The Transgender Jesus
The following blog was inspired by an article in the Christian Post by Anygrah Kumar, June 6, 2021
‘A Scottish teachers union’s decision to promote a controversial play depicting Jesus Christ as transgender in celebration of June, what LGBT activists call ‘Pride Month….’
The play’s creator is Jo Clifford who identifies as a transgender woman. It is called ‘The Gospel According to Jesus Queen of Heaven.’
Concerning the Queen of Heaven, we know that God was angry about the idolatrous worship of the Queen of Heaven,
‘The children gather wood, the fathers light the fire, and the women knead the dough and make cakes of bread for the Queen of Heaven. They pour out drink offerings to other gods to provoke me to anger.’ Jeremiah 7:18
God is very specific that only He is to be worshipped,
‘I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery. You shall have no other gods before me.’ Deuteronomy 5:6
Why speak of a transgender Jesus Queen of Heaven? Does Jo Clifford who wrote the play and claims he/she is a Christian, understand how insulting that title is to Jesus?
Do we judge Jo Clifford? No, we have no right to. Jesus is the Judge. We pray for him since one gets the impression he/she is not a student of the Word. No one who understands the Word can ever call Jesus ‘The Queen of Heaven.’ It is an abomination to God.
We do want to learn from the episode. It is another affirmation that Jesus is alive and well and sits at the right hand of the Father. It is impossible to slander or heap insults on a myth or a person who does not exist. So slander against Jesus has only one origin. It is the ruler of this world, the devil, who influences people to talk and act like that.
In a later blog we will discuss what the term ‘Christian’ means and how people have distorted it these days.