HOMOSEXUALITY AND THE BIBLE Lecture I
April 29, 2012
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
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