Well, I researched it a bit, and thank goodness, the article above is lying.
The court case isn't about making the use of the words "natural family," "marriage" and "union of a man and a woman" a "hate speech" crime. The lawsuit has nothing to do with "hate speech", because there is no hate speech law in California or any other state.
The entire case has to do with what an employer can disallow on a workplace message system or bulletin board. If the employer thinks the post will cause disruption in the workplace, the employer has the right to take the post down. That's all. No one was charged with a crime. Especially not "hate speech."
I don't think the Christian group's post should have been taken down, but the fact is the courts say the employers have a right to control the atmosphere of the workplace, which is usually a good thing.
Great Sermon! I can compliment this! The blessing of the Lord is being in a right relationship with God, but more, it is the fruit of that relationship too! As you obey God and abide in Him, He leads you, protecting you from temptations and 2nd bests, compromises and wrong decisions, so that you arrive at the wedding alter with "the one", with your soul mate, with the one that you're "in love" with (as an example of this), you didn't settle, so that at the wedding alter, you have no doubts, regrets, you haven't over ruled any red flags, the oxen haven't stumbled (2 Sam 6.6), you're not angry and hindered by God (Num 22.23) your mind is at peace and you may have joy, peace and comfort; it was done right, you abode in God and He led you in His will, arriving at what He wanted out of the goodness of His heart to give you. No sorrow, disappointments, fears, God's displeasure, no convicted conscience, convinced it's right with peace of mind.
Also what a wonderful revelation of God carrying us piggy back smiling at us like with children! Like finding out God loves me as he loved Jesus! Wonderful to find out more about God.
I was saved at age 51, and am so thankful for His grace. I am now 65 years old. For the past several years, I have had the desire to only read or watch biblically-oriented material. I have hardly any desire to know about secular "wisdom" or topics. This website is a goldmine of knowledge of His truth! Thank you for this ministry! Jesus is Lord !
Great Sermon! Get a notebook, and write down "words" that seem to inspire a thought--when reading the bible (KJV), at work an idea/word/truth comes to you, write it down. Keep a journal and write down things to be thankful for that happened that day/week. You will probably before long, see God has been working here a little, there a little, 'til you see the hill covered with little blades of grass. Write down specific questions/prayers for people, light and problems, and periodically pray over them; as you do over time, you will realize things to add to it and see progress therein--God working in your life!(just make sure you're His, for there is common grace, special grace, and deception/presumption; but I'll give you the benefit of the doubt for choosing this man's sermons to listen to, if you can relate and identify with him. Is Jonathan Edwards' Religious Affections the articulation of your own personaly experience?--a litmus test for those saved for many years. Are you disobeying what you know to do?).
Revival may not come, but seeing Him who is invisible when there is nothing seemingly happening may aid to keep your own fire alight. And see that He is very active indeed with you personally. Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.
Great Sermon on the whole, and individual parts! For further light on fanaticism, besides Jonathan Edwards (who is a must), get the book, War on the Saints Unabridged edition by Jessie Penne Lewis who witnessed the same problem during the Welsh revival of 1904-5. God used this to help deliver me from my own fanaticism. Hannah Whittall Smith's Christian's Secret of a Happy Life and God of All Comfort helped too in my deliverance, who also warns against it with remedies. KJV too. May God bear this witness to those in need.