Friday, February 11, 2011

Differently oriented

Every individual has inclinations unique to him. Possessing an inclination does not qualify him to do what he wants with them. Society has identified certain acts to be illegitimate as they are harmful to the harmony of human existence.

Someone who is scheming to rob a man and another who is plotting to bomb a railway station are both considered anti social. The society has judicial laws addressing motives such as these.  Same is the case with an individual who has tendency to sexually utilize minors. Anyone, because he is differently oriented, actions, as a result of his disorientation, do not qualify to be legal. 

God is madly in love with all of us despite our wrong orientations, motives and methods. A person who is differently oriented, who is sexually attracted to the same gender, is encouraged to identify the disorientation, experience God’s unconditional love which is loaded with tremendous transforming power and strive towards becoming rightly oriented.

In a television interview last night, an activist demanding legalization of homosexuality, replying to the question ‘what fundamental rights have you been denied?’ he answered “the right to have sex the way I want”.  If such  demands are legalized, I would imagine one wouldn’t have to wait too long to see sex with little minors, off springs, Siblings, parents, animals or corpses, also legalized. I looked at my 3 year old daughter who was carefully tucking her doll into the bed and realized the impact of this statement.

God and his church does not discriminate people with homosexual tendencies. They are unconditionally accepted, just like others who struggle with their own unique tendencies to sin. Church, the body of Christ elevates itself as a beacon of hope for all of us who are sinful. Jesus said “it is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners”