- Jan 9, 2009
John 11:35.It is not a religious issue.
Folau have quite clearly painted himself outside his faith to make his argument.
Take a few minutes to learn the tenets of his faith and you will see that his Instagram post was entirely within those tenets:
"What God has defined as sin in the Bible remains sin. Being our Creator, His definitions of sin are objective reality and could not be subjectively altered by any human being. His definitions of sin affect equally both heterosexuals and those that have homosexual conduct. The prohibition for committing the sin of adultery found in the Decalogue and addressed towards heterosexuals is to be observed with the same force and carefulness as the prohibition for committing the sin of having same sex-relationships found in the Levitical Code and addressed to those who are inclined towards such acts. God’s general definition for the consequences of sin is clear: “The wages of sin is death …” (Romans 6:23). There is no worse consequence than spiritual death, which breaks relationship with God and does not allow one to enter the kingdom of God. Jesus himself upheld the gravity of breaking God’s sovereign characterization of what is sin and pointed out that at the end of time “The Son of Man will send out his angels, and they will weed out of his kingdom everything that causes sin and all who do evil. They will throw them into the blazing furnace, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth” (Matthew 13:40-42)."
This notion that Folau is flying solo is false - he is expressing the views of a church with 70m members, and shared by a vastly larger number of the adherents to the Abrahamic faiths.
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