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Elton John Calls Jesus Gay

19 February 2010 20 Comments

Posted by Joannes

Elton-JohnBritish singer Elton John has stirred up a hornet’s nest and is sure to be at the receiving end of criticisms from Christian groups after he described Jesus as an intelligent gay man. Asked about his take on Christianity during an interview with Parade Magazine, the 62-year-old singer behind the hit song Candle in the Wind said that Jesus was “a compassionate, super-intelligent gay man who understood human problems.” He made the observation after pointing out that Jesus forgave and loved the people who nailed him to the cross.

Christian groups immediately reacted to the statement, with Bill Donohue of the Catholic League saying that John’s comment was tantamount to calling the Son of God “a sexual deviant.” The Church of England, on the other hand, said that “insights into aspects of the historic person of Jesus” should be left to academics.

More criticisms are expected to come the singers way, especially at this time when the Christian world is observing the start of Lent, when devotees commemorate the death of Jesus.

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  • Anonymous said:

    I think Jesus was probably gay… there is a new book coming out by Miguel Santana called The Marién Revelation that talks about the possibility. I follow Miguel’s blog at http://www.miguelsantana.com

  • Anonymous said:

    I think Jesus was probably gay… there is a new book coming out by Miguel Santana called The Marién Revelation that talks about the possibility. I follow Miguel’s blog at http://www.miguelsantana.com

  • Errol Semple said:

    Thank you Elton for bringing the bigots out of the closet.

  • gareth373 said:

    1 Corinthians 6:9
    Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor male prostitutes nor homosexual offenders

  • Debra J.M. Smith said:

    It does not shock me that Elton John speaks ill of Jesus. I don’t expect better from Elton John. It is written that all kinds of evil is said against Jesus.

    What would be shocking, would be if a devout born again Christian, came out with saying something so stupid.

    But honestly, why would true Christians expect better from Elton John? He is a hell-bound man, basically pitching a fit, lashing out. Pray for his soul. Pray that Elton John repents of his sin and calls on Jesus Christ to be forgiven, for change, and to be saved and no longer be hell-bound.

    At least he is not faking being a Christian, as do so many people like him do.

    Debra J.M. Smith
    of
    http://www.InformingChristians.com

  • Debra J.M. Smith said:

    It does not shock me that Elton John speaks ill of Jesus. I don’t expect better from Elton John. It is written that all kinds of evil is said against Jesus.

    What would be shocking, would be if a devout born again Christian, came out with saying something so stupid.

    But honestly, why would true Christians expect better from Elton John? He is a hell-bound man, basically pitching a fit, lashing out. Pray for his soul. Pray that Elton John repents of his sin and calls on Jesus Christ to be forgiven, for change, and to be saved and no longer be hell-bound.

    At least he is not faking being a Christian, as do so many people like him do.

    Debra J.M. Smith
    of
    http://www.InformingChristians.com

  • Anonymous said:

    Elton John is crazy and a psychopathic deviant. Ask him his dirty little secret about his spy satellite telescope that he wrote about in 1985. I would NOT be surprised at all if, in his intimate little cult – or social circle, if you like – E.John claims that he IS Jesus Christ!

    Jesus Christ forgave the IGNORANCE of his crucifiers; something E.John has not even tried to rise above. But, Jesus Christ did NOT forgive the obnoxious, stubborn, lying thief who harrassed and tormented him while He was dying, to stay in with the ‘in’ crowd – a separation that the condemned thief could not even conceive.

    E.John is a moron. He should read St Paul Romans 2: 22-32 – inspired by the Holy Spirit – if he REALLY wants to understand what Jesus Christ thinks of gays.

  • Anonymous said:

    Elton John is crazy and a psychopathic deviant. Ask him his dirty little secret about his spy satellite telescope that he wrote about in 1985. I would NOT be surprised at all if, in his intimate little cult – or social circle, if you like – E.John claims that he IS Jesus Christ!

    Jesus Christ forgave the IGNORANCE of his crucifiers; something E.John has not even tried to rise above. But, Jesus Christ did NOT forgive the obnoxious, stubborn, lying thief who harrassed and tormented him while He was dying, to stay in with the ‘in’ crowd – a separation that the condemned thief could not even conceive.

    E.John is a moron. He should read St Paul Romans 2: 22-32 – inspired by the Holy Spirit – if he REALLY wants to understand what Jesus Christ thinks of gays.

  • kbd said:

    Elton John is crazy and a psychopathic deviant. Ask him about his spy satellite telescope that he wrote about in 1985.

    I would not be surprised at all if E.John believed that he IS Jesus Christ!

    He should read St Paul, Romans 2: 22-32 if he really wants to know what Jesus Christ thought of gays. It was inspired by the Holy Spirit.

    Jesus Christ forgave the IGNORANCE of his crucifiers. He did not forgive the obnoxious, stubborn, lying, harrassing and tormenting thief who died next to him.

    E.John should think about that for a little while – if he can!

  • errolsemple said:

    Thank you Elton for bringing the bigots out of the closet.

  • kbd said:

    Bigots? Hahaha. God forgive him for he doesn't have a clue what he is talking about.

  • DebraJMSmith said:

    It does not shock me that Elton John speaks ill of Jesus. I don't expect better from Elton John. It is written that all kinds of evil is said against Jesus.

    What would be shocking, would be if a devout born again Christian, came out with saying something so stupid.

    But honestly, why would true Christians expect better from Elton John? He is a hell-bound man, basically pitching a fit, lashing out. Pray for his soul. Pray that Elton John repents of his sin and calls on Jesus Christ to be forgiven, for change, and to be saved and no longer be hell-bound.

    At least he is not faking being a Christian, as do so many people like him do.

    Debra J.M. Smith
    of
    Informing Christians

  • smiler123 said:

    Jesus was around at a time when males wer married in their teens. Here we have a guy who is 33, unmarried and his closest females are his Mum and a prostitute. He hangs around with guys and encourages kissing guys in public. If that is not the profile of a gay guy, I don't know what is!
    If I've missed something, I'd like to know

  • raashid_mr said:

    LEV 24:13 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
    24:14 Bring forth him that hath cursed without the camp; and let all that heard him lay their hands upon his head, and let all the congregation stone him.
    Crucifiction of JESUS CHRIST was a false charge of blesphemy. Jews said JESUS blespheme, He claimed to be GOD. thats the reason they crucify him.
    Now ELTON JOHN blespheme.Has he any proof?
    All prophets are sinless
    QURAN 2:111″ Those are their (vain) desires. Say: “Produce your proof if ye are truthful.”
    QURAN 4:171-172 “O People of the Book! Commit no excesses in your religion: nor say Of Allah ought but the truth. Christ Jesus the son of Mary was (no more than) A Messenger of Allah, And His Word, which He bestowed on Mary, and the Spirit proceeding From Him: so believe In Allah and His Messengers.

  • errolsemple said:

    Like Elton said something bad about Jesus?

  • joel said:

    ..yeah right and Elton john is straight

  • Nick said:

    Well considering how Jesus is just like all other religious leaders(Liars or insane) I dont see how this is a big deal

  • Nick said:

    Well considering how Jesus is just like all other religious leaders(Liars or insane) I dont see how this is a big deal

  • Paulakm Richards said:

    How does Elton John know this? It s a lie. He can only know what Jesus Christ the Son of God is like if he has asked Jesus into his life and has asked for forgiveness of all his sins. He must walk in Jesus’ footsteps and allow him to guide him in every aspect of his life. JESUS CHRIST THE SON OF GOD IS ALIVE and I know that because he lives in me.

  • Paulakm Richards said:

    So why hasn’t my comment been posted yet? I am only telling you all, that the only way to salvation and God is by asking Jesus Christ to take control of your life. He will forgive you for your sins but you have to let him take charge. I know how he can do that and I am telling you – it’s wonderful. It will be the best thing you will have ever done in your life. Ask him, then listen! I know that Jesus Christ the Son of God loves me and he will love you if you will only let him. Listen to him

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