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'Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson restates anti-gay beliefs in Easter sermon [VIDEO]

New video footage reportedly shows Phil Robertson making anti-gay remarks in an Easter sermon.
By Kate Stanton   |   May 22, 2014 at 6:51 PM   |   Comments

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NEW YORK, May 22 (UPI) -- Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson is back in the news for his controversial beliefs about gay people.

RadarOnline published video footage of the 68-year-old reality star and Bayou businessman preaching at a church in his hometown of West Monroe, La., on Easter Sunday.

In the sermon, Robertson seems to refer to the GQ interview that got him temporarily suspended from his A&E reality show last year.

"They railed against me for giving them the truth about their sin. Don't deceive yourselves. You want the verse? The news media didn't even know it was a verse. They thought I was just mouthing off," Robertson says in the video.

"Is homosexual behavior a sin?" the guy asked me. I said, "Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God? Don't be deceived. Neither the sexually immoral, nor the idolaters, nor adulterers, nor male prostitutes, nor homosexual offenders, nor thieves, nor greedy, nor drunkards, not slanderers, not swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God."

Robertson told GQ last year that homosexuality was "not logical."

"It seems like, to me, a vagina -- as a man -- would be more desirable than a man's anus," he said. "That's just me. I'm just thinking: There's more there! She's got more to offer. I mean, come on, dudes! You know what I'm saying?"

Robertson said afterward in a statement that he "would never treat anyone with disrespect just because they are different from me. We are all created by the Almighty and like Him, I love all of humanity. We would all be better off if we loved God and loved each other."

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