The Scriptures are clear: What is condemned is the worship of false gods. The story of Sodom and Gomorrah in Genesis 19 is well known. Faithful Christian discipleship cannot avoid temptation, but it strives to resist and master it with God's help. I believe this to be true not only because of the Bible's emphasis on the goodness of God's creation and the supreme value of love, but because of the greater understanding of human nature that we have available to us today. Welcome to First Baptist Dallas! Yes, this verse clearly condemns adulterous homosexual sex in calling it an "abomination" to'ebahbut here are all the other things also called an "abomination" in the Bible:.
In both Jewish and Christian belief, both male and female become fully human in their correspondence and contrast with one another.
To claim one set as timeless truths while ignoring the others is patently hypocritical and goes against the grain of the text itself. All humans are simultaneously sinful and loved. The late Peter J. But not everyone agrees.
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