Overview articles. Men did shameful things with other men, and as a result of this sin, they suffered within themselves the penalty they deserved. Religion and LGBT people. Even the women turned against the natural way to have sex and instead indulged in sex with each other. I traveled to Bethlehem, and now I'm returning home. Paul Letter to the Romans. While they were enjoying themselves, a crowd of troublemakers from the town surrounded the house.
The Ethiopian eunuch, an early gentile convert described in Acts 8, has been interpreted by some commentators as an early gay Christian, based on the fact that the word "eunuch" in the Bible was not always used literally, as in Matthew
Some sexual scholars have concluded, "There is nothing to show that such a relationship was sexual. These two verses have historically been interpreted by Jews and Christians as clear overall prohibitions against homosexual acts in general. Christianity, social tolerance, and homosexuality:
Homosexuality and Religion.