Homosexuality

HOMOSEXUALITY

Date: July 16, 2017 Text: 1 Cor. 6:9-11 Speaker: Clint Nelson The Bible tells us that no one is born straight, yet through faith in Christ, we can let go of our broken lives in exchange for His righteousness.  To add to our brokenness, we have both the world and much of the church sending out the wrong message - that sex, marriage and family are the ultimate human experience, when they aren't. Oneness with God is the ultimate human experience. As we elevate certain human experiences, we elevate the horror of their perversion. Sexual sins become worse than gossip or materialism. Paul seeks for the church to be balanced - to see that the ultimate human experience is to be one with God; to see that all sins are equal yet uniquely damaging; and to see that [...]

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RESOURCES ON HOMOSEXUALITY

In preparation for Sunday's message, here are some of the resources I found helpful: Is God Anti-Gay?: and other questions about homosexuality, the Bible and same-sex attraction by Sam Allberry "Updated and revised edition 2015 It's the hot topic of the moment. Christians, the church and the Bible seem to be out of step with modern attitudes towards homosexuality. And there is growing hostility towards those who hold a different view to the culture's. So is God homophobic? And how do we relate to both Christians and non-Christians who experience same-sex attraction? In this short, simple book, Sam Allberry wants to help confused Christians understand what God has said about these questions in the scriptures. Drawing on his own experience, he offers a positive and liberating way forward through the debate. This revised and updated version includes [...]

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