Re­li­gious free­dom un­der threat?

Warwick Daily News - - NEWS | OPINION - — Peter Wig­gins, War­wick

IT WOULD ap­pear that free­dom of speech, free­dom of thought, free­dom of con­science and free­dom of re­li­gion are al­ready be­ing out­lawed in Queens­land.

A Stan­thorpe church had legally dis­played on Queens­land Rail prop­erty a sign stat­ing that in Mark 10:6 Je­sus said, “God made them male and fe­male”.

Ev­i­den­tially, same-sex mar­riage ac­ti­vates pres­sured Queens­land Rail to have the mes­sage re­moved.

It is de­plorable that in 2017 in Queens­land, and the “free” coun­try of Aus­tralia, the words of Je­sus are no longer per­mit­ted to be writ­ten or spo­ken or broad­cast.

What will hap­pen next? Will Bi­ble-be­liev­ing Chris­tians no longer be per­mit­ted to pub­licly re­mind peo­ple that “God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that who­ever be­lieves in him shall not per­ish but have eternal life (Jn.3:16).”

Our so­ci­ety is de­gen­er­at­ing fast when

❝Queens­land, It is de­plorable that in 2017 in and the “free” coun­try of Aus­tralia, the words of Je­sus are no longer per­mit­ted to be writ­ten or spo­ken or broad­cast.

God’s word is be­ing re­jected, dis­re­garded and con­sid­ered too of­fen­sive.

Let’s have some back­bone and com­mon sense. May we vote “no” to a con­tempt for God’s word – the Bi­ble, and may we vote “no” to chang­ing our cre­ator God’s in­sti­tu­tion of mar­riage which is be­tween a man and a woman.

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