The Christian? Right?
Jim Johnson takes note of how derisively a former member of a Christian band was treated by his erstwhile friends after revealing he was gay. Jim ends:
Fortunately, not all Christians are like that, but sadly far too many do behave that way. You know, the Golden Rule isn't just a nice saying, it's biblical:
John 13:34 (NIV) Jesus says "A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
Did you notice that there are NO qualifiers in that command. If we are truly seeking Christ's will for our lives, that's how we treat other people; so simple yet so difficult for many "godly" people.
I certainly agree.
In the 1970's, I visited a Jewish co-worker's home and noticed his wife had a bumper sticker on her car which read:
"The Moral Majority is neither"
I got a bit of a chuckle our of that. Thirty years later it appears we need an update:
"The Christian Right is neither"
Any suggestions as to where I could get one?
Update: Bumper Stickers abound. I got a chuckle from this one:
I'm for the separation of
---CHURCH & HATE---
Any readers have their favorites?