There's a lot of people out there that Phil would just as soon see be
unable to do the same.
re: Hutterite, not true. Marriage the same,a man to a woman, yes. Any other
way, not the same thing, talking about apples and oranges. Same sex marriages
are mere imitations of the real thing, made in a fantasy that going against
God's decrees can bring happiness. The argument is not about civil
liberties or equal rights, its about right and wrong. Of course sympathy for
those who feel deprived, but civil laws aren't the culprit, natural laws
and God's immutable word are, and they cannot be changed. We live in an
age when people are not sad because they realize they have done wrong, they are
only sad because they can't do wrong and still be right. No federal judge
or President will ever have the power to change truth, or its eventual
consequences. We should not pretend to tell God, to counsel Him who knows all
things, but rather to take counsel from Him, seek to do His, not our own, will.
It would have been nice if he'd shaven off his beard, removed his bandana
and had a haircut before the renewal of vows. His wife would not have recognized
him, though! He and his kids look a lot like Brian David Mitchell did.
This gives us a little more information into what is and what is not important
to this individual.Sure glad he's not my spouse. He appears to be
somewhat of a bully.
"Let he who is without sin cast the first stone."Phil does not
claim to be perfect, and openly admits his shortcomings. Much more than most
people do.Good on the Duck folks for sticking to their beliefs.
DRay wrote:"Same sex marriages are mere imitations of the real
thing, made in a fantasy that going against God's decrees can bring
happiness."And since god and religion are mere fiction and
fantasy, then they are a perfect match!
I applaud Phil for standing up for what is right. Keep up the good
"God's immutable word" only applies to those who believe that way.
According to DRay my "godless" heterosexual marriage is mere imitation
of the real thing, made in a fantasy though...since I am after all a legally
married godless person! Since when was belief in "God" required to be
married? DRay fails to understand that natural laws and God's immutable
word does not apply to secular-based laws that protect the civil liberties or
equal rights of those who believe differently. DRay is correct in saying it is a
matter of right and wrong though but only because if that is the whole
issue...Phil Robertson's opinion and words would deserve to be condemned by
the religious for the judging and intolerance expressed rather than those words
being glorified and approved.
Some things I like about Phil. He says what he means and means what he says.
He doesn't sugar coat things or worry about what other people think. He
may be coarse but he is honest. If you watch the show, you see that his wife
gets her way lots of the time but not all of the time. You also see Phil's
faults but you witness the love that he has for his wife and that she has for
him. We need more people like Phil and Kay out there who put the Lord first and
each other second. Marriages between men and women where both are committed to
serving the Lord will produce a happiness unlikely to be found anywhere else.
I sure hope it's a big rock! He can afford it, and she deserves it!
Many a man proclaims his own steadfast love, but a faithful man who can
find?If a ruler listens to falsehood, all his officials
will be wicked.We need more men who won't become complicit with
evil because it's convenient, or cave into malevolence because the pressure
is too great.Phil Robertson-- a faithful man.
@ThornBirds He seems like a bully? Did you read the story or even just the
headline? They've been married for FIFTY years! That's quite an
accomplishment, longevity that I highly doubt would survive any kind of
As a child growing up in the fifties and sixties. I understood that right and
wrong existed, and that God is real. In 1970, I had a college Socialogy
professor who taught emphatically that there is no such thing as right and
wrong. I worried when I saw many of my fellow students fall for this teaching,
but for them it was a willing choice in order to escape moral responsibility.
Two generations later, I see almost universal acceptance of this
untruth, even among those who hold to a religious faith, and lament that many
folks in their teens and twenties can't even conceive of differentiating
between right and wrong. There is a purpose to life, and it is being wasted for
so many today.
The Scientist said: "...since god and religion are mere fiction and
fantasy"You have mentioned often that you are married to an LDS
woman and that you love her. I wonder if remarks like this are
offensive and hurtful to her.
The first couple to be married were Adam and Eve. Their marriage was performed
by God. Marriage is a religious act, not a secular one.
There is a wolf in sheep clothing.
The Scientist:Lets not confuse what we know or believe with what is truth.
Unfortunately we don't have ultimate truth in science because it is
impossible to attain...does that mean it doesn't exist? If you are truly a
scientist than you realize that depending on science to understand ultimate
truth is a fools errand. Most scientists also realize that describing faith in a
God as fantasy and fiction as you just did, scientist, is without merit or
purpose because science can't define or disprove Him.The fact
that we don't know all truth does not equate to there not being all truth.
That's why it's called faith because we don't know but believe in
a loving God. We also believe God has given commandments of happiness to his
children. If you don't share those beliefs that's fine and your
prerogative, but don't call mine fantasy or fiction when your beloved
science has nothing to say or prove on the subject. That said, I also believe
that LGBT have agency to choose the life they will live, with it's
50 years huh? Well if he followed the advice he gave out the other day that men
should marry women (well, girls really) when they're 15 or 16, I guess his
wife is 66. (Still want to consider him a moral beacon?).
MayfairThose words should only be as hurtful as you saying that
there is a god and that it isn't fantasy to somebody who doesn't
believe. If the religious and (LDS) can say without question that it is true,
and say it to everybody and anybody then they shouldn't be offended when
somebody says that it is, without question, not true.
fourfunsonsCalgary, 00He and his kids look a lot like Brian
David Mitchell did.1:06 p.m. Dec. 27, 2013========== And telling men to marry young teenage girls doesn't miss that mark
either![BTW - So many fawned and praised his remarks about
homosexuals, and yet are eerily silent and absent when it comes to his
remarks about having sex with a minor.Can you say hypocrites?]