Who wants to go back to a time when interracial marriage was illegal and separating the offenders was applauded?
Who wants to go back to a time when eating lobster was punishable by death?
Who wants to go back to a time when picking up firewood on a Sunday permitted your parents to kill you?
Who wants to go back to a time when committing adultery allowed people to execute you on the spot with a spear?
Who wants to go back to a time when masturbation sent you to the grave early?
There’s no biblical support for a lot of what we believe and do. There’s a lot of biblical support against some of the things we believe and do, but that doesn’t seem to bother us.
Yes, the bible has a lot to say about sexuality. But it comes from thousands of years ago with its own cultural baggage. As I read it, the bible’s main thrust is towards equality, justice, love and inclusion.
Sometimes we can’t see the forest for the trees.
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