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MARRIAGE: Morality bred out of many Americans

Letter by Vince A. Wagner, University Place on July 17, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 63 Comments »
July 17, 2012 2:43 pm

Re: “A vote in support of R-74 affirms God’s creation of diversity” (Your Voice, 7-17).

Every civilization in history has recognized that God’s instruction for marriage is an essential pillar of society. But much has happened since God first ordained the institution of marriage.

Amidst the decline of sexual mores, the “enlightened” in this country have declared war on traditional marriage. There are now many that believe God’s instruction for marriage handcuffs their personal “freedom.” Christians are now labeled as monsters for rejecting the idea to undefine marriage. Sadly there are now many in this country who are more concerned with political correctness than biblical correctness.

Morality has been slowly bred out of many Americans. The “feel-good” approach that is void of God’s purpose for marriage have made traditional values and morality almost passé. Before we became so “enlightened” we understood what homosexuality was. But the nonbeliever has done a remarkable job in taking the focus off of what homosexuals do and putting it on who they are as people.

At first we pitied the lifestyle choice. Then we began to slowly tolerate it. Then we slowly became comfortable with the behavior. Suddenly we began to justify the lifestyle choice. Then embrace the behavior. Then defend it. Then celebrate it. Then, amazingly, somehow find it godly. And finally, condemn, ridicule and mock as “hateful” any who don’t.

It’s called America’s moral decline. It’s called the great American moral crisis.

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