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Troy Perry Quotes

We've had drive-by shootings. I've been spat on, slapped, shot at. One guy tried to stab me with a broken beer bottle. But the way we look at it, if people do the worst they can, we'll still wake up in glory.
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#American Clergyman

The Bible was written in several languages, embraces many literary forms, and reflects cultures very different from our own. These are important considerations for properly understanding the Bible in its context.
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#American Clergyman #Literary

God did not create gays and lesbians so He could have something to hate!.
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#God

If you had told me 28 years ago that the largest organization in the world touching the lives of gays and lesbians would be a church, I would not have believed you.
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#American Clergyman

I always say that as a Christian I cannot find any passage in the Gospels in which Jesus condemned homosexuality.
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#American Clergyman

Today there are gays and lesbians in church groups outside of my own denomination, but there are tens of thousands who want to be a part of the Universal Fellow ship of Metropolitan Community Churches. We continue to expand and grow and carry the good news that Jesus died for our sins, not our sexuality.
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#Sexuality

When younger, I was thin as a rail. As I've grown older, I've put on weight. I have continued to love myself in all those roles. Part of my spirituality, I always tell people, is to accept yourself for who you are.
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#American Clergyman

The Lord is my Shepherd and he knows I'm gay.
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#American Clergyman

Oh dear God, all these effeminate gay men are going to embarrass us!
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#Gay Men

God did not create gays and lesbians so He could have something to hate!
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#American Clergyman