men’? presence of a ‘Y’ chromosome? Plumbing? Because there are those who can give birth with ‘Y’ chromosomes just as there are those with penises that lack one.

            God’s creation is far more diverse than those without the Spirit can discern.

          • Clae Brewer

            It’s so noncomplex…women can have children men cannot. Here is the problem in order to do what I like, when I can, how I like, how I feel
            I will first have to remove that thing that governs me with rules and restrictions. Once the rules and restrictions are abolished I can the call my once bad, good, and have all the adulterated sex I can because it’s my good. This is possible and revelent where there are no morals.

          • Gal5:22-23

            Do you realize how many females you have just declared not to be ‘women’ with that remark?

            And yes, those without the Spirit can’t discern good from bad, that’s why those outside the body of Christ required the Old Covenant laws. But those with the Spirit would never say such a hurtful thing as “women can have children.” Followers of Christ and servants of God are commanded to gather the outcast from the earliest prophets – God will forgive a generous reaping far more than He will a merciless one.

          • Clae Brewer

            That’s because their men. Using scripture to pacify what God’s hates is an old tactic first performed by Satan himself. Anyone can twist the word of God to support a lie.

          • Gal5:22-23

            I can fully agree with that – I see it here every day.

          • ComeOnPeople!

            Amen and the fact of the matter is that if you truly are a woman then prove it & have your gut x-rayed to see if a womb shows up. Sorry no womb, then you are definitely a man. I have a womb and I get to claim to be a woman.

          • ComeOnPeople!

            Immorality comes when ones believes go against nature itself. Even if you deny the Creator , you cannot deny what nature has defined. Nature tells us that we are born either a male or a female and nature tells us that we cannot change that. To go against known truths in nature is being immoral. I for one not only believe in those truths but also in the truths given to us by the One who created all and nature. Our country was founded upon His principles and it has made us a moral people. Which is why we cannot buy into all this immoral propaganda.

          • Gal5:22-23

            God told us that men are born, made and choose to be eunuchs which included many things more than just the Catholic castrati in biblical times.

            God knows that male and female are unimportant to those in the body of Christ, those outside that body can’t understand that.

          • ComeOnPeople!

            You are twisting scriptures to your own hurt. When it says neither male nor female it is talking about a glorified body. Until that happens we are still either male and female.

          • Gal5:22-23

            No, Paul was talking in the present tense, learn your greek Paul was talking to their audience at that moment. It is the twisting of those that are devoid of Spirit that keeps them from discerning that Truth.

          • ComeOnPeople!

            I am not devoid of Spirit because HIS spirit will not go against HIS words. Yet I am devoid of the spirit of the power of the air of which this transgender business has come from. As to Paul… Paul was a Hebrew of Hebrews. He knew the Torah, psalms, the prophets & the oral law inside and out. He had it all memorized by heart being a student of Gamaliel. The new testament says that Paul wrote some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction. Gentiles just coming into knowing the God of the Hebrews did not know the scriptures and were just starting to learn about and know the God of Israel and their Messiah. Therefore to say that Paul is speaking as if there is no longer genders here on earth is to twist his words and not know his God. Which has been happening since the romans made Christianity their state religion and Catholicism took over the church. The new testament will never contradict what was already written. If it does then you are unlearned in the scriptures.

          • Gal5:22-23

            I will make no judgement as to you having the Spirit personally, if you claim that you do then I will leave the final judgement to God, just because the fruit of Her presence doesn’t come through on the internet doesn’t mean the Spirit isn’t there.

            And that there was an Old Covenant isn’t being contested, just as it has been fulfilled and has passed as promised by Christ because of His Sacrifice isn’t either. The Old Law was for the training of children not yet filled with the Spirit, the training wheels are off now, our yoke from God is both easier to wear and even harder to pull properly. That’s why God has given us His Grace, to carry us the rest of the way. The Christian path is a journey, not a destination – no one gets where we’re going without the mercy of God.

          • ComeOnPeople!

            Obviously you do not know the scriptures. The scriptures spoke of a new covenant long before it was fulfilled . What was brought to pass was all that was spoken of in the scriptures of the Messiah and the new covenant that was promised. Without the scriptures you could not validate the Messiah or know the new covenant . The new covenant that was promised in Jeremiah 31:31-33 Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that I will make a NEW COVENANT with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah: Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day that I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt; which my covenant they brake, although I was an husband unto them, saith the Lord:
            But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, saith the Lord, I will PUT MY LAWS in their INWARD PARTS, and WRITE IT IN THEIR HEARTS; and will be THEIR GOD, and they shall be MY PEOPLE.

            The new covenant gave man a heart change so that he would desire to serve God.

            To say the scriptures which instruct us all how to be God’s people are no longer relevant is to say you have no need of a savior because SIN as defined in the new testament is the TRANSGRESSION OF THE LAW. If there is no law ( which in Hebrew by the way means instructions) then there is no need of a savior. The Messiah came because of SIN which is the transgression of HIS instructions (law).

            So again if you know not the scriptures you will very easily twist the epistles of Paul who was learned in the scriptures. 2Tim 3:16-17 says …All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works. ……. This was written about the only scriptures they had… The Torah, Psalms and the Prophets (what later was labeled as the old testament) . The epistles that make up the new testament were not compiled until well after the apostles that wrote them were dead . You cannot understand the writings of the apostles without using the scriptures they followed and spoke of.

          • Gal5:22-23

            “obviously” since my discernment isn’t yours. I would ask you what you think the law is, but I am discerning more clearly that such efforts would be a waste of time.

            Have fun behind the wall and lets hope it is a humorous metaphor and not a true barrier to Salvation.

          • ComeOnPeople!

            He came to deliver us from our SIN. He did not die so we could practice sin and yes as defined in the new testament sin is transgressing the law of God. 1John3:4 Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law. Law in Hebrew is instructions. God gave instructions to mankind to draw them back to HIM but man who is born into sin because of the fall , continued to disobey God’s instructions and this brings forth death. The Messiah nailed that death penalty to the cross and now when you transgress HIS laws you can cry out to HIM and HE becomes an advocate who stands in your place.

            As to a barrier to salvation…

            Matt 7 : 13 Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and FEW there be that find it.

            Beware of FALSE prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth EVIL fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth EVIL fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth GOOD fruit. Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire. Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.

            Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?

            And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work INIQUITY….(In the New Testament “iniquity” stands for anomia equals properly, “the condition of one without law,” “lawlessness”

          • Gal5:22-23

            Well, you get the last word. May the Spirit find you and bless you, may God forgive you your trespasses in the same manner and kind that you have forgiven others as James warned us in 2:13.

          • ComeOnPeople!

            May HIS SPIRIT give you true LOVE for a lost and dying world. May HE show you that the fruit of the Spirit LOVE never accepts something that destroys others. Jesus told the woman at the well after showing her her sins… Go and sin no more. Love says I forgive your trespasses, repent of them and return to God so that one day we might be together with HIM in glory. The love you speak of is a worldly kind of love that is complacent and cares not for the ultimate end of the soul. That kind of love cares more about what others think of them and it’s own comfort.

          • Gal5:22-23

            Ah, the ‘love’ of the Spanish Inquisition -“ I can treat you as I need to now to save your soul, out of ‘love’ and ‘concern’ for your salvation.”

            And who can argue with the Spanish Inquisition? Who’d even expect it? 🙂

            God Bless and may your path become straighter and easier.

          • ComeOnPeople!

            Like I said before the Romans took over Christianity and made it their state religion and the Catholic church was born out of a mixture of pagan and true religion. The true church was highjacked & used for political and personal reasons. Study history and you will find that what you think to be Christianity is a mixture & is the formation of religion & not born out of a relationship with God. God never accepted a mixture in worship & those who mix with paganism are not HIS BODY.

          • ComeOnPeople!

            Now have a wonderful day. I need to get off this thing. It appears that you have bought into lie that to love others you must cater to their sins and you refuse to study scripture (unless it is in the new testament) or church history , so what is no point in beating a dead horse. We shall agree to disagree. To use the scriptures in your style …. I shall dust my feet and be off

          • Gal5:22-23

            No the lie is that being transgender is a sin, a person can be filled with the Spirit and be any manner of gender this world has to offer, for they walk in the next and it is an non-issue there.

            Do you love? Do you forgive? Do you repent every lost opportunity to do both or to have done them better? Have you accepted God? Righteous judgement is over, the rest is up to God.

            Have a good day, record setting warmth and sunny skies here, we are blessed.

          • ComeOnPeople!

            No a sin is transgressing God’s laws and an effeminate spirit is against Gods law. Read in Corinthians … Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? BE NOT DECEIVED: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor EFFEMINATE, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

            If a man murders another man… you in fact would judge that to be murder and call him a murderer. If a man cheats on his wife… you would judge that as adultery as would our court system. Judgement is a part of life and we are called to judge righteously. You judge righteously by knowing the word of God and what pleases or displeases HIM. You judge false when you judge using your feelings or your own ideas on a matter.

          • Gal5:22-23

            You need a better translation, that was about male sex workers used by both sexes in Roman society. There are notes where a group of women were wondering which one to hire.

          • ComeOnPeople!

            UM hmmm ok. How about just using a concordance or using the common every day encyclopedia or dictionary. Not some new urban dictionary that redefines words according to the corruption of it’s society but use something that has been around before all this redefining of terms. Look also into the Greek or the Hebrew definition of the word. Effeminate has and always will be the manifestation of traits in a man that are associated with feminine nature, behavior, mannerisms, style or gender roles.

          • Gal5:22-23

            hmmm, the word means ‘soft’ and bad dictionaries are how you get bad translations.

            again tell God “it wasn’t me, it was the dictionary!!’ when the time comes and I’d love to know how far it gets you.

          • ComeOnPeople!

            Let’s look at a whole lot of definitions out there and combine them and do an average . I assure you that effeminate means exactly what not only the word implies but what it has been understood to mean for decades.

          • Gal5:22-23

            Maybe so but the word isn’t in Scripture.

          • ComeOnPeople!

            Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? BE NOT DECEIVED: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor EFFEMINATE, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

            It’s in scripture…

          • Gal5:22-23

            Again, bad translation – the word you are saying is the greek word ‘malakos’ which meant of ‘soft morals’ and was used as such for male sex workers. People known to be heterosexual in Roman culture were called ‘malakos’, Aristodemus of Cumae being one, because he was gentle by nature and unruffled by anger.

            You have been lied to for a very long time and are invested in the lies to be sure. But the word doesn’t mean what you think it means and that’s sort of just ‘that’.

          • ComeOnPeople!

            μαλακός malakós, mal-ak-os’; of uncertain affinity; soft, i.e. fine (clothing); figuratively, a catamite:

            1. soft, soft to the touch

            2. metaph. in a bad sense

            A. effeminate

            1. of a catamite

            2. of a boy kept for homosexual relations with a man

            3. of a male who submits his body to unnatural lewdness

            4. of a male prostitute

            When studying scripture a word can have more then one meaning and therefore one looks within the context to find which meaning fits that context.

            Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? BE NOT DECEIVED: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor EFFEMINATE, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

            The context here is not simply softness or an act of wearing soft clothing or behaving in a soft manner. It is a descriptive word used not for something that is ok such as soft clothing or soft touch but it is being used to describe a softness in the context of this passage and the context is all about SINful acts. A man using soft raiment or touch with his body for something other then what it was created for. This context is talking about not only sexual sins but also sins against God and mankind. For a man to walk delicately (soft) or to put on soft clothing to portray himself to be FEMINATE is a sin. For a boy or man to be in homosexual relationships is a sin. For a man and woman to be in a relationship and cheat on their partner is a SIN. To be a DRUNK, Steal from others, Lie and have sex outside of marriage is a SIN . The context is all about SIN so the descriptions also will be defined in the context of SIN.

            If a person is deceived it is because they have not taken the time to study to show themselves approved unto God a workman that needs not to be ashamed , rightly dividing the word of Truth.

          • Gal5:22-23

            and polluted reasons are not contemporary meanings.

            You are quoting some ‘from 0 CE on’ dictionary aren’t you?

            You do understand the inherent error in that, right?

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            DEUT.22:5 = 5 “A woman shall not wear anything that pertains to a man, nor shall a man put on a woman’s garment, for all who do so are an abomination to the Lord your God.

          • Gal5:22-23

            Thank God I was never under the Old Covenant not being a descendent of Abraham. Might as well be talking about the sin of wearing two fiber cloth.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            MATT.5: = Christ Fulfills the Law

            17 “Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill. 18 For assuredly, I say to you, till heaven and earth pass away, one jot or one tittle will by no means pass from the law till all is fulfilled. 19 Whoever therefore breaks one of the least of these commandments, and teaches men so, shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever does and teaches them, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven. 20 For I say to you, that unless your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven.

            HEB.8: = 10 For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord: I will put My laws in their mind and write them on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people.
            _ _ _ _ _ _ _

            Gentile Christians r exempted by God from burdensome laws of Moses/ /God at ACTS.15:28-29, while Jewish Christians were required by God to keep all 613 of Moses Law. Today, US Messianic Jews still keep many of the laws of Moses as possible.
            …….ROM.7:12 says the Law is good = to gain a good n long life on earth, …while leaving the earth n being saved from hell(= salvation) can only be gained by having faith in Jesus Christ n His resurrection.

            So, God/Jesus requires all Christians to be sexually moral bc it is not a burdensome law for them. As defined by Moses/ /God’s Law, sexual immorality includes adultery, rape, LGBTQ’ism, incest, pedophilia, bestiality, etc.

          • Gal5:22-23

            Ah you missed that the Gospel of Matthew is about Christ talking to a group under the Old Covenant, before His sacrifice, before His fulfilling it so the old Law can pass. Of course if Christ hadn’t died on the cross the Law of Moses would still be in effect for the children of Abraham, but He did so it isn’t, it is passed. And I was never a child of Abraham or under the Old Covenant. Paul talking to the Jews explains that, and Acts was again talking to Jews. By the very fact any of the Mosaic Law was exempted it all was as Jesus, Moses, and James specifically said – for not keeping the smallest part was the same as not keeping it all.

            And sexual immorality is sexual idolatry, sex without loving perfectly, not a laundry list of specific acts.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            So, the Old Testament laws, “U shall honor yr father n mother, U shall not murder, U shall not commit adultery, U shall not steal, U shall not bear false witness against yr neighbor, etc”(EXO.20) do not apply to Christians anymore.?

            If u love God with all yr heart, all yr soul n all yr mind, u will not become a homosexual or idol-worshiping sinner/evildoer/law-breaker. That’s the 1st great command. The 2nd great command is love yr neighbor as yrself. The 3rd is likely “U shall honor yr father n mother that yr days may be long”.
            …….There r 613 commands in God’s/ /Moses Law. And one of them is LEV.18: = 22 You shall not lie with a male as with a woman. It is an abomination.

            At ACTS.15:28-29, God has exempted Gentile Christians from those laws/commands of God/ /Moses which r a burden to them, eg circumcision, kosher foods, etc.
            ……. In comparison, the early Jewish Christians were required by God to keep nearly all 613 laws/commands of God/ /Moses bc it was not a burden to them.

            Once a man loves God, he will be able to keep the command of God at LEV.18:22 = won’t get HIV/AIDS/STDs, live longer n may even inherit the kingdom of God/heaven when he dies.
            …….In general, unrepentant homosexuals hate God n His Law.

          • bowie1

            Is it really love (Galatians 5:22-23) to deceive others about the truth?

          • Gal5:22-23

            The truth is there are transgender people.

          • bowie1

            Yes, just as there are homosexuals, lesbians, murderers, thieves, drunkards, etc. but that doesn’t make it moral or right especially when they give in to their inclinations. Transgenders may be in a bit of a unique quandry since no one will want to date or marry them because biologically they are one gender but believe they are another. Some guy does not want to have relations with a guy dressed up as a woman but still has the male private parts. A woman may not be attracted to him either because he does not reflect the usual male traits and he is not attracted to women.

          • Gal5:22-23

            You forgot criers of ‘Lord Lord’ without love in their heart on your list.

            And we will just have to agree to disagree on some.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            1COR.6: = 9 Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God?
            Do not be deceived. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers,
            nor homosexuals,[a] nor sodomites, 10 nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners will inherit the kingdom of God. 11 And such were some of you. But you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus and by the Spirit of our God.
            .
            .
            REV.22: = Jesus Testifies to the Churches

            12 “And behold, I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me, to give to every one according to his work. 13 I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End, the First and the Last.”[f]

            14 Blessed are those who do His commandments,[g] that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter through the gates into the city. 15 But[h] outside are dogs and sorcerers and sexually immoral and murderers and idolaters, and whoever loves and practices a lie.
            .
            .

            ACTS.15: = 24 Since we have heard that some who went out from us have troubled you with words, unsettling your souls, saying, “You must be circumcised and keep the law”[f] —to whom we gave no such commandment— 25 it seemed good to us, being assembled with one accord, to send chosen men to you with our beloved Barnabas and Paul, 26 men who have risked their lives for the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. 27 We have therefore sent Judas and Silas, who will also report the same things by word of mouth.

            28 For it seemed good to the Holy Spirit, and to us, to lay upon you no greater burden than these necessary things: 29 that you abstain from things offered to idols, from blood, from things strangled, and from sexual immorality.[g]
            If you keep yourselves from these, you will do well.

          • Gal5:22-23

            And since being gay isn’t sexually immoral (that involves sex as idolatry) and 1 Corinthians is about the Roman marital fidelity loopholes that were accepted by the pagans not sure where you are going with this.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            ROM.1: = 26 For this reason God gave them up to vile passions. For even their women exchanged the natural use for what is against nature. 27 Likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust for one another, men with men committing what is shameful, and
            receiving in themselves the penalty of their error which was due.

          • Gal5:22-23

            ‘them’, and it says exactly who ‘them’ are:

            Romans1: 22 they became fools, and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into likeness of an image of corruptible man and of birds and quadrupeds and reptiles. Wherefore God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to uncleanness, to dishonour their bodies between themselves: who changed the truth of God into falsehood, and honoured and served the creature more than him who had created, who is blessed for ever. Amen. For this reason God gave them up…

            This was God’s punishment for idolatry to specific people, not a condemnation. Made to go against their natures. Modern example – the trend a few years ago of girls posting selfies on Facebook giving faux-lesbian air kisses at each other. Slaves to lascivious fashion.

            Nothing to do with gays or lesbians at all, definitely not transgenders.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            ROM.1: = 18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness, 19 because what may be known of God is manifest in them, for God has shown it to them.

            20 For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse, 21 because, ALTHOUGH THEY KNEW GOD, they did not glorify Him as God, nor were thankful, but became futile in their thoughts, and their foolish hearts were darkened.

            22 Professing to be wise, they became fools, 23 and
            changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like
            corruptible man—and birds and four-footed animals and creeping things.
            _ _ _ _ _ _ _

            U r misinterpreting the Word of God. The actual reason that God purposely changed normal people into abnormal LGBTQs is bc they had purposely rejected God n His Law/righteousness although they knew the existence of God.

            ……. So, instead of worshiping God, the LGBTQs may worship idols, themselves/man, the earth, etc. Hence, most LGBTQs r atheists n Buddhists.

            The fact is, the Word of God says quite plainly that LGBTQs, murderers, adulterers, incestors, rapists, fornicators, polygamists, thieves, perjurers/liars/cheaters, idolators, blasphemers, etc r sinners/evildoers/law-breakers, n if they do not repent, hell awaits them.

          • Gal5:22-23

            No, no misinterpretation, gay people marry just fine Don’t agree, take it up with God

          • Gal5:22-23

            No you don’t understand the Word of God, but since it is the Spirit and the Grace that saves you that really isn’t important. The moment after your body dies you will know the answers to all the questions you worried so much about.

            And the Word of God is quite plain – we are to love and forgive, repent every opportunity to do both we missed or could have done better and those that are driven to judge and therefore sin will be judged with the mercy they have themselves shown much to their probably detriment and damnation.

            We will know those who have the Spirit by its fruit – judgmental finger pointers need not apply.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            U r becoming self-righteous.

            Let me try to explain to u what Grace(= free gift of salvation that’s unmerited) n salvation r.
            …….GAL.2:16 says that Christians r justified for salvation solely by their faith in Jesus Christ, n not by their works of keeping the Law or Moses/ /God’s Law, although the keeping of the Law will give a good n long life on earth, as per DEUT.28.
            …….Until today, the Jews still falsely think that they r justified for salvation by just believing in God n keeping Moses Law. Similarly, the Muslims falsely think that they r justified for salvation by believing in their Allah n keeping Muhammad or Sharia Law.

            GAL.2:9-14, GAL.3 – 5, ACTS.15 & 21 say that Paul wrote about this topic bc of the Judaizer controversy.
            …….When Paul began to convert Gentiles into new Christians(ACTS.9:15) n bring them into the Jewish synagogues to worship God together with the Jews n Jewish Christians, there was opposition n confusion. So, a group of Jewish Christians, the Judaizers, wanted the new Gentile Christians to also keep Moses Law, just like them n the Jews, eg circumcision, kosher foods, etc. Paul objected bc circumcision would be too much of a burden for the new Gentile Christians, eg physically incapacitated for about a month.(cf: GEN.34:25) , …

          • Gal5:22-23

            You can’t see the forest for the trees. Your understanding of Scripture focused on the minutiae and ignores God’s design.

            May His Grace forgive even that.

            God Bless, take care, bye bye.

        • Cady555

          Look up chimeras. This occurs when fraternal twins are conceived, then merge. 2 eggs, 2 sperm, two sets of DNA, 1 human being. The person will have cells with DNA A in some parts of their body and cells with DNA B in other parts of their body. And sometimes the two sets of DNA are M/F.

          Learn something about embryonic development. The brain is formed at a different time than the genitals, based on chemical signals that can go awry.

          Learn something about the various syndromes where person who is clearly a man or clearly a woman is found to have the “wrong” DNA. XX males, XY females. People with XXY or XYY DNA.

          The world isn’t all black and white. People are complex.

          Kindness and humility work better than a preschool understanding of human development.

          • Clae Brewer

            Hey smart person. I be willing to bet a person who is born with an ovary can have babies and a person who is born with testicles can definitely impregnate. Yes some men have female swagger but if they don’t have an ovary to birth babies because a penis is in the way there is no way that specific anatomy can facilitate an embryo . Don’t allow the craftiness of human biasness to be creative to condone immorality which is the real agenda here.

          • Cady555

            Amazing reply. I note that you have responded to nothing I said. It’s kind of like having a conversation with a wall plaque. No matter what one says, the words on the plaque never vary and remain syrupy and irrelevant.

          • Clae Brewer

            Which is the same reason you are unmovable to ascertain what morality is. The bible calls this a reprobate mind.

      • 201821208 :)

        See this article…..
        Johns Hopkins psychiatrist drops TRUTH BOMB about transgenders – liberals furious

      • bowie1

        But then, in another article I read somewhere, some poor trans schmo, a male by birth, lamented that “she” (he) couldn’t find any guys that would date “her” (him). The guy probably didn’t think this through this unintended consequence!

    • concerned

      No remorse= no recourse =boycott continues

  • Gal5:22-23

    Target and Walmart’s stock prices have been going up and down pretty much in tandem. The boycott is not having any effect most likely.

    Glad to hear Target is standing for ethics and compassion.

    • The Last Trump

      “Most likely”
      🙂
      Uh huh. You run with THAT Muffin.
      Hope you don’t own any shares in Target. Pssst! Might wanna think about selling…
      Just sayin’.

      • Sir Osis

        Hey Last Trump, you called Gal5:22-23 whom I believe is a man “Muffin”. Can I ask you, are you a homosexual? Because that’s a very unusual thing to call another man.

        • gogo0

          If u r a man, imagine The Last Trump entering the Target restroom and calling you “Muffin” while u r using yr penis to pee into the urinal.

          (props to disqus_O2BUmbLecp for the original comment)

        • The Last Trump

          Who said I was a man?
          Perhaps I’m a woman who IDENTIFIES as a man.
          Or a man who IDENTIFIES as a woman.
          Or a fully adult male who IDENTIFIES as a six year old girl.
          You’ll never know.
          Welcome to Bizarro Amerika. Muffin. AKA, “Crazy Town”.
          Where, sadly, nothing is as it seems or as it should be.

          • acontraryview

            “Who said I was a man?”

            No one that I know of.

          • Gal5:22-23

            I’ve never made that mistake.

      • Gal5:22-23

        Actually there have been several articles suggesting selling of all Walmart, Target and the like stocks, the Chinese competition is going to remove all profit FTM such ventures soon.

        And ‘most likely’ since there is no way to show the effect so soon, stock prices don’t indicate any boycott effect.

        Since most of the signers probably weren’t Target shoppers anyway I’m not worried, God will provide.

        • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

          U should also buy Apple stock, n be like Adam n Steve.

          • Gal5:22-23

            Isn’t a sarcastic Christian sort of the definition of an oxymoron?

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            Is it, only non-Christians hv the right to be sarcastic.?

            The non-sarcastic Christians u r referring to, r misled Christians.
            …….True Christians apply the law of ni4ni against mockers/sinners/ /evildoers/law-breakers like u n yr kind bc Jesus Christ did not come down to earth to destroy His Law, but to save believers from hell when they die. These laws of God/ /Moses still apply, eg U shall not murder, u shall not steal, u shall not commit adultery, u shall not bear false witness against yr neighbor, etc.

            But when persecuted/mocked by the powerful govt, eg the US govt, true Christians r to submit to govt persecution/prosecution/ /execution/martyrdom just like Christ, in order to “heap coals of fire” on their persecutors’/prosecutors’/executors’ heads when true judgment from God later comes, as per ROMANS.12:19-21, eg the Jews who had martyred JC in 34AD were massacred by the Roman Army in 70AD n had their most precious Holy Temple of Jerusalem destroyed.

            When such perilous times come for Christians, as per 2TIMOTHY.3:1, suffering Christians who r being persecuted n mocked by the powerful worldly govts will be eagerly awaiting the 2nd Coming of JC/God to earth to avenge them.

      • Ronald Carter

        Target stock is fine. This boycott has failed.
        Wow, so many “Muffins” in your life.

        • 201821208 :)

          See this article..
          Johns Hopkins psychiatrist drops TRUTH BOMB about transgenders – liberals furious

          • Ronald Carter

            Sounds like an integrity-filled, balanced and responsible article…as so many containing the words “TRUTH BOMB” and “liberals” are. Also, thanks for the link.

      • acontraryview

        Oh my gosh….Sears has lost over 1 Billion in market value in the same time period. It must be because of their bathroom policy. Oh, no, wait, they didn’t change their policy.

        OK, well JC Penny has lost over 1 Billion in market value in the same time period. It must be because of their bathroom policy. Oh, no, wait, they didn’t change their policy.

        Ok, well Kohl’s has lost nearly 2 Billion in market value in the same time period. It must be because of their bathroom policy. Oh, no, wait, they didn’t change their policy.

        Ok, well Nordstrom has lost nearly 2 billion in market value in the same time period. It must be because of their bathroom policy. Oh, no, wait, they didn’t change their policy.

        Ok, well Macy’s has lost nearly 2 billion in market value in the same time period. It must be because of their bathroom policy. Oh, no, wait, they didn’t change their policy.

        Hmmmmm……there seems to be a trend here. Retail stocks across the board have dropped significantly over the past month, regardless of their bathroom policies. Maybe the loss that Target has experienced and its bathroom policy is NOT a relationship of causality, but rather a relationship of concurrence. Nah, that can’t be it. Definitely its all about their bathroom policy. In light of all the data, that’s the only explanation that makes any sense.

        You run with that Muffin Man.

    • Josey

      Galatians 5:18-25 vs18 But if ye be led of the Spirit, ye are not under the law.19 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, 20 Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, 21 Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God. 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, 23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. 24 And they that are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts. 25 If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit. 26 Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another.
      How bout you read the entire chapter and understand that it’s not the fruit of the Holy Spirit you are showing when you think compassion is cheering on sin and perverseness in whatever manner it shows it’s ugly face. Ethics and compassion? For whom? You are cheering on the works of the flesh which those who engage in such things shall not inherit the Kingdom of God. God chastises those He loves and God’s children who truly love and show the fruit of the Spirit will tell those they truly love and have compassion for the truth in the Spirit of meekness and grace and with prayer. what you are trying to pass off as compassion is a ruse.

      • Gal5:22-23

        There is no sin in being transgender. Those filled with the Spirit exhibit its fruit and those that created HB-2 and those that support it are empty of the Spirit and the love it enjoins.

        Christ walked with lepers with a heart filled with love, those following in His footsteps can use the same bathroom as a transgendered person. If they can’t then more likely they aren’t walking in His footsteps as much as they pretend. Cries of ‘Lord Lord’ won’t benefit them before the Throne.

        • 201821208 :)

          “For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but wanting to have their ears tickled, they will accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance to their own desires, and will turn away their ears from the truth and will turn aside to myths.” 2 Timothy 4:3-4

          • Gal5:22-23

            Yes, those who have forgotten mercy and have cast aside the Spirit and its guidance abound these days, hence things like HB-2. People are turning away from them. This issue allow in tanking the Governor of North Carolina’s re-election chances.

            By their fruit will you know them and the thorns and thistles of those motivated by hate and prejudice will condemn them in the eyes of the holy and God.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            MATT.7: = You Will Know Them by Their Fruits

            15 “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves. 16 You will know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes from thornbushes or figs from thistles? 17 Even so, every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit. 18 A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a bad tree bear good fruit. 19 Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. 20 Therefore by their fruits you will know them.

            I Never Knew You

            21 “Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in heaven. 22 Many
            will say to Me in that day, ‘Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your
            name, cast out demons in Your name, and done many wonders in Your
            name?’ 23 And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice LAWLESSNESS!’

            .
            .

            GAL.5: = 19 Now the works of the flesh are evident, which are: adultery,[c] fornication, uncleanness, lewdness, 20 idolatry, sorcery, hatred, contentions, jealousies, outbursts of wrath, selfish ambitions, dissensions, heresies, 21 envy, murders,[d] drunkenness, revelries, and the like; of which I tell you beforehand, just as I also told you in time past, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

            22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law. 24 And those who are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. 25 If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit. 26 Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another.

          • Gal5:22-23

            Please. you do realize I think people that think like you are the false prophets?

            God is consistent – Christians are about the next world – anything that is only of this world is like the ceremonial law of the Hebrews – not important.

            Sex, Foods, Gender – they aren’t what God is focused on, they won’t exist on the next as per God.

            Why you have sex can be, why you eat what you do ditto, and we’ll all be as the Angels in the next so gender disphorias is thinking you’ll be a different gender.

            Seriously, I think you are concerned about all the wrong things.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            1JOHN.3: = Sin and the Child of God

            4 Whoever commits sin also commits lawlessness, and sin is lawlessness. 5 And you know that He was manifested to take away our sins, and in Him there is no sin. 6 Whoever abides in Him does not sin. Whoever sins has neither seen Him nor known Him.

            7 Little children, let no one deceive you. He who practices righteousness is righteous, just as He is righteous.

            8 He who sins is of the devil, for the devil has sinned from the beginning.
            For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that He might destroy
            the works of the devil.

            9 Whoever has been born of God does not sin, for His seed remains in him; and he cannot sin, because he has been born of God.

          • Gal5:22-23

            And all sin is not loving, not forgiving. One reason mercy trumps judgement James 2:13

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            God’s mercy is reserved only for the repentants, n not the unrepentants, eg LUKE.23:39-43. Terrible judgment awaits the unrepentant sinners/evildoers/law-breakers, even while they r still on earth n not just when they leave earth n be sent to the lake of fire n sulphur.

            ROM.7:7 = 7 What shall we say then? Is the law sin? Certainly not! On the contrary, I would not have known sin except through the law.

            HEB.10: = 26 For if we sin willfully after we have received the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, 27 but a certain fearful expectation of judgment, and fiery indignation which will devour the adversaries. 28 Anyone who has rejected Moses’ law dies without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses.
            29 Of how much worse punishment, do you suppose, will he be thought worthy who has trampled the Son of God underfoot, counted the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified a common thing, and insulted the Spirit of grace?
            30 For we know Him who said, “Vengeance is Mine, I will repay,”[e] says the Lord.[f] And again, “The Lord will judge His people.”[g]
            31 It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.

            1COR.5: = 1 It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and such sexual immorality as is not even named[a] among the Gentiles—that a man has his father’s wife! 2 And you are puffed up, and have not rather mourned, that he who has done this deed might be taken away from among you.
            3 For I indeed, as absent in body but present in spirit, have already judged (as though I were present) him who has so done this deed.
            4 In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, when you are gathered together, along with my spirit, with the power of our Lord Jesus Christ, 5 deliver such a one to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that his spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.[b]

          • Gal5:22-23

            And you have just supported everything I’ve said. Thank you. Sin is in not loving and forgiving. All sexual immorality is idolatry, putting something of this world above the commandments of God, using a person for less than themselves because of sex. 1 Corinthians 5 was about a man marrying his step mother and that would make the man both brother and father of all his siblings, son and husband to to his wife. As Moses pointed out – that is a confusion, and a selfish one – there are others the man could have married.

            Do note at no time did Paul say the man wasn’t married to his wife, only that it takes him away from the group.

            Has nothing to do with a married gay couple.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            The Word of God clearly says that idolatry is a sin against God, n so is homosexuality. A gay who worship idols is committing double-sins/evil-deeds. Unrepentant idolators n homosexuals hv a special place in hell reserved for them.(REV.21:7-8 & 22:12-15)
            ……. U r very much in error to state that homosexuality is not a sin/evil-deed just bc it is caused by idolatry.

          • Gal5:22-23

            Revelation is long past – it is an anti-Roman rant about the first century. 666 is the numerical summation of Nero’s official Initialism.

            And that you can’t even restate why was previously said accuracy makes further discussion pointless. I have no more pearls.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            U r sorely mistaken if u think that REVELATION is long past. It was written by apostle John at about 90 AD, when most of the other 120 apostles n disciples of Christ(ACTS.1:15) had already passed away.
            …….Who r the two witnesses mentioned in REV.11.? Where is the new earth mentioned in REV.21.?

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            It is quite fruitless for u to introduce Jesus Christ/God-in-the-flesh to an unrepentant LGBTQ, without telling him/her that he/she has to repent n change or be healed of his/her LGBTQ abomination by Him thru His Word or Spirit bc the kingdom of God n the HOLY God does not tolerate the presence of LGBTQs n other unrepentant sinners/evildoers/law-breakers, as per 1COR.6:9-11, GAL.5:19, REV.22:12-15, etc.

          • Gal5:22-23

            And since there is no need to sin in being LGBTQ or S, your whole statement falls apart. People can be any of them and all that’s required of a Christian by the Lord. Remember sexual orientation is a thing of this world, not the next.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            ISA.5: = 20 Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil;
            Who put darkness for light, and light for darkness;
            Who put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!

            21 Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes,
            And prudent in their own sight!

            22 Woe to men mighty at drinking wine,
            Woe to men valiant for mixing intoxicating drink,
            23 Who justify the wicked for a bribe,
            And take away justice from the righteous man! 24 Therefore, as the fire devours the stubble,
            And the flame consumes the chaff,
            So their root will be as rottenness,
            And their blossom will ascend like dust;
            Because they have rejected the law of the Lord of hosts,
            And despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

          • Gal5:22-23

            Yes woe to those that can’t differentiate good from evil, those with the Spirit don’t can do that and they support people regardless of their male or female, master or slave, Jew or Gentile, for those in the body there is no difference. Those outside the body are the ones that think such things are important.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            How do u differentiate good from evil.? How do Christians differentiate good from evil.?
            …….How do US citizens differentiate their good from their evil.? How do Muslims in Saudi Arabia differentiate their good from their evil.? How do Chinese citizens in China differentiate their good from their evil.? How do atheists differentiate their good from their evil.?

          • Gal5:22-23

            God is obeying Christ’s commandments to love and forgive, evil is not doing as Christ commands.

            And different beliefs have different standards, some don’t rate thing as ‘good’ and ‘evil’ at all.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            U hv misinterpreted the Word of God at MATT.22:37-40.

            Did Jesus Christ tell Christians to only keep the 2 great Old Testament commands(= DEUT.6:5 n LEV.19:18) n ignore the other not-so-great OT commands, eg LEV.18:22-23, LEV.10:9 n DEUT.18:9-14, – just bc He explained that the rest of the Law n Prophets r hung or derived from the 2 great commands.?
            …….

          • Gal5:22-23

            Jesus was talking to an audience under the Old Covenant. The old Law is either all enforce or none as per Jesus, Moses and James.

            Read the Lord’s Prayer, the Epistles of John. Again you are losing the New Covenant by confusing it with the old.

            But further discussion is pointless. You will not see so you cannot.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            ROM.6: = 1 What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin that grace may abound? 2 Certainly not!
            How shall we who died to sin live any longer in it? 3 Or do you not know that as many of us as were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into His death?
            4 Therefore
            we were buried with Him through baptism into death, that just as Christ
            was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also
            should walk in newness of life.
            _ _ _ _ _ _ _

            Anytime, people r living in sin/evil/law-breaking, they r not being renewed by His Spirit/Word or not being Spirit-filled or Word-filled. And if they do not repent, God may eventually give up on them.(eg 1COR.5:1-5 & 11:30)

          • Gal5:22-23

            And sin is going against what Christ asked us to do, love and forgive. Your obsession with the old heavy yoke of the dead Old Covenant blinds you to the path of the New, seemingly without the ability to discern your error.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            U r in grave error when u state that homosexuality is not a sin/evil. That is not love n forgiveness when u bend the truth of God bc those unrepentant homosexuals whom u “love”(= or approve) r bound 4 hell when they die.
            …….Unrepentant Christian homosexuals r an oxymoron, just like unrepentant Christian murderers, adulterers, robbers/thieves, perjurers/liars, etc.(1COR.6:9-11)

            ROM.1: =
            28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do those things which are not fitting; 29 being filled with all unrighteousness, sexual immorality,[c] wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil-mindedness; they are whisperers, 30 backbiters, haters of God, violent, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, 31 undiscerning, untrustworthy, unloving, unforgiving,[d] unmerciful;

            32 who, knowing the righteous judgment of God, that those who practice such things are deserving of death, not only do the same but also approve of those who practice them.

          • Gal5:22-23

            And you realize you are in grave error when you say they are. It’s no more important than what meats to eat or what holidays to celebrate.

            I’m more than content and let God settle our disagreement before the Throne, but until then the Spirit rebukes you as do I.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            Well, let’s see who God will rebuke. Better watch yr every step.

            1COR.11: =
            29 For he who eats and drinks in an unworthy manner[e] eats and drinks judgment to himself, not discerning the Lord’s[f] body. 30 For this reason many are weak and sick among you, and many sleep.
            (fyi, sleep is euphemism for die)

            DEUT.28: =
            Curses on Disobedience

            15 “But it shall come to pass, if you do not obey the voice of the Lord
            your God, to observe carefully all His commandments and His statutes
            which I command you today, that all these curses will come upon you and overtake you:

            16 “Cursed shall you be in the city, and cursed shall you be in the country.

            17 “Cursed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl.

            18 “Cursed shall be the fruit of your body and the produce of your land, the increase of your cattle and the offspring of your flocks.

            19 “Cursed shall you be when you come in, and cursed shall you be when you go out.

          • Gal5:22-23

            Yes yes, Paul was paranoid. Christ aye with many sinners, so can you walking in His footsteps.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            Eating with sinners does not mean that Jesus Christ approved of their sins/evil-deeds.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            ROM.1: = 26 For this reason God gave them up to vile passions. For even their women exchanged the natural use for what is against nature. 27 Likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust for one another, men with men committing what is shameful, and receiving in themselves the penalty of their error which was due.

          • Gal5:22-23

            see elsewhere you, God’s punishment for idolatry isn’t a condemnation of gays or lesbians.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            U can never escape the fact that the Word of God says quite clearly that practicing gays n lesbians r sinners/evildoers/law-breakers being punished/cursed by God n will also be cursed by God into hell when they die if they do not repent n continue to reject God n Jesus Christ.

          • Gal5:22-23

            The Word of God says nothing of the kind – there was no word for gays or lesbians at the time of the writing of Scriptures.

            Gays and Lesbians can do everything Christ asked just fine. Don’t like it take it up with God.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            Of course, God will take it up with the gays, lesbians n their supporters/condoners like yrself when He returns to earth n on Judgment Day.(1THESS.4:16, 2THESS.2:6-9, REV.6 & 7 & 20:12).
            …….But in the meantime, God has cursed them with AIDS/HIV n HPV-cervical cancer in the 1980s when the liberal Blue States began dismantling sodomy laws in the 1970s, in order to pander for the LGBTQ-vote..

        • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

          Jesus Christ/God-in-the-flesh walked with lepers with a heart filled with love = He healed them n warned them to “go n sin no more”.(JOHN.5:14 & 8:11).
          …….Shouldn’t u be doing the same, ie “heal” the transgenders n other LGBTQs, n tell them to stop sinning, instead of encouraging n condoning them in their sins.(ROM.1:18-32).

      • 201821208 :)

        Amen!!!

  • The Last Trump

    Wow. Lost ANOTHER two BILLION dollars!!
    And just so men could pee in the ladies room.
    Seems perfectly rational to me…
    In Bizarro Amerika. What madness.

    • Ronald Carter

      Got a (normal, unbiased, non-ultra right wing) source for that figure?

      • The Last Trump

        ??
        Oh, the source now somehow alters the mathematical facts that can be cross referenced with other sources and easily verified!!?
        Hahahaha! Oh “Ron”! You truly are adorable! And a liberal through and through!

        • Ronald Carter

          Well Last Trump, it’s just that Target seems to be hardly feeling the impact of this organized temper tantrum, and as you have been shown many times in the past to be quite impervious to facts, that is, actual verifiable truths, I suspected this might just be another case where you are mocking and gloating and wiggling your ears for no good reason.

          • The Last Trump

            Update:
            “Target boycott reaches boiling point – Market value down $4 billion in 30 days!”
            Hee, hee! “Hardly feeling the impact” he says!!
            Eh, it’s just FOUR BILLION DOLLARS!!
            Hahahaha! You really are a riot. “Ron.”
            Keep posting! 🙂

          • Ronald Carter

            Yep, and it’s a really objective, unbiased news source that uses “boiling point” in its headlines, isn’t it? Give us something from a standard news source, not one that kowtows to Pat Robertson, please.

        • WorldGoneCrazy

          Please do not use the “L” word on Sundays. It’s almost like cussing. 🙂

          • The Last Trump

            Oops! My bad. 🙂

          • WorldGoneCrazy

            I keep hearing that it has nothing, nothing to do with the bathroom policy. And, suing those bakers has nothing to do with forcing them to accept and affirm the gay lifestyle either!

          • The Last Trump

            Yes, the trolls are out working overtime today attempting to deflect blame from themselves despite advocating here DAILY to put grown men into ladies rooms with vulnerable women and innocent children.
            And NOW they want to play shocked when somebody so PREDICTABLY took advantage of their ridiculous and outrageous policy!!
            Not happening. Some folks around here earned themselves a heaping pile of shame and embarrassment. Looks good on them.
            Oh, he wasn’t transgender? Says who? And moreover, WHO CARES?
            He’s allowed in. Period.
            Who’s going to stop him.
            I don’t know about you, but I can’t sense what another man “feels” he is.
            How exactly are we supposed to check….
            How outrageous. Complete madness. Never thought I’d see the day. 🙁

          • WorldGoneCrazy

            I know several ladies who are taking their glocks in there with them.

            “Herb, we got a cleanup in the ladies’ room!”

    • gizmo23

      Where have they lost 2 billion dollars. Their sales have not suffered

      • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

        As in, shareholders value has lost $2 billion.
        …….As to Target’s quarterly business profit or loss, we’ll see.

        • gizmo23

          Almost all retails stock value has gone down over the same period

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            But Target’s stock price dropped the most during the week(= 11 May) that the boycott reached 1 million people, ie dropped by 6%.

      • 201821208 :)

        See this article….
        Johns Hopkins psychiatrist drops TRUTH BOMB about transgenders – liberals furious

        • gizmo23

          I’m not furious

    • acontraryview

      If they had lost “ANOTHER two BILLION dollars” that would be a lost of 4 Billion. There stock has not lost 4 Billion dollars in market value since announcing this policy. Learn how to read a stock chart.

      Oh my gosh….Sears has lost over 1 Billion in market value in the same time period. It must be because of their bathroom policy. Oh, no, wait, they didn’t change their policy.

      OK, well JC Penny has lost over 1 Billion in market value in the same time period. It must be because of their bathroom policy. Oh, no, wait, they didn’t change their policy.

      Ok, well Kohl’s has lost nearly 2 Billion in market value in the same time period. It must be because of their bathroom policy. Oh, no, wait, they didn’t change their policy.

      Ok, well Nordstrom has lost nearly 2 billion in market value in the same time period. It must be because of their bathroom policy. Oh, no, wait, they didn’t change their policy.

      Ok, well Macy’s has lost nearly 2 billion in market value in the same time period. It must be because of their bathroom policy. Oh, no, wait, they didn’t change their policy.

      Hmmmmm……there seems to be a trend here. Retail stocks across the board have dropped significantly over the past month, regardless of their bathroom policies. Maybe the loss that Target has experienced and its bathroom policy is NOT a relationship of causality, but rather a relationship of concurrence. Nah, that can’t be it. Definitely its all about their bathroom policy. In light of all the data, that’s the only explanation that makes any sense.

      You run with that Muffin Man.

      • The Last Trump

        Update:

        “Target boycott reaches boiling point – Market value down $4 billion in 30 days!”

        Huh.

        Let’s see now….

        “If they had lost “ANOTHER two BILLION dollars” that would be a lost of 4 Billion. There stock has not lost 4 Billion dollars in market value since announcing this policy. Learn how to read a stock chart” ??

        Hmmm. Not so good with math, huh?
        Ah well. Not the first time you were incorrect here. As we all know, right?
        But listen, do you actually ever get tired of being wrong all the time? No?
        How strange…

        • acontraryview

          Oh, please, show me the math.

        • WorldGoneCrazy

          2+2=4. Now, you are talking over their heads, Trump! Maybe it was the “billion” that got them?!?

          Meanwhile, back at Fundie, they are all saying “Hmmm. How do we refute that equation? Let’s just put him up for the Gold Medal again!” 🙂

    • WorldGoneCrazy

      They are standing on principle. While losing principal. 🙂

  • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

    Prior to the 1960s, did Target disallow Blacks from using their bathrooms n fitting rooms or was entry based on color.?
    ……. If not, the Target CEO cannot use discrimination against Blacks as a comparison for his pro-transgender policies.

    • acontraryview

      The first Target store opened in 1962.

      • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

        That means, prior to the 1960s, Target did not disallow Blacks from using their bathrooms n fitting rooms = the Target CEO cannot use discrimination against Blacks as a comparison for his pro-transgender policies.

        • acontraryview

          Why not? The discrimination existed. Why would it have had to taken place at a Target store for the comparison to be apt?

          Please note that his mention of black people was limited to when he spoke about Target first including black people in their advertising and the backlash they received then.

  • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

    If u r a man, imagine a bob-cut tomboy-female entering the Target restroom while u r using yr penis to pee into the urinal.

    • acontraryview

      Would you be using something other than your penis to pee?

      • Josey

        the female would

        • acontraryview

          At a urinal?

          • Josey

            Isn’t that what a man pees in? Guess that is a problem then, the born female no matter how badly she desires to be a man, can’t pee in the urinal for she isn’t born with the equipment, she has to use the stall and sit down as all women do. What a quandry?

          • gizmo23

            There’s no law that says a man has to use a urinal

          • Josey

            duh, really?

          • gizmo23

            Those urinals, we need to “take them out” whatever that means

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            What do u mean by take out those urinals.?

          • gizmo23

            I don’t know Josey said we need to “take those Muslims out” in a previous post, but she won’t explain what she meant. It was in refernce to carrying a gun

          • acontraryview

            The post I responded to was referring to a woman coming into a restroom. As you said, women don’t pee in urinals.

          • Gal5:22-23

            Actually cis-men use the stalls too, its a preference, not a requirement.

            My question is were you really unaware that many men sit when the pee?

      • 201821208 :)

        See this article..
        Johns Hopkins psychiatrist drops TRUTH BOMB about transgenders – liberals furious

        • acontraryview

          ROFL. Yes, because one person’s opinion on the matter makes something true. I assure you, liberals are not furious about this article. They are too busy laughing.

        • Gal5:22-23

          Yes, psychiatrists tend to ignore the hard data and believe what they want. For almost 20 years modern brain monitoring has been showing significant and reproducible differences between the trans-person’s brain, before and after sexual reassignment, from that of cis-gendered brains.

          When the objective test for transgender arrives those driven to hard-hearts will either have to open them or harden them more.

    • Gal5:22-23

      Are you referring to a trans-man who will just walk to a stall and do their business or one that will just walk up to a urinal and do their business? Either way it seems any issue would be with the person.

      That’s the whole point though I guess – a man wouldn’t care one way or the other.

      • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

        No, I’m referring to a manly man with a penis.

  • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

    About the Blacks, it was wrong for the Southern Whites or ex-slave-owners to discriminate against the Blacks, eg with Jim Crow laws, even though they were very sore at losing the 1861 Civil War to the liberal n richer North.
    …….In comparison, it was not wrong morally for others to discriminate against the LGBTQs, similar to discrimination against convicted child rapists, criminals, terrorists, ex-felons, bankrupts, ex-bankrupts, etc.

    It is wrong to put yr penis into any ‘hole’ u wish, n vice versa.

    • Cady555

      Just like the Jim Crow, the flurry of anti Trans laws are from politicians sore at losing on gay marriage.

      It is wrong to discriminate against an entire group of people.

      It would even be wrong to prohibit all christian preachers from using public restrooms, even though the rate of confirmed child abusers in that group is among the highest around.

  • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

    In the 1960s, when the liberal Blue States began to pander for the Black-vote(= about 15% of the total votes), the liberals gained politically against the conservative Red States, …not so for the LGBTQ-vote(= about 3% of the total votes) bc the liberal Blue States lose the heterosexual-vote, including many liberal heterosexuals.
    ……. This is what Target is experiencing for their pro-transgender bathroom policy, compared to their previous pro-Black policies.

    • Gal5:22-23

      The majority of Americans are against transgender discrimination, the majority of Democrats, the majority of independents, and 48% of Republicans.

      1 million out of 320 million is nothing.

      • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

        Pls provide yr sources. ……. Bear in mind also that being pro-SSM n pro-transgender bathroom policies r different issues.

        • Gal5:22-23

          Was just countering your myopic assertion this was about the actual population sizes when the majority of people support these issues. And yes, these recent polls about HR-2 and other recent anti-transgender laws.

          A simple search for ‘poll transgender support’ under the ‘News’ tab of Google will straighten you right out.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            ht tp :/ /ww w.newsbusters.o rg/ blogs/nb/brad-wilmouth/2016/05/09/cnn-uses-misleading-poll-claim-most-oppose-nc-bathroom-law

          • Gal5:22-23

            I’m talking about American you point to a propaganda site talking about a news station poll with. 51% oppose with a 6+% error rate and SurveyUSA poll showed 50% opposed HB-2, both polls being North Carolinians only.

            Even your references support my side, thank you – the Truth will light the darkness.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            The point is, these polls hv been manipulated by directed questions, in order to reflect their liberal agenda of pro-transgender bathroom policy. These polls were mostly conducted by liberal news orgs.

      • Cady555

        Especially since tbe claim that 1 million signed the petition is unverified.

      • 201821208 :)

        See this article…
        Johns Hopkins psychiatrist drops TRUTH BOMB about transgenders – liberals furious

  • Nidalap

    They’re not catering to their customers, they’re trying to get on the good side of the government. They can see where the jack boot is going to fall on this…

    • Josey

      Maybe they think the government will give them some kickback for promoting this perverted mental illness. Some have said they didn’t sign the petition but that they wouldn’t be shopping there any longer, you don’t have to sign a petition to make a stand and it will hurt target who let’s be honest is already hurting because ppl just aren’t spending much right now with the economy the way it is so way to draw in the customer’s target, you and the few transgenders there are should all have a great time with your profits…LOL, especially in the midwest where mostly families and the elderly shop at walmart, k-mart or target and who now have quit target. You’ll be out of business before you know it unless you think the government will keep you afloat…hahahaha.

      • Nidalap

        I’d guess they’re thinking that the government will likely act to put their competitors out of business for them if they don’t do as they did.
        Can’t really fault their reasoning if that’s the case, all things considered…

  • Reason2012

    Notice the hypocritical logic they use:

    If you’re a man who only FEELS like a woman, even though you still have male genitalia, it’s “discrimination” to make him use the bathroom with other men.

    But if you’re REALLY a BIOLOGICAL woman (who obviously also FEELS like a woman, btw), then it’s NOT discrimination to make her use the bathroom with other men who will now walk in on her, both in bathrooms and locker rooms.

    Behold the hypocrisy of their “discrimination” lies.

    They want to discriminate against everyone else in the name of stopping discrimination. They are discriminating against and endangering everyone else by enabling_perverts, predators and_pedophiles.

    Contact your representatives about the REAL discrimination: forcing 100% of women and little girls to use the bathroom with men who will walk in on them in bathrooms and locker rooms.

    • Jalapeno

      Did you think that a law like in NC would actually change that?

    • Gal5:22-23

      All people who ‘feel’ like women should use the women’s bathroom, nothing illogical about it.

      • Reason2012

        It’s a women’s bathroom and women’s locker-room, not a “people who FEEL like women but really are men” bathroom and locker room.

        • Gal5:22-23

          Other than the reality that transgender is a real ‘thing’ beyond feelings. of course.

          • Reason2012

            Being a woman is far more of a real ‘thing’ beyond feelings as well – yet they’re being forced to go to bathrooms and locker rooms with people with male genitals (a.k.a., males). Lies from the perversion activists to promote their perversions, nothing less.

            Transngender: feelings trump genetics.
            Homosexualiity: genetics trumps feelings (doesn’t matter if you DON’T feel like you want homosexual attraction anymore – you supposedly cannot deny the genetic fact that you are one)..

            Behold the indoctrination lies of the left.

          • Gal5:22-23

            scary scary make genitalia that every woman already knows exists.

            Sorry you just don’t know any transgender men, via-women are far more likely to be freaked by them than a MtF transgender in a dress.

  • Josey

    I heard Jenner is thinking of going back to being a man now, will I be a woman today or a man, ah, that is the question. It was a publicity stunt to be used in the promotion of more perverseness anyway. He is a man and can’t put on a dress and change that fact or truth.
    You ppl who claim you follow Christ and say, “let them be who or whatever they want to be” are worse and lack the love and compassion of Christ to tell them the truth, to help those who truly are struggling with this sickness and pray for them in the darkness that envelops them so don’t pretend to be a Christian showing compassion because you have not God’s truth in you to speak the truth, you are just patting their hands and telling them you are with them, as you take them by the hand and walk that wide road with them that leads to destruction, you are not Christ’s, you are of your father the devil and devils yourselves. You are worse than the person who is messed up not knowing what they are doing because you ought to know right from wrong since you claim you know Christ but at every turn you condone this behaviour, reprobates who will be judged harsher than those who are mentally ill in thinking they are a woman when they are a man or vice versa.

  • 201821208 :)

    “Casting down imaginations” 2 Corinthians 10:5
    “they followed vanity, and became vain” 2 Kings 17:15
    “male and female created He them” Gen. 1:27

  • Chip01

    SO.. Some can believe a fairytale about a magical God who sits in the clouds above… Having never heard from him, never seeing him, having ZERO proof of his existence In anyway..

    – That belief is somehow a more-than plausible belief for the same group who can’t /won’t try to understand that some people know in their own hearts that they were simply born in the wrong body.

    Unlike a God, who will never talk to you ever… You can simply ask a person who is transgendered and learn the truth from them, first hand.

    • 201821208 :)

      The wicked, in the haughtiness of his countenance, does not seek Him. All his thoughts are, “There is no God.” Psalm 10:4

      • Chip01

        Let’s stick with 2 Corinthians 10:5… And ask yourself about imagination vs reality.

        • 201821208 :)

          “The fool hath said in his heart, there is no God. Corrupt are they” Psalm 53:1

          • Chip01

            Yea. That’s what I figured

          • 201821208 :)

            “Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen Me, thou hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.” John 20:29

          • Cady555

            Yes. Even a fool can figure it out.

          • 201821208 :)

            Corrupt are they” Psalm 53:1

    • gizmo23

      We don’t want to talk to them, they are weird and sick.

  • ComeOnPeople!

    Apples and oranges. People being of a different race has nothing to do with people who are immoral. To use the two as being similar is an insult to any race. We cannot choose our skin color and yes people many years back still discriminated against those of different races but this is not about discrimination of those of a different race , it’s about standing for morality in our country. It’s about family and family values that have been known & kept by all races of people. Every race of people in the USA should stand for morality & come against those who wish to push immorality upon us and our children. This worldly system is trying to destroy families of all races. Family values is what keeps them from destroying this country with immorality. All families in every race should stand up and say enough is enough & turn off all propaganda news, music and movies that promote and teach immorality to our children. Let’s make this nation great once again by holding dear to us our values and our children & continue to teach our child even at the cost of being labeled by a corrupt and immoral system.

    • Gal5:22-23

      Right, using a restroom is ‘immoral’. The immorality lives in the minds of those obsessed with it.

      • ComeOnPeople!

        Saying you are a woman when you have male gentiles is what is immoral and forcing that deviation from reality upon others is immoral.

        • Gal5:22-23

          Being men or women isn’t defined by genitals but by our brains and there is mounting proof that transgender people’s brains are are not like cis-sexed people’s.

          Just as there are many men would were born eunuchs so there are women, and compassion demands that we appreciate them for how they are, not who we would like them to pretend to be to make us comfortable.

          • ComeOnPeople!

            To compare a eunuch to Transgender is silly at best. A man who is castrated, impotent or celibate is not being immoral. That man was either forced to have his gentiles removed, born unable to preform or chooses not to preform. A Eunuch is not a male who thinks he is a woman. A eunuch does not deny he is a man. His brain knows he is a man yet he is unable or unwilling to preform as such. A transgender man refuses to acknowledge that he is indeed what his gender says he is. He is neither castrated or impotent and most likely does not choose to be celibate . He is a man who has lost touch with reality.

          • Gal5:22-23

            Actually there was a wide range of things in ancient times that were put under the term eunuch – it was a grab bag term for anyone who wasn’t a genital typical straight cis-gendered man. It included men with hypospadias, undescended testicles, no testicles at all (which could mean they are intersex) no interest in women (since the burning lust was considered essential to set the man’s ‘seed’) and yes it would include trans-men too.

            Again, God’s creation is more diverse than those without the Spirit can discern.

          • ComeOnPeople!

            God defines HIS creation, not man. You are wrong as to a eunuch and a transgender being one and the same. Do your homework. Eunuchs know they are males yet are fiscally unable to preform as such or choose not to preform as such but a Transgender male denies the very fact that he is a male. One is living a reality , while the other is delusional.

          • Gal5:22-23

            And being male and thinking of themselves as a man are two different things that are easy to discern by those with the Spirit. A person with the Spirit shows all eunuchs of all favors and varieties the fruit it gives them – those without the Spirit do not.

          • ComeOnPeople!

            The bible says to try the spirit to see wether it be of God or not. If that spirit of which you claim to be His… is telling you that there is no true gender , that God did not create us male and females… then I hate to tell you but that spirit of which you are entertaining is not of God.

          • Gal5:22-23

            And by denying that what is from the Spirit some say is the one unforgivable sin. We will see. My discernment says that we were commanded to walk as if we were in the next world and in the next there will be no male or female, no marry or marriage – we will all be as the angels in heaven, alike and as siblings loving all as one.

            Worrying about who’s in the restroom with me, to degrade them or denigrate them, would not be an act with the Spirit would guide me to. God has made male and female, masculine and feminine and all manner of eunuchs, and we know He has built and promised a place for them in his Kingdom.

            The discussion does remind me of the joke about the wall in Heaven and a new arrival getting a tour. They are told to be quiet by the wall and naturally they ask ‘why?’ The response is always “Oh the [religious group of your choice] are on the other side, they think they are the only ones here.”

            Makes you chuckle until you realize that those who’s beliefs would require such a wall just might indicate they aren’t actually going to be there at all.

          • ComeOnPeople!

            One day God will judge. He will say that even though men did many things in His name HE never knew them. The Messiah is the very word of GOD made flesh. If you deny HIS word then you do not know HIM and HE does not know you. He knows those who are HIS. HE said HE would put HIS LAWS in their INWARD PARTS, and WRITE IT IN THEIR HEARTS; and would be THEIR GOD, and they will be HIS PEOPLE.

            Love does not allow others to believe a lie and be damned. Love speaks truth even if it hurts or offends, in hopes that it will draw that person back to God and save them from death. God’s love is not fickle nor does it play patty cake with SIN (transgression of the law). Love says repent of your sins (stop transgressing HIS instructions and return to HIS ways) & HE will forgive you. The kind of love the world knows or thinks is love is fickle and will not speak truth in love in order to save others.

          • Gal5:22-23

            Yes God will judge, not us. And no matter how many capitals are used, an absence of any sense of the fruit of the Spirit makes the words smaller, not important.

          • ComeOnPeople!

            Caps are used to emphasize , nothing more. If you make allowance for mens sins then you have not the fruit of HIS SPIRIT. LOVE speaks the TRUTH. Love would never allow someone to remain ignorant of the fact that if they continue in their sins then GOD will one day tell them to depart from HIM, HE never knew them. Love speaks truth and tells mankind that they must return to GOD. Repent and then follow HIM and HIS ways.

            As to Judgement… we all make judgements every day about what is right and what is wrong. Those who do so using the word of GOD are Christians (Christ-like) . Read the new testament church writings and you will find they used the scriptures to judge righteously. To say only GOD can tell a man HE is living in sin is to say we have no need for the BODY of Christ. That body becomes the mouth piece, the hands and the feet of God & they continue HIS work to draw men back to HIM. Without judgement we have no moral compass . The Judgements we make must be based off of Gods instructions because we are fallen and HE is HOLY.

          • Gal5:22-23

            Those with the Spirit have God’s law written on their heart, no external instructions are required for the saved. The external guides we have are to help us hone our Spirit granted discernment and those with the Spirit will produce its fruit if they are discerning properly.

            Again, God bless, may the Spirit find you and may He forgive you your trespasses in the like and manner that you forgive others their’s, the message and pledge of the prayer God Himself taught us.

          • ComeOnPeople!

            Yes HIS laws written on the heart are there for instruction just as they were in the scriptures. Now no longer external on tablets of stone but on the inward fleshy tables of the heart.

            Hebrews 8:10 For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord; I will put MY LAWS into their mind, and write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people:”

          • ComeOnPeople!

            Now have a wonderful day. I need to get off this thing. It appears that you have bought into lie that to love others you must cater to their sins and you refuse to study scripture (unless it is in the new testament) or know your church history , so what is the point in beating a dead horse. We shall agree to disagree. To use the scriptures in your style …. I shall dust my feet and be off

          • Gal5:22-23

            And it was obvious my pearls are better spent elsewhere myself for some time. I always use the metric of the fruit – for they easily discern between the good and the bad and against the fruit there is no law. People will be before the Throne being told they were too harsh, too merciless, but no one will be told they were too compassionate, kind, joyful or loving.

          • ComeOnPeople!

            Wrong people will be told depart from me you workers of iniquity. Nice word iniquity … it means those who practice lawlessness. Jesus said if you LOVE HIM KEEP HIS COMMANDMENTS. Sorry but without God’s written word you have no fruit because that fruit only comes from the Spirit and the Spirit will never go against God’s instructions to HIS people. You can dress up real pretty and claim your pearls are real but if it does not line up to the word of God, your pearls are decorating the same old hag in a new dress. Satan has always used the same old tactic … yeah hath GOD said? Your fruit is the evil fruit of disobedience and the fruit of false love that caters to your own desires rather then serve you Creator in Spirit & in Truth. Sorry but all your fruit speech does not sway someone who studies the scriptures and has a relationship with God. The Fruit of true Christlike LOVE is to call all men to repent of sin and back towards God. The Apostles preached it on the day of Pentecost and 3,000 were added to the church. They did not tell the people when they asked what they were to do, to love love love. They told them to repent and THEN they would receive HIS Spirit. Unless a man repents (turns away from ) of his SINS he cannot receive God’s Spirit. Light and darkness do not mix and a fountain cannot contain both good and bad water. You preach your love love love message and I shall continue to plead with men to repent and return to there Creator so that they can receive HIS Spirit and a changed heart and life that walks not after his own ways but after God’s.

          • Gal5:22-23

            Yes and I pray that God’s Grace is enough for those who do iniquity like unrighteousness judgement. Only he will know it’s depths.

          • ComeOnPeople!

            His grace is that while you were yet a sinner , HE came and gave HIS life so that you wouldn’t have to die. Accepting HIS grace is simply acknowledging the fact that had it not been for HIS sacrifice and the GRACE HE offered you, you would be toast. Grace is throughout both the old and new testament. Mercy is there also. Same God same instructions only difference is now you have a perfect blood sacrifice to cover your sins. You no longer have to take a lamb to the temple to die for YOUR transgressions. Because of GOD’s amazing GRACE you now need only confess your sin & he is faithful to forgive you. In the old testament HIS GRACE allowed the blood of animals to take your place in the new testament HIS GRACE offers HIS blood in your place. The bible also says that each time you SIN you crucify HIM AFRESH. That my friend is true love. Not this new kind of love of catering to SIN so men can feel comfortable but being willing to lay down your life for them. That is what GRACE is. Grace is not a license to SIN. If a child disobeys their parent , that parent may give that child Grace and not the punishment they deserve for disobedience but eventually if that child continues to disobey he needs correction. Any father who only shows GRACE with a disobedient child , does not love that child. Grace is offered to a repentant child in hopes that that child will turn back towards his father, because that father knows that eventually disobedience will destroy his child. The Messiah did not give you a license to SIN , HE offered you grace because you sin, without HIS BLOOD for the remission of your sins , you disobedience to HIS LAW would eventually destroy you.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            Yet, u say that the practicing LGBTQs r not unrepentant sinners/evildoers/law-breakers. Seems, u r not very Spirit-filled.
            ……. LGBTQs mostly just sin against God, as per ROM.1:18-32, similar to atheists, idolaters n blasphemers..

          • Gal5:22-23

            And stereotyping is one of the qualities that denotes absence of the Spirit. Study the story of the Samaritan on the road and get back to me.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            Pls explain this Word of God: …….

            MATT.5: = Adultery in the Heart

            27 “You have heard that it was said to those of old,[c] ‘You shall not commit adultery.’[d] 28 But I say to you that whoever looks at a woman to lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

            29 If your right eye causes you to sin, pluck it out and cast it from you; for it is more profitable for you that one of your members perish, than for your whole body to be cast into hell.

            30 And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and cast it from you; for it is more profitable for you that one of your members perish, than for your whole body to be cast into hell.

          • Gal5:22-23

            Lust is a word in Greek reserved for those for the unmarried, married sex is never lust.

          • Reason2012

            Eunuchs are men who were either born castrated, or were castrated later, or castrated themselves for the Kingdom of Heaven’s sake, not men who were trying to pretend they were women and go on to then have relationships with men, which is dishonest of you to claim.

            If you are claiming to be a Christian, I would think twice before you teach anti-Biblical claims as truth as it’s God you’ll have to convince.

            Matthew 19:12 “For there are some eunuchs, which were so born from their mother’s womb: and there are some eunuchs, which were made eunuchs of men: and there be eunuchs, which have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven’s sake. He that is able to receive it, let him receive it.”

          • Gal5:22-23

            Sorry, incorrect. read your Talmud and first century Greek.

            That you don’t know what a eunuch is seems part of the problem. example: the Romans rarely castrated eunuchs, too high a risk of death. They would crush the testicles which made them sterile but still produced testostrogen. And the Hebrews considered undescended testicles as ‘eunuches of the sun’ since they had been so since they were born.

            Honestly you need to learn a few more facts before you are evenready to discuss this issue.

          • Reason2012

            Eunuch, translated from Greek word eunouchos
            a castrated person (such being employed in Oriental bed chambers); by extension an impotent or unmarried man; by implication a chamberlain (state officer): – eunuch.

            Jesus is the one that points out some become Eunuchs even for the Kingdom of Heaven – your implication that it’s men who try to become women, let alone then date other men is patently false as the entire Bible even rebukes homosexual behavior as well.

        • Cady555

          Perhaps you meant “male genitals” not “male gentiles”.

          • ComeOnPeople!

            Thanks my spell check keeps correcting it wrongly ahaha

          • Cady555

            Yep, there are typos, and then there are typos that leave you smiling all day..

  • Grace Kim Kwon

    It’s been so wrong for the secular West to put the colored people and sexually sinful people in the same category. Men must not endanger women and children to uphold a sinful custom. Every culture needs a fix by the Christian Church to become safe and civilized.

  • Becky

    Considering Target is an advocate of homosexuality, this is no surprise. The drop in stocks is just the beginning…cue the lawsuits. Might just put ’em out of business straightaway…transgender bathrooms and all.