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Featured COVID-19: God's Punishment for Homosexuality?

Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by The Hammer, Apr 7, 2020.

  1. The Hammer

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    #1 The Hammer, Apr 7, 2020
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  2. Rival

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    This guy just sounds like an overall rotten apple, after reading some of his bio. Him being Health Minister just seems like some kind of cosmic joke.
     
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  4. The Hammer

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    To not be a spiteful person one would hope.
     
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    The thread title is more superstition from and about a superstitious source.
     
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  6. The Hammer

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    I don't disagree, but it gets attention.
     
  7. Evangelicalhumanist

    Evangelicalhumanist "Truth" isn't a thing...
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    Only two possible conclusions, for the minister, I'm afraid. If he's right, then either he is gay or God's aim has deteriorated over the millenia...:D
     
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  8. Jayhawker Soule

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    As a matter of fact, you're wrong, but that hardly lessens the irony.
     
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    Has anyone noticed that the link in the OP has been pulled?

    Also, it appears this is a hoax.. Here's the google search results for "yaakon litzman homosexuality": link

    The first three hits are: False Charge, Corrected, and Correction to False Claim.
     
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    I noticed that, which is why I commented the way I did. I couldn't find any other sites where it said such a thing, but his overall biography isn't great reading.
     
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  11. Evangelicalhumanist

    Evangelicalhumanist "Truth" isn't a thing...
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    Has it? I can still get to it...
     
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  12. Rival

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    The MSN article has been pulled and there's this news article,

    Pink News Falsely Claims Israeli Health Minister Called Coronavirus a Punishment for Homosexuality

    'Today, Lily Wakefield from PinkNews reported that Israeli health minister Yaakov Litzman, who had claimed coronavirus was divine punishment for homosexuality, had tested positive for COVID-19.

    Except Litzman never said such a thing. The article was later amended to claim he thinks “all LGBT+ people are sinners” – which loses a bit of the “karma’s a *****” tone. This paragraph was also added to the end of the article:

    An earlier version of this article referenced two inaccurate reports regarding Yaakov Litzman blaming the coronavirus pandemic on homosexuality. This has since been corrected.

    But as you can see, the report’s URL was not changed, and it still suggests Litzman connected coronavirus to punishment for homosexuality.'
     
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  13. Evangelicalhumanist

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    Okay, I see. Thank you.
     
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  14. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Abnormal before it was fashionable
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    Let us hope that his gay lovers weren't infected,
    or if they were, that they remain healthy.
     
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    One gets COVID-19 because they're homosexual
    Yaakov Litzman got COV-19
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    Yaakov Litzman is a homosexual

    Did I get it right?

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    No, you didn't get it right. Understand I am not saying that Litzman was correct in his statement. I am saying you are not correct either in your constant blasphemy against God.

    When God brings judgement specifically or universally, the believers in God are also caught up in it. Daniel, Ezekiel, Jeremiah, etc. all went into captivity. And many times the believers will suffer the judgement also. But, there is a difference in that they know God is with them even in that judgement.

    So again, you didn't get it right.

    Good-Ole-Rebel
     
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    To be fair, considering his homophobia, he was probably in the closet :p
     
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    So what you are saying is that god is like a drunk man trying to pee in a public toilet when it comes to justice and punishment. He showers the entire place and calls it "his artwork".
     
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  19. Good-Ole-Rebel

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    No, God is precise in His judgement in it's affect and purpose. And if that judgement is national or universal, the believers in that instance, will suffer the affect of that judgement, being part of the nation or world, but God will be with them.

    Good-Ole-Rebel
     
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    So what you are saying is that your God isn't like a drunk man trying to take a **** in public toilet. He is a perfectly sober guy who sometimes **** on the floor because that's how he rolls? Even us, silly mortals, don't like civilian casualties in wars against our enemies because we undertand that those victims didn't deserve to die, yet somehow your God doesn't get that? Your God is feebleminded.
     
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