Kim Davis should listen to the Bible and issue marriage licenses

Kim Davis should listen to the Bible and issue marriage licenses September 2, 2015

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It is no surprise that Kentucky clerk Kim Davis is still in the news, after denying more marriage licenses since the Supreme Court told her to do her job. It is also not surprising that others have taken the biblical literalism she utilizes (though, in fact, the Bible and Jesus say nothing about gay marriage), and they have rubbed it back in her face.

Those four marriages she has gone through? God does not approve. A few examples are Mark 10:2-12, 1 Corinthians 7:39, Deuteronomy 22:19, and even Malachi 2:16 which states blatantly that the God of Israel “hates divorce”. Also, Leviticus 20:10 says that adultery, which Jesus, himself, states is the act of remarrying after divorce in the aforementioned passage from Mark, should result in both parties being stoned to death.

Even if we can overlook divorce, she still committed adultery. Five months after her divorce from her first husband, Davis gave birth to twins. Not from her second husband, who adopted them, but from her eventual third. Proverbs 6:32 and Matthew 5:27-28 say adultery is wrong (even looking at another person lustfully counts), and Leviticus says it is punishable by death.

What is more important for our purposes is Davis’ position working as a county clerk. This was a position that was voted on by the public, and she identified as a Democrat in the race. She does a public service for the county she works in. Guess what the Bible has to say about that? 1 Peter 2:13-14,

Be subject for the Lord’s sake to every human institution, whether it be to the emperor as supreme, or to governors as sent by him to punish those who do evil and to praise those who do good.

Kim Davis is so clueless about the Bible, she does not realize the same book she appeals to in her decision to not issue marriage licenses tells her to do as the institution says. Namely, to issue marriage licenses.

So which is it, Kim? Do you go by the passage you have mentally selected and edited to say something it never originally said? Or do you change your position to match what your holy book actually has on its pages?

Enjoy your Fox News appearances and book deal.

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