Normally I do not make emails public unless someone specifically tells me it is OK. But I am going to make an exemption in this case with Rosie since she is banned from commenting here and can only communicate with me via email.
Today she sent me this email apologizing for the accusations she made on the Alan Colmes show that I told women they must submit to their husband’s requests for anal sex:
“Larry, I apologize to you, if I offended you in any way. Maybe I read it wrong or misunderstood something. I do not wish to read your articles anymore or make any more statements. I am a born again Christian as of 2.5 years ago, a former Roman Catholic. My, husband is a non-practicing Catholic.
Through my daily devotionals, worship and praise, and watching and listening to daily ministries, my life made a complete turn-around. I am the spiritual leader in my home. When I started reading your articles, I began to feel negative, oppressed, and I was even beginning to have doubts of who I am in Christ Jesus.
I started to neglect my prayers and worship, thinking that maybe God thought of me as an inferior human being, and maybe I had no right to be a spiritual leader in my house.
Maybe God didn’t love me enough.
As I was reading all of your comments on FB, I realized that many people were rebuking Christianity and Religion. As disciples of Jesus Christ, it is our mission to bring people closer to Lord. You’re not doing that; you’re doing the opposite. A man is not a God, nor does he replace God in a marriage. Women were not born to serve man, but serve God through our Lord Jesus Christ.
I am a daughter of the God most high, I am his beloved, I am the apple of my Father’s eyes. He brought each and every one of us into this world with our own special gifts. We are to open ourselves and receive those gifts, so that we may manifest our gifts as God wants us to. My special gift is that of love and compassion towards others. I feed the hungry and clothes the poor. I take care of people because God works through me to take care of His people. I am his instrument because I offer myself to God as a living sacrifice to use me as his instrument. I will not be led astray from my my faith in God. I have returned to my faith, worship, and praise.
You and I are of different faiths and beliefs. I am a follower and believer of the Grace Gospel. You have a right to believe and practice whatever you desire, and I have a right to continue practicing my faith. I only hope the people who have rebuked Christianity and religion on your FB comments come back to our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ – God bless”
Emily – God says this about forgiveness:
“ For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you: But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.” – Matthew 6:14-15 (KJV)
Forgiveness is a core tenant of the Christian faith and God wants me to forgive you.
I accept your apology.
God also tells me that I must reprove false teaching.
“Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long suffering and doctrine. For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.” – I Timothy 4:2-4 (KJV)
We should not change the Word of God to make it more palatable to a sinful world or rebellious Christians who do not want to follow all of God’s Word. This is what you are doing, and what you recommend I do and I cannot do that.
Emily – you live by your feelings, rather than by the Word of God. God tells us we are to live by his Word:
“But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God. ” – Matthew 4:4 (KJV)
I pray that one day you will choose to live by his Word – his Word is life to those of us who believe it.
Here was the original post to which Rosie is apologizing for.