Same Sex Love Quotes (20 quotes)
God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex Relationships
Same-sex marriage: What does the Bible really have to say?
What does the Bible say about? If a man lies with a male as with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination; they shall surely be put to death; their blood is upon them. For this reason God gave them up to dishonorable passions. For their women exchanged natural relations for those that are contrary to nature; and the men likewise gave up natural relations with women and were consumed with passion for one another, men committing shameless acts with men and receiving in themselves the due penalty for their error. What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate. Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.
Posted August 23, As Australia faces a postal survey on same-sex marriage, we are seeing a steady stream of articles arguing the Yes or No case. Many on the No side are prone to citing the Bible or appealing to "biblical values". But what does the Bible actually say about human sexuality and homosexuality in particular? What follows represents a summary of critical biblical scholarship on the issue. Critical biblical scholarship draws on a range academic disciplines including literary criticism, archaeology, history, philology, and social science to offer the most plausible, historically grounded interpretation of the Bible.
They are to be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads. Rejoice in that day and leap for joy , because great is your reward in heaven. For that is how their ancestors treated the prophets. Pacquiao was one of several candidates for the Philippine Senate who recently were asked their views on same-sex marriage during a recent interview broadcast by the Filipino television network TV5. Will you see any animals where male is to male and female is to female? They know how to distinguish male from female. If we approve [of] male on male, female on female, then man is worse than animals.
The Most Popular Bible Verses for Debating Gay Marriage
A recent New York Times feature discussed how evangelicals interpret a few Bible passages in support of or against same-sex marriage. The site OpenBible. Since , the topics of homosexuality , same-sex marriage , and gay marriage have received over 30, votes across , pageviews, providing a reasonably broad window into the passages that people—largely evangelical Christians—apply to the debate. The statistical patterns of these 30, votes reveal 60 Bible passages that commonly enter the discussion, falling into ten thematic clusters:. This chart shows the strongest statistical connections among the ten clusters.