Shock As Presbyterian Church Formally Approves Gay Marriage In Church Constitution

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) approved redefining marriage in the church constitution Tuesday to include a "commitment between two people," becoming the largest Protestant group to formally recognize gay marriage...
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The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) approved redefining marriage in the church constitution Tuesday to include a “commitment between two people,” becoming the largest Protestant group to formally recognize gay marriage as Christian and allow same-sex weddings in every congregation.

“Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;” 2 Thessalonians 2:3 (KJV)

The new definition was endorsed last year by the church General Assembly, or top legislative body, but required approval from a majority of the denomination’s 171 regional districts, or presbyteries. The critical 86th “yes” vote came Tuesday night from the Presbytery of the Palisades in New Jersey.

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After all regional bodies vote and top Presbyterian leaders officially accept the results, the change will take effect June 21. The denomination has nearly 1.8 million members and about 10,000 congregations.

“So many families headed by LGBTQ couples have been waiting for decades to enter this space created for their families within their church communities,” said the Rev. Robin White, a leader of More Light Presbyterians, which advocates for gay acceptance within the church.

So far, 41 presbyteries have rejected the redefinition, which includes a provision that no clergy would be compelled to preside at a gay marriage or host such a ceremony on church property. The vote in one presbytery was tied, according to a tally by the Covenant Network of Presbyterians, a pro-gay group that works to keep Presbyterians united despite theological differences. source

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  • this is the definition of “insanity” as far as those who profess to believe in Almighty God and Jesus Christ. any one who can read the old or new testament knows this is an abomination to God. there is a day of judgement coming, and when these so called professed Christians are before the judgement seat of Christ it will be more tolerable for those who lived in Sodom then for those who accepted same sex marriage into their churches. woe, woe, woe, unto thee for thou hast set evil for good and good for evil.

    • cm

      Amen John! Well said. We are living in the time of the great falling away.

      Between this (same sex marriage),Chrislam, yoga, new age etc. More and more so called professing “Christians” are embracing false teachings and doctrines of demons. Many seem to have “itching ears” in this hour that we are living in. Very sad indeed.

    • -No, it is still by biblical definition sin, the changing of the truth of God into lies and deception and its people into reprobates, the unholy, unnatural taking of strange flesh. It is men turning from the natural use of the woman, the woman turning from the natural use of the man bearing forth seeds of fiends and perverts, who can no longer worship God, nor enter into His Kingdom.
      -Truly this is what Elohim weeping uncontrollably out of a silence in heaven meant when He cried, “my people are dying, dying and they’re being stripped of everything my Christ has brought them, my people are dying, dying, and they’re being stripped of everything my Christ has brought them, behold I will strip their leaders (see America, the free world), and leave them as in the day they were born, naked and bare!” Awake, Apb The RAM, http://www.legendsofthefall15.blogspot.com

      My people perisheth and no man lay it to heart, merciful men are being lost, as though none consider that the righteous are taken out of the evil to come. Isa. 57:1

  • eddie santana

    Congratulations to the Presbyterian church that has joined Catholicism and others as a mainstream Christian misguided religion. I guess the Presby’s have a different concept of sin than God’s.

    • these people could not have read the word of God.

    • Tony

      Eddie wrote,

      “Congratulations to the Presbyterian church that has joined Catholicism and others as a mainstream Christian misguided religion.”

      Please show us where Catholicism teaches that it is okay for two people of the same sex to “marry.”

      • Obi

        The Catholic Church does not teach same set marriage YET but with good ol’ Francis in charge, it’s only a matter of time. However, I believe that the commentator that mentioned the Catholic Church among the derailed/misguided churches based his analysis on the myriad of other unbiblical Catholic doctrines such as the worship of Mary, the adoration of relics of long dead and decomposed supposed Saints and Purgatory just to mention a few.

        • Tony

          Thank you for clarifying that the Catholic Church does not teach sodomite “marriage.” I would also like to say that it is only conjecture that Pope Francis will change that teaching. In fact, he does not have the power to change Catholic doctrine so sodomite “marriage” will never take place in the Catholic Church. Further you are misguided in what you say about the Blessed Mother, relics, and Purgatory.

          • Susan Johnson

            Obi is not misguided in their statement regarding Catholic
            doctrine…

            Mary is not the Queen of Heaven, nor the Blessed Mother.
            She is not to be revered or worshipped. Relics of the dead,
            especially cremated remains (ashes) are not to be kept and
            prayed over (ashes to ashes, dust to dust, returned to the
            Earth). There is no such thing as Purgatory. It is not in the Bible, it is not Scriptural. Read your Bible from Genesis to Revelation (KJV), and you will not find it.
            There is no Catholic “waiting room” or “suspension” for
            the deceased.
            We are also commanded to go forth and multiply–marry, as one (biological) man, and one (biological) woman, and then reproduce, not become priests and nuns with their vows not to marry/have children.
            We can go on and on concerning many unfounded unscriptural false beliefs of the Catholic Church. You have been brainwashed and indoctrinated from a young age,
            into believing this.
            We pray, earnestly, that you will learn the Truth, and the Truth (the true Gospel of Jesus Christ, the One and Only, the great I AM, the Alpha and Omega), will SET YOU
            FREE…

            AMEN

    • sue

      Hi that’ s why some presbyterian churchs have broken away. ECO. They are stickly staying true to the scriptures.

  • Connie

    21 “Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in heaven. 22 Many will say to Me in that day, ‘Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out demons in Your name, and done many wonders in Your name?’ 23 And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness!’ Matthew 7:21-23

  • Mario

    The Bible warned us about the day when evil would be called good and good would be called evil.

  • Joseph M K Gideon

    It is the high time that those who really believe in Jesus and really worship the Lord in truth and Spirit separate themselves from the satanists calling themselves Presbyterians. Whoever turns back will become a pillar of salt as Lots wife did when she turned back as they fled from Gomorah

  • We must hate sin as we boldly proclaim the word of God in love…

    http://followingjesuschrist3.com/2014/09/18/confronting-sin/

  • sheila freund

    They will explain on judgment day just why they deliberately led a bunch of souls āstray

  • Eddie Santana

    Well, in observation, first, there is not just a female pastor (which the Bible teaches against, but a gay-looking female pastor to boot. So, they have no regard to what the Bible considers sin. (Don’t get me wrong, I’m not knocking women preachers, there are some pretty smart, godly women out there, but it just teaches in the Bible that women should not teach or shepherd men (God’s reasoning being that the women was deceived, and man.)

    • Susan Johnson

      You should discern women preachers…it is highly unscriptural.

      Women are not to be ordained as pastors, reverends, preachers, or
      Rabbis…

      Women are a helpmeet to men, not called to usurp masculine leadership,
      whether in the home or in the Church.

      The female alleged Pastor is masculine in appearance, simply because she also is a practicing homosexual (Lesbian). Let’s not kid
      ourselves, or sink into deception regarding these issues.

      God will not be mocked….

  • Sick!

  • And another denomination bites the dust. Good thing is, the Bible says this will happen, many places. I believe the individuals who will experience God’s harshest judgments will be priestly types–clergy–who have been entrusted with proclaiming and defending the Scriptures, who renege and tell people it’s not true. These are modern-day Gnostics who imagine themselves erudite, but who, actually, are common and sold-out to the world. Only God knows how many people they mislead into harm by their personal influence. Scripture says they will be doing this. Even they prove the Scriptures true. They are playing the roles of the false prophets and fools, minions of the antichrist, whom Scripture has warned us about, in this Script the Lord wrote aeons ago.

    “The time will come when people will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear. They will turn their ears away from the truth and turn aside to myths. But you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, and discharge all the duties of your ministry.” (II Tim. 4:3-5)

  • This Abomination Church is Anti-Christian / Anti-Israel-Yisrael!!

  • James

    I don’t see how it is “shocking” when a “church” that doesn’t believe the Bible teaches, embraces, adopts, or endorses yet another unbiblical point of view.

  • Eddie Santana

    Good point, James. Leads me to observe that any Christian faith that opens its door to sin is alienating itself from the very Head of the body that they live for.

  • SMC126

    The Lord God of the bible is not in this “church.” Church is defined as born again saints, not a building. Satan runs the majority of churches in America, which is why they hate the Bible and His word. God is handing this country over rapidly.

  • Heather

    There are SO MANY being led astray. For example think of all Catholics in this world. It’s mind boggling the wrong things being taught and the total lack of truth not being taught. I was giving our Manager a ride home and I asked him if he believed in God. He responded, “oh yes, I was raised Catholiic and my Mom took us to Church all the time.” Then I froze, I didn’t know what to say. So I asked him if the Catholic Church ever taught about the end times. His responce, “No.” Then I said, “haven’t you noticed things have gotten so much worse since we were kids”? He says”oh yes, but you just have to keep mixing the lemonade”. How does one witness to one who has been raised only one way and the wrong way? Any advise for me?
    People who haven’t been led to the truth in Jesus, they must see all these things happening. I wonder what they must be thinking.

  • van

    Death and Hell shall be cast into the lake of fire where the smoke of their torment shall ascend up and up forever.

  • Eddie Santana

    Hi Heather. As tough as witnessing is, if you’re gonna witness, if they say they believe in God, then say, “wow, that’s great. Have you ever prayed the prayer of repentance?” If he/they say no, then lead them in the prayer of repentance and another soul will come to the kingdom. Email me if you want a suggestion for the prayer. eddiesanta@aol.com

    • Cheri

      Eddie, one is NOT saved by saying “a prayer of repentence”. Not sure where you came up with that idea, but it sure is NOT a BIBLE teaching. Man is saved through obedience to God’s word and baptism. Read Acts 2:38. Also read about Nicodemus in John where Christ tells him that one cannot enter the kingdom of God unless he is born of the water and the spirit. That “water” being water baptism. It’s just as bad to mislead people with erroneous information as it is to be in a denomination that does not teach the truth. Please do some studying before you post.

  • Eddie Santana

    Thanks Obi. I couldn’t of said it better. And oh yeah…Tony…what he said. hehe.

  • I don’t think they should be allowed to be calling themselves a church !
    What are they a church of……the LGBT ? They should call it what it is,
    the LGBT association or club, it is no longer valid as a church when they
    allow the lusts of man to dictate what is right or wrong ! They should be
    struck off when they allow this to happen. ( Referring to the groups that
    participate in these matters.)

    Jeremiah 17:9  The heart is deceitful above all things, and
    desperately wicked: who can it ?

    • Sorry should be,

      Jeremiah 17:9  The heart is deceitful above all things, and
      desperately wicked: who can know it? 

  • Carolann

    They went out from among us ,they were not apart of us. If they were of us ,they would not have left GOD is weeding out the fakers.satan is apart of closing the ears so people can’t hear the TRUTH, it I s sad people HEAR what they want to hear , and live they way they want to ,satan is evil,FULL of lies!!!!!! satan is almost done here!!! GOD IS THE MOST HIGH!!!!!!! AMEN

    • Amen Carolann, yes indeed, they were not part of us !

  • Carolann

    Satan I s happy, the demons get rewarded for a job well done!!!!!! Their time is almost up :)GOD 🙂 JESUS 🙂 HOLY SPIRIT .JESUS CHRIST IS THE HOLY SON OF GOD THAT RID’S US O F THE TRASH FROM Satan!!!!!! SOULS ARE IMPORTANT TO GOD HE LOVES EACH AND EVERY SOUL( JESUS is the way GOD SHOWED HIS LOVE FOR US JESUS, JESUS ,JESUS!!! GOD HELP LOST SOULS AROUND THE WORLD ,IN THE NORTH, THE SOUTH,THE EAST, THE WEST. NOVE IN A MIGHTY WAY TO WAKE UP SOULS,BREAK THE CHAINS OF DEATH,DARKNESS,AND SET THE CAPTIVES FREE,IN JESUS BEAUTIFUL NAME!!!!!!! AMEN.

  • This is not shocking the me, the church has turned it’s back on YeHoVaH’s eternal covenant, they teach the Torah was nailed to a cross, they forgot the Sabbath, they celebrate pagan sun god worship with easter and Christmas and they don’t even know God’s name.

    • Azel

      I just want to say that female bulls do not like female bulls. Your low taste is lower than animal.

  • David G

    Why two? Who decided that? Isn’t that unfair to people who love more than one person?

    I just don’t see how these narrow minded “Christians” can be so full of hate toward polygamists.

    Hope you all realize this is massive sarcasm…

    • Susan Johnson

      Sadly, this has already come to fruition.

      Three Lesbians have decided to “marry”.

      Exchanging good for Evil, and Evil for good.

      Come Lord Jesus…

  • Eddie Santana

    Cheri, Had I not known what I was talking about, I would have felt bad. But the book of Ephesians states that, “For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
    9 Not of works, lest any man should boast.” Eph.2:8-9. In the book of Romans it also states, “That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. 10 For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.” You have a heart for souls, and that’s good, but so do I. I have been studying the Bible long enough that with God’s help I try to lead people to Christ. Thank for you caring.

    • Jim

      Amen, Eddie – Romans 10:9 says, “If we confess with our mouth that Jesus is Lord, and believe in our heart that God has raised Him from the dead, we will be saved.” Acts 16:31 says, “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved.” Nothing added, no works or deeds or such, not even baptism – it is by FAITH, NOT of works, lest any man boast. Well spoken, brother.

  • Eddie Santana

    Yes David, the government is just full of haters, who have outlawed polygamy. Maybe someone should send them the memo not to be so “intolerant”. 🙂

  • Eddie; excuse me if i am misinterpretation of your comment on pologamy, are you stating God’s word states it is ok to have more then one wife or one husband ? i am not referring to the old testament here. we are under grace not the law.

  • Eddie Santana

    Naw, John, I was playing off of David’s sarcasm…just being facetious. The government has it right, that polygamy is not healthy. Although God allowed polygamy in the past, he also allowed incest, until man got to a certain point in order to perpetuate the species. That’s one of those rare areas where God adjusts his tolerance, although I don’t think God ever thought it really ok for close relations with family like incest. I’m sure that’s fodder for the same-sex people, thinking Biblical truths change with the times, but they can take it up with God, I’m tired of the verbal volleyball.

    • thanks for your response. i as you and many others have a hard time understanding just how any christian could possibly agree that same sex marriage is condoned by God. and then it all goes back to ; how can any person that has read the Holy Scriptures say it is ok for us to vote to allow such in their church? i find it impossible for all of these different religions to accept what is plainly spoken of considering men lusting after men and women lusting after women. this shows us how blind so many people are.

  • Eddie Santana

    Thanks Jim. I’m scared to death of steering someone the wrong way. But I’ll remember Acts 16:31. Thank you!

  • From the time we’re currently living, we should expect that things will get worse and worse. Meaning that genuine Bible-believing Christians will find themselves profoundly at odds with such a perverted system. What is appalling to me is the fact that even some of the Church has chosen to ignore Biblical standards by catering to that issue.

  • Eddie Santana

    Well, it’s the world, Christians and non-Christians alike that put people ahead of God. Paul said it in Romans, where people worship the creation more than the Creator, and Jesus said that people are going to pit themselves against each other for the sake of the Gospel, and finally, Peter, who said regarding following man’s law, “is it right to listen to people, instead of listening to God.” Idols can be anything, including other people, kids, family, etc.

  • CrissCross

    Oligarch Justice – Powerful Pedophiles Roam Free as Journalist Barrett Brown Returns to Jail! 🙁
    http://libertyblitzkrieg.com/2015/01/22/oligarch-justice-powerful-pedophiles-roam-free-as-barrett-brown-returns-to-jail/

  • sue bennett

    I’m so glad that the Presbyterian church I attend is now eco Presbyterian and they
    teach what’s in the bible.

  • Eddie Santana

    Well, I still don’t see why they keep the name. It’s associated with sinfulness, whether it’s another division or not. the Bible says avoid the appearance of evil. The Muslims say they’re a peaceful people, yet Islamic actions say otherwise. Mormons say polygamy is by rogue sects of Mormonism, but they’re still Mormon. Oh well… Just a thought.

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  • eddie santana

    Yeah Susan, I don’t know where they get Purgatory from, but the paradise side of hell, before Jesus set the captives free might have been considered that, but it is no longer, because Jesus took the keys to hell and death.

  • eddie santana

    You’re posts are a pleasure, Susan.

  • eddie santana

    Susan, I’m sorry about 3 lezzies marrying is still polygamy, which is against the law. So, what, the government is so scared of LBGT that they have special privileges now? Wow.

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