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Bible Verses about Homosexuality
For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: So what does all this mean for our understanding of homosexuality? The Church and the homosexual 4 ed. The neutrality of this section is disputed. Greenberg, who declares usage of the term arsenokoites by writers such as Aristides of Athens and Eusebius, and in the Sibylline Oraclesto be "consistent with a homosexual meaning". As many scriptures as there are that address sin, there are more that speak of forgiveness and redemption.
For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: The law is not laid down for the just but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and sinners, for the unholy and profane, for those who strike their fathers and mothers, for murderers, for the sexually immoral, men who practise homosexuality, enslavers, liars, perjurers, and whatever else is contrary to sound doctrine. All of our desires have been distorted by sin. So what does all this mean for our understanding of homosexuality? This article duplicates the scope of other articles. In the letter to the Corinthians, within the list of people who will not inherit the kingdom of God, Paul uses two Greek words: The very passages that show us that homosexual activity is a sin, make it very clear that it is not a unique sin.