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  • newcreationnj
    Mary, You aren t confused at all, that was precisely the point I was trying to make. Sorry if I wasn t clear. By the way, thank you so much for the kind
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      Mary,
      You aren't confused at all, that was precisely the point I was trying
      to make. Sorry if I wasn't clear.
      By the way, thank you so much for the kind words! You are a blessing
      to me.
      In Christ,
      Kevin

      --- In exgaydiscussionboard@yahoogroups.com, "Mary"
      <marysmailbox2003@y...> wrote:
      > Judith,
      >
      > The way I read Kevin's post is that we are not to demonstrate and
      > march but we are to speak up about the bountiful experience of
      > Christ. We are not called to be politicians who change the
      > legislation of people but that we are to use our testimony at the
      > store, at social gatherings, dinner, wherever we meet people and
      > praise him and his wonders and miracles for others to hear, see and
      > witness. We are the chosen generation who can have influence all
      > over the world - through the internet, e-mails, larger pools of
      > people that we influence - at work even. When this country makes a
      > statement - it makes a statement worldwide. But marching,
      parading,
      > etc... is not going to get the message across like the giving your
      > testimony and "letting" others come to Christ. Coerced behavior
      > modification creates resentment,and short term effects. You can't
      > force feed people to see Christ - you can demonstrate through new
      > behaviours, new attitudes- the spirit of Christ.
      >
      > Perhaps I misunderstood his writing? I have been very distracted
      > lately and honestly I perused his post more than getting into the
      > details. Kevin? Can you clear this up?
      >
      > Mary
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In exgaydiscussionboard@yahoogroups.com, "judiths"
      <judiths@m...>
      > wrote:
      > > Mary
      > > I am confused. It sounds confusion at the top you sound like you
      > don't like what he is doing but then you praise him at the end.
      > Judith
      > > --------------------------------------------------------------
      > > Kevin,
      > >
      > > Your comments(posted here)Our mission is not to engage in
      > political debate. We are not
      > > called to participate in marches or demonstrations. However, we
      > ARE called to
      > > "proclaim the praises" of the One who broke our chains and set
      us
      > free! We ARE
      > > called to be witnesses to the fact that freedom from
      homosexuality
      > is a
      > > reality and we are the proof. By simply allowing our testimonies
      > to be heard,
      > > we
      > > offer a strong voice in support of the Biblical truth as it
      relates
      > to homosexuality.
      > >
      > > - are exactly right on!
      > >
      > > It is our mission to demostrate our testimony through actions
      that
      > reflect Jesus Christ. Those actions will bring more to the body
      of
      > Christ than any legislative script could ever do. I am a STRONG
      > supporter of the church in these non-legalistic methods of
      > testifying.
      > >
      > > Again brother thank you for your articulate writings and wisdom.
      > >
      > > Mary
      > >
      > >
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