Letters to the editor – Wednesday 9-28-11

Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 29, 2011

God’s intention and gay marriage
I have to disagree with the statement Anthony Camacho made in his letter (“Legislation will restrict rights,” Sept. 16) pertaining to the ban on gay marriages being a restriction on one group’s rights while claiming the other group superior.
Yes, it may make the “worldly” moral foundation of our society fall, but it’s our foundation in God which will be more important to us on judgment day.
God never intended for people to become gays. People are not naturally born gay; they make themselves into one. Living a gay lifestyle is a sin and the peple who do so are disobeying God.
Mr. Camacho and others who are in doubt should read the Holy Bible. The proof can be found in the scriptures, such as Leviticus 18:22: “Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind. It is an abomination.” Even though it wasn’t included in the verse, this also pertains to womankind lying with womankind, as in lesbians.
For further information, read the remaining verses in Chapter 18 as well as Romans 1:24-32.
Each day people continue to turn their backs on God to do Satan’s bidding of wickedness. They would rather live a worldly lifestyle than one of obedience to God. God tries to wake people up in various ways to their sin-filled lifestyle, while they still have a chance to repent and be saved. He doesn’t want anyone to spend an eternity in the lake of fire.
Question is, why are people so eager to go to hell?
— Ellie Mae Lambert
Salisbury
Common sense
Here is a letter of comment on your Common sense quote on page 10A Friday (“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”). Just to amplify the wisdom here, prepared comes before work and success in the Boy Scout motto and Proverbs.
Be prepared!
“Prepare thy work with out, and make it fit for thyself in the field; afterwards build thine house.”
Without preparation you cannot work today in a good-paying job. If you had not worked, you cannot have experience to get a job; without a job, there is no success.
Yet I had three years of physics in college; I decided in the 10th grade to do this. It is the foundation prerequisite for all fields of engineering. My skills are electronic and mechanical engineering, self-taught by reading text books after three years of college under the GI bill.
I cannot start a business because there is no seed money available. The golden rule for big business is “Do unto others before they do you,” or “Competition is now dog eat dog — the rat race.” I hope you win the lifetime race before you die; I will be glad to come in second!
I think this approach to success is much better than the dictionary. There is too much discrimination on age, experience, over-qualified in some areas, car too old.
— F. David Candler
Salisbury

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