Why Akathleptos?

Why Akathleptos? Because it means Uncontainable. God is infinite. Hence, the whole universe cannot contain Him. The term also refers to the incomprehensibility of God. No man can know everything about God. We can know Him personally but not exhaustively, not even in Heaven.

Why Patmos? Because the church is increasingly marginalized and exiled from the culture.

Why Pen-Names? So the focus is on the words and not who wrote them. We prefer to let what we say stand on its own merit. There is precedent in church history for this - i.e., the elusive identity of Ambrosiaster who wrote in the 4th century A.D.

“Truth is so obscured nowadays, and lies so well established, that unless we love the truth we shall never recognize it." Blaise Pascal



Saturday, September 19, 2015

Unmasking The Gay Agenda



In Feb 2008, Matt Barber cautioned us about the true goals of the gay agenda in his article here entitled, "Unmasking the "gay" agenda". I suspect many at the time ignored his warnings as the unrealistic ravings of an extreme homophobic. I doubt anyone is laughing now. Here are some extracts from his prophetic alert more than 7 years ago ...

Through a carefully crafted, decades-old propaganda campaign, homosexual activists have successfully cast homosexuals — many of whom enjoy positions of influence and affluence — as a disadvantaged minority. They have repackaged and sold to the public behaviors which thousands of years of history, every major world religion and uncompromising human biology have long identified as immoral and sexually deviant.

... At its core is a concerted effort to remove from society all traditional notions of sexual morality and replace them with the post-modern concept of sexual relativism ... Ultimately, the homosexual lobby's primary objective is to radically redefine our foundational institutions of legitimate marriage and the nuclear family by unraveling God's natural design for human sexuality. In so doing, they hope to elevate their own spiritual and biological counterfeit and establish a sexually androgynous society wherein natural distinctions between male and female are dissolved.

This creates cultural and moral anarchy.

... But the principles they foist demand comprehensive acceptance of homosexual conduct — by force of law — through federal edicts such as "hate crimes" legislation, the so-called "Employment Non-Discrimination Act" (ENDA) and by imposing government sanctioned "same-sex marriage." All such government mandates grant special protected "minority" status to those who define themselves by aberrant sexual preferences and changeable sexual behaviors. These laws put people with traditional values directly in the crosshairs of official government policy.

Throughout society, homosexual activists demand that homosexual behaviors not only be "tolerated," but celebrated ... Anyone who believes the Biblical directive that human sexuality is a gift from God, to be shared between man and wife within the bonds of marriage, is branded "homophobic," "hateful" or "discriminatory." They are to be silenced by all means possible.

... Below are two of the central demands put forth by homosexual activists in their "1972 Gay Rights Platform":

  • "Repeal all laws governing the age of sexual consent."
  • "Repeal all legislative provisions that restrict the sex or number of persons entering into a marriage unit."

.... Here are just a few of the demands the homosexual lobby put forth during the 1987 (Homosexual) "March on Washington":

  • "The government should provide protection from discrimination based on sexual orientation in employment, public accommodations and education just as protection is provided on race, creed, color, sex, or national origin."
  • "Anti-homophobic curriculum in the schools." 
  • "The government should ensure all public education programs include programs designed to combat lesbian/gay prejudice. ... Institutions that discriminate against lesbian and gay people should be denied tax-exempt status and federal funding." 
  • "Public and private institutions should support parenting by lesbian or gay couples."
... The push for federal "hate crimes" legislation is another activist tool intended to silence traditional views on human sexuality and sexual morality. 

... Noted homosexual activist and pornographer Clinton Fein addressed the "gay" agenda in a 2005 article candidly titled, "The Gay Agenda":

  • On "hate crimes" laws: "Hate Crime laws are just the beginning. Once those are passed either federally or in all 50 states, begin campaign to eliminate homophobia entirely."
  • On "hate thoughts" and "hate speech" laws: "Homophobic inclinations alone, even without any actions, should be criminal and punishable to the full extent of the law."
  • On influencing public policy: "Make sure that gay representation permeates every level of governance."
  • On "same-sex marriage": "Demand the institution and then wreck it. James Dobson was right about our evil intentions. We just plan to be quicker than he thought."
  • On "gays" in the Church: "Reclaim Jesus. He was a Jewish queer to begin with, and don't let anyone forget it."
... They devised a three-pronged approach that the homosexual lobby has masterfully implemented in subsequent years: Desensitization, Jamming and Conversion. Kirk and Madsen summarized their approach this way:
  • Portray gays as victims, not as aggressive challengers.
  • Give potential protectors a just cause.
  • Make gays look good.
  • Make victimizers look bad.
"Desensitization," wrote Kirk and Madsen, means subjecting the public to a "continuous flood of gay-related advertising, presented in the least offensive fashion possible. If 'straights' can't shut off the shower, they may at least eventually get used to being wet."

... "Jamming" refers to the public smearing of Christians, traditionalists or anyone else who opposes the "gay" agenda. "Jam homo-hatred (i.e., disagreement with homosexual behaviors) by linking it to Nazi horror," wrote Kirk and Madsen. "Associate all who oppose homosexuality with images of 'Klansmen demanding that gays be slaughtered,' 'hysterical backwoods preachers,' 'menacing punks,' and a 'tour of Nazi concentration camps where homosexuals were tortured and gassed.'

"In any campaign to win over the public, gays must be portrayed as victims in need of protection so that straights will be inclined by reflex to adopt the role of protector ... The purpose of victim imagery is to make straights feel very uncomfortable," they suggested.

But, perhaps Kirk and Madsen's most revealing admission came when they said, "[O]ur effect is achieved without reference to facts, logic, or proof."

... Not even churches are safe.

"Gays can undermine the moral authority of homo-hating churches over less fervent adherents by portraying [them] as antiquated backwaters, badly out of step ... with the latest findings of psychology. Against the atavistic tug of 'Old Time Religion' one must set the mightier pull of science and public opinion. ... Such an 'unholy' alliance has already worked well in America against the churches, on such topics as divorce and abortion. ... [T]hat alliance can work for gays."

... "Conversion" means, in the words of Kirk and Madsen, "conversion of the average American's emotions, mind, and will, through a planned psychological attack, in the form of propaganda fed to the nation via the media."

"In the early stages of any campaign to reach straight America, the masses should not be shocked and repelled by premature exposure to homosexual behavior itself. Instead, the imagery of sex should be downplayed and gay rights should be reduced to an abstract social question as much as possible. First let the camel get his nose inside the tent — and only later his unsightly derriere!"

... Of course, in reality, the homosexual lifestyle has nothing to do with civil rights and everything to do with conduct.

Therein lies the deception.

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There is an uncanny, obsessive infatuation by many in power with destroying Biblical marital values in America. In hindsight, it's clear the meteoric and militant ascendancy of homosexuality is no accident, but a well-orchestrated and carefully-crafted plan of supernaturally empowered evil (Eph 6:12).

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