If the world was predictable based on logic and if people had joined-up theology that made sense when fit together, then you would anticipate that all cessationsits would also be in favour of gay ordination.

Cessationists, people who say the extraordinary gifts of the Holy Spirit ceased being given sometime around the death of the last apostle (without any Scriptural warrant and especially without historical support) basically are arguing that the Scriptures encode a particular time and place with certain phenomena and practices that no longer apply to today’s world.

Which is the exact same argument used by New England Episcopalians when they want to ordain gay bishops or Church of Scotland elders when they want to appoint ministers who have left their wife and kids to shack up with a boyfriend.

Your Correspondent, Administrator of not-so-swift justice

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