I praise and thank God with all my heart that He has provided everything in abundance for this ministry. He is a great God, full of mercy and love, who does everything perfectly. We delight to lift up His name and give Him praise and thanksgiving.
There is no question that in the people who have problems of homosexuality there is a fixation on image. How do I appear to others? In men it is particularly an obsession because of the burning addiction to being accepted on the basis of looks, clothes, muscles, hair, skin, sex organs, height, eye color and even cars, houses and other possessions. With women, the image could consist of masculine clothes or short hair or boots or sports clothes or tatoos or looking tough and capable of anything a man can do or a look of rebellion or one of an intense desire to feel with another woman.
Now Faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.
In the Amplified Version this passage reads: "Now faith is the assurance (the confirmation, the title-deed) of the things [we] hope for, being the proof of things [we] do not see and the conviction of their reality--faith perceiving as real fact what is not revealed to the senses."
One of the most frequently asked questions we receive from parents is why does one sibling develop homosexual feelings while others may not. Many parents are convinced that the child in question must have been born with a homosexual orientation. (This argument seems to take on extra weight if another member of the extended family also has homosexual feelings.) However, the finest scientific research has not found any indisputable evidence of a genetic basis for homosexuality.
You can see them floating all the way down the street, around the corner and a few make it to 9th Avenue. It’s those bubbles on Broadway emanating from the bubble machine—no, not from Lawrence Welk reruns, but from the LOVE Store, a place no one would want to miss. The machine is mounted outside and makes bubbles all day long to entice you into the LOVE Store with its irresistible allure.