Skip to comments.N.A.L.T.; How They Deny Jesus...
Posted on 09/10/2013 8:40:19 PM PDT by pastorbillrandles
(It has come to our attention that there is a new move within apostate Evangelicalism, called NALT,(Not All Like Them), in which false pastors team up with homosexual activists, to assure the sodomite community that they are Not all Like them, that is like the faithful, confessing church which holds to the Christian position on marriage and sexuality. Thus they deny Christ to appeal to the enemies of Christ, at the expense of the Word of God and those willing to bear the reproach of Christ. The following is an article I wrote in February 2011 that bears repetition in view of this. There are many within the church who will not be able to resist the pressure to succumb to this denial of Christ. I pray this article arms and equips my brothers.)
Evangelical Pastor Affirms Homosexuals
This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good,Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God;Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.(2 Timothy 3:1-5)
There is a frightening phenomenon that I have observed lately. I have been seeing the unhappy spectacle of young people, between their teens and early thirties, reared in the evangelical subculture, yet denying Christ.
They dont consciously do it, I have no doubt that they dont realise that they are denying the Saviour, but indeed they are, and in many cases with a vehemence!
The watershed for these young people is the acceptance and rejection of homosexuality.Through a distorted concept of the civil rights movement of the 1960′s , Homosexuals are now considered to be the new victims of oppression, and those who would in any way judge it as evil are now the new bigots.
In fact, we have come to the point in our post christian, paganized culture, where it is not even enough to tolerate homosexuality, the pressure is on to become advocates of it, to champion it, and there is a new freedom for people, to hate and demean anyone who would dare call it into question.
The age group I mentioned at the beginning of the article, teens through early thirties are perhaps vulnerable for a number of reasons;
It is they who have been for the most part deliberately propagandized through our public schools, to develop sensitivity to homosexual issues, and to question even their own sexuality, long before they have even entered puberty.
Anti bullying campaigns, and whole school days of self-imposed silence in solidarity with Gay students have been invented by gay activists in order cast homosexuality into a kind of victim status, thus tapping into the natural sympathy and sense of fair play of the young.
Thus to this generation, interaction with and acceptance of homosexuals is an easy bona fide, a way to assert that I am compassionate, open minded, unprejudiced and much more loving than the traditional christian church.
This is how they deny Christ. In the name of being loving, and understanding they repudiate the revelation of God given to us through Jewish Prophets and Christian apostles, without a second thought.
Our Christian sexual mores are not mere constructs of uptight pastors,priests or rabbis, they are a revelation from God!
For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother and shall cleave to his wife and they two shall be one flesh and what God hath joined together, let no man put asunder.
Man didnt originate the above, that is Gods definition of marriage. Jesus cited it as being from the beginning, the original intent for marriage.
That revelation from heaven caused a moral earthquake in the ancient world, transforming paganisms exhausted, debauched, rotting societies, offering a wholesome life affirming alternative. Here is how columnist Dennis Prager,who happens to be a practicing Jew describes it,
When Judaism demanded that all sexual activity be channeled into marriage, it changed the world. The Torahs prohibition of non-marital sex quite simply made the creation of Western civilization possible. Societies that did not place boundaries around sexuality were stymied in their development. The subsequent dominance of the Western world can largely be attributed to the sexual revolution initiated by Judaism and later carried forward by Christianity.
This revolution consisted of forcing the sexual genie into the marital bottle. It ensured that sex no longer dominated society, heightened male-female love and sexuality (and thereby almost alone created the possibility of love and eroticism within marriage), and began the arduous task of elevating the status of women.
Judaisms Sexual Revolution
But this generation dismisses that for the most part. For the cheap holier than thou feeling of compassion, sophistication and solidarity with an oppressed minority, christian young people align themselves with the cause of homosexual marriage, at the expense of those who seek to proclaim the Word of God to this generation.
This is how they deny Jesus, and dont even realise it.They repudiate his teaching on a very important subject, they side with a world in rebellion against Gods moral order. They dont realise it in fact they actually believe they are being more merciful and Christlike than other christians.
Sides are being taken in this culmination of the cosmic struggle between Righteousness and unrighteousness, light and darkness, the truth and the Lie, and neutrality is impossible.
I think we need to reach our own young people because they dont seem ready to stand for Jesus at the point where the world most resists Him.
They are confused about what Love is, but arrogantly believe they are more sophisticated and compassionate than the whole of the christian church through the centuries.
We surely know who is behind this all, don't we? The enemy of men's souls, the devil, is bent on perverting and destroying ALL that God has created that is good. Kids today need to be taught that, just as Jesus did not condemn the woman caught in adultery and thrown at his feet by hypocritical religious leaders trying to test him, we can be compassionate without condoning what God clearly calls an abominable sin. Jesus told that woman, "Go and sin no more.". He was being loving towards the sinner while not approving of the sin she was involved in.
As Christians, even in this modern age, we can be examples of holy and pure living and how God rewards such with a peaceful, joyful and harmonious family life that produces children to carry on that God-fearing and honorable life throughout subsequent generations. Kids need to be taught the very REAL consequences of sin and especially those that homosexual lifestyles inure. Love the sinner, hate the sin is a valuable life lesson and we should not be afraid to promote it. The way our society is moving these days, there may come a time where we will suffer for righteousness sake. That is a GOOD thing to suffer for and God WILL honor it.
People are losing sight of the fact that God is also a God of justice and that sin must be and will be punished.
The enemy loves nothing more than presenting a warped very of God that would cause people to either reject Him because of being portrayed as harsh and unloving, or embrace sin in the name of tolerance and love.
Jesus died to save us from God’s wrath. He is a compassionate and loving heavenly Father, but will not let sin go unpunished, and homosexuality is sin.
And homosexuals are not being condemned for the sole reason of being homosexual. Even if they weren’t that, there’s still the rest of the sin in their lives to be condemned for.