I would actually argue opposing gay-marriage is AGAINT Christian beliefs. If people truly do think these are sins, shouldn't we let God judge them? By judging the sinners, we are playing the role of God, meaning we ARE sinning ourselves. Let's not forget homosexuality as a sin is only mentioned in the Old Testament. The Old Testament also mentions eating shellfish, wearing wool, eating chicken and many other common every-day things as a sin as well. We've moved on since then, after Jesus died, in the New Testament.
Let's not forget there is a basic seperation of CHURCH AND STATE, especially here in America. I'm a Catholic myself but I don't see how it's my right to judge others: I'll let God do the judging.
But thanks for your discussion anyway.
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"Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with righteous judgment."
Jesus himself said we should judge, provided it's righteous judgement. Judging a sinner for his sin is righteous.
Leviticus laws were to show that men cannot be holy. When Jesus came, he fulfilled the law and made a new covenant of grace where the law is not in "control". But some old laws are still present in the new testament, including homosexuality being a sin.. meaning it's still a sin compared to tattoo, shellfish, etc. Besides, the tattoo, shellfish, wool laws have a context, unlike homosexuality.0