When examining what the Bible says about homosexuality, it is important to distinguish between homosexual behavior and homosexual inclinations or attractions.It is the difference between active sin and the passive condition of being tempted.
While I'm not trying to sound like a Biblical scholar or know-it-all, it irks me how blind so many Christians are to the historical context of the stories from the Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament) and Christian Scriptures (New Testament) which are typically used to condemn gay people and the fact of being gay.
• Stranger At The Gate: To Be Gay and Christian in America by Mel White (Plume, 1994); • Twice Blessed: On Being Lesbian, gay and Jewish edited by Christie Balka and Andy Rose, (Beacon Press, 1989); and • What the Bible Really Says About Homosexuality by Daniel A. Helminiak, Ph.D. (Alamo Square Press, 1994). Thanks for your question.
Aug 31, 2019 · Bible verses about homosexuality What do you do when a friend comes out and says, “I’m gay?” What do you do when someone who you care about accidentally reveals their sexual orientation that is contrary to what you believe?