Rev. Mark H. Creech
March 29, 2004
The sexual assault on America
By Rev. Mark H. Creech

(Agape Press) Two handsome strangers (angels) went to Sodom to visit their friend, Lot. No sooner had Lot and his guests finished eating supper, when there was pandemonium at the door. Lot blanched, because he knew exactly what those noises meant. It was the wicked Sodomites, with their dragon lusts, demanding their dues, hammering on the door and shouting: "Where are those two men who came to visit you? Bring them out that we may sodomize them." One might say the Sodomites' so-called civil rights were affronted by Lot's barred door. They believed they had the right to impose their sexuality on others.

No longer were their shameful sins simply tolerated by a permissive society, but it had gone much further than that. Now these people were an open, aggressive and insistent force, in a city where none dare interfere. Their behavior was not looked upon as criminal, but as constitutional. Yet as they pushed upon Lot's door to knock it down, their actions were nothing less than an attempted gang rape.

Today, it is the same. I suggest the defying of marriage laws by gays and lesbians in California, New York, Illinois, New Mexico, and Oregon the foisting of the issue of gay marriage on the country by judicial activists sympathetic with the gay agenda is an attempted gang rape of our culture. It is an attempt to sodomize our society. Moreover, America demonstrates all the symptoms and needs of a victim of sexual assault.

  • Victims of sexual assault often blame themselves. Many in our nation are asking whether America has brought the current crisis regarding gay marriage on itself, because we've supposedly denied gay and lesbian couples their constitutional rights. The answer is nothing could be further from the truth. There has never been a right to gay marriage in any state constitution, nor in the U.S. Constitution. Marriage has always been understood as being between one man and one woman. Its definition has been based upon a strong Christian ethic. Primarily judicial activists, specifically those of the U.S. and Massachusetts Supreme Courts, should be faulted for forcing the present situation upon us. If America wrongly blames itself for the recent sexual assault by the gay agenda, then it will only be vulnerable to further sexual assault by polygamists and other alternative groups.

  • Victims of sexual assault can feel helpless, fearful and humiliated. By a 2-to-1 margin, Americans oppose gay marriage. Nevertheless, most opposed feel it's a juggernaut that can't be stopped. Dennis Rogers, a popular columnist for the Raleigh News and Observer, likened today's push for gay marriage to a coming train. "When the train finally arrives," he said, "you either get on board, get out of the way or get run over." Rogers's remarks reflect the helplessness many Americans feel about the gay rights movement. Just last week, a pastor told me he was afraid to speak out against homosexuality in his community because he would likely be demonized as a bigot or homophobe. Such labeling, however, is the manipulative tactics of the radical left to humiliate its opponents. We need to break out of the victim's mentality and recognize we aren't powerless and shouldn't be afraid. In a democratic republic, the people own the tracks and the train can be turned back. What is more, I'm absolutely convinced that according to Holy Scripture, God is on our side. And if God be for us, who can be against us? (Rom. 8:31).

  • Victims of sexual assault sometimes need medical attention. America will certainly need serious medical attention if gay activists have their way. Few lifestyles are as deadly as that of the homosexual. According to studies in Omega: The Journal of Death and Dying and The International Journal of Epidemiology, the practice of homosexuality can literally take decades off men's lives. Moreover, gays and lesbians are more prone to mental illness, disease and domestic violence. This is true even in places where homosexuality is widely accepted. Therefore, health insurance costs are bound to skyrocket as millions more are covered under family plans. The high incidences of AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases among homosexuals will further burden the health care system as gay behavior becomes increasingly acceptable. It will likely produce a national health crisis unlike any we've ever seen.

  • Lastly, victims of sexual assault usually need some form of psychotherapy. Recovery can be painful and difficult, but without counseling some don't make it through the experience. America clearly demonstrates a need for emotional, psychological and spiritual help in dealing with the sexual assault of homosexual activism. But who will provide this help? Pastors, lay leaders, concerned Christians, lawmakers and others who find homosexual behavior morally objectionable ought to be America's counselors. They could prepare for service by educating themselves with materials made available through some of our nation's staunchest advocates for traditional family values. This simple commitment with a determination not to remain silent would provide the needed counsel for saving America's soul.

Once again the Sodomites press upon the door of restraint to knock it down. America is presently the victim of an attempted sexual assault by the gay agenda an attempted homosexual gang rape of our culture the effort to sodomize our society! The great question is whether the majority of Americans who believe homosexuality is wrong and injurious for the nation, will continue to allow for its victimization, or whether they'll use the system of government God has so graciously granted to fight back.

© Rev. Mark H. Creech

 

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