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Shocking articles

April 28, 2012
The Daily Mining Gazette

To the editor:

How shocking to see a color photo and two articles advertising a week of homosexual activities at Michigan Technological University on the front page and touted by a small hometown newspaper, i.e., The Daily Mining Gazette (DMG 4-3-12).

Should there be any surprise that these events coincided with Christianity's most holy week of the year?

The provocative wording in the articles, e.g., "come out," "taboo talk," "off limits" and "drag" were aimed at piquing curiosity.

The only believable comment was that Friday night's show would be "a huge spectacle."

However, when the festivities and celebrating end, the party-goers are left with only reality. Is the homosexual lifestyle really gay?

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Wikipedia states that Gay Pride means pride as opposed to shame and social stigma.

According to the bible, of all God hates, pride tops the list. Read what Wisdom says in Proverbs 8:13: "The fear of the Lord is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate."

Pride is seen as unreasonable conceit. "For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world." (1 John 2:16)

Consider also "Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to the Lord." (Prov 16:5)

Other passages are "A man's pride shall bring him low, but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit" (Prov 29:23). And "Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall" (Prov 16:18).

Marilyn Sager




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