Mother, Son on Quest to ‘Transition’ to Father, Daughter

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DETROIT, Mich. — A mother and son from Michigan are going public regarding their quest to “transition” into father and daughter.

Erica Maison and her 15-year-old son Corey recently appeared on Australia’s “60 Minutes” to talk about the matter. The younger Maison said that he came to his parents four years ago and disclosed that he felt like a girl rather than a boy.

“They were very supportive,” Maison advised. “They would always make sure that I was happy, [and] make sure that I was safe too.”

A 2015 YouTube video, which to date has over seven million views, shows Maison being gifted with a box of female hormones, which his mother hid under the sofa pillow.

But Erica Maison, a mother of five, soon also came out to her husband, stating that she really felt like a man.

“When I was younger I used to wish for cancer so I would have to get a mastectomy,” she told “60 Minutes,” adding that she “hated” being pregnant and disliked her long hair.

Maison recently decided to have her breasts removed and changed her name to Eric.

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However, she admitted that she was concerned about how her husband would receive her, since he had married her as a woman.

“[H]ow do you ask a completely heterosexual man to still love you if you’re becoming a man? That’s not fair,” Maison said.

However, Les Maison told reporters that he isn’t phased by his wife’s endeavor.

“I fell in love with the person. She was beautiful as a woman, but equally beautiful on the inside,” he stated. “As long as Eric is happy with the appearance, Eric will be happy with what’s in her brain—or his brain.”

“How society views me and my relationship—I don’t care, they don’t live in my house. Us and our children are the only ones who matter,” Maison stated.

Erica Maison also remarked that her only regret is that she didn’t do it sooner.

Heyer

However, not everyone believes that the answer to gender dysphoria is allowing the person to change their physical appearance. Walt Heyer lived as Laura Jensen for eight years and even had a job with the U.S. government while living as a transgender, but says that having a physical operation did nothing to resolve the mental and emotional struggles that he faced.

One day while studying psychology at the University of California, Heyer had an epiphany: He wasn’t a transgender. He was a man with a psychological problem that trying to live as a woman wasn’t going to fix. Heyer also learned that his answer wasn’t within himself; it was in Christ.

So, eight years after obtaining the operation, Heyer reverted back to living as a man, and now says he doesn’t believe that people are born transgender.

“Gender dysphoria is a psychological condition where you are dissatisfied with your gender,” he told the Daily Mail in 2015. “Nobody’s ever born a transgender. They’re manufactured as a result of something, a developmental childhood issue that has yet to be determined for many people. In retrospect, I can see that changing genders, quite frankly is just pure foolishness.”

Heyer says that those who struggle with the condition are not receiving proper care, and many medical professionals are too quick to agree to surgery.

“All of them have some level of depression, and we’re not treating them,” he lamented. “We’re just cutting off body parts and giving them a new name and a new gender. … [But] biologically, no one can transport to the other gender. It’s not even possible.”

The now 76-year-old man runs a website to compassionately help others who struggle with gender identity or are expressing regret over having a sex change operation.

“God designed man; He designed women,” he said in a video recorded in 2014. “God will redeem the lives of people who struggle with gender identity issues just like I did. He redeemed my life, and I’ve been free from it as a result of that.”


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  • Amos Moses

    /SMH …………….

  • Amos Moses

    “Maison recently decided to have her breasts removed and changed her name to Eric.”
    ““How society views me and my relationship—I don’t care, they don’t live in my house. Us and our children are the only ones who matter,””

    mmmmm …. still a woman ……… breasteses does not make you a woman nor does their removal change you what you were born as ….. rebellion to the truth and nothing else …… the DNA is not altered by fat removal ……….. even rebellion to science and common sense …. /SMH …….

    • Ambulance Chaser

      Okay, what is this person’s DNA sequence?

      • Amos Moses

        more straw for your strawman, sir? …………………. maybe we could stuff it in like the Scarecrow in the Wizard of Oz ………….

        • Ambulance Chaser

          So, you have no idea. Got it.

          You’re going to opine long and loud about how a certain person’s “DNA” makes them a woman, but you don’t know what his/her DNA sequence is.

          Do you know what DNA is in general?

          • Amos Moses

            no … you have a strawman argument that HAS NO STRAW …..

          • Ambulance Chaser

            Let me try this again, since you don’t seem to be grasping it:

            “the DNA is not altered by fat removal”

            So I’m asking you: What is her DNA, since you seem to be the expert on it? And while you’re at it, what is it about her DNA that makes her female?

            I’m simply asking you to back up your own statements.

          • Amos Moses

            You serious?

            youtube;com/watch?v=ztVMib1T4T4

            make the ; a .

          • Ambulance Chaser

            Yes, I’m serious. Now answer the question.

          • Amos Moses

            no …. you are not serious ………… strawman …… flame on torch ………… *crackle, crackle, crackle* ……………

          • Amos Moses

            youtube;com/watch?v=GU7MwBtejzI

            make the ; a .

          • Ambulance Chaser

            Do you know what a strawman is? You seem to be having trouble with that too.

          • Amos Moses

            you can borrow my crayon to connect the dots …………..

          • Amos Moses

            “A straw man is a common form of argument and is an informal fallacy based on giving the impression of refuting an opponent’s argument, while refuting an argument that was not advanced by that opponent. One who engages in this fallacy is said to be “attacking a straw man”.”

            That be you ………….

          • Ambulance Chaser

            No, that would NOT be me. I haven’t refuted anything. I’ve simply asked you, repeatedly, to explain the argument that YOU are making.

          • Amos Moses

            as a distraction that would lead to a strawman argument ….. very clever but …… FAIL ….. not an argument … a statement …..

          • Ambulance Chaser

            Should I even bother trying to explain to you what a strawman argument is? I don’t get he impression you’ll listen, but I’ll explain it if you promise to.

          • Amos Moses

            i already gave you the definition ….. and it is exactly what you are trying to do ……..

          • Amos Moses

            facepalm ……..

            youtube;com/watch?v=XZxzJGgox_E

            make the ; a .

        • jessica valdes

          The DNA stuff has been debunked as a marker of sex. There are born XX males and born XY females and they are even fertile. Sex can of course be changed. Gender is in the brain and neurological and cannot be changed-thus a true transsexual cannot ever not become a true transsexual as their brain gender will be what it is. Any regretter of course did not have the gender they thought they did Only true transsexuals do. That is why they change sex to match the gender but the sex of course can be transported even though infertility results but doesn’t mean that sex is not changed. Sex is changed to match the gender of the brain. Gender is between the ears.

          • Amos Moses

            “Sex can of course be changed. ”

            no …. it cannot …..

            “Gender is in the brain and neurological and cannot be changed”

            bullroar ……….. sin is in the mind and the MIND can be changed …… but not the gender …..

            ball of confusion …………. strawman arguments ……….

          • jessica valdes

            It is gender that cannot be changed being rooted deeply in the hypothalamus and basal brain areas. Sex can be changed. Genitalia can be changed and so can hormonal balance and secondary sex. Under extensive review of medical evidence by experts in the field even 40 years ago with the Renee Richards case it was found that “according to overwhelming medical evidence this person is now female”. The evidence was not borderline or marginal but overwhelming. It used to be thought that DNA was true sex and thus that sex was unchangeable. But then it was discovered that DNA is not true sex, there being born XY females and so one does not need to change DNA to a normal XX to change to the sex to female. Conversely there are also XX males. Thus one does not need to change the DNA to change sex. Only the gender is immutable.

          • Jason Todd

            Really?

          • jessica valdes

            yes

          • Jason Todd

            These people are mentally ill, Jessica. Period. And so are you if you genuinely believe in this “sex can be changed” malarkey.

            Steven Crowder made a video that destroys that retarded argument, in a way that parodies Schoolhouse Rock’s, “I’m Just A Bill.” Check it out.

          • jessica valdes

            You are wrong and do not have the science. Neither does Steven Crowder who did not destroy any argument. The MT vs JT decision decided 41 years ago from today stands firmly.

          • Jason Todd

            You are wrong and do not have the science.

            Oh, really?

            What science would that be?

            Seriously, what in the world could you possibly offer as evidence these two people are not out of their cottonpicking minds? How about that guy in Canada who decided to leave his wife and kids to live under the delusion that he’s a six-year-old girl?

            Or maybe the woman who is convinced she is, in reality, a cat?

            Oh, yes, of course, science says all of this is okay.

            Bovine.
            Excrement.

          • Amos Moses

            BTW ….. you are completely bassackwards on that …… all sex occurs in the brain solely and only …. it is the ONLY sex organ …… it is the PRIMARY sex organ …….. gender is determined by organs …. there are malformed organs, no question …… does not alter the DNA ……….

            want proof ….. look at the porn industry …… the entire industry works SOLELY AND ONLY because of what occurs in the brain ….. there is no other participant ….. if it did NOT work …… then there would not be a porn industry ……. it would fail due to lack of participation …………..

          • jessica valdes

            Scientifically gender occurs solely in the brain and that it is the main organ for gender. Mind and social conditioning does not change the gender. However, male and female brains are opposite and if the gender of the brain is male or f it stays that way. Sex is determined by organs such as genitalia and breasts and these can be changed although not enabling fertility. DNA need not be changed to change sex since there are XY males and XY females. Dr Michael Weiss at Case Western Reserve U has even found father/daughter and sister/brother pairs of different sex but with identical DNA

          • Royce E. Van Blaricome

            Cite your evidence.

          • Ambulance Chaser

            She did, as best as you can on a board that doesn’t allow links. Go read the Weiss study and get back to us.

          • Royce E. Van Blaricome

            Thanks for letting us all see what you think is “evidence”. Go get some Evidence and get back to us.

          • Royce E. Van Blaricome

            Cite your evidence. Also suggest you see the Tucker Carlson & DNC senior adviser Zac Petkanas video where he completely destroys your supposition.

          • jessica valdes

            I do not have any supposition. I have the facts. You can google fertile XX males and fertile XY females. NOTHING Zac says can refute this

          • Royce E. Van Blaricome

            No, ya don’t. And your claiming them as such doesn’t change that.

          • jessica valdes

            Yes I do and you are wrong. Google is your friend

          • Royce E. Van Blaricome

            No, you don’t and you are wrong. As for Google, it’s definitely a good tool but better yet is that Jesus is my Friend. Hope you have something other than inanimate internet objects as friends.

            And btw, your friend Google says that XX males are invariably INFERTILE.

            Would you like me to tell ya what the dictionary says about “invariably” and “infertile”?

            As to your claim about “fertile XY females”, you’re being deceptive there too. Why do you not tell the whole truth? Do you not know that a half truth – or even 99% truth – is a whole lie???

            Nice try though. One thing is almost for certain. When the spiritually-dead, who are sons of disobedience that are led around by the World and Satan, say anything at all, you can pretty much take it to the bank that there is a lie in it somewhere.

          • jessica valdes

            You are wrong and I do. You need to look better. There are certainly fertile XX males and fertile XY females. That is a FACT and it is for humans.

          • Royce E. Van Blaricome

            You are wrong and you don’t. You need eyes to see and ears to hear. No it is NOT a FACT. Google proves that.

            And here’s a little clue, no matter how many times you tell the lie, how often you tell, or how loud you tell, it will NEVER become the truth. Learn from that. Oh, and you might wanna learn to stop referring folks to sites that expose your lies.

    • Ruth

      Indeed!

  • InTheChurch

    “They’re manufactured as a result of something, a developmental childhood issue that has yet to be determined for many people.”
    I have the answer; sin. Or Am I being too simple about this?

    • Amos Moses

      KISS ….. Keep It Simple Sara ………

    • Chris

      “Or Am I being too simple about this?”

      Why yes. Yes you are.

      • InTheChurch

        Chris, what is that something then?

        • Chris

          The original article had the phrase “a developmental childhood issue that has yet to be determined for many people.”

          And you added
          “I have the answer; sin. Or Am I being too simple about this?”

          Several questions are raised by the first statement.

          1) How were these developmental issues produced?
          2) At what stage of their development?
          3) How did these issues begin to affect their thoughts and behaviour?
          4) How about the physical differences in their brain structure?
          5) How does ‘sin’ fit into this picture?

          • InTheChurch

            They’re manufactured as a result of something, a developmental childhood issue that has yet to be determined for many people.
            Chris, I was referring to the first part of the comment; “as a result of something.”
            So I am searching for that something. What can that be?
            I studied psych and I work with the developmentally delayed. I can say many developmental issues were genetics, substance induced, medical and with some an accident, brain trauma. It’s hard to say at what stage on the level of developmental cycle did the issue started. But, studies are getting better and there are good ideas in the cycle. We develop in stages and the symptoms can be traced to that level. I hope you followed that. sounds confusing a bit.
            Biblical definition of sin is the pleasure of the body. Sin can be anything from drugs, sex and greed. Sin can affect the brain/mind. Addiction comes to mind. The brain does change when a stimulant is introduced.
            Now here is another tough issue to discuss and it fits, abuse. Child abuse in many forms like sexual, neglect and physical. A child can suffer great mental and developmental issues when an abuse has occurred. Also the same when an adult suffers an abusive event. Abuse is a horrible thing. I am not calling it sin or anything, I’m just saying that abuse is horrible and it destroys a person.
            I am just getting to what that something is. I mean no offense with this topic.

          • Chris

            Then allow me to apologize. I totally misinterpreted what you had written. I should have followed my own advice and asked first. One day I’ll learn.

            Thank you for the info though. I found it fascinating.

          • InTheChurch

            There’s still hope for you my friend. LOL

  • Jason Todd

    But…but…transgenderism isn’t about mental illness!

    Yeah. Uh-huh.

    • Ruth

      It’s not mental illness, it’s sinful act.

      • Chris

        Evidence that it’s not a mental illness?

        • Ruth

          Transgenderism is not a mental illness, it’s rebellion against God, thus it’s a sinful act.

          God’s word is truth, and God’s truth is not subject to man’s opinion. This is the evidence taken from the word of God.

          God’s Anger at Sin
          Romans 1
          18 But God shows his anger from heaven against all sinful, wicked people who suppress the truth by their wickedness.
          19 They know the truth about God because he has made it obvious to them. 
          20 For ever since the world was created, people have seen the earth and sky. Through everything God made, they can clearly see his invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature. So they have no excuse for not knowing God.

          21 Yes, they knew God, but they wouldn’t worship him as God or even give him thanks. And they began to think up foolish ideas of what God was like. As a result, their minds became dark and confused. 
          22 Claiming to be wise, they instead became utter fools.
           23 And instead of worshiping the glorious, ever-living God, they worshiped idols made to look like mere people and birds and animals and reptiles.
          24 So God abandoned them to do whatever shameful things their hearts desired. As a result, they did vile and degrading things with each other’s bodies. 
          25 They traded the truth about God for a lie. So they worshiped and served the things God created instead of the Creator himself, who is worthy of eternal praise! Amen. 
          26 That is why God abandoned them to their shameful desires. Even the women turned against the natural way to have sex and instead indulged in sex with each other.
           27 And the men, instead of having normal sexual relations with women, burned with lust for each other. Men did shameful things with other men, and as a result of this sin, they suffered within themselves the penalty they deserved.

          32 They know God’s justice requires that those who do these things deserve to die, yet they do them anyway. Worse yet, they encourage others to do them, too.

          • Chris

            Quoting the bible isn’t evidence. Especially since those verses have NOTHING to do with transgenderism.

            “God’s word is truth, and God’s truth is not subject to man’s opinion”

            Except the bible was written by men. Now you can claim that they were inspired by God but that claim is also based upon the words of men. So you are following men whether you want to or not.

            Finally I don’t know if you realise this but the verses you quoted claim that homosexuality is caused by idolatry. Since homosexuality is found in every animal species on the planet did they worship idols too?

          • Ruth

            I believe that the Bible is the written word of God, written by holy men who were inspired by the Spirit. God said it and I believe it and that settles it. I believe in God’s word than the opinion of men.

          • Chris

            “I believe that the Bible is the written word of God, written by holy men
            who were inspired by the Spirit.”

            Yep. As written by men who made those claims.

            “God said it and I believe it and that
            settles it.”

            Correction. Men wrote that God said it and you believe those men.

            “I believe in God’s word than the opinion of men”

            Which is the opinion of men

          • Ruth

            It seems that you don’t believe in God and in His word, but it’s not surprising if you don’t. Thus I love to share these truth from the word of God. You may not believe it by now, but in the end of time you’ll realize it, and hope it’s not too late for you to repent and turn to God and believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, that He came to earth to save us, He died , was buried and on the third day He rose again (that’s the gospel)

            The Unbelief of the People
            John 12
            When Jesus had said these things, he departed and hid himself from them.
             37 Though he had done so many signs before them, they still did not believe in him,
             38 So that the word spoken by the prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled:

            “Lord, who has believed what he heard from us,
            and to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?”

            39 Therefore they could not believe. For again Isaiah said,

            40 “He has blinded their eyes
            and hardened their heart,
            lest they see with their eyes,
            and understand with their heart, and turn,
            and I would heal them.”

            41 Isaiah said these things because he saw his glory and spoke of him. 
            42 Nevertheless, many even of the authorities believed in him, but for fear of the Pharisees they did not confess it, so that they would not be put out of the synagogue; 
            43 For they loved the glory that comes from man more than the glory that comes from God.

            Jesus Came to Save the World

            44 And Jesus cried out and said, “Whoever believes in me, believes not in me but in him who sent me.
             45 And whoever sees me sees him who sent me.
             46 I have come into the world as light, so that whoever believes in me may not remain in darkness. 
            47 If anyone hears my words and does not keep them, I do not judge him; for I did not come to judge the world but to save the world. 
            48 The one who rejects me and does not receive my words has a judge; the word that I have spoken will judge him on the last day.
             49 For I have not spoken on my own authority, but the Father who sent me has himself given me a commandment—what to say and what to speak. 
            50 And I know that his commandment is eternal life. What I say, therefore, I say as the Father has told me.”

            2 Corinthians 4:1-5
            Therefore seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not;
            But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man’s conscience in the sight of God.
            But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost:
            In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.
            For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus’ sake.

            1 Corinthians 2:1-16
            And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not with excellency of speech or of wisdom, declaring unto you the testimony of God.
            For I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.
            And I was with you in weakness, and in fear, and in much trembling.
            And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man’s wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power:
            That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.
            Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought:
            But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory:
            Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.
            But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.
            But God hath revealed them unto us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searches all things, yea, the deep things of God.
            For what man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God.
            Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.
            Which things also we speak, not in the words which man’s wisdom teaches , but which the Holy Ghost teaches; comparing spiritual things with spiritual.
            But the natural man receives not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.
            But he that is spiritual judges all things, yet he himself is judged of no man.
            For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.

            Grace, mercy, and peace be unto you from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

          • Chris

            “It seems that you don’t believe in God and in His word, but it’s not
            surprising if you don’t.”

            Well considering I’m a Zoroastrian I do believe in God. However God does not say that the bible is God’s word. Men said that.

            You then quote numerous verses from the bible. The verses were written by men so you are STILL listening to the opinions of men.

  • Croquet_Player

    I’m beginning to think the Christian News takes a rather unseemly and prurient interest in non-newsworthy and otherwise not very interesting stories about LGBT people. I wonder why?

  • Croquet_Player

    I see my earlier comment was removed. I’d like to know why. Apparently the Christian News moderators don’t appreciate questions about the site’s editorial choices. Can’t have that, can we?

    • Amos Moses

      yeah …. its hard to go to a persons house …… call them names and say they make poor choices ….. and then be welcome to stay for dinner …… kind of like ” dont spit where you eat” kinda thing ….. go figure ………

      • Croquet_Player

        This is a public news site, not a person’s home. Reputable editors and journalists answer readers’ questions. They certainly don’t delete them, to make it appear as if they were never asked. It displays a clear lack of journalistic integrity.

  • C_Alan_Nault

    Such perversion

    • Ruth

      Yes, it’s perversion.

      • antifasciste

        And this “perversion” affects you how, exactly?

        • Ruth

          Well it doesn’t affect me, it will affect those who practice perversions, unless they repent and turn to God, eternal damnation in hell awaits them.

          • antifasciste

            I know that is what your religion teaches. Easier to bemoan the “problem” than to attempt to effect change though right?

          • Ruth

            God’s Wrath on Unrighteousness
            Romans 1
            18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. 
            19 For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. 
            20 For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.
            21 For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened.
            22 Claiming to be wise, they became fools, 
            23 And exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images resembling mortal man and birds and animals and creeping things.
            24 Therefore God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, to the dishonoring of their bodies among themselves, 
            25 Because they exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever! Amen.
            26 For this reason God gave them up to dishonorable passions. For their women exchanged natural relations for those that are contrary to nature; 
            27 And the men likewise gave up natural relations with women and were consumed with passion for one another, men committing shameless acts with men and receiving in themselves the due penalty for their error.
            28 And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them up to a debased mind to do what ought not to be done. 
            29 They were filled with all manner of unrighteousness, evil, covetousness, malice. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, maliciousness. They are gossips, 
            30 Slanderers, haters of God, insolent, haughty, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to parents,
            31 Foolish, faithless, heartless, ruthless.
             32 Though they know God’s righteous decree that those who practice such things deserve to die, they not only do them but give approval to those who practice them.

            That’s what God’s word says, I believe it and that settles it. If you don’t believe in God and His word then it’s a waste of time talking and explaining to you since you’re spiritually dead and being spiritually dead you can’t understand spiritual things and the word of God. Only those indwells by the Holy Spirit can understand the word of God.

            1 Corinthians 2
            6 Yet among the mature we do impart wisdom, although it is not a wisdom of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are doomed to pass away.
             7 But we impart a secret and hidden wisdom of God, which God decreed before the ages for our glory. 
            8 None of the rulers of this age understood this, for if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.
             9 But, as it is written,

            “What no eye has seen, nor ear heard,
            nor the heart of man imagined,
            what God has prepared for those who love him”—

            10 These things God has revealed to us through the Spirit. For the Spirit searches everything, even the depths of God.11For who knows a person’s thoughts except the spirit of that person, which is in him? So also no one comprehends the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God. 
            12 Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might understand the things freely given us by God. 
            13 And we impart this in words not taught by human wisdom but taught by the Spirit, interpreting spiritual truths to those who are spiritual.
            14 The natural person does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are folly to him, and he is not able to understand them because they are spiritually discerned.
            15 The spiritual person judges all things, but is himself to be judged by no one. 
            16“For who has understood the mind of the Lord so as to instruct him?” But we have the mind of Christ.

            But then, I love to share these truth from the word of God, with the hope that may God open your eyes and ears and your understanding, that you may be able to know the truth and be set free from the bondage of sin.

            Romans 3:23 “For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;”

            Romans 6:23 “For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.”

            John 1:
            1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 
            2 He was in the beginning with God. 
            3 All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. 
            4I n him was life,and the life was the light of men.
             5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.

            John 1
            14 And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth

            The Word of Life
            1John 1
            1 That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we looked upon and have touched with our hands, concerning the word of life— 
            2 The life was made manifest, and we have seen it, and testify to it and proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was made manifest to us—
            3 That which we have seen and heard we proclaim also to you, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ. 
            4 And we are writing these things so that ourajoy may be complete.

            For God So Loved the World
            John 3
            16“For God so loved the world,ithat he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. 
            17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. 
            18 Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God. 
            19 And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their works were evil. 
            20 For everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his works should be exposed. 
            21 But whoever does what is true comes to the light, so that it may be clearly seen that his works have been carried out in God.”

            I Am the Way, and the Truth, and the Life
            1“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. 
            2 In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you?
            3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also. 
            4 And you know the way to where I am going.”
            5 Thomas said to him, “Lord, we do not know where you are going. How can we know the way?”
             6Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. 
            7 If you had known me, you would have known my Father also.From now on you do know him and have seen him.”

            Repent and believe in the Lord Jesus Christ and thou shalt be saved. Confess your sin and repent, acknowledge Jesus Christ as your Savior and Lord, surrender your life to Him, follow Him and obey His word.

            Grace, mercy and peace be unto you from God the Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ, our Savior. Amen!

          • https://www.facebook.com/doug.bristow3 Doug Bristow

            As with all sin that change is only found in Christ Jesus.

          • Chris

            Yet I’ve seen plenty of born agains who show no change. There is one I am thinking of who has become infamous for dishonesly editing videos. It would seem Christ has not altered either his mind or behaviour in the slightest.

          • HeLives

            There are many ‘Christians’ who are ‘in name only’. They are NOT ‘Born Again’ of the Spirit of God. They are like the Pharisee’s of Jesus days.
            Unless they too, ‘repent’ & actually turn to Christ, they will wind up like you, & everyone else, who does not deserve the blessings of heaven.
            NONE of us actually ‘deserves’ it. However, we have accepted Jesus bloodshed on that cross for us, to make it possible to be w/Him. We accept His Lordship, His 2nd part in the Trinity, as God’s Son & His Resurrection back to His Father, God, after His earthly death for us here.
            We have repented for our sinful, putrid ways, that are an abomination to our Loving Father, God.
            But w/o Christ Spirit w/in us, we are unable to remain sinless in His sight. Being human, we will ALL continue to sin, b/c the only ‘perfect’ man to ever walk the earth, was Christ, Himself.
            It keeps us aware of our deep NEED for Christ w/in us, as our guide & humbles us to allow the changes to take place, that should & need to, so we can be a better reflection of Him.
            If we don’t humble ourselves before our Holy, Creator God, & truly repent, we are just another person here, doing their own thing, under a label we’ve given ourselves.
            One may fool others, but NO ONE ‘fools’ God.
            And God says, only a ‘fool’ does not believe.
            Hope you ask God to show your foolish heart the TRUTH & then be OPEN to it. B/C your Free Will He allows you to have, can override whatever He wants to show you. Just as we can all continue in our sin, to override who God wants us to be for Him. He never removes our Free Will. Which for many, makes things a struggle, until we are filled more w/Christ, over the world around us. Once that happens, we no longer desire the foolish ways of the world. Our desires change & we look back & shake our heads at ‘what’ & ‘who’ we were.
            ONLY God & JESUS can bring about such changes in people’s lives. And ONLY IF we ‘allow’ it.

          • Chris

            “There are many ‘Christians’ who are ‘in name only’. They are NOT ‘Born Again’ of the Spirit of God.”

            Well then I suggest you speak to Ray Comfort.

            “And God says, only a ‘fool’ does not believe.”

            Actually the verse to which you are referring is talking about those who say they believe but act as if they do not. Hence ‘say in their heart, etc.’ Atheists, in my experience are prepared to make their disbelief public.

            “Hope you ask God to show your foolish heart the TRUTH & then be OPEN to it.”

            If you are implying that I’m an atheist I’m afraid I’ll have to stop you there. I’m a Zoroastrian.

          • HeLives

            Why would I need to talk to Ray? The facts are, there ARE many ‘Christians in NAME ONLY’. Always has been, since before Jesus time here. Even Ray would agree w/that.
            One can always tell, b/c a true Christian WILL show himself to be one. The Spirit of God & the ‘fruit’ as a result, WILL show.
            False spirits show to the wise in Christ. And today, there are many w/’false’ spirits. ‘False Teachers’. Just as God said their would be. Many more to come. Including the biggest of all… The final Anti Christ, that millions will ‘fall’ for. You, probably being one of them, if you don’t find the TRUTH, prior.

            Anyone who does not believe the TRUTH of the Trinity & Christ as Lord, IS A FOOL in God’s description. Please, don’t try to get it right, when you don’t believe. You CAN’T, until you do.

            But you can THINK whatever you want to. God allows that.

          • Chris

            “Why would I need to talk to Ray?”

            I thought you were concerned about warning false Christians.

            “The facts are, there ARE many ‘Christians in NAME ONLY’. Always has been, since before Jesus time here. Even Ray would agree w/that.”

            In point of fact Ray is the person to whom I was referring. If you would like evidence watch a video on youtube called ‘when is it alright to lie? When you’re lying for Jesus.’

            “One can always tell, b/c a true Christian WILL show himself to be one.”

            But you couldn’t tell that Ray had failed to be honest and therefore, according to you, is a false Christian. So your contention would seem to be false. So I should consider you a false Christian.

            The rest is you just implying that you can’t get things wrong. Isn’t that ego worship?

          • HeLives

            Um, I think I CLEARLY pointed out, that NO MAN is able to get thru this life here w/o Jesus, b/c he is NOT Perfect & WILL FAIL w/o Christ.
            Reading comp courses are offered. I suggest you find one.
            You may not be interested in finding Christ & that’s your choice. At least learn to read what others write & ‘get’ that much, however.
            I don’t need Ray Comfort, or anyone else to give me ‘evidence’.
            God Himself gave me & continues to give me ALL the ‘evidence’ I’ll EVER need.
            Best to you w/yours.

          • Chris

            “Um, I think I CLEARLY pointed out, that NO MAN is able to get thru this
            life here w/o Jesus, b/c he is NOT Perfect & WILL FAIL w/o Christ.”

            And since you’ve failed that MUST mean you’re without Christ. You have been identified as a false convert. No use denying it.

          • HeLives

            Sorry little boy LOST.
            READING COMP, as you read ENTIRE reply’s & other things.
            Will help your thru what’s left of your pitiful, frustrated, angry life here.
            Buh bye now!

          • Chris

            “Please, don’t try to get it right, when you don’t believe. You CAN’T, until you do.”

            And by repeating a mistake you’ve proven that you can’t get things right even when you do believe. As for me I’ll rely on those theologians who can speak the original languages. See ya.

          • antifasciste

            I can’t find the spot in the Bible where Jesus told someone they are a mentally ill pervert to convince them to change.

          • https://www.facebook.com/doug.bristow3 Doug Bristow

            I never said that.

          • antifasciste

            A good portion of your cohort on this site have said exactly that.

          • https://www.facebook.com/doug.bristow3 Doug Bristow

            I do not have any cohort.

          • antifasciste

            Obviously you have no idea what the word means. (A group of categorically similar people). Try picking up a book now and then.

          • https://www.facebook.com/doug.bristow3 Doug Bristow

            Look up the definition of the word “grammar”.

  • Toro Keng

    I guess….
    Humans tend to have this nature.
    The nature for being unsatisfied with oneself. Always coveting, being jealous for what others have, instead of being grateful for what they had.

    In worldly view, this is called as normal behavior / always trying best to pursue or archive next goal, born this way, be thyself, new age new life….. … …….

    In Christian view, this is called sinful nature, inherited from Adam and Eve. ‘Transition’ is a way for mocking the Creator by saying that HE did mistake while creating them. Just like the pot is saying that the Potter is wrong.

    The reason for having different point of view is,
    One has faith in Christ’s blood. Christ who shed His blood on the cross 2000yrs ago.
    the other one has faith in anything except for Christ’s blood only.

    • Ruth

      Very well said Toro Keng.

    • Chris

      “Always coveting, being jealous for what others have, instead of being grateful for what they had.”

      How is wanting to get rid of the secondary sexual characteristics ‘coveting’?

  • Ruth

    Transgenderism is pure foolishness.
    Romans 1:18For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. 19For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. 20For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world,g in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse. 21For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened. 22Claiming to be wise, they became fools, 23and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images resembling mortal man and birds and animals and creeping things.

    24Therefore God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, to the dishonoring of their bodies among themselves, 25because they exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever! Amen.

    26For this reason God gave them up to dishonorable passions. For their women exchanged natural relations for those that are contrary to nature; 27and the men likewise gave up natural relations with women and were consumed with passion for one another, men committing shameless acts with men and receiving in themselves the due penalty for their error.

    • HeLives

      Lord, come quickly….

      • Ruth

        “He who testifies to these things says, “Surely I am coming soon.” Amen. Come, Lord Jesus!”(Revelation 22:20)

        Revelation 22
        10 And he said to me, “Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is near. 

        11 Let the evildoer still do evil, and the filthy still be filthy, and the righteous still do right, and the holy still be holy.”

        12“Behold, I am coming soon, bringing my recompense with me, to repay each one for what he has done.

         13 I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.”

        14 Blessed are those who wash their robes, so that they may have the right to the tree of life and that they may enter the city by the gates. 

        15 Outside are the dogs and sorcerers and the sexually immoral and murderers and idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood.

        Many of the end time signs are unfolding before our very eyes, surely the Lord is coming soon. Rapture is imminent, it can happen any moment from now. Be ye ready always!

        • HeLives

          Amen Ruth! It can’t be much longer. Not w/everything lining up so perfectly, as they are… Everywhere you go/look! In ALL areas.
          His sense of humor still lives on too… With ‘TrumpPence’ in the WH! 😉
          Can things me more clear for believers? Yet, there are those who don’t accept the Rapture.
          Sad.
          We ALL need to be looking UP as we continue to spread the Good News.
          Or, IMO, be left behind w/the sinners, to help w/winning over the Tribulation Saints.
          No thanks! See you there! 🙂

          • Tom-Elizabeth Berning

            not to be difficult, but does believing in the rapture save me?

          • HeLives

            You are not being difficult. The blood of Jesus is what saves us. Nothing else. If you accept who Jesus is… Your Savior & the Son of God sent here as man, to be your Savior & His fate on the cross for mankind’s sins, that He ascended back to His Father, God, 3 days later…. THAT is what ‘saves’ you; & anyone else, who fully believes in Christ. Repentance of sin goes along w/it, but even that, is not what ‘saves’. It will automatically come naturally, when His Spirit comes to abide w/in you, at your invite when you accept Jesus.
            You will want to repent, b/c of what He has done for you. You will want to know Him more. You will want to discover what He has for you, now that you are ‘His’. And that is more easily discovered, as you grow nearer to Him as you spend time w/Him.
            As in an ‘relationship’, one can’t know much about another, w/o spending time w/them. One grows to care more, the more time you spend bonding w/them.
            And it’s all about a ‘relationship’, not a man run ‘religion’. There are some very good, NON Denominational, Bible teaching churches around, & some good Bible studies. You will learn much more about God, Christ & the Word, written for ALL, in a good, basic teaching church & study. If you have a Calvary Chapel in your area, they are a good, Bible teaching church & keep things basic, to the point & w/o all the ‘hoopla’ that some can have.
            A good preacher, is Greg Laurie. He can be found on line & has many books too. His testimony is very powerful. Something only God could have possibly done. He has it on a DVD & in a book, ‘Lost Boy’. But it goes even further, past that book, w/the tragic, unexpected loss of his oldest son. God is so firmly embedded in him. He is a true inspiration.
            He’s been thru the wringer, so no one can say, ‘Oh he doesn’t know…’

            You can get his daily devotional & I’m sure you’ll find him most helpful. He’s basic, up front & explains things well.

            I will get a Bible he backs, called, ‘The Start Up Bible’, for new believers, or those I know who want to understand God’s Word more easily. I actually kept one myself, to add to the others, b/c I liked it so much, myself! It’s the New Testament, only. B/C that’s best for someone to ‘start’ with. He has a lot of simple explanations throughout it, as well as What it means to be a Christ follower. It’s only $8.00. Some churches give it for free. The print is small, however.
            I miss not having Psalms & Proverbs in it, but I have several others, so I have plenty of access to both.
            There are also Bibles on CD, that you can listen to, if you’re not into reading, &/or take it in the car w/you. I have it both on CD & ‘cassette’.
            And of course, it’s all on line now, too.

            My personal belief (but I know it’s shared by others, as well as some preachers) is that those who don’t believe in the Rapture, or who are not obeying God’s command to “Look Up”, when we see all His signs to us, b/c our ‘redemption draws nigh’ (Luke 21:28), that they will be ‘left behind’ w/the wretched world, to go thru the Tribulation. They will know what they’re in for (the ones who read about it, anyway) & will have to persevere/endure, until Jesus 2nd coming. Which, will be 7 yrs. after the Rapture.
            No one knows the time of the Rapture. Not even Christ, Himself. But God did say He would let us know the ‘season’ of it. And, we’re ‘In Season’. More, every day. So it’s imminent. Can be any day now, or if God tarries, can be w/in a year or so. From what’s going on everywhere, I highly doubt it will be longer than that.

            God’s time clock is ISRAEL. So a lot depends on what goes on w/them.

            President Trump is making things better w/them now. Repairing the severe damage that Obama did w/our relationship w/them. And that is all very pleasing to God.
            But if the government & people don’t stop the devil driven Trump hate, & continue to try to get rid of him & stonewall everything he does to try to help America, Americans & Israel, I believe God will take ‘His’ out sooner, over waiting. And let them then REALLY have things to SCREAM about. There will be TOTAL CHAOS, World Wide.

            God will have removed His hand of protection over those left, to then, fend for themselves. His Grace & Mercy on mankind, will have run out.
            And those of us who are paying attention, are seeing His hand slowly being removed, now. ‘Warnings’, that man is ignoring, &/or making other ‘excuses’ for them happening. Other than what it really IS.

            The Rapture will set things up perfectly for the Anti Christ to come on the scene w/his False
            promises of peace & stability. People will LOVE him. He will be very ‘charismatic’ & will ‘draw’ the ignorant of God & His Word, to him. (no different than he does now, but just in the Spiritual realm) The ‘New World Order’ will be fully implemented. As will a 1 World Religion. (that we can see being ‘set up’ now, & is spearheaded by this Pope, who is not at all what he ‘seems’) And b/c this pope is so ‘beloved’, millions will be falling for that, too. Once they’re all on board, the rest will be much easier for the AC to deal with.

            Those who follow him, (the AC) will take his
            ‘Mark’ in their hand, wrist or forehead, as spoken of in God’s Word. We already are using this technology in our dogs & some dementia patients are being ‘tested’ w/it. It will then be used in babies. It will be very attractive, b/c it will look like such a good thing! No more stolen babies/children. No more ‘lost people’ w/memory issues. Easy buying w/o money or credit cards. (They will do away w/money… already happening) It’s all in a little ‘chip’ you will have put under your skin. Like we do to keep our dogs on a ‘locater’ nation wide.

            People won’t be able to buy/sell, or do business w/o it. Which will make it extremely difficult for those who want to be w/Jesus, to survive. But, they will, for a while, anyway. They will have to rely greatly on each other. People w/farms & gardens growing food, will be very popular, I’m sure. As will those who are ‘stocking up’ believing there will be no Rapture, or it happens w/the 2nd Coming. (which makes Zero biblical sense & does not add up in the Word, either)

            Whoever takes this ‘Mark’, however, will make them ‘possessions’ of
            Satan. They will have sold their souls for a temporary fix here,
            for Everlasting Death, for Eternity.

            Those who chose not to take his
            ‘Mark’ will suffer more here b/c of it, & will most likely be
            Martyred for Christ, as many are, today. (just not in the US…yet) It
            will be temporary suffering, for Everlasting LIFE w/God & Jesus, in
            heaven.
            Those left behind, who ‘knew’ about it, but were not
            believing, or ‘watching’, along w/Christians ‘in name only’, will be
            well aware of what’s happening & will no doubt be helping w/winning
            more souls for Christ, during that time frame. The Bible says many will
            come to Jesus during the Tribulation. But, it will be much harder for
            them, than it is now. God will also be sending 144,000 to preach for Him & win souls.
            They, however, will be fully protected from harm. Unlike those left behind, who will have to suffer.

            So the time for Salvation is Now. Not ‘wait’ till later. Later may be too late. And none of us knows when we will die. 2Cor 6:2

            This is the most exciting time to be alive in History! Never was there so much Prophecy being fulfilled right before our eyes… Daily! Those of us who have studied & see what’s going on w/everything, everywhere, are riveted by it all. God is incredible!

            This
            is the generation spoken of in God’s Word. This is the ‘Last
            generation’. The generation that saw Israel become a state in 1948, is
            the last one. It’s all going according to Scripture & Prophecy.

            Israel is celebrating Jubilee, too. There is A LOT coming together in 2017 & into 2018 w/Israel. In 2016, it all really started to mesh together.

            So,
            no. The Rapture does not save you. However, ‘watching’ & knowing
            what God says in His Word, definitely does save you from the
            Tribulation.
            And there are those who don’t believe in the PreTrib Rapture. Say it’s not biblical.
            But, it very much IS. They just don’t understand God’s Word. They bring up things After it was written, as ‘proof’. But, it was already written! And God’s Word NEVER changes. They just don’t understand it as they should. They are not led by His Spirit, but by ‘man’. And that will get you in trouble, Every time.
            The
            original Greek calls it ‘Harpazo’ & is mentioned 17x in the NT
            alone. The Latin was transcribed as ‘Rapturo’. (where we get ‘Rapture’
            from) The English is transcribed as ‘Caught Up’, ‘Catching Away’,
            ‘Snatched Out’. All mean the same. ‘Rapture’. And it’s
            happening Before the Tribulation, according to the original Greek
            version & according to careful study of ALL of God’s Word, even
            today.

            If things calm down some w/the hate & PC’s wild
            ‘agenda push’, there should be another great Revival in this country, before
            it all goes ‘down’. That would have never happened w/Obama, b/c he is so against what God is for & proved it time & time again. He did so much damage to America & so many people just don’t ‘see’ it. But, they will…

            People that have NO Clue, don’t realize that President Trump, being where he is, is God giving man a ‘reprieve’ from impending disaster & doom. All ‘set up’ by previous administrations in America, especially the last one & the Clinton’s. People are sooo dumbed down & blind at this point. Exactly how they wanted them to be.
            So when they get someone who isn’t part of the ‘set up establishment’ & does not want a 1 World Government, or religion & will fight for God’s will, they REJECT him, TOTALLY! (I will agree, his ‘delivery’ needs A LOT of work) But the bottom line is still, the bottom line w/God. And ‘Soros & company’ continue to put BILLIONS into taking Trump down.

            And this is not pleasing to God. So, man’s days as he knows it here, are quite numbered at this point. B/C of man’s full on rebellion toward Him. ‘As in the days of Noah’. Just as Prophecy foretold, thousands of years ago. It’s ALL lined up & continuing to.

            God’s Word WILL go forth. No one will stop it. And man is not going to be saving himself, from himself.

            God is still in control. And people are
            in place for things to happen the way He wants them to. It’s just a
            matter of those ‘people’ using their Free Will in the way that is
            pleasing to God. B/C He will not control us to do His will.
            As we draw near & know Him more, we will automatically want to.
            Sorry this got so long….

            Check
            out Greg Laurie on line & get his daily devotionals. I’m sure
            you’ll find him & them to be most helpful & encouraging. Always ask God for His Spirit’s guidance & wisdom & understanding when it comes to Him & His Word, especially before reading/studying it. He so wants you to know & understand Him.
            Jesus is your best friend. You can talk to Him as you would a friend. All during your day. He loves it when we do! 🙂
            Be Blessed w/His Love, Grace & Spirit w/in.

  • Royce E. Van Blaricome

    Seriously folks, I know I grew up in Podunk Nowhere, IA but really? If this stuff went on when I was a kid I truly NEVER heard about anything even close to it in all my years of growing up. Nor even after I left home, moved to CO, joined the Navy all the way up to this day.

    Oh, I remember seeing a Tranny at a Walgreen’s when we pulled into San Francisco for a port visit. I remember wanting to throw up at the site. And I heard about them being in Singapore and Thailand but this? Really?

    I agree with Activist Mommy in that we don’t need to be mocking, ridiculing, insulting them or any such thing but this kind of nonsense, immorality, and just plain Sin can NOT be accepted as “normal”.

    There was a time when the “freaks” were pretty much reserved to the traveling carnivals that came around once a year or so. Nowadays there seems to be a mindset that says everything and anything should be accepted and considered as “normal”.

    Back then you didn’t have to lock your doors at night. Back then you could leave your car running while you ran into the store for a quick snack or whatever and come back to find you car still there. Back then you could walk home at night and never worry about it. Back then there was NEVER a question about which bathroom one was supposed to use.

    Now, you tell me, just how far have we really “progressed” as a Society? Let these folks do as they will but let NO one celebrate it or even give their tacit approval. Better for them that they should feel the shame their behavior deserves. Maybe then they would seek the Truth instead of living the Lie

  • Becky

    “How society views me and my relationship—I don’t care, they don’t live in my house. Us and our children are the only ones who matter,” Maison stated.

    Rubbish. They care. That’s why “transgenders” have consorted with the homosexual activist groups. We all know the…progress…they’ve made in forcing/fooling many into recognising that homosexuality is normal and that’s what these “transgenders” are also striving for. Pure evil they are.

    • Royce E. Van Blaricome

      I agree that underneath the façade they do care. However, it’s the sentiment in that statement that shouldn’t be overlooked. There was a time when people in this country behaved in a certain manner because it was expected of them by Society.

    • Chris

      Far better to treat minorities like dirt than to treat them like fellow human beings – right?

  • Grace Kim Kwon

    It should be made legal to treat them as a mother and a son. Otherwise, it’ll be a prohibition of objective truths.

  • http://www.gmail.com/ David van Heerden

    The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman’s garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the LORD thy God.

    • Chris

      If you’re going to quote the OT then also quote the portions which condemn people for wearing mixed fabric or eating shellfish as well. Unless you’re cherry-picking of course.

      • https://www.facebook.com/doug.bristow3 Doug Bristow

        Dietary and ceremonial law of the Old Covenant are no longer applicable because of Christ and the New Covenant.

        • Chris

          Really? Then the laws against cross dressing don’t apply either.

          • Ambulance Chaser

            Nicely done.

          • Chris

            Thanks.

          • Royce E. Van Blaricome

            It appears there is another spiritually-dead troll that needs to be reminded of yet another Biblical truth.

            When the spiritually dead try to read the Book of Life it’s like a blind man trying to read a road map before hopping in the car to drive. You have to get a heart transplant before you can have eyes to see.

            Whoever is of God hears the words of God. The reason why you do not hear them is that you are not of God.” (John 8:47)

            “The unbeliever does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him. And he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually discerned.” (1st Cor. 2:14)

            “There are some things in them that are hard to understand, which the ignorant and unstable twist to their own destruction, as they do the other Scriptures.” (2nd Peter 3:16)

            One of your first clues should have been when AC complimented you for that Biblical ignorance but, since you are two peas in a pod, it’s not surprising you didn’t catch that.

          • Ruth

            True indeed!

          • https://www.facebook.com/doug.bristow3 Doug Bristow

            The laws against sexual immorality are separate from the laws regarding dietary and ceremonial practice.

          • Chris

            “The laws against sexual immorality are separate from the laws regarding dietary and ceremonial practice.”

            You are the one defining cross dressing as being sexual immorality. If you get to define it as that then I get to define eating shellfish as sexual immorality. Fair’s fair.

          • https://www.facebook.com/doug.bristow3 Doug Bristow

            Every facet of what is LGBT is sexual immorality.

          • Chris

            Evidence? Apart from YOUR interpretation of the bible which is only a man’s opinion of other men’s opinions.

          • https://www.facebook.com/doug.bristow3 Doug Bristow

            God’s opinion.

          • Chris

            Correction: Man’s opinion of God’s opinion.

          • https://www.facebook.com/doug.bristow3 Doug Bristow

            Good night and good bye.

          • Chris

            Good night. Have a nice sleep.

          • Chris

            To show that its NOT all that easy to distinguish between the two many Jews argue that the prohibition against homosexuality falls under the ceremonial practice. Why? Because some homosexual practices would make one ritually unclean and therefore unable to join in worship in the temple.

            Yet most fundies would put the prohibitions against homosexuality as moral prohibitions. It would seem that the regulations aren’t that simple to interpret.

          • https://www.facebook.com/doug.bristow3 Doug Bristow

            God is plainly spoken on this.

            Those who WANT to sin will find a means and justification to do so.

          • Chris

            Correction. Men claimed that God had spoken on it.

          • https://www.facebook.com/doug.bristow3 Doug Bristow

            Just keep going like you are and the day will come when He will make it all clear to you but by then it will be too late.

          • Chris

            I understand that being contradicted makes you angry but you really shouldn’t indulge these revenge fantasies of yours.

          • Royce E. Van Blaricome

            Telling you the truth is not indulging in revenge fantasies. But I can see how your mind would go there.

          • Royce E. Van Blaricome

            Correction. God has plainly spoken and no matter how many times you deny that it won’t ever change the truth. The Bible is the only book that makes the claims it does including to be the God-breathed Word of Almighty God Himself.

            It is only your father, Satan, who has from the beginning come along and said, “Did God really say…?” Started in the Garden and hasn’t stopped since. Especially since he’s got oodles of minions like you to continue to preach his lies.

          • Ruth

            True indeed.
            No wonder why they could not understand and believe, here’s what the Bible says:
            John 8
            43 Why do you not understand what I say? It is because you cannot bear to hear my word.
            44 You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies.
            45 But because I tell the truth, you do not believe me. 46 Which one of you convicts me of sin? If I tell the truth, why do you not believe me?
            47 Whoever is of God hears the words of God. The reason why you do not hear them is that you are not of God.”

          • Ruth

            So true.

        • Royce E. Van Blaricome

          It appears there is another spiritually-dead troll that needs to be reminded of yet another Biblical truth.

          When the spiritually dead try to read the Book of Life it’s like a blind man trying to read a road map before hopping in the car to drive. You have to get a heart transplant before you can have eyes to see.

          Whoever is of God hears the words of God. The reason why you do not hear them is that you are not of God.” (John 8:47)

          “The unbeliever does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him. And he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually discerned.” (1st Cor. 2:14)

          “There are some things in them that are hard to understand, which the ignorant and unstable twist to their own destruction, as they do the other Scriptures.” (2nd Peter 3:16)

          One of your first cues should have been when AC complimented you for that ignorance but, since you are two peas in a pod, it’s not surprising you didn’t catch that.

      • http://www.gmail.com/ David van Heerden

        If you think it is relevant, quote it yourself. Nobody wants your fruit.

        • Chris

          How charming. Thank you for that.

  • HeLives

    As in the days of Noah………….
    woe

    • Chris

      No need to worry. There was no global flood, no noah and therefore no days of Noah. If you want evidence watch As to the impossibility of Noah’s flood go to youtube and watch two videos:
      1) Noah’s Flood Debunked (part 1 and part 2)
      2) Noah’s Ark and the Cheetah.Both of those should explain why it’s impossible.

      • https://www.facebook.com/doug.bristow3 Doug Bristow

        The Flood happened just as The Bible said it did. God and His Holy Word is true.

        • Chris

          Well if you choose the bible over evidence then you of course believe that the sun goes round the Earth just like the bible says it does. Right?

          • https://www.facebook.com/doug.bristow3 Doug Bristow

            There is geological strata evidence of the flood. Where does it say the sun goes around the earth?

          • Chris

            “There is geological strata evidence of the flood.”
            No there isn’t as the videos I mentioned have shown.

            “Where does it say the sun goes around the earth?”

            Eccles 1:5

          • HeLives

            Suit yourself, Chris. Most unbelievers do. Right up until they are on their knees begging for mercy before Our Holy, Creator God.
            Just that at that point, it will be too little, too late. The time to accept the TRUTH is NOW. Not when you’re burning in your soul w/it & can’t escape.
            But, that will be ‘your’ choice.
            It’s not mine, or anyone else who believes & knows Christ as their Savior.
            Hope you cry out to be shown His TRUTH, before you are crying before Him. He’s full of Grace & Mercy for ALL, while they’re still here, in this world. He only rejects those, who reject Him & His Son Jesus, who gave it ALL… for YOU. John 3:16.
            Keep it in mind, for possible future reference.

          • Chris

            “Right up until they are on their knees begging for mercy before Our Holy, Creator God.”

            So that’s what all your replies have been about? Not a search for truth but a revenge fantasy?

          • HeLives

            Searching for TRUTH IS, what led me to Christ.
            Sorry you’re missing it. And HIM.
            You can find TRUTH whenever you desire. Just ASK for it w/a humble heart.
            Or, remain & lose out.
            YOU choose for yourself here. God allows us ALL to make that choice for ourselves.
            So No One can blame Him for where they wind up.
            Best w/it.

          • Chris

            “Searching for TRUTH IS, what led me to Christ.”

            Really? Then why didn’t you look at the videos I suggested?

            “You can find TRUTH whenever you desire. Just ASK for it w/a humble heart.”

            I was a Christian. Born again, the whole works. It was the search for truth that led me away from Christianity.

            “So No One can blame Him for where they wind up. ”

            That’s right. So if a mugger tells you to hand over your wallet or he’ll shoot you it’s your own fault if you get shot. After all he warned you didn’t he? I’m sure you’ll agree as it’s your argument.

          • HeLives

            Sorry Chris, you were never ‘born again’. You may have gone thru the motions, but Christ was never able to reach your heart. B/C when He does, you KNOW. And you NEVER forget. You may have stumbles & times of partially turning away, b/c of whatever life throws at you, especially one is a ‘new’ believer & not strong in faith or the Word.
            My guess is, you were involved in one of countless cults out there. The kind that lead men to follow MEN & NOT Christ, or His Word.
            I got tangled up w/one of those myself, many years ago. When I didn’t know any better. I too, turned away, b/c of it. But God had kept His hand on me, right thru it & got me back in NO uncertain terms, & proved Himself to me, b/c I kept ASKING for it.
            Now, I’m much more ‘aware’ of the BS out there, false teachers & teachings that ALL lead man AWAY from the TRUTH & Christ. And they will multiply much more, as these End Days ramp up faster, around us.
            How can you say you did ‘the whole works’ & not see ALL the Prophecies 100% TRUE in God’s Word? How can you not see HISTORY & what God said would be, thousands of years, PRIOR to it happening?
            How can you be keeping up w/what’s going on today in the ME & all the social abominations that God PREDICTED & still not ‘see’?
            Are you that caught up in the LIES & FAKE NEWS, of your local channels? Get the REAL news on line. While you still can. BO sold us out to the UN. And our ‘freedom’ on line is already changing. Sites that used to be available, are no longer.
            Part of the ‘brainwashing’ & continued DUMBING DOWN of Americans & others, who believe it all. It’s worked quite well over the years. For those w/weak minds & who are easily lead down the road to Perdition.
            You need to Turn Back to Christ & BE SERIOUS about it next time.
            We are ALL ‘Redeemed’ thru Jesus. He’s just waiting for you to cry out to Him, so He can show you.
            But, it’s still your own decision for yourself. You won’t be able to blame Him for a thing.

          • Chris

            Sorry but you were never a true Christian. You were always a false convert. Involved in nothing but ego worship. Still not interested in your ego worship. Good grief I’m doing an impersonation of you. 🙂

            And you seem to make assumption after assumption. I’m NOT an American. I’m from Australia!

          • HeLives

            LOL
            You’re a good little pawn & TROLL for Satan.
            Making him proud.
            So be it. 😉
            BYE!

          • Chris

            LOL
            You’re a good little pawn & TROLL for Satan.
            Making him proud.
            So be it. 😉
            BYE!

          • Chris

            “My guess is, you were involved in one of countless cults out there. The
            kind that lead men to follow MEN & NOT Christ, or His Word.” Bwahahahaha. I had no idea that the Salvation Army and the Baptist Church were cults. Like to make some more assumptions? How about my height? Or the colour of my house?

          • HeLives

            Don’t keep wasting your time w/TROLLS for Satan.
            Leave them to their twisted scripture & selves.
            Continued Blessings to you, Doug. You did your part. As did I.
            Dust your feet…….

          • Ruth

            Indeed! Shake off the dust and depart from these unbelieving people.

          • Chris

            Exactly how Jesus behaved…Oh wait.

  • Ruth

    No one is born transgender, there’s no such thing as transgender. Transgenderism is created by people who are not contented with their gender.
    From this article we can read the testimony of Walt Heyer who once identified himself and live as transgender, he testified that no man is born transgender.

    “Gender dysphoria is a psychological condition where you are dissatisfied with your gender,” he told the Daily Mail in 2015. “Nobody’s ever born a transgender. They’re manufactured as a result of something, a developmental childhood issue that has yet to be determined for many people. In retrospect, I can see that changing genders, quite frankly is just pure foolishness.”

    Transgender people are beguiled by a false belief. They don’t think their biology determines their gender. The culture is complicit in this deception.

    It is very clear that the Creator who created us, design only male and female.
    Genesis 1
    26 Then God said, “Let us make man n our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”
    27 So God created man in his own image,
    in the image of God he created him;
    male and female he created them.

    God’s Wrath on Unrighteousness
    Romans 1
    18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. 
    19 For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. 
    20 For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.
    21 For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened.
    22 Claiming to be wise, they became fools, 
    23 And exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images resembling mortal man and birds and animals and creeping things.
    24 Therefore God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, to the dishonoring of their bodies among themselves, 
    25 Because they exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever! Amen.
    26 For this reason God gave them up to dishonorable passions. For their women exchanged natural relations for those that are contrary to nature; 
    27 And the men likewise gave up natural relations with women and were consumed with passion for one another, men committing shameless acts with men and receiving in themselves the due penalty for their error.
    28 And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them up to a debased mind to do what ought not to be done. 
    29 They were filled with all manner of unrighteousness, evil, covetousness, malice. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, maliciousness. They are gossips,
     30 Slanderers, haters of God, insolent, haughty, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to parents,
    31 Foolish, faithless, heartless, ruthless. 
    32 Though they know God’s righteous decree that those who practice such things deserve to die, they not only do them but give approval to those who practice them.

    The challenge transgender /homosexual people face is not with their bodies. That’s why a physical solution will not be able to resolve their problem. Their only hope for lasting satisfaction and peace is not by mutilating perfectly healthy bodies, but a transformation of their broken souls. Only the Great Physician , the Lord Jesus Christ can do that.

     Any outward expression of homosexuality in overt acts is sinful and condemned, straddles the moral fence and is cruel to the sinner. God’s Word portrays homosexual deeds and desires as willful, culpable, and able to be renounced through God’s power.

    Because homosexuality is sinful, there is divinely guaranteed hope for its reversal. Christ came to die for sinners and to deliver them by His Spirit from their sins. Not only has our guilt been removed, but also our moral pollution is being set right.

       Those who come to Christ are no longer slaves to sin and need no longer obey its lusts. In the power of the Savior’s resurrection, effected by the Holy Spirit, sin no longer has dominion over believers. They are now slaves to righteousness, resulting in sanctification of heart, mind, and bodily behavior.

    Because a person is a homosexual by will, and not by constitutional necessity, he can be changed and can reform his life. Having listed homosexuality among the things that exclude a person from God’s kingdom, Paul says, “And some of you were these things” — but now they are washed, sanctified, and justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of God.Therefore, on inspired and infallible grounds, the Christian can say that it is possible to turn from homosexuality and leave it behind;

    it can take place — in the name of Christ and power of the Holy Spirit. What seems so impossible to men is possible with God. Moreover, He sanctifies men wholly, in both their desires and behavior.

  • Ruth

    21Yes, they knew God, but they wouldn’t worship him as God or even give him thanks. And they began to think up foolish ideas of what God was like. As a result, their minds became dark and confused. 22Claiming to be wise, they instead became utter fools. 23And instead of worshiping the glorious, ever-living God, they worshiped idols made to look like mere people and birds and animals and reptiles.

    24So God abandoned them to do whatever shameful things their hearts desired. As a result, they did vile and degrading things with each other’s bodies. 25They traded the truth about God for a lie. So they worshiped and served the things God created instead of the Creator himself, who is worthy of eternal praise! Amen. 26That is why God abandoned them to their shameful desires. Even the women turned against the natural way to have sex and instead indulged in sex with each other. 27And the men, instead of having normal sexual relations with women, burned with lust for each other. Men did shameful things with other men, and as a result of this sin, they suffered within themselves the penalty they deserved.

  • Ruth

    Transgender people are beguiled by a false belief. They don’t think their biology determines their gender. The culture is complicit in this deception.

    No one is born transgender, there’s no such thing as transgender. Transgenderism is created by people who are not contented with their gender.
    It is very clear that the Creator who created us, design only male and female.
    Genesis 1
    26 Then God said, “Let us make man n our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”
    27 So God created man in his own image,
    in the image of God he created him;
    male and female he created them.

    God’s Wrath on Unrighteousness
    Romans 1
    18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. 
    19 For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. 
    20 For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.
    21 For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened.
    22 Claiming to be wise, they became fools, 
    23 And exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images resembling mortal man and birds and animals and creeping things.
    24 Therefore God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, to the dishonoring of their bodies among themselves, 
    25 Because they exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever! Amen.
    26 For this reason God gave them up to dishonorable passions. For their women exchanged natural relations for those that are contrary to nature; 
    27 And the men likewise gave up natural relations with women and were consumed with passion for one another, men committing shameless acts with men and receiving in themselves the due penalty for their error.
    28 And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them up to a debased mind to do what ought not to be done. 
    29 They were filled with all manner of unrighteousness, evil, covetousness, malice. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, maliciousness. They are gossips,
     30 Slanderers, haters of God, insolent, haughty, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to parents,
    31 Foolish, faithless, heartless, ruthless. 
    32 Though they know God’s righteous decree that those who practice such things deserve to die, they not only do them but give approval to those who practice them.

    The challenge transgender /homosexual people face is not with their bodies. That’s why a physical solution will not be able to resolve their problem. Their only hope for lasting satisfaction and peace is not by mutilating perfectly healthy bodies, but a transformation of their broken souls. Only the Great Physician , the Lord Jesus Christ can do that.

     Any outward expression of homosexuality in overt acts is sinful and condemned, straddles the moral fence and is cruel to the sinner. God’s Word portrays homosexual deeds and desires as willful, culpable, and able to be renounced through God’s power.

    Because homosexuality is sinful, there is divinely guaranteed hope for its reversal. Christ came to die for sinners and to deliver them by His Spirit from their sins. Not only has our guilt been removed, but also our moral pollution is being set right.

       Those who come to Christ are no longer slaves to sin and need no longer obey its lusts. In the power of the Savior’s resurrection, effected by the Holy Spirit, sin no longer has dominion over believers. They are now slaves to righteousness, resulting in sanctification of heart, mind, and bodily behavior.

    Because a person is a homosexual by will, and not by constitutional necessity, he can be changed and can reform his life. Having listed homosexuality among the things that exclude a person from God’s kingdom, Paul says, “And some of you were these things” — but now they are washed, sanctified, and justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of God.Therefore, on inspired and infallible grounds, the Christian can say that it is possible to turn from homosexuality and leave it behind;

    it can take place — in the name of Christ and power of the Holy Spirit. What seems so impossible to men is possible with God. Moreover, He sanctifies men wholly, in both their desires and behavior.

    • Chris

      “What seems so impossible to men is possible with God.”

      Like regrowing limbs? I’ve yet to see any evidence for such a thing. Do you have evidence that such an impossible thing has happened? No? Then perhaps there are some things God can do but will not – like regrowing limbs or changing someone’s sexual orientation.

      • Royce E. Van Blaricome

        There is ONLY one “sexual orientation” and that is the ONE given by the Creator. Men toward Women and vice versa.

        And btw, just because you’ve never seen any evidence of someone growing another limb doesn’t mean it’s never happened.

        Ever seen Gravity? Wanna test it out to see how real it is?

    • Chris

      “No one is born transgender, there’s no such thing as transgender.”

      Evidence?

      • Royce E. Van Blaricome

        Genesis 1:26-31. Now, Mr. Bully, wanna try leaving the women alone?

        • Ruth

          This shows how pathetic this person is. Maybe suffered from bully that’s why he is trying to take vengeance by annoying and harassing others?

          • Royce E. Van Blaricome

            Never mind him, Ruth. Just ignore him.

          • Ruth

            I’m sorry Royce, I reacted because it seemed he was addressing the comment to my comments about Transgenderism, asking for evidence, I’ve clearly stated there why. So stupid.

          • Chris

            You may find that I agree with you. Me asking for evidence from someone who refuses to give any and doesn’t understand the concept is stupid. I agree. I’ll know better than to ask you for evidence next time when you have zero to give.

  • Ruth

    The American Psychiatric Association removed this condition (aka, “gender identity disorder”) from its list of disorders substituting “gender identity disorder” with “gender dysphoria”, therefore it’s not consider as mental disorder.

    Gender identity is determined by biological sex and not by one’s self-perception—a perception which is often influenced by fallen human nature in ways contrary to God’s design.

    All persons are created in God’s image and are made to glorify Him (Genesis 1:27; Isaiah 43:7)

    God’s design was the creation of two distinct and complementary sexes, male and female (Genesis 1:27; Matthew 19:4; Mark 10:6) which designate the fundamental distinction that God has embedded in the very biology of the human race.

    Distinctions in masculine and feminine roles as ordained by God are part of the created order and should find expression in every human heart (Genesis 2:18, 21-24; 1 Corinthians 11:7-9; Ephesians 5:22-33; 1 Timothy 2:12-14)

    The Fall of man into sin and God’s subsequent curse have introduced brokenness and futility into God’s good creation (Genesis 3:1-24; Romans 8:20)

    The reality of human fallenness which can result in such biological manifestations as intersexuality or psychological manifestations as gender identity confusion and point all to the hope of the redemption of our bodies in Christ (Romans 8:23)

    I appeal to those whose sexual self-understanding is shaped by a distressing conflict between their biological sex and their gender identity to trust in Christ and to experience renewal in the Gospel (1 Timothy 1:15-16)

    • Royce E. Van Blaricome

      Superb post, Ruth!

      • Ruth

        Thank you Royce. Praises to the Lord for the wisdom.

  • HugoPorta

    If you don’t care what we think about YOUR abnormal lascivious behavior, WHY come and shove your crap down our throats!!! Why allow it to be published?. Because you don’t want YOUR filth to go unnoticed. Hell if you cannot live with yourself, end it!!! Oh nooooo, you’d rather further contaminate society with your input!!

    • Chris

      Sorry but I have to ask what’s a ‘mans gnome’?

  • Ruth

    Don’t waste your time with the lost, the spiritually dead, they can’t understand the things of God, it’s like you’re talking in the air. Spend it with those who love to hear the word of God.
    Apostle Paul stated that:
    If the Good News we preach is hidden behind a veil, it is hidden only from people who are perishing. 
    Satan, who is the god of this world, has blinded the minds of those who don’t believe. They are unable to see the glorious light of the Good News. They don’t understand this message about the glory of Christ, who is the exact likeness of God. (2Corinthians 4:3-4)

    Avoid worthless, foolish talk that only leads to more godless behavior. This kind of talk spreads like cancer, (2Timothy 2:16-17)

  • Ruth

    Transgender people are beguiled by a false belief. They don’t think their biology determines their gender. The culture is complicit in this deception.

    No one is born transgender, there’s no such thing as transgender. Transgenderism is created by people who are not contented with their gender. We can read from this article the testimony of Walt Heyer who was once identified himself as transgender that no one is born transgender, and transgenderism is pure foolishness. See?

    It is very clear that the Creator who created us, design only male and female. 
    Genesis 1
    26 Then God said, “Let us make man n our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”
    27 So God created man in his own image,
    in the image of God he created him;
    male and female he created them.

    God’s Wrath on Unrighteousness.
    Romans 1
    18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. 
    19 For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. 
    20 For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.
    21 For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened.
    22 Claiming to be wise, they became fools, 
    23 And exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images resembling mortal man and birds and animals and creeping things.
    24 Therefore God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, to the dishonoring of their bodies among themselves, 
    25 Because they exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever! Amen.
    26 For this reason God gave them up to dishonorable passions. For their women exchanged natural relations for those that are contrary to nature; 
    27 And the men likewise gave up natural relations with women and were consumed with passion for one another, men committing shameless acts with men and receiving in themselves the due penalty for their error.
    28 And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them up to a debased mind to do what ought not to be done. 
    29 They were filled with all manner of unrighteousness, evil, covetousness, malice. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, maliciousness. They are gossips,
     30 Slanderers, haters of God, insolent, haughty, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to parents,
    31 Foolish, faithless, heartless, ruthless. 
    32 Though they know God’s righteous decree that those who practice such things deserve to die, they not only do them but give approval to those who practice them.

    The challenge transgender /homosexual people face is not with their bodies. That’s why a physical solution will not be able to resolve their problem. Their only hope for lasting satisfaction and peace is not by mutilating perfectly healthy bodies, but a transformation of their broken souls. Only the Great Physician , the Lord Jesus Christ can do that.

     Any outward expression of homosexuality in overt acts is sinful and condemned, straddles the moral fence and is cruel to the sinner. God’s Word portrays homosexual deeds and desires as willful, culpable, and able to be renounced through God’s power.

    Because homosexuality is sinful, there is divinely guaranteed hope for its reversal. Christ came to die for sinners and to deliver them by His Spirit from their sins. Not only has our guilt been removed, but also our moral pollution is being set right.

       Those who come to Christ are no longer slaves to sin and need no longer obey its lusts. In the power of the Savior’s resurrection, effected by the Holy Spirit, sin no longer has dominion over believers. They are now slaves to righteousness, resulting in sanctification of heart, mind, and bodily behavior.

    Because a person is a homosexual by will, and not by constitutional necessity, he can be changed and can reform his life. Having listed homosexuality among the things that exclude a person from God’s kingdom, Paul says, “And some of you were these things” — but now they are washed, sanctified, and justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of God.Therefore, on inspired and infallible grounds, the Christian can say that it is possible to turn from homosexuality and leave it behind;

    it can take place — in the name of Christ and power of the Holy Spirit. What seems so impossible to men is possible with God. Moreover, He sanctifies men wholly, in both their desires and behavior.