I haven't turned on the radio in over a decade, so I don't even know who the new Christian artists are (and I have never listened to secular stations, except classical)...
I've never even heard of this person or group.
This is not merely tragic, but mindless, for clearly these people singing allegedly Christians songs don't even know the Bible or true theology, they only "make up" nice sounding delusions and throw in a few Bible words. What is most tragic is the shock to me, since i did not know it, that Ray Boltz came out as a sodomite. He had some incredible songs and it is almost a defilement of those songs to know that he is a sodomite (his songs "Watch the Lamb" and "Behold" are among the most popular Christians songs of all time).
Degeneration starts in the mind, bad theology, bad lyrics, wrong associations, wrong thinking, allowing "feelings" and "experience" to dictate theology, fact, doctrine, morality, etc.
A case in point is a group that has been around for about 2 decades (the members have changed over the years, so I read). The group is called "Avalon" and this song "Adonai" is beautiful...
(the guy on the far left is the founder; man, he looks like he is only 12 years old in that photo).
This group and song has nothing to do with the alleged "Christian" singer who has just come out of the closet; I am merely presenting it as a parallel to show that in the home and the church, theology must be sound, or it will be off in every single area, even lovely songs. If the foundation is off, the whole house will be off! How more tragic is the fate of those who build upon the changing sands rather than the rock of truth that does not change!
This was one of their first albums I think. The song is truly beautiful, though a part of the lyrics are meaningless and unbiblical (if I am understanding the intention of the lyrics here). We must remember true Theology CENTERS AROUND GOD, not man or man's "feelings" or what man wants to believe, but what God declared. Anything less is humanism (which is an antichristian religion intended to compete with and replace Christianity).
But the song does have merit and some good lyrics; though it would need to be seriously overhauled to be Biblical... but the melody is truly beautiful...I wish these singers no offense, they seem like lovely people and they seem sincere. I realize that when singers are young, they cannot possibly understand theology as a theologian does—but that is why they should SEEK THE COUNSEL of those who DO know the Word of God, rather than make up nice-sounding (to an immature mind) ideas.
It is also basely dishonest (as per the link below) when some Christians speak out against this sin, in a rational, professional manner, and they are called "haters". While it is true that some IMBALANCED "Christians" are unable to control themselves and spew vile invectives rather than simply call it sin and declare that they will have nothing to do with the person, it is unfair for the perverts to lump every single person who disagrees into one group and call them all haters. It is dishonest and immoral and is simply further demonstration of their degenerate hearts and minds. Those who do not believe in God or who do not believe in the TRUE God, cannot fathom that GOD declared homo-perversion (and other things) to be not merely sin, but an abomination. God commands us to HATE EVIL. Those who don't are not of God. However, they resort to argumentum ad hominem and demonize those who don't agree with them, by calling them haters, even though all that many people do is say, "the Bible says it is sin". Are we not supposed to hate rapists and murderers and pedophiles? If the homo-perverts have it their way, the only people you will be allowed to hate are true Christians. Homo-perverts demonstrate their rabid hatred against all those who do not embrace their perversion and dance merrily in celebration of it with them. They display obscenity and even commit crimes and acts of violence in their homo-militancy. Yet those who do not agree with them are considered the haters.
Also, the singer below who is giving this coming out testimony, speaks as someone who does not even know the Scriptures, and talks about "being true to himself" and the only way he can fully be what his friends and family need him to be is by being himself, and all other sorts of humanistic twisted nonsense. Of course, he does not quote any Bible verses to support such feel-good, hedonistic humanism. Sinners love sin. They justify their sin because they still want to maintain the delusion that they are moral (to help defile those who are not defiled and drag them down into Hell with them). They still want to maintain the delusion that they are Christians. HOW can they be being "true to themselves" WHEN THEY ARE LYING TO THEMSELVES AND EVERYONE ELSE, calling "good" what God called EVIL?
Homo-perversion is NOT natural, it is NOT normal. Maybe if you believe in evolution and you believe that everything exists merely by chaotic chance, you can believe that there are no moral boundaries (which creates inconsistency and hypocrisy as vast as the Grand Canyon), and thus everything is considered "natural" (prostitution, miscegeny, murder, incest, cannibalism). However, if you claim to be a Christian THERE IS NO WAY ON EARTH that what God declared to be ABOMINATIONS can be considered, "wholesome, natural, and normal". To think such is mental derangement. It is being given over unto a seared (dead) conscience.
Above I declared that it would have been more honorable if he killed himself, than "come out"... That was a bold statement and no one has commented on it one way or the other (I thought the redeemed of the Lord were supposed to say so, stand up to evil, stand with those who stand up, agree in prayer... apparently alleged Christians are headless and spineless, cannot lead and don't want to follow or even support those who speak the truth boldly). Regardless, here is the reasoning... in addition to the fact that God declared the death penalty upon certain vile crimes that the nation should never coddle:
Understand, it is one thing to fall into sin. It is ANOTHER THING ALTOGETHER to WALLOW in the sin and DECLARE THE SIN TO NOT BE SIN IN FLAGRANT CONTRADICTION OF THE WORD OF GOD... in blasphemy against God's Holiness! It is demonstrative of a seared conscience and utter apostasy—or that such a person was never converted to begin with. IT DEFILES the NAME of Yehoshua / Jesus and it DEFILES the worship of God, for someone who wrote Christian songs, many of which have been used in worship services, to have the memory of those songs DEFILED in the minds of those who learn that the author and singer of those songs is a homo-pervert who is deluded into thinking that he is a Christian and that his homo-perversion is not sin, but a wonderful lifestyle that God has blessed him with—and when he even continues to produce "Christians" songs and albums and sing in churches even though he is flagrantly deep in one of the most vile sins mentioned in Scripture. NEVER AGAIN can any of his songs be sung in the worship service or even listened to, as worship or for edification KNOWING that the singer is a vile pervert who thinks that God smiles upon his perversion. What an abomination it would be to have one of his songs performed in a worship or praise service and for the audience to know that the author of the song, who made the song famous, is a homo-pervert, and the images of what homo-perverts do then flash in the minds of those attempting to worship God in that service! This is an abomination on top of an abomination.
Of course, I would hope that God would convict such people with the full weight of their vile wretched immoralty, that they fall on their faces on the floor before His Holiness, as if an elephant had sat on them, and so burdened by their sin, like the repentant publican who beat his breast and did not so much as lift up his eyes unto Heaven, but cried out "God be merciful to me a sinner!" But this vile sin seems to be the last stop on the train to perdition, God, as Scripture says, "gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient; 29Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, 30Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, 31Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful: 32Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them." (Romans 1). May God convict and deliver them from their perversion, or may He remove them from the land of the living so that they are no longer a reproach to the Living God!
Also, the writer of this article or the singer himself, is terribly confused when he wrote that he was raised in a conservative Christian family where he was taught that sexual-orientation was a choice. If that is true then no wonder he is perverse. But most probably this is just bad writing, either intentionally to cause confusion, or just out of ignorance. NO truly conservative Christian family will teach that sexual orientation is a choice. I believe this is meant to be the opposite of those who think that it is not their choice, but that they were "born" homo... which also is a lie... it is not nature, but nurture, it is not genetics as much as it is the environment—sin and unrepentant sin and glorifying sin—(and possibly too much soy products in early childhood, the emasculation of men, single mothers raising sons, homo-acceptance, liberal sexuality in general, and blatant sexual overload in the media and all areas of life). Sexual orientation is not a choice, it is an abomination to cross the boundaries that God established. Terribly perverse individuals may choose to sin, but I doubt that such a person's "conservative Christian" family raised him to believe that his sexual orientation was his choice. This is just bad writing, which is no surprise, since it is written by those who deny the Word of God in order to fully embrace their perversion, while still deluding themselves that God is happy with them.
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