‘In advance of the ‘yes’ campaign’s appearance at the National Press Club, the Coalition for Marriage today released ten questions which the ‘yes’ campaign is yet to answer.
In countries where same-sex marriage has been legalised, people have been kicked out of university courses, fired, denied business or employment or forced to resign for expressing an opinion on marriage. Additionally, the rights of parents to shield their children from radical LGBTIQ sex and gender programs taught at school have been taken away.
Can Tiernan Brady ensure this will not happen in Australia?
The Coalition for Marriage calls on Tiernan Brady and Janine Middleton to use their appearance at the National Press Club to answer questions pertaining to the threat to religious freedom, freedom of speech and the link to radical sex education programs.
- Can you state right now what levels of religious freedom your campaign is willing to accept in any legislation passed to redefine marriage?
- Can you state right now what levels of protections for freedom of speech your campaign is willing to accept in any legislation to redefine marriage?
- Can you guarantee that radical LGBTIQ sex and gender education will not become compulsory in Australia as has occurred overseas?
- Do you agree with Bill Shorten’s proposal to wind back conscience protections if they are included in a law to change the Marriage Act passed under a Coalition government?
- If a change in marriage law has no consequences for religious freedom, how do you explain the Irish government overturning religious freedom protections just months after the referendum?
- Explain why ministers of religion should not worry that a ‘progressive’ government like that led by Stefan Löfven would seek to overturn protections for them
- Do you agree with the actions of your predecessor, Rodney Croome, who encouraged people to use anti-discrimination laws to take a Catholic Archbishop to the anti-discrimination commission?
- Do you agree with your colleague, Alex Greenwich, that there have been examples overseas of religious freedom being restricted after same sex marriage becomes law and, if so can you elaborate on these examples?
- Explain why the case of Vishnitz Girls School could never happen here?
- Explain why the Trinity Western University case could not happen here?
The ‘yes’ campaign owes it to the Australian people to explain clearly where it stands on issues of free speech, the freedom of religion and parental rights in relation to radical LGBTIQ sex and gender education before the public is asked to vote.’ https://www.coalitionformarriage.com.au/ten_questions_for_tiernan_brady
- ‘Princeton University now allows its students to record their gender identity—or identities—in official university records.
- The choices include “Cisgender,” “Genderqueer/gender non-conform[ing],” “Trans/transgender,” “Man,” “Woman,” and “Other,” and students may select multiple options if they wish. ‘ http://www.campusreform.org/?ID=9513
Alan Joyce is CEO of Qantas Airlines and an outspoken sodomite. This year Mr Joyce was among 673 who were recognised as “role models across the country who have made a contribution to the nation.”
Role model? Hey, Mr Joyce may be a “good” (and this is debateable) businessman but his desire for sex with another man does not seem like a good role model!
Mr Joyce “…told The New Daily he was honoured to be made a Companion of the Order, the second-highest level of membership. He said it was important Australian leaders continued to push for equality.” Equality of what? Sodomy laws are no longer being enforced so Mr Joyce and other sodomites can have all the sex they desire with one another without fear of the law! That is until Islamic Sharia is imposed!
With Joyce at the helm “Qantas has led a public campaign to support marriage equality, resulting in the recent controversy with Australian tennis champion Margaret Court. Mr Joyce, who is gay, was last month hit in the face with a pie because of the airline’s stance on the issue.” http://thenewdaily.com.au/news/people/2017/06/12/queens-birthday-honour-list/?utm_source=Responsys&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170612_TND
It is pretty clear why Alan Joyce received this honour! It isn’t just because he is Qantas CEO but because he is a prominent person who is pushing for society to accept people of the same sex having sex together!
The honour of receiving the Order of Australia has just become less honourable?
‘Under Old Testament law, vulgarity was forbidden and the penalty was serious. “Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.” (Exodus 20:7)
Under grace, the standard for such speech is even higher. It extends to any words that have the slightest bent toward disrespect of God’s name, vulgarity, swearing, and even vain repetition. In setting a higher standard, Jesus said that committing such an act in the heart is the same as actually doing it. (Matthew 5:29) The epistles overflow with commands saying that questionable speech and vulgarity do not belong in the mouths of the saints. Paul tells us that if we rein in our thoughts, we can guard our words against those things that offend a holy God.
“Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalted itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ.” (II Corinthians 10:5)
With all this in mind, can you tell me why our present world is covered with a tidal wave of vulgarity? The offense is multiplied when humans, made in the image of God, actually defend the right to be foul mouthed! A celebration of vulgarity.
WHO SHOULD BE SURPRISED?
A foul mouth rises from a corrupt, putrid heart. We are surprised when a wicked heart is polite, kind, reasonable, and gentle in speech. It does happen. The reader has learned by now that I leave the devotional ministry, in the main, to my other friends; and they do well with it. My task, however, is to be a truth teller; and even believers are uncomfortable with truth in plain speech. Let’s be clear about this. Any heart that has rejected Christ as Savior is “wicked”. It has committed the most heinous sin that can be committed. The murder of the unborn and sodomy are wicked acts, but rejection of the Son of God, His deity, and His virgin birth are the height of wickedness. That is why liberalism is a wicked movement. It is why the majority of people you know are wicked. That is why some politicians, judges, and business men and women are wicked. So, when they vent their wickedness through their foul mouths, it is only a confession of just how evil they are. We are obligated to remember that God loved the world so much that He gave His only Son. We are commanded to remember that God hates all sin, both small and great. While we are commanded to love all mankind, we must hate what God hates.
IMMERSED IN A WORLD OF VULGARITY
It is everywhere – news, radio, television, printed media, and our own communities. Spirit-filled Christians are buried in verbal filth at work, school, and out in public. No-one seems to care that God has forbidden such low-level conversation. If we go out for a special dinner, the conversation at the next table often turns to garbage. Try enjoying a night with the family at a special sports event -there is an onslaught of offensive language on all four sides. How many times have you been driving somewhere and encountered vulgar warfare between drivers or pedestrians? We live in a world where many people have the morals of a “junk-yard dog” with language to match. If you want a real eyeful or earful, go to social media. If you try to have a reasonable discussion, some liberal will bust in with a string of vulgarity that only demonstrates that he doesn’t have the slightest idea of what an answer should be… but he sure knows how to cuss!
You get the point: it’s a bad world out there. Let me ask you a question: Is there anything God’s people can do when buried in such despicable situations? There are times when it is best to be silent. In the vulgar world, people have been known to become violent if they think you are “judging” them. We know what Jesus did under such temptation; He quoted scripture. Many of you do that on Facebook. We can try a reasonable answer, but that usually doesn’t work with people who have rejected truth as a way of thinking. We probably don’t think of praying for depraved people, but that might be the first thing that should come to our mind. Of course, you could isolate yourself and pretend it is not really happening; but remember that “Silence isn’t always golden; sometimes it is just plain yellow!” Of course, you could side with the perpetrator and defend him/her by attacking the person who brought up the subject of holiness and truth.
THIS IS WHAT REALLY HURTS
It is so easy to pick on the children of the devil. In case you have forgotten, anyone who is not a child of God through faith in Christ is a child of the devil. That is the reason why they lie, cheat, steal, and communicate with vulgarity.
Would someone please explain why there is so much vulgarity flowing from the mouths, pens, and keyboards of those who call themselves Christians? You can see it for yourself. Go to Facebook right now, and see how many vulgar words are being used by those you think are believers. Sure, they think hiding vulgarity in code (OMG, etc.) is not the same thing. Shame on anyone who tries to defend “hidden swearing”. If I were an unbeliever, I sure would not be impressed with the fact that your foul language is just like mine.
You sure wouldn’t expect to hear this kind of language at church, right? Then you might want to listen a bit more carefully. Have you listened carefully to the conversations of teens? What boggles my mind is that several “evangelical gurus” have been championing vulgar language inside their messages and teaching. It may get some laughs, but it is not funny. Teaching others to sin does not set well with a holy God. Those who feel free to abuse grace hate it when their feet are held to the fire. When they are angry about the message, they attack the messenger. That is an old liberal trick.
This seems like an impossible task. How do we get rid of this plague? In our own lives, we follow the commandment “But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation”.
(I Peter 1:15) Since God lives within us, the answer is that His holiness makes it possible for us to live His holiness out in our living and speech. That means we don’t defend vulgarity in our lives or in the lives of others. Remember – silence is approval.’ https://shepherdstaff.wordpress.com/2017/05/16/vulgarity-celebrated/