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Homosexuality?–What does Creation Teach?

Much disdain has been directed to the argument against homosexuality from the Creation account.  I agree that the way the argument is sometimes formulated is unsophisticated.  However, there is truth behind this argument. The original creation should not be dismissed when discussing homosexuality.  The facts are clear.  God created both the human race and the […]

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Homosexuality–What does 1 Corinthians 6:9-11 teach?

In these three verses Paul lists ten sins.  The list begins with the rhetorical question:  Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God?  These ten sins are characterized by unrighteousness. Thus, those who practice these sins are unrighteous. The result of being unrighteous is that one will not enter […]

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Homosexuality–What Was The Sin of Sodom?

For the longest time the sin of Sodom was clearly connected clearly with homosexuality.  In the United States in particular we had laws against sodomy, which made homosexuality a crime.  Most people, if asked today, would say the sin of Sodom and Gomorrah was homosexual behavior. However, this assumption has been challenged of late.  Bible […]

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Homosexuality–The Abomination Passages

So far in this series we have dealt with some of the arguments from the Harding ezine (you can read those posts here, here, and here).  We have also begun a study of Scripture on the subject of homosexuality.  We started with Creation, and established God’s ideal for human sexuality (you can read the post […]

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Homosexuality-Do Strong Urges make it okay?

Anecdotes are the facts of our generation.  Everyone likes a story.  Truth told in story seems more believable. That is why I was not surprised when the first half of the Ezine at Harding (read background here) was a collection of stories.  These stories are meant to draw sympathy from the reader and hopefully to […]

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