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God, Not Anthony Kennedy Writes The Majority Opinion On Marriage

There are two things that have not changed despite the fact that the Supreme Court ruled DOMA unconstitutional: First of all, in their 5-4 opinion, the SUPCO Justices did not declare Gay Marriage legal in America and secondly, the biblical definition of marriage is still the same. Put another way, Anthony Kennedy and his cohorts may have decided that DOMA is unconstitutional and no longer the law of the land but by a 1-0 margin God decided a long time ago that traditional marriage is the law of the World. God wins. Remember, God, not Anthony Kennedy wrote the ultimate “Majority Opinion.” See Genesis 1:27-31,Matthew 19:4-6, Leviticus 18:22, Romans 1:26-27 and 1 Corinthian 6:9-10 (Just for starters).

The Brody File won’t take up any more space documenting the biblical case for traditional marriage not to mention all the empirical evidence as to why traditional marriage has benefited society throughout the years so let’s move on to the political ramifications. Excuse the pun but the GOP is about to have a “Come To Jesus Moment.”

Look, Republican politicians are going to be faced with a political dilemma. The Brody File calls it a, “Judeo-Christian Backbone Moment.” Will they run away from the issue of traditional marriage or embrace it? Polls suggest more Americans (especially younger voters) are accepting of gay marriage so does that mean these “pro-family” politicians will modify their views? Does it mean they will change their views (Hello Rob Portman)? Or will they simply stop defending traditional marriage and run away from it like the plague? After all, unless they live in a super secure congressional district or a very conservative state, they may believe that one of the options above may keep them afloat politically. The American people are about to find out who the pretenders are. Will these GOP Congressman choose political survival or Judeo-Christian Statesmanship?

You can be sure that GOP House leadership has no appetite for a fight over gay marriage. Boehner and company may technically believe in traditional marriage and their words on a press release will sound nice but what about their actions? Lip service is one thing. Actions are quite another. Congressman Tim Huelskamp has introduced a Federal Marriage Amendment. Will this get any serious traction in the Republican-controlled House? For now, Speaker Boehner says he has no plans to press forward with anything to replace DOMA. Does anybody really believe GOP Establishment politicians are going to touch this marriage issue at all? They’re going to need more than a ten-foot poll. Don’t hold your breath. It’s a social issue! Run for the hills! I can hear the Political Consultants screaming, “We can’t win on the marriage issue. Abandon ship!”

And what about the upcoming 2016 GOP presidential candidates? The safe play is to say that this marriage issue is a “states rights issue.” You’re going to hear that talk quite a bit in the GOP Primaries but that’s a default position. Which candidate is going to really stand up for traditional marriage and make it a bully pulpit issue? Which candidate is going to go out on a limb and defend traditional marriage knowing in this day and age of political correctness it might cost them something politically? Good luck if you find one.

All of this will leave evangelicals with some choices. They can wallow in their misery, feel defeated on this issue of gay marriage, stay home and watch reruns of Little House On The Prairie and continue to head to church on Sunday and attend their weekly Bible studies. OR….

They can get engaged. They can educate themselves. They can vote. They can get serious about what’s happening in America. Simply put, will the church be listless or lively? Will they become politically involved or uncommitted?

Ultimately, the fight to save traditional marriage isn’t about politics or political parties. The GOP is just a faulty vessel, full of people who will disappoint their followers along the way. This really comes down to evangelicals getting off the couch and proclaiming enough is enough. This will be done precinct-by-precinct, county-by-county, state-by-state. It’s hard work but you know what? Homosexual activists have put in the hard work and don’t give up because they believe in their cause. Will evangelicals match that fervor? Conservative Christians outnumber the gay activists so the numbers are on their side but apathy is lethal.


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Comments on this post

# RE: God, Not Anthony Kennedy Writes The Majority Opinion On Marriage

Your point is well taken. Christians are divided and lazy. The church is sitting down awaiting the rapture. We are to occupy until he comes but I see the church sitting down and not occupying anything but the pew. It's got to be about God's agenda and not ours. Will we obey the word of God or run for the hills? God himself must be disappointed in his church, yes the one his spilled his blood for.
Left by KellieC on Jun 28, 2013 11:12 AM

# RE: God, Not Anthony Kennedy Writes The Majority Opinion On Marriage

You are correct and Christians better get out of their churches and get to the polls -- they did not in 2012 and look where we are. And pastors need to get out from behind their 501c3 and lead their congregations. They don't need a 501c3 status anyway -- that was just a way for government to control and they did a good job. Listen to Bishop Harry Jackson - he stands for God and our nation.
Left by jrwiley on Jun 28, 2013 9:10 PM

# RE: God, Not Anthony Kennedy Writes The Majority Opinion On Marriage

The church is lulled into a false sense of security about the Lord coming into the atmosphere and secretly gathering away believers. That's why the church is hiding in the pews!That is not what the bible teaches!There's going to be a lot of noise on the Day of the Lord!!Thank God for Pat Robertson and a few others speaking the Gospel!!Everyone should see The 700 Club "Signs of the Times""How will it all End".People should also check out Joel Richardson also www.joel'strumpet.com also www.voiceofelijah.org for correct end time doctrine and voices on social issues.Marriage is determined by God and there will be severe judgment on these abominations the court is upholding.
Left by Cliffy H. on Jun 29, 2013 7:26 PM

# RE: God, Not Anthony Kennedy Writes The Majority Opinion On Marriage

Civil rights are not about us versus them. Civil rights are about civil rights. Happy Pride Day.
Left by Dutch CRC on Jun 30, 2013 4:49 PM

# RE: God, Not Anthony Kennedy Writes The Majority Opinion On Marriage

Rights come from God and not man. If man gives you rights he can take them from you,i.e. Communism.
Left by KellieC on Jul 02, 2013 4:00 PM

# RE: God, Not Anthony Kennedy Writes The Majority Opinion On Marriage

Chrisitians should be politically active. But more importantly, we should clearly and persistently proclaim the Gospel so that the lost can be saved and filled with the Spirit. . Only the Holy Spirit can change a person's heart and thereby their political views.
Left by rstephensus on Jul 09, 2013 1:39 PM

# RE: God, Not Anthony Kennedy Writes The Majority Opinion On Marriage

It's fine to say witty things like "God, not Anthony Kennedy, writes the majority opinion on marriage"; but the real life impact is that they are forcing their wickedness on Christians. Consider the case of Ocean Grove Methodist Church v. New Jersey (2013). Their tax exempt status was revoked because they refused to allow a pair of lesbians to marry in the church's pavilion. This test case has as much significance as the SCOTUS decision because they are saying churches HAVE TO MARRY HOMOSEXUALS or suffer a financial penalty.
Left by Mother_Mary on Jul 11, 2013 3:50 PM