Israel Folau breaks his silence with Alan Jones
Israel Folau has given his first interview since being sacked by Rugby Australia.
The NSW Waratahs and Wallabies star has been embroiled in controversy since posting on social media on April 10.
Folau, 30, uploaded an image to Instagram saying drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists and idolaters would go to hell.
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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 _______________
Last month, Rugby Australia CEO Raelene Castle terminated the 30-year-old’s multi-million dollar contract on the advice of an independent panel.
The dual international has vowed to fight the decision and is preparing to take it to the High Court.
In his first and only interview since the incident unfolded, Folau tells Alan Jones exactly what has unfolded.
He answered the question everybody has been asking… did Rugby Australia have a social media clause in his contract?
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Folau also commented on his “shock” when Waratahs and Wallabies teammates turned their back on him.
“It’s quite a shock and whether or not that was really what they meant, I don’t take any of those things personally.
“I have no harsh feelings towards them and I’ll go about doing the things that I know are important to me.”
Folau also spoke about his plans to take Rugy Australia to court and his determination to “stand up for the word of God”.
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