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THE VN SIBIYA MINISTRIES {aka} OMEGA BIBLE CHURCH DECLARATION ON MARRIAGE, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY

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THE VN SIBIYA MINISTRIES {aka} OMEGA BIBLE CHURCH DECLARATION ON MARRIAGE, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY

The following is the VN Sibiya Ministries {aka} Omega Bible Church declaration on Marriage, Gender, and Sexuality:
We affirm that God wonderfully and immutably creates each person as male or female. These two distinct, complementary genders together reflect the image and nature of God. (Gen 1:26-27.) Rejection of one’s biological sex is a rejection of the image of God within that person. We believe that the term “marriage” has only one meaning: the uniting of one man and one woman in a single, exclusive union, as delineated in Scripture. (Gen 2:18-25.)
We believe that God intends sexual intimacy to occur only between a man and a woman who are married to each other. (1 Corinthians 6:18; 7:2-5; Heb 13:4.) We declare that God has commanded that no intimate sexual activity be engaged in outside of a marriage covenant between a man and a woman. We affirm that any form of sexual immorality (including adultery, fornication (pre-marital sex), homosexual behavior (acting on same-sex attraction), bisexual conduct, bestiality, incest, and use of pornography) is sinful and offensive to God. (Matthew15:18-20; 1 Corinthians 6:9-10.)
We believe that in order to preserve the function and integrity of VN Sibiya Ministries {aka} Omega Bible Church and to provide a biblical role model to the VN Sibiya Ministries {aka} Omega Bible Church it is imperative that all persons employed by VN Sibiya Ministries {aka} Omega Bible Church in any capacity, or who serve as volunteers, agree to and abide by this Statement on Marriage, Gender, and Sexuality. (Matthew 5:16; Philippians 2:14-16; 1 Thessalonians 5:22.)
We affirm that God provides redemption and restoration to all who, by the grace of God, confess and forsake their sin, seeking His mercy and forgiveness through Jesus Christ. (Acts 3:19-21; Romans 10:9-10; 1 Corinthians 6:9-11.)
We affirm that every person, whether we agree with them or not, must be afforded compassion, love, kindness, respect, and dignity. (Mark 12:28-31; Luke 6:31.) Hateful and harassing behavior or attitudes directed toward any individual are to be repudiated and are not in accord with Scripture nor the doctrines of VN Sibiya Ministries {aka} Omega Bible Church.Further, we believe the various confessional formulations that grew out of the Reformation represent a significant advancement of a sound, scriptural, God-honoring understanding of the historic faith in Christ Jesus Our Redeemer and Savior!