An Exchange With A Neighbor Who Is Worried About Our “Anti-Gay” Image

We're not merely "anti-gay." We're anti-sin.

We’re not merely “anti-gay.” We’re anti-sin. We’re Bible believers.

Dear WBC –

You seem to be mostly anti-gay to probably most people. Are you not afraid, you will attract people who are just anti-gay, instead of pro-Bible people? 

Yours sincerely,

(A very friendly, not angry at all) Lisa

 

Dear Lisa –

Your analysis of what we “mostly” are is terrible error.

No!!  It is the church of the Lord Jesus Christ. There will be no sneaking in unnoticed to the Lord Jesus Christ. “His fan is in his hand and He is throughly purging His threshing floor.” With the Lord Jesus Christ watching over His bride, there are no worries, mate.

Woe, woe, woe to the frauds. They bring misery upon themselves.

Thanks for asking.

Westboro Baptist Church

 

Dear WBC –

Yes, I know you are not just anti-gay, I read the sermons. But “WBC seems to be mostly anti-gay to probably most people.” The first thing which comes into mind, thinking about WBC, for most people is an anti-gay message. You are classified this way in the media, and so people will think that you just have an anti-gay message. That is why I wondered if you are not worried it sometimes attracts some kinds of just anti-gay people.

-Lisa

 

Dear Lisa –

You focused on the wrong part of the answer.  I marvel at the speed with which you raced PAST the Lord Jesus Christ keeping the borders of His vineyard.  Perhaps these good words will help:

John 10:1 ¶  Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber. 2  But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. 3  To him the porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out. 4  And when he putteth forth his own sheep, he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him: for they know his voice. 5  And a stranger will they not follow, but will flee from him: for they know not the voice of strangers. 6  This parable spake Jesus unto them: but they understood not what things they were which he spake unto them. 7  Then said Jesus unto them again, Verily, verily, I say unto you, I am the door of the sheep. 8  All that ever came before me are thieves and robbers: but the sheep did not hear them. 9  I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.  

That is to say – don’t worry about what the motives of the humans are, God has this path covered perfectly!  If some rebel gets all the way to the Marriage Supper, and the King comes in and sees that the rebel is not wearing the wedding garment, even at that late hour, he will be cast forth.  You worry about the wrong things, friend.  Take this to heart and spend your thoughts in matters of repentance and seeking God, if you have ears to hear.

Matthew 22:1 ¶  And Jesus answered and spake unto them again by parables, and said, 2  The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son, 3  And sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding: and they would not come. 4  Again, he sent forth other servants, saying, Tell them which are bidden, Behold, I have prepared my dinner: my oxen and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready: come unto the marriage. 5  But they made light of it, and went their ways, one to his farm, another to his merchandise: 6  And the remnant took his servants, and entreated them spitefully, and slew them. 7  But when the king heard thereof, he was wroth: and he sent forth his armies, and destroyed those murderers, and burned up their city. 8  Then saith he to his servants, The wedding is ready, but they which were bidden were not worthy. 9  Go ye therefore into the highways, and as many as ye shall find, bid to the marriage. 10  So those servants went out into the highways, and gathered together all as many as they found, both bad and good: and the wedding was furnished with guests. 11  And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man which had not on a wedding garment: 12  And he saith unto him, Friend, how camest thou in hither not having a wedding garment? And he was speechless. 13  Then said the king to the servants, Bind him hand and foot, and take him away, and cast him into outer darkness; there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth. 14  For many are called, but few are chosen.

About that wedding garment – check out these blessed words of comfort:

Rev. 19: 5 ¶  And a voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God, all ye his servants, and ye that fear him, both small and great. 6  And I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia: for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth. 7  Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready. 8  And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints. 9  And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed are they which are called unto the marriage supper of the Lamb. And he saith unto me, These are the true sayings of God. 10  And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellowservant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy. 11 ¶  And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war. 12  His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself. 13  And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God. 14  And the armies which were in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean. 15  And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. 16  And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS. 17  And I saw an angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the fowls that fly in the midst of heaven, Come and gather yourselves together unto the supper of the great God; 18  That ye may eat the flesh of kings, and the flesh of captains, and the flesh of mighty men, and the flesh of horses, and of them that sit on them, and the flesh of all men, both free and bond, both small and great.

For all of which, I am so very thankful!  If I be made, by my Lord Jesus Christ, and if I be found by my Lord Jesus Christ to be worthy of this, it is all in all to me!

Thanks for writing.

–Your friends at WBC

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