Did you read the equality act? I read it because I like to conduct personal research instead of being programmed by the media. It takes few minutes to read it. It is interesting that bill is titled “equality act” while the bill seeks to suppress religious freedom to disagree with proposed gender ideologies. It is similar to the way murdering the unborn is called “women’s right” or “human right”.
The “equality act” opposes core Biblical truths about gender and sexuality. Section 1107 of the bill implies that preaching or demonstrating that one believes these truths- 1 Corinthians 6:9, Genesis 5:2, 1 Timothy 1:10 should be considered a violation of the United States law. It also seeks to place our little ones in great danger- no gender restrictive access to public restrooms and federally funded institutions. Interestingly, the bill adds pregnant women and women generally to the list of those in need of protection.
Notice that I have chosen my words purposefully. When addressing the implications of the proposed bill, I used “seek to” in place of “will” because it is important that we do not align our words with the enemy’s agenda. You know who the enemy is. It is important to bear in mind that those championing this bill and the LGBTQ community are not the enemies. Yes, I understand that this group have been hated on in the name of religion. This is disheartening and unjust. Yet, it is important that we learn to disagree peacefully.
In light of this bill, it is extremely important that we keep our love on as Bible believing Christians, practice speaking with grace, and seek God on behalf of this nation- the United States. Avoid saying “this bill will destroy our children’s lives, force Churches to….”. I believe saying these negative words are prophetic. It is unproductive to pray then say things that negate one’s prayers.
Like Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, we must be ready to face the fire. The fact is that Christianphobia and Biblephobia exists. The truth is that God reigns and we have overcomed the world.
Please meditate on these scriptures. Let them encourage you, guide your prayer and response to the enemy’s agenda:
But you belong to God, my dear children. You have already won a victory over those people, because the Spirit who lives in you is greater than the spirit who lives in the world. Those people belong to this world, so they speak from the world’s viewpoint, and the world listens to them. But we belong to God, and those who know God listen to us. If they do not belong to God, they do not listen to us. That is how we know if someone has the Spirit of truth or the spirit of deception.1 John 4:4-6
Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter. Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes and clever in their own sight. Isaiah 5:20-21
Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord, and against his anointed, saying, Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us. He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision. Psalm 2:1-4
And all nations will hate you because you are my followers. But everyone who endures to the end will be saved. Matthew 10:22
What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us? Romans 8:31
Behold, they shall surely gather together, but not by me: whosoever shall gather together against thee shall fall for thy sake. Isaiah 54:15
Devise your strategy, but it will be thwarted; propose your plan, but it will not stand, for God is with us. Isaiah 8:10
Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God trieth the hearts and reins. Psalm 7:9
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