The Desecration of a Holy Symbol

What does a rainbow represent? It is a reminder of a time the world became so sinful, repulsive, immoral, and perverted that God sent a flood. It is a beautiful symbol of God’s covenant because a man and his family who did not join in on the decadence, but obeyed God. The rainbow is a symbol of God’s mercy to save those not sucked in by the immorality of the day. It is God’s promise not to destroy the earth with a flood again.

Foundational to a Christian worldview is the book of Genesis, which says, “… the Lord saw that human wickedness was widespread on the earth and that every inclination of the human mind was nothing but evil all the time…” “Noah, however, found favor with the Lord” (Genesis 6:5,6,8).

So Noah built the ark, God sent a flood, and when the waters receded God said, “I have placed my bow in the clouds, and it will be a sign of the covenant between me and the earth” (Genesis 9:13).

Today this holy symbol has been desecrated to represent the sin that brought God’s judgment. It has been highjacked by those who pervert God’s design for human sexuality and marriage. This is not about what one does in the privacy of their bedroom. Rather it is about a nationwide cultural revolution supported by the ruling class and corporations to return to the wickedness of Noah’s day and plunge headlong into these erotic obsessions.

I condemn with every fiber of my being the ravenous wolves in sheep’s clothing that have invaded churches and abused children sexually. But when I see thousands carrying a desecrated holy symbol down the street to condone, encourage, and campaign for immoral lifestyles, my heart breaks. I oppose the waving of a confederate flag because it represents racism to some people and I condemn the waving of a rainbow flag that represents sexual perversion.

Yes, I know the Scripture about not judging. But the same passage says to inspect the fruit of false prophets. I’m not judging what I do not know, but rather inspecting the fruit that is being paraded down the streets by false prophets. Yes, God is love. God loves you so much He sent His Son to die for you, not to condone your sin, but to forgive and free you from your sin.

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