This Is What Duck Dynasty's Robertson Did That Is Very Wrong

Here is what Duck Dynasty's Robertson said:

"Start with homosexual behavior and just morph out from there. Bestiality, sleeping around with this woman and that woman and that woman and those men," Robertson told GQ. "Don't be deceived. Neither the adulterers, the idolaters, the male prostitutes, the homosexual offenders, the greedy, the drunkards, the slanderers, the swindlers-they won't inherit the kingdom of God. Don't deceive yourself. It's not right." The patriarch of the Robertson family said just putting one's faith in Jesus will help problems be solved.
This is what he did wrong:

He used the Apostle Paul's statement in Corinthians out of place. That shows a fundamental misunderstanding of the New Covenant and faith. The Apostle was telling believers to avoid the evils of the world. But the Apostle took the gospel, and was determined to know the gospel of the death and resurrection of Christ to the Gentiles.

You would never have seen Paul shouting at the world about the evils of this or that sin. That is actually the foundation of false religion. The Augustinians, Protestants and Catholics believed repentance came from turning away from individual sins. But that is incorrect. Repentance came and comes from turning away from unbelief. Swindlers, adulterers, drunkards can be saved by the power of the gospel, not by the need for an outward reformation or repudiation of these sins prior to salvation by the gospel!

So, Robertson was making the age old mistake that betrays his faith as being fake. Yes, fake faith comes from the elevation of this or that sin to the level of unbelief. Unbelief is the source of all sin and the gospel saves from unbelief.

From a political standpoint, he made a mistake saying Jim Crow was ok because it wasn't. Blacks made great strides for political freedom and financial independence until the Jim Crow laws stopped them.

And he said in an earlier interview circa 2010 that gays are murderers. That is a ridiculous statement since straights are murderers too! There are many law abiding gays and straights too! 


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