This is probably going to step on some toes but it's my freedom to say what I feel lead to say. If you don't like it well guess what you have the freedom to feel that way.
Why is it when a Christian states they don't believe in same sex marriage they are haters, bigots and close-minded? Yet people for same sex marriage are just open minded.
Lets define some words:
Hate: to dislike intensely or passionately; feel extreme aversion for or extreme hostility toward.
Bigotry: stubborn and complete intolerance of any creed, belief, or opinion that differs from one's own.
Open-minded: having or showing a mind receptive to new ideas or arguments.
Close-minded: not ready to receive to new ideas
Well after looking at those definitions shouldn't then the people that want to boycott places that don't agree with same sex marriage be considered as haters, bigots and close-minded too. This is just one example.
It's like it's okay to have an opinion or belief as long as it is the "right" one. Just because your beliefs are one thing or another doesn't make you close minded, it just means that you agree with one thing over the other.
I will not deny there are extremists on both sides, however the problem is that people just focus in on those extremists and not at the whole picture. I will be the first to admit a lot of Christian don't act like Christ. There are so many that have been lead astray by what men have told them in twisting the Word of God. That is why it is so important that people read the Word themselves and get a revelation about what they are reading from the Holy Spirit.
I believe that marriage is between a man and a woman. That was how we were designed which is quite obvious by the fact that is how we reproduce. I'm sorry try as you might 2 men together or 2 women together can not naturally produce a child. Does that mean that I "feel extreme aversion toward" or have "complete intolerance" to same sex couples. No I have known and been friends with them. I loved them for who they were not what they did. You can love someone without agreeing with what they do. By the way I felt this way before I became a Christian.
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