[Linux4christians] OOT: My stand on Gay/Lesbian
karl at kleinpaste.org
Tue Sep 28 22:56:52 EDT 2010
David Kuntadi <d.kuntadi at gmail.com> writes:
>> What about Peter?
> This is one of the question I asked my pastor. According my Pastor,
> Peter "leave his wife" (not divorce, similar to Siddharta) to follow
I don't give a @#$% what your pastor says; I don't have a Gospel
According To Your Pastor in my Bible. So what does the Bible say?
It says Peter had a wife, period.
End of discussion. Anything else is blind and baseless supposition, a
reading of meaning that you happen to want and like into a text which
supports nothing of the sort. Read what the Bible says, not what you
want it to say, and not merely what your pastor tells you.
Even though Peter went to follow Jesus, we have no information, yea or
nay, as to whether his wife accompanied him even during Jesus' earthly
ministry, much less after the resurrection and Peter's subsequent career
of preaching. Bear in mind as well that Paul made explicit reference to
the apostles' right to take wives (1Cor 9:5), previously mentioned by
someone else but worthy of being cited now as well for contextual
> The celibacy is only for the inner circle, not for the mass that Jesus
> called as "pigs and dogs", which still could not control their sex
I absolutely demand a citation for this "pigs and dogs" claim.
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