What CNN and their minions
by James Denison - 1/28/13 10:40 AM
don't understand is the principle "Romans 2:1-29 ESV
Therefore you have no excuse, O man, every one of you who judges. For in passing judgment on another you condemn yourself, because you, the judge, practice the very same things. We know that the judgment of God rightly falls on those who practice such things. Do you suppose, O man—you who judge those who practice such things and yet do them yourself—that you will escape the judgment of God? Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God's kindness is meant to lead you to repentance? But because of your hard and impenitent heart you are storing up wrath for yourself on the day of wrath when God's righteous judgment will be revealed. ...
Arguing a case and pointing out Colorado law does not mean supporting that law nor it's false premises, but that a person is not guilty of that earthly law to that earthly power, while still maintaining their own belief system as the valid one. Does Colorado now permit Catholic doctrine to be held as law in it's courts? If not, then the only legal arguments which can be considered in that court are the ones upheld by Colorado law, even if those laws are morally repugnant. Still, the Catholic church needs to tie this down better to avoid such confusions in the future, since Christians should consider situations where they follow and adhere to a higher law, even to the denial of an earthly power and it's laws.