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Scottish church allows same-sex marriages

Postby Ironman » Thu Jun 08, 2017 5:55 pm

"By removing gender from our marriage canon, our church now affirms that a same-sex couple are not just married but are married in the sight of God.""
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These bishops, clergy and laity voted in favour of the change, are in deep trouble, they ignore God and His Word regarding marriage. Same sex marriage is not in the sight of God, but in the site of Satan, to destroy God's plan of pro creation.


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Scottish church allows same-sex marriages
June 9, 20174:51am
 
 

Same-sex couples can now marry in some churches in Scotland after religious authorities agreed to change texts stating marriage is between a man and a woman, the first such move for a major Christian church in Britain.
At the general synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church in Edinburgh, over two-thirds of each house of bishops, clergy and laity voted in favour of the change.
Britain legalised same-sex marriage in 2014 but no major Christian church had so far allowed same-sex weddings.
This opens the way for gay Christians from any Anglican Church to marry in Scotland - but puts the Scottish church at odds with the rest of the world's Anglican community.
"This is a momentous step," David Chillingworth, head of the Scottish Episcopal Church, told the gathering after the vote.
"By removing gender from our marriage canon, our church now affirms that a same-sex couple are not just married but are married in the sight of God."
The approval of same-sex marriage by the church was praised by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights groups.
"This step allows couples to celebrate their love within their faith and sends a really positive message to other LGBT people, both here and around the world," Colin Macfarlane, director of LGBT charity Stonewall Scotland, told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
Chillingworth said the ruling was not unanimous and no member of the clergy would be made to preside over same-sex weddings against their will.
 
The Church of Scotland and the Roman Catholic Church opposed Britain's decision to allow same-sex marriages.
The wider Anglican community, which has 85 million members worldwide and is headed by Britain's Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, has been in crisis since 2003 because of arguments over sexuality and gender between liberal member churches in the West and their conservative counterparts, mostly in Africa.
 
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Re: Scottish church allows same-sex marriages

Postby Spiritblade Disciple » Fri Jun 09, 2017 10:38 am

Some "churches" aren't churches.


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      "And I say unto you, make to yourselves friends of the mammon of unrighteousness;
        that, when ye fail, they may receive you into everlasting habitations."


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