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God's forgiveness

God’s forgiveness

A few weekends ago in the Religion section, a local “preacher” suggested in her years of preaching, she decided that there was no “cure” for homosexuality. I wonder what Bible she reads and preaches to her congregation from? When I look in the mirror I see someone “cured” from drug abuse, alcohol, and an immoral lifestyle all because of Jesus Christ and what He accomplished on the cross. If that preacher looked at the Bible, God’s word, in 1 Corinthians Chapter 6 Verses 9-11 she would see the naming of a few sins that will not inherit the kingdom of God. But Paul goes on to write “such were some of you,” hmm, sounds like some of these people, homosexuals included, were forgiven of their sins after accepting Christ as Savior. As Christians, we are to love the sinner and hate the sin, not ignore them or shun them, but in Christ’s love we are to reach out to them. I hope this preacher fixes her remarks, or some may think that God is limited on what He can forgive.

Doug Francis


Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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