"[Colin Craig] says he's Christian, well, Jesus Christ - if he believed in anything, he believed in love, tolerance and inclusion, not the politics of hatred that Colin Craig is promoting [...] Colin Craig should apologize to all new Zealanders for his disgusting and offensive comments. Let's live in a society of tolerance and inclusion - and love. That, surely, is what the Christian message, interpreted the best way, is all about"This angered me - a lefty socialist spouting off about what he thinks Jesus believed, when the Bible - God's own word - clearly points to homosexual conduct being wrong, in both the Old and New Testaments. When Norman talks about the Christian message, "interpreted the best way", he means interpreted the progressive, liberal way - Norman's way.
Liberals seem to have this idea that if everything is done under the umbrella of "love" then it's OK. They have their own definition of what exactly this "love" is though; ignoring God's rules and making their own. They keep on adding more letters to it as well (at the moment it is LBGT, and Q). Those are the liberal definitions of love we have to all be 'tolerant' of - for the moment at least.
They then have the temerity (as in Norman's case) to use the Bible to make their case? Really? Show me Russell where it says in the Bible that God supports homosexual activity, and I will show you where it is condemned (including Romans 1, 26-27 and 1 Corinthians 6:9).
This is not to say that God hates or dislikes gays. Jesus loves everyone but that doesn't mean He approves of all our actions, especially those that the Bible (His law) condemns as being wrong. When He forgave the woman caught committing adultery, He told her, 'go, and sin no more'. God is our Father and we are His children. As earthly parents we love our kids but don't agree with every action they do, either.
Even Norman would have to agree that certain kinds of 'love' (a relationship between a man and an underage girl, polygamy, bestiality etc) are illegal - those are the types of love we don't have to be tolerant of - yet.
I'm not sure I agree with Colin Craig suing Norman over his previous comments, but I am sick to death of hearing the total rubbish coming from liberals like Norman.