by James Hartline
The James Hartline Report
Today is World AIDS Day – I have been fighting a twelve year battle with the AIDS virus, a disease that I acquired in my former life of promiscuity, drug abuse and homosexuality. For ten years now, I have been making my stand for the Lord Jesus Christ to declare to America that there is a way out of the destruction of homosexuality and its many diabolical consequences.
On this World AIDS Day, I announce once again, the power of God to heal, deliver and correct the soul bound up in sin and sickness. I am living proof that God’s word is true and His power to transform the most wicked prisoner of sin is still available to all who will humble themselves and receive Jesus Christ as Messiah, Savior, Deliverer and Healer.
As the world is reminded of the millions of men, women, children and babies who have died of AIDS, gay activists will be using the December 1, 2009 World AIDS Day to glorify homosexuality and the gay lifestyle which is still, by a wide margin, the leading cause of HIV transmissions in the United States. The Center for Disease Control recently released a report that shows men who have sex with other men is the only group in America that shows a rise in the rate of HIV transmissions. Promiscuity, fueled by self-destructive lusts, perpetuates the catastrophic spread of AIDS in homosexual communities throughout America, Canada and Europe. In America, 46% of all black male homosexuals living in urban areas are infected with the AIDS virus. Often, without telling their wives or girlfriends, black men living on the “down low” will be engaging in secret risky homosexual behavior and become infected with HIV. They then spread the disease to their unsuspecting female partners. Click here to continue reading …
Special Note From Lighthouse Trails
We believe God loves every single human being. We do not believe any person should be treated with hateful or cruel behavior.
The Responsibility of the Believer
We also believe the homosexual lifestyle is wrong and that God makes that very clear in His Word. It is our responsibility as Christians to speak the truth in love, understanding that sin separates us from God, but the moment someone repents and makes Jesus Christ his or her Lord, fellowship and relationship with God can take place.
As Christians, we cannot say to the world that homosexuality is acceptable, but we can say to the homosexual, we love you and care about you. We believe God, through Jesus Christ, can help you come out of the homosexual lifestyle, as He has promised to give strength when He is called upon. That does not mean you will never have a moment of weakness and perhaps even fall, but freedom and peace are always just that sincere prayer of repentance away.
The Responsibility of the Believer Who Struggles with Homosexuality
We have all sinned and fallen short of His glory, but we must always attempt to deny our fleshly lusts, renounce them and then trust His grace to help us. If you are a born-again believer who is struggling to find victory against the homosexual lifestyle, please do not give in to the pull that says, “It’s ok to continue in that lifestyle and still consider yourself a practicing Christian.” While anyone of us can cave in to temptations, we cannot minimize the importance of “putting on the full armour of God” that we might find victory. And then, by His grace and His strength, so walk. Our sin separates us from our Creator … it is only through Jesus Christ that we can receive forgiveness, and that is a free gift. But we must “take up our cross and follow Him.”
I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. Philippians 4:13