“There is Nothing ‘Gay’ About It!” Romans 1:18-23
Learned this past week that Pepsi is using its TV spots to promote the gay lifestyle… Pepsi also requires its employees to attend sexual orientation diversity training, where they are taught to accept homosexuality.
In the January, 2007 Indianapolis Monthly Magazine there is an article entitled “Getting the Word Out.” It’s about Jesus Metropolitan Community Church…
Purpose: to better understand what the Bible says concerning homosexualism
The name “Sodom” has long been identified with homosexualism. Sodom and a neighboring city, Gomorrah, were destroyed by God because of their…
I The Sin of Sodom A. Background to Sodom’s Sin
Genesis 13:13 “Now the men of Sodom were wicked exceedingly and sinners against the Lord.”
Jude 7 “... indulged in gross immorality and went after strange flesh...”
I The Sin of Sodom A. Background to Sodom’s Sin B. Was Not a Mere Matter of Inhospitableness
“Surely, the men of Sodom wouldn’t attempted to batter down the door and injure Lot to merely shake hands with his guests!” Dr. James Smith Florida Christian College
I The Sin of Sodom A. Background to Sodom’s Sin B. Was Not a Mere Matter of Inhospitableness C. Was Not About Rape
II The Sin of Homosexualism A. The Old Testament Speaks
Leviticus 18:22 “You shall not lie with a male as one lies with a female; it is an abomination.”
Leviticus 20:13 “If there is a man who lies with a male as those who lie with a woman, both of them have committed a detestable act; they shall surely be put to death. Their bloodguiltiness is upon them.”
II The Sin of Homosexualism A. The Old Testament Speaks B. The New Testament Speaks
1 Corinthians 6:9-10 “Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, no adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals, nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.”
1 Timothy 1:9-10 “Realizing the fact that law is not made for a righteous person, but for those who are lawless and rebellious, for the ungodly and sinners, for the unholy and profane, for those who kill their fathers and mothers, for murderers and immoral men and homosexuals and kidnappers and liars and perjurers, and whatever else is contrary to sound doctrine.”
III The Sin Against Nature A. Is Homosexualism Natural? B. Is Homosexualism Reversible?
1 Corinthians 6:11 “Such were some of you; but you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God.”
Tells of the time in conversation about homosexuality, that someone accused him of being “homophobic.” He said the remark was intended as an insult, and his initial reaction was… Bob Russell retired preacher of Southeast Christian Church, Louisville, KY
Diver Greg Louganis knew he was HIV positive during the 1988 Olympics. He was “paralyzed with fear” of contaminating the water after he cut his head on the diving board. There was good reason for him to fear for himself and others.
Conclusion and Summary Are you homophobic? If “homophobic” means a fear of the consequences of homosexuality, then “yes” you and I had better unashamedly confess that we are homophobic...