Part One

Day: 

Sun, 04/29/2012

Audio: 

Given By: 

Pastor Mike

Series Name: 

Homosexuality and the Bible

HOMOSEXUALITY AND THE BIBLE  Lecture I

April 29, 2012

INTRODUCTION

I.  WHY TAKE UP THIS TOPIC?

II.  LECTURE FORMAT

 III.  SOME OPERATING PRINCIPLES.

          A.  The Centrality of Scripture.  “

          B.  People at SCC 

 IV.  SOME BASIC ASSUMPTIONS-

          A.  There is a distinction 

          B.  Sexual orientation (being gay) is 

V.  THE MAIN QUESTION:  Does the Bible teach that same gender sexual behavior is a sin?

          A.  Agreed upon Immorality

          B. The Clarifying complication:              

           C. Answering this question Biblically is simple and complicated.  

          D.  My answer will be:  Yes, However… 

 

THE OLD TESTAMENT

I.  TEXTS:

          Genesis 18-19 and Judges 19 

          Leviticus 18 and 20

          Genesis 1-3  Creation, 

II.  GENESIS 18-19 SODOM AND GOMMORAH

          Is the Sodom/Gomorrah account an argument against same gender sex?  

III. GIBEAH  --  Judges 19  

IV.  LEVITICUS 18:22 AND 20:13

          18:22

          20:13