Tuesday letters: Christian faith, bicycling, disabilities, insulting letter
August 7, 2017
Regarding “Faith isn’t an excuse for anti-transgender bills” (Page A13, July 28), faith is not an excuse for an anti-transgender bill, but a reality: a truth that is declared by the Christian faith.
Religion can be wielded like a weapon, to be put down and to be justified by any agenda. But Christianity has its own rules, commandments and statutes. Christianity does not discriminate against anything or group that complies with the commandments and spirit.
I resent being classed as a bigot because I will not allow transgenders or any other force to cause me to change my faith and practices. I pray for anyone who attempts to make Christianity an all-inclusive movement. Religions can be and are all-inclusive, but Christianity is exclusive only for the faithful to Christ’s standards and with compliance to the Holy Bible (KJV).
Senate Bill 3 is for those persons with human and Christian dignity. Why not use the birth certificates to determine restroom choice? How unscrupulous to trust restroom choice on the mental state of a person when God made male and female?
Christians don’t hate but will stand against any invasions of our Christian biblical principles. The highest law of the land is God’s law; not national, not state, not local laws that were created by man to satisfy his weakness or his sins.
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The biblical law does not have to satisfy us; but if we are to be Christians we must satisfy biblical law (KJV).
Rev. F.N. Williams Sr., pastor, Antioch Missionary Baptist Church
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