"Lord, who hath believed our report?" Those words were spoken by the prophet Isaiah many centuries ago because he saw the stubbornness and disregard men had toward the law of God. This same question is put to the following issues which are in existence in our land. None of these issues are hard to understand; the problem is people refuse to accept the word of God. But still that type of conduct will not alter what God has said because the word of God stands forever (Matthew 24:35, 1 Peter 1:25, Psalm 12:6-7).
The Bible teaches that abortion is wrong because it is the killing of an innocent infant whose selfish parents feel that a baby will cramp their style (Psalm 139:13-16; Isaiah 44:2, 24; 1 Corinthians 10:24; Philippians 2:4). Homosexuality is wrong because God teaches by His word that marriage is between a male and female (Matthew 19:4-6, 1 Cor. 7:2-4, Romans 1:24-32). As to spanking a child when it is needed, the scriptures teach parents to do so, for there is nothing wrong with spanking if the child is not injured (Proverbs 13:24, 19:18, 23:13-14). Having sex outside marriage is a sin called fornication (Hebrews 13:4, Ephesians 5:3-6, 1 Cor. 10:8). One cannot divorce for any reason he might choose, for the word of God teaches that a person not guilty of fornication, can divorce a spouse who is. Getting involved sexually with someone is the only reason one can get a divorce, and all other marriage problems need to be talked over and worked out (Matt. 19:1-9). Jesus built only one church, so he is not the author of all the different churches you see throughout the land (Matt. 16:18, Eph. 4:4, Colossians 1:18, Romans 16:16, 1 Cor. 14:33). So being a member of the right church is important because the church is like the ark was in Noah's day—it serves as the housing of the saved. If one isn't a member of the church, one cannot be saved from damnation (Acts 2:47, John 10:9, Eph. 5:23).
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