Same-Sex Marriage: Where Will It Lead?
As God's Word says, "Do not practice homosexuality,
having sex with another man as with a woman. It is a
On December 19 "... the New Mexico Supreme Court voted
unanimously to redefine marriage to include two men or
two women. New Mexico joins 16 other states and the
District of Columbia in allowing same-sex marriage,
after Hawaii and Illinois passed similar laws last
"There are certain laws which judges, legislators, and
even the people cannot change. They are called natural
laws. The Declaration of Independence refers to these
laws as the "laws of nature and of nature's God." These
natural laws transcend time, cultures, and political
"Sir William Blackstone said any earthly law which is
contrary to the natural law is no law at all. This view
of law has shaped Western law and government for over
2,000 years. St. Augustine and Martin Luther King, Jr.
shared this view of law. If there is a Creator God,
then there must be a higher law which cannot be
transgressed. We easily accept this view when it comes
to the laws of physics such as the law of gravity. But
the same is true of certain moral laws, among which
include the sanctity of human life, marriage between a
man and a woman, and religious freedom.
"When judges, legislators, or the people have the
hubris to deceive themselves into thinking they can
violate these laws without consequences, they are blind
to history and the Scriptures. Deconstructing marriage
will be the end of freedom or the beginning of a new
The fact is that ALL of God's laws are for the health,
well-being and protection of those whom God loves--us!
When we disregard God's laws, we do so to the detriment
of ourselves, our families, and our society. If we defy
God's physical law, such as the law of gravity, we harm
or even destroy ourselves. If we defy God's moral laws,
we do the same thing.
Suggested prayer: "Dear God, as our society more and
more disregards Your Word and Your laws, the more we
are on a pathway to self-destruction. Please send a
great spiritual awakening which is a desperate need ...
and please start Your work in me. Thank You for hearing
and answering my prayer. Gratefully, in Jesus' name,
1. Leviticus 18:22.
2. "Liberty Alert," Liberty Council,
Brenda Clark Pike
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