Let this be a warning to private schools, churches, and Christian schools everywhere: never, ever take one dime of government money…
Christian schools teach, incredibly enough, Christianity. It’s well understood that they will be teaching the children who attend all about the Bible. But here’s the thing about biblical religion: it’s central focus is ethics. That means, it establishes rules on how you are supposed to live your life. That means it sets prohibitions against sinful behavior. It has no law against good behavior.
This undoubtedly offends certain people, specifically those who disagree with Christianity. The modern world is becoming more and more enmeshed in battles between political groups over what behavior is allowed, and what behavior isn’t.
OFFENSIVE BIBLE VERSES
One particular verse in the Bible can be extremely offensive to certain people. It reveals how serious the Lord Jesus Christ is about how important our behavior is. The verse can be found in 1 Corinthians 6:9-10:
Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.
And now, this verse has become so odious in the nostrils of the Canadian government that it has stepped into the affairs of a Christian school and ordered it not to be read or studied in school. The local school board believes this verse, as well as many other verses in the Bible, violates the Alberta Human Rights Act…