God has spoken about this issue; we dare not be silent. What the Bible says about homosexuality. Most scholars hold that Paul had two passages of the Book of Leviticus Why do you disregard those rules but adhere to these rules? Later parts of the Old Testament accuse Sodom of a range of sins:
All of us are guilty.
The Bible and homosexuality
The concept of marriage has evolved throughout history. Lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals in American electoral politics. What's wrong with a permanent, faithful, stable same-sex relationship? History of Christianity and homosexuality. Paul typically focuses not just on the act of sinning but on sin as a state of being. Sexual love is for the purpose of giving and receiving pleasure with our most intimate partner.
This is a serious issue. But we know that the law is good, if a man use it lawfully; Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers, For whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine; According to the glorious gospel of the blessed God, which was committed to my trust. Sexual orientation was not understood in biblical times. Paul may be highlighting it because it is a particularly vivid example, and may have been especially pertinent for his readers in Rome given their cultural context. Others, accepting that not all people are heterosexual, still retain the condemnation of acts and so urge celibacy upon gay people. Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate. Thus, Paul argues that a perverted response to God led to people having a perverted response to each other, in particular, having passions towards their own sex.