Key Words: Thou shalt not lie with mankind
The Word of God is clear in regard to sexual perversion (homosexuality and bestiality.)
I Corinthians 6:9-10; Genesis 1:27-28; Romans chapter 1; Leviticus 20:13 and many other verses are clear in regard to such perversion. I read the following article and didn’t know whether to laugh or cry.
It’s out and it’s hot: a
discussion guide on sexuality for Lutherans. Released
in January 1992, it sparked debate both in and out of the
At it’s core, the document questions Biblical passages concerning homosexuality and suggests that scriptural references to same-sex relationships need to be re-interpreted in light of modern theories about sexual orientation. “We must distinguish between moral judgments regarding same-sex activity in Biblical times and in our own time,” the report states. It differentiates “exploitative” homosexual activity from same-sex relationships “in which there is mutual love and commitment.” The document challenges ELCA members to evaluate prejudices against homosexuals, insisting that “what we personally find offensive is not necessarily sinful.”
Members of a 24 person United
Methodist Church (UMC) panel could not agree on whether homosexuality is a sin,
so the committee’s 14,000 word report on the subject was referred to the
denomination’s national policy-making body, which convened in
What to do:
✞ When your conscience tells you one thing and the Bible tells you another, follow God’s Word. Then you’ll never go wrong.
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