One of the greatest problems facing the church is how many Christians are so easily persuaded to change their stance on sexual ethics based on emotion rather than scripture. There is no place where this is more evident than the teaching that says one can be involved in a Gay relationship and be a Christian at the same time. The following article is the first in a series authored by Guy Hammond that will be presented in this newsletter in the weeks to come, arguing against this popular yet destructive premise. View All Events. Due to a software update, some users may have to log in again after clearing their browser cache.
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It even speaks of homosexuality as a punishment from God for those who disobey Him please refer to Romans — if I understood it right. I find no reason for me not to believe in GOD, but this is one issue that keeps on bothering me. First of all, you are making at least one incorrect assumption. Nowhere in the Bible is it suggested that homosexuality is a punishment from God.
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Question: "Should a Christian have gay friends? The New Testament nowhere identifies any specific individuals as homosexuals. So, there are no records of Jesus interacting with a homosexual. We know from the gospels, however, that Jesus loved everyone He encountered. He did not consider one group of people less deserving of the gospel than any other.
Until recent decades, same-sex behavior was placed in the same category with gluttony or drunkenness — as a vice of excess anyone might be prone to — not as the expression of a sexual orientation. Celibacy is a gift, not a mandate. The Bible honors celibacy as a good way of living — Jesus was celibate, after all — but it also makes clear that celibacy must be a voluntary choice. Condemning same-sex relationships is harmful to the LGBT community. Jesus taught in the Sermon on the Mount that good trees bear good fruit, while bad trees bear bad fruit.