September 20, 2011

The 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' ban on gays in the US military has come to an end

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After nearly two decades, a policy banning homosexuality in the US military has been repealed which means service members can now reveal they are gay without fear of investigation or discharge.

97% of military personnel have received training on the new law and existing standards of personal conduct such as those pertaining  to public displays of affection are still in place.

Jimmy's Prophetic Prospective on the News

The ban on the 'Don't ask, Don't tell' policy for gays in the US military has come to an end; however, this new policy does set the stage for Bible prophecy to be fulfilled.

Twenty years ago, a group of military leaders and politicians met to put in place the 'Don't ask Don't tell' policy for the US military as it relates to the gays who wanted to in serve the US armed forces. With that policy being repealed by the US Congress, there is a new policy allowing for gays to serve openly in the US military; howbeit, there are still in place policies prohibiting any show of affection by military personnel publicly. Those service men and women who have been discharged under the 'Don't ask Don't tell' rule are entitled to reenlist and any personnel pending discharge under the old rule will have all charges dropped.

This new policy in the US military has been very controversial and debated at the highest echelons of our government. The Bible also discusses the issue and in fact speaks to the issue as it relates to the end times. Jesus, while teaching His disciples of the events surrounding His second coming, reminded them of how it was in Lot's day in Sodom and Gomorrah when the Lord rained fire and brimstone from Heaven on the city of the Sodomites and destroyed the people and the place for the sin of sodomy or as it is referred to today, homosexuality, Luke 17:28-29. The Lord made it very plain that He loved the Sodomites, but He hated the sin of sodomy and proved His dislike by destroying the entire community. Remember the warning of Jesus Christ when He said as it was in the days of Lot.

This new military policy for gays is indeed setting the stage for Bible prophecy to be fulfilled.