Category Archives: Equality

Psalm 35:1-3, Psalm 43

Psalm 35:1-3 (NKJV) “Plead my cause, O Lord, with those who strive with me; fight against those who fight against me. Take hold of shield and buckler, and stand up for my help. Also draw out the spear, and stop … Continue reading

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Be Yourselves! Be Proud of Who You Are and Be Proud of Your Faith

Bible App Wants LGBTQ Christians to Be Themselves I came across a society and culture article and would like to share it in hopes that folks find another way to be true to themselves and reclaim their identities as well … Continue reading

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Stances of Faith on LGBTQ Issues in Islam

— From the Human Rights Council webpage. http://www.hrc.org/resources/stances-of-faiths-on-lgbt-issues-islam Background With over a billion followers, Islam is the second largest religion in the world, and noted for its diversity of culture and ethnicity. Founded by the prophet Muhammad (peace be upon … Continue reading

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Mathew 5:11 “Blessed are you when people revile and persecute you….”

Mathew 5:11 (NRSV) “Blessed are you when people revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account.” Reflection: People who would persecute and discriminate against you and use the Bible as their … Continue reading

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Romans 13:8

Romans 13:8  “Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.” Reflection: I am sure I have visited this passage before in this blog ministry but perhaps in light of the … Continue reading

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Luke 17:21 “The Kingdom of God is Within You”

Luke 17:21. In the NIV version,  the verse reads : “Once having been asked by the Pharisees when the Kingdom of God would come, Jesus replied,’ The kingdom of God does not come from your careful observation, nor will people say, … Continue reading

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With the Lord, I Fear Nothing

Now more than ever in the United States, members of the LGBTQ community have reasons to fear and be concerned about their present situations and their future. The right to affordable, accessible healthcare is threatened. The right to housing, equal … Continue reading

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