The witness of Judaism was often about the perpetual struggle the prophets had with fertility religion — which was dominated by the feminine — because it is the fruitful feminine in our biological experience which life to birth. When it comes to homosexuality there are, at most, six passages of the Bible that are relevant.
Homosexuality and Religion. The remainder of the biblical references occur in the New Testament, written between approximately 50 and CE in the context of the Roman Empire. But how can you disagree well about something that is forbidden in Scripture and the whole of orthodox Christian experience — which we call tradition?
In the Greek Testament, Hebrew family and law may continue to exist, but they are no longer the defining institutions. Thank you for responding. I suggest you read 1st John chapter 3. I have mastered the feminine mannerism and it was now an addendum to my persona.
The Church distinguishes between same-sex attraction and homosexual behavior. Talk to the pastor. The creation account reflects marriage and heterosexual union. This is certainly sin.
I tell myself that the sin is when they act upon it. The Bible never says that loneliness is sin but practicing sexual immorality is. Your article is what I needed to read this morning. You have done all you can.
I cant do this by myself on my own will. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day.
But there are other changes that flow from this. In Matthew 19 and parallel in Mark 10 , Jesus is asked if a man can divorce his wife. Two of the laws of Leviticus and seem more pertinent. Yes, this verse clearly condemns adulterous homosexual sex in calling it an "abomination" to'ebah , but here are all the other things also called an "abomination" in the Bible: Egyptians eating with Hebrews; having an image of another god in your house; sacrificing your child to the god Molech; having sex with your wife when she is menstruating; taking your wife's sister as a second wife; and eating pork.