Australian professional rugby player Israel Folau has caused huge controversy on Instagram after posting an openly homophobic image on his official account.
The 30 year old rugby star posted the banner in response to Tasmania becoming first state or territory in Australia to make the inclusion of gender optional on birth certificates.
The post warns “drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars and fornicators” among others that hell awaits them unless they repent.
Folau has already been spoken to by Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle about her disapproval of his posts.
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Those that are living in Sin will end up in Hell unless you repent. Jesus Christ loves you and is giving you time to turn away from your sin and come to him. _______________ Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these , adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, envyings, murders, drunkenness, revelings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God. Galatians 5:19-21 KJV _______________ Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. Acts 2:38 KJV _______________ And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent: Acts 17:30 KJV _______________