The Meaning of Marriage: Dr. Brown Interviews Dr. Frank Turek

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Dr. Brown interviews Dr. Frank Turek on the meaning of marriage, why same-sex marriage is not marriage, and what makes marriage so important to individuals, the church, and the state? They will also discuss Dr. Turek’s recent firing as a vendor by Cisco because of their “inclusion and diversity” policy.

Hour 1:

Dr. Brown’s Bottom Line: God set things up in a way that was best for the human race.  When He brought Adam and Eve together, He was producing something beautiful and wonderful; it is out of that union that all other unions have come.  Let us not tamper with what God has established!

Hour 2:

Dr. Brown’s Bottom Line: The only hope for America is God’s people taking hold of God’s promises, His ways, and turning from sin; falling to their knees in repentance and faith, living differently, and  crying out for revival.  The key to revival: draw a circle on the ground, get inside it and say, “God, revive everything inside this circle!”

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  1. Matthew 24:37-39

    37 “But as the days of Noah were, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be.
    38 “For as in the days before the flood, they were eating and drinking, MARRYING AND GIVEN IN MARRIAGE, until the day that Noah entered the ark,
    39 “and did not know until the flood came and took them all away, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be.

    In verse 38 it is very interesting on how they mention Jesus will be coming back in a time when people will be getting married. There is a rapid movement of people being married now. An abnormal type of marriage, if you know what I mean. Before you know it every state will be legalizing gay marriages.

    But then again I am only looking at things through the eyes of the good old USA.

    I’m curious to know if there are legalize gay marriages in other countries too or is it only in the USA where this is taken place.

    Trust me when I say this, I know the Muslims has a lot of homosexuals practices that are not talked about. But are done in hush hushness. shhhhhh don’t tell. (I’m talking about taking place out of this country)

  2. Dr. Brown,

    Let me preface my question with a comment that I am wading through your rather heavy commentary on Jeremiah and so I know that you know what you are talking about and if I need to change my thinking, I should.

    You made a reference to John 18:36 with a little “knowing smile on your face” while talking to Dr. Frank Turek about his arguments that Christians should be very involved in Politics. I admit I come from the opposite persuasion – and in all sincerity would like to know what your take is on this verse –

    “Jesus answered, “My kingdom is not of this world. If My kingdom were of this world, then My servants would be fighting so that I would not be handed over to the Jews; but as it is, My kingdom is not of this realm.”” (NAS)

    And how would you explain verses like Eph 2:2, John 12:31 etc. which implies that this current sin infested world is under the authority of the prince of air, the ruler of darkness and that we await the Coming Prince (Luke 21:28)

    My (limited) understanding is that the believer is in this (evil) world, but not of it. (John 17:14-16). My current involvement with the Government is very basic, I respect authority, I pay all my dues and taxes and whenever I remember, I pray for the leaders of the country. I do not vote because as far as I know it is still legal not to vote here in the US, but that may change, if we have rules like in Australia; and the fact that thus far I find not one candidate fit enough for me to vote with a clear conscience either Republican or Democrat.

  3. Interesting question James. I appreciate your honesty. I too am not big on Politics. I am more of a spiritual individual. Seeking the things of God and not of man. A Psalm 1 kind of person.

    PSALM 1
    1 Blessed is the one
    who does not walk in step with the wicked
    or stand in the way that sinners take
    or sit in the company of mockers,
    2 but whose delight is in the law of the LORD,
    and who meditates on his law day and night.
    3 That person is like a tree planted by streams of water,
    which yields its fruit in season
    and whose leaf does not wither—
    whatever they do prospers.
    4 Not so the wicked!
    They are like chaff
    that the wind blows away.
    5 Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment,
    nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous.

    6 For the LORD watches over the way of the righteous,
    but the way of the wicked leads to destruction.

  4. Dr. Brown, what do you think about the law being passed requiring gay history in California textbooks?

  5. @ Debbie Fraser – may your tribe increase.

    I am hoping that Dr. Brown will answer my question either here or tomorrow on the air.

    This is a hymn by Mr. Darby that I have come to love very much: (Meter: 8,8,8,8)

    This world is a wilderness wide

    1 This world is a wilderness wide;
    We have nothing to seek or to choose;
    We’ve no thought in the waste to abide;
    We’ve nought to regret nor to lose.

    2 The Lord is Himself gone before,
    He has marked out the path that we tread;
    It’s as sure as the love we adore,
    We have nothing to fear nor to dread.

    3 There is but that one in the waste,
    Which His footsteps have marked as His own;
    And we follow in diligent haste
    To the seats where He’s put on His crown.

    4 For the path where our Saviour is gone
    Has led up to His Father and God,
    To the place where He’s now on the throne;
    And His strength shall be ours on the road.

    5 And with Him shall our rest be on high,
    When in holiness bright we sit down,
    In the joy of His love ever nigh,
    In the peace that His presence shall crown.

    6 ‘Tis the treasure we’ve found in His love,
    That has made us now pilgrims below,
    And ’tis there, when we reach Him above,
    As we’re known, all His fulness we’ll know.

    7 And, Saviour, ’tis Thee from on high,
    We await till the time Thou shalt come,
    To take those Thou hast led by Thine eye
    To Thyself in Thy heavenly home.

    8 Till then ’tis the path Thou hast trod,
    Our delight and our comfort shall be;
    We’re content with Thy staff and Thy rod,
    Till with Thee all Thy glory we see.

  6. “I too am not big on Politics. I am more of a spiritual individual. Seeking the things of God and not of man.” – Deborah

    Sure, sure, but you are a big pro-sports fan, including cage fighting if I recall.
    If you love your God, your neighbor, and yourself then you’ll see that your nation is ruled with justice and that it is given the freedoms God would condone.

  7. One more thing… I never saw a cage fighting match before in my life and I don’t care too. But if those fighters who love the Lord want to play that sport . so be it. I’m not their God. I don’t own or control them. Their life not mine.

    Yaz know

  8. Debbie,

    In response to part of your first question, same-sex marriages are legally performed in:
    Canada
    The Netherlands
    Norway
    Argentina
    Sweden
    Spain
    Portugal
    South Africa
    and Belgium

    Civil unions are fully recognized, meaning there is no bar to the adoption of children by registered same-sex couples, in Brazil and Uruguay. Every country in Western Europe (plus Hungary and Slovenia) invites same-sex couples to register their partnership, with rights and responsibilities similar to those of married couples.

  9. @ Juan G.

    You said – “If you love your God, your neighbor, and yourself then you’ll see that your nation is ruled with justice and that it is given the freedoms God would condone.” (emphasis mine)

    Its the …your nation… part that I have questions about. Let me play the proverbial devil’s advocate – This nation is not a Christian nation (founding documents do not state it to be so) – it may have a majority of those who call themselves “Christian” and its law are under the influence of the “Christian tradition”, (I say this because of the violence done to the Holy Writ in Thomas Jefferson’s sanitized “Bible”). So from a national perspective – it would be more correct to state that this country was founded more upon the ideals of freedom of religion than as a “Christian country”.

    Does this mean that I, as a believer do not want to see any acknowledgement of God’s Moral laws in the country? I am not promoting a Christian version of Neturei Karta. I don’t sing “Glory, Hallelujah…” when wicked laws are passed. In fact the past week has been nothing but distressing to my spirit.

    I believe Juan G., that both you and I want to see the Rule and Reign of Christ in Righteousness as prophesied for the Millennial Kingdom – but perhaps where we may differ is the application of it (Kingdom Now! vs. Christ’s literal Kingdom in His Second Coming). And I believe eventually it is our Eschatological stand that will determine what position we take. (post-trib, pre-mil here)

    From what I have heard of Dr. Brown, (pls. correct me if I am wrong) I understand that he is post-trib pre-mil so I am a bit confused on his “activism” position. It may be something that God has put on his heart, and each servant of God stands and falls before God – I have been deeply blessed by his ministry, if nothing else, me and my wife we pray more because of his teachings on the subject. My entire question is how he interprets John 18:36 passage and the Eph 2:2, John 12:31 etc. passages. If I my understanding of these passage and its application to me as a believer today is wrong then I wish to be corrected.

  10. Ryan…
    Thank you for filling me in on those other countries that consent gay marriages. Interesting.

    James…
    I too agree with you. If this nation, this country that we live in follows biblical guidelines then I would care more about Politics. Doing it the Lord’s way and not in a worldly way(fleshly loving and displeasing to the Lord).

    I’m telling you the Lord is going to separate the sheep from the goats.

  11. Dr. Brown (and Mr. Marcus French),

    Thank you for taking up my question on John 18:36 – I appreciate your perspective.

  12. I love your Answering Jewish Objections to Jesus books and I will use them in witnessing to the Jews. However, to quote Jesus, I have this against you. 23:26 Whoa, whoa, whoa. Do you have any comprehension what a national wide gay marriage acceptance would do to our economy with socialist corruption out of our government?! Gay marriage is an economic boom waiting to happen! I love straight marriages (incuding my parents’ who have been wedded for almost 21 years and I am 17! I praise you and your wife, Nancy, for your marriage success). But, marriage has always been redefined by the heterosexuals. Know what it is? The marriage vows should be “‘Till death (or divorce after a year) do us part.” It’s sad, but it’s true. I don’t think gay and lesbian couples are any different, but we hear all the time about straight couples divorcing like this. I want gay marriage to come when the American people decide, not when the government tells us. And it looks like that with a majority to vote for it if we were a direct democracy. I’m a die-hard conservative Christian who’s bisexual. I’m proud, I’ve prayed, and I’ve studied very hard. My heart goes out to pro-family Messianics/Christians like you Dr. Brown for fighting against progressive brainwashing.

    Your brother in Christ (Messiah) Jeffrey

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