Angry with fellow pastor Tony Campolo over comments calling for the “full acceptance of Christian gay couples into the Church,” right wing Christian radio host Kevin Swanson said those kind of ideas would pave the way for the persecution and murder of Christians.
Claiming that gay marriage is the creation of Nero, the 1st Century Roman emperor, Swanson said that “Nero is never content to just do his homo thing, he’s going to burn Christians. Homosexuality is going to be in the closet or Christians will be in the fire…. Nero is out of the closet and Nero is hell-bent to burn Christians and endorse homosexual marriage.”
“This is a dividing line for the good and the evil,” Swanson continued, claiming that the gay rights movement is part of the “Antichrist” system revealed in the Book of Revelation.
“This is the very essence of the most evil forces that have ever existed in the history of the world as recorded in Revelation 17,” Swanson said. “So please understand that Nero is never content just to do his homo thing, he’s got to torch Christians in his gardens.”
Listen to his comments in the audio below, via Right Wing Watch: