“A Response to the Recent Supreme Court Decision– Pt. 2”
INTRO: The Supreme Court recently ruled to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide. How should Christians respond? Are you losing hope for America? Are you becoming fearful?
I. THERE IS SUCH A THING AS ABSOLUTE TRUTH!
A. Truth is not relative!
B. The Bible presents truth as absolute (Jn. 14:6; 1:17; 17:17; 8:32; Eph. 4:15)!
C. We are called to speak the truth in love (Eph. 4:15).
D. Do you really want to know the truth (Isa. 55:8-9)?
E. What or who is your source for truth?
II. WHAT IS THE TRUTH ABOUT HOMOSEXUALITY AND SAME-SEX MARRIAGE?
A. God loves homosexuals, and so should we (Jn. 3:16).
B. We should treat homosexuals with kindness and respect.
C. Homosexuality, like fornication and adultery, is sin (Rom. 1:18-32; 1Cor. 6:9-11).
D. There is forgiveness and deliverance available for all sin (1Cor. 6:11)!
III. AMERICA WILL REAP ACCORDING TO WHAT SHE HAS SOWN (Gal. 6:7-8).
A. There are consequences for actions (Gal. 6:7b).
B. What will America’s consequences be? When?
IV. TRUE CHRISTIANS SHOULD NOT FEAR THESE THINGS BECAUSE GOD WILL TAKE CARE OF HIS
CHILDREN WHO TRUST HIM!
A. I believe it is still possible for America to repent and experience reformation leading to transformation!
B. The future is more in the hands of true Christians than it is in the hands of the world (2Chron. 7:14)!
C. Sodom (Gen. 18:16-19:29) – not destroyed because of sin’s presence, but the absence of enough righteous.
D. Scriptures of hope and promise: Prov. 1:33; Matt. 6:33-34; Rom. 8:35, 37-39; Lk. 1:37; Matt. 17:20; 9:29; Jer.
17:17-18; 18:8; Ps. 29:11; 34:10; Psalm 37; etc.