That’s the message from Richard Land and Barrett Duke of the Southern Baptist Convention. If the Supreme Court rules the wrong way, their imaginary friend is going to come right down here and kick the living shit out of us for it. You know, like he has — oh wait, he hasn’t — to every other country that already did so years ago.
We also take very seriously the significance of this issue in the eyes of God. God created marriage. At humanity’s beginnings, God created and designed marriage to be only the union of one man and one woman (Genesis 2:18-24). Jesus affirmed this divine intention for marriage (Matthew 19:4-5). No other relationship is marriage.
The rearing of children is one of God’s obvious intentions for marriage. God affirms and understands the need for children to have both a mother and father in their homes. Same-sex marriage will drive a wedge between marriage and God’s intention for the rearing of children (Ephesians 6:1-4).
We should not think that our nation will escape God’s judgment if we redefine what God has already defined. We are certain that the omniscient and omnipotent God is aware of our nation’s debate about marriage and that He is watching what we do.
But I heard that Thor is totally in favor of same-sex marriage and he’s going to beat us up if we don’t let them get married. Such difficult choices…