Bp Mouneer Anis’s statement regarding the US Supreme Court Ruling for same-sex marriage

“God Gave Them Over Into a Depraved Mind”
It is sad to hear that The US Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex marriage is a legal right across the United States. The excuse for this is promoting human rights and achieving equality. I think that this ruling is wrong and will have serious and destructive consequences on the American society and other societies, which will follow the steps of the United States. There is no doubt that this decision contradicts God’s purpose and plan for the creation in a clear way. We know that God created human on his image as male and female to “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.” (Genesis 1:28) He also created man and woman to complement each other physically and psychologically.

God’s plan is the best for human being, however the ruling of same sex marriage which contradicts God’s plan, will lead to human misery and disintegration of the family hence the damage and collapse of the whole society.
We urge all American and Western churches to adhere to the teachings of the scripture and God’s plan for relations; they should resist societal pressures to make same sex marriage a norm. The Church has to remain as the light that conquers the darkness and the evils of this world. Churches in the West should shape their society with their spiritual values and should not permit the opposite where society shapes the values of the Church. “We must obey God rather than human beings!” (Acts 5:29)

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3 comments on “Bp Mouneer Anis’s statement regarding the US Supreme Court Ruling for same-sex marriage

  1. SC blu cat lady says:

    Excellent as usual! I have such admiration for Bishop Anis and his fellow Christians over there. He speaks/writes the truth boldly yet lovingly. They live in a truly hostile environment for their faith whereas we live in a society while denigrating our faith still allows to be faithful… Although I wonder how much longer that will last.

  2. Richard A. Menees says:

    I commend T-19 for posting Archbishop Mouneer’s statement. His teaching is biblical and faithful to the understanding of human sexuality and marriage. His warning about the consequences of promoting sexual activity that Scripture and natural law prohibit is sobering to one who lives in America and leads a congregation of Christians. Thank God for his courage and wisdom in speaking with the authority his leadership roles as Bishop, Archbishop and leader of the Global South confer on him.

  3. Jim the Puritan says:

    It’s interesting how the rest of the world can see what is happening here, but this country is blind to it. We’re seeing Romans 1 operating in real time.