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Homosexuality  and the Bible By John Barbour
The Beginning - Genesis <ul><li>The Thesis </li></ul><ul><li>The Norm </li></ul><ul><li>The Original Plan </li></ul><ul><l...
The Thesis Marriage
<ul><li>Genesis 1: 27,28, “In the image of God He created them; male and female He created them…Be fruitful and multiply…”...
Genesis 2:21-25 <ul><li>God made woman out of man’s side (rib) </li></ul><ul><li>“ For this cause, a man shall leave his f...
Jesus said, <ul><li>“… from the beginning of creation God made them male and female. For this cause, a man shall leave his...
The Anti-thesis Sodom and Gomorrah
Genesis 18-19 <ul><li>Concerning Sodom : </li></ul><ul><li>18:20 “The  wickedness is so great  and their  sin is so grievo...
Genesis 19: 4,5, <ul><li> “ The men of Sodom, old and young, surrounded the house…Where are the men which came with you th...
Ezekiel 16:49-50 <ul><li>“ Behold, this is the iniquity of your sister Sodom;  Pride, Fullness of bread, abundance of idle...
The Metaphor <ul><li>Judah and Israel called Sodom because of their spiritual adultery and fornication (The Whore). </li><...
God’s People  as Sodom Revelation 11:8 Jeremiah 23:14 Matthew 10:15 Matthew 11:23,24 Isaiah 1:9,10 Isaiah 3:9 Amos 4:11 De...
Isaiah 1:1,10 <ul><li>“ The vision of Isaiah…which he saw  concerning Judah and Jerusalem.”   </li></ul><ul><li>“ Hear the...
Revelation 11:8 <ul><li>“… the great city, which is spiritually called  Sodom  and Egypt,  where also our Lord was crucifi...
Sodomy = Crime against nature  <ul><li>Sodomy – Copulation by a person with a person of the same sex or an animal, or unna...
New Testament Commentary on Sodom <ul><li>2 Peter 2: 6-10, “…if He condemned the cities of  Sodom and Gomorrah   by burnin...
<ul><li>Jude 7,8, “In a similar way, Sodom and Gomorrah… gave themselves up to sexual immorality and perversion .  They se...
The Law <ul><li>To set the standard for God’s Holy People </li></ul>
Leviticus 18: 22   <ul><li>Thou shalt not lie with mankind as with womankind, it is an abomination.” </li></ul>
Deuteronomy 23:17 <ul><li>“ There shall be no whore of the daughters of Israel, nor a sodomite of the sons of Israel.” </l...
Leviticus 20:13 <ul><li>“ If a man also lie with mankind as he lies with a woman both of them have committed an abominatio...
New Testament Warnings <ul><li>“ Don’t  you know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God?  Don’t be decei...
Revelation 21:8 <ul><li>“ But the cowardly, the unbelieving, the  abominable,  the murderers, the  sexually immoral , thos...
Romans 1:18-32 <ul><li>THE BIG SIN IS  NOT  HOMOSEXUALITY </li></ul>
THE BIG SIN IS REJECTION OF GOD AND HIS TRUTH SUPPRESSION
AND THE SUBSTITUTION OF ANOTHER GOD IN HIS PLACE
This was true of Sodom and it is true of us as well.
One of the results of such a society is the sin of homosexuality .  <ul><li>God is not mocked.  He will punish sin. </li><...
We must repent <ul><li>Acts 17:30, “God now commands  all men everywhere to repent.” </li></ul><ul><li>2 Peter 3:9, “God i...
The Greek word for repentance is Metanoia which means to change your way of thinking.  This is the first step  in true rep...
Homosexuality is not a lifestyle or a minority status to protect. <ul><li>It is a perversion of God’s original intention –...
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  1. 1. Homosexuality and the Bible By John Barbour
  2. 2. The Beginning - Genesis <ul><li>The Thesis </li></ul><ul><li>The Norm </li></ul><ul><li>The Original Plan </li></ul><ul><li>The Anti-thesis </li></ul><ul><li>The Deviation </li></ul><ul><li>The Perversion </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Thesis Marriage
  4. 4. <ul><li>Genesis 1: 27,28, “In the image of God He created them; male and female He created them…Be fruitful and multiply…” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Genesis 2:21-25 <ul><li>God made woman out of man’s side (rib) </li></ul><ul><li>“ For this cause, a man shall leave his father and mother and shall cleave to his wife and the two shall become one flesh.” </li></ul>
  6. 6. Jesus said, <ul><li>“… from the beginning of creation God made them male and female. For this cause, a man shall leave his father and mother and shall cleave to his wife and the two shall become one flesh. What God has joined together, let not man put assunder.” (Mark 10:6-9) </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Anti-thesis Sodom and Gomorrah
  8. 8. Genesis 18-19 <ul><li>Concerning Sodom : </li></ul><ul><li>18:20 “The wickedness is so great and their sin is so grievous .” </li></ul>
  9. 9. Genesis 19: 4,5, <ul><li> “ The men of Sodom, old and young, surrounded the house…Where are the men which came with you this night? Bring them out to us that we may know them (have sex with them) ’” </li></ul>
  10. 10. Ezekiel 16:49-50 <ul><li>“ Behold, this is the iniquity of your sister Sodom; Pride, Fullness of bread, abundance of idleness…neither did she strengthen the hands of the poor and needy. And they were haughty and committed abomination before me …” </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Metaphor <ul><li>Judah and Israel called Sodom because of their spiritual adultery and fornication (The Whore). </li></ul>
  12. 12. God’s People as Sodom Revelation 11:8 Jeremiah 23:14 Matthew 10:15 Matthew 11:23,24 Isaiah 1:9,10 Isaiah 3:9 Amos 4:11 Deuteronomy 29:22-28 Deuteronomy 32:32
  13. 13. Isaiah 1:1,10 <ul><li>“ The vision of Isaiah…which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Hear the word of the Lord, you rulers of Sodom ; give ear unto the law of God, you people of Gomorrah.” </li></ul>
  14. 14. Revelation 11:8 <ul><li>“… the great city, which is spiritually called Sodom and Egypt, where also our Lord was crucified .” </li></ul>
  15. 15. Sodomy = Crime against nature <ul><li>Sodomy – Copulation by a person with a person of the same sex or an animal, or unnatural copulation with a member of the opposite sex. (Gilbert’s Law Dictionary -1997) </li></ul><ul><li>Upheld as crime by Supreme Court in Bowers v. Hardwick-1986 </li></ul>
  16. 16. New Testament Commentary on Sodom <ul><li>2 Peter 2: 6-10, “…if He condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah by burning them to ashes, and made them an example of what is going to happen to the ungodly; and if he rescued Lot, a righteous man who was distressed by the filthy lives of lawless men …” </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Jude 7,8, “In a similar way, Sodom and Gomorrah… gave themselves up to sexual immorality and perversion . They serve as an example of those who suffer the punishment of eternal fire. In the very same way, these dreamers pollute their own bodies, reject authority…” </li></ul>
  18. 18. The Law <ul><li>To set the standard for God’s Holy People </li></ul>
  19. 19. Leviticus 18: 22 <ul><li>Thou shalt not lie with mankind as with womankind, it is an abomination.” </li></ul>
  20. 20. Deuteronomy 23:17 <ul><li>“ There shall be no whore of the daughters of Israel, nor a sodomite of the sons of Israel.” </li></ul>
  21. 21. Leviticus 20:13 <ul><li>“ If a man also lie with mankind as he lies with a woman both of them have committed an abomination. They shall surely be put to death . Their blood shall be upon them.” </li></ul>
  22. 22. New Testament Warnings <ul><li>“ Don’t you know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Don’t be deceived, neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind *…” </li></ul><ul><li>*arsenokoitis </li></ul><ul><li>arsenos = Greek for male </li></ul><ul><li>Koitis =Greek for intercourse </li></ul>
  23. 23. Revelation 21:8 <ul><li>“ But the cowardly, the unbelieving, the abominable, the murderers, the sexually immoral , those who practice magic arts, the idolaters, and all liars shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone.” </li></ul>
  24. 24. Romans 1:18-32 <ul><li>THE BIG SIN IS NOT HOMOSEXUALITY </li></ul>
  25. 25. THE BIG SIN IS REJECTION OF GOD AND HIS TRUTH SUPPRESSION
  26. 26. AND THE SUBSTITUTION OF ANOTHER GOD IN HIS PLACE
  27. 27. This was true of Sodom and it is true of us as well.
  28. 28. One of the results of such a society is the sin of homosexuality . <ul><li>God is not mocked. He will punish sin. </li></ul><ul><li>God is also merciful. He has already punished sin on the cross. </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus paid the price . </li></ul>
  29. 29. We must repent <ul><li>Acts 17:30, “God now commands all men everywhere to repent.” </li></ul><ul><li>2 Peter 3:9, “God is not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.” </li></ul>
  30. 30. The Greek word for repentance is Metanoia which means to change your way of thinking. This is the first step in true repentance.
  31. 31. Homosexuality is not a lifestyle or a minority status to protect. <ul><li>It is a perversion of God’s original intention – marriage </li></ul><ul><li>It is sin </li></ul><ul><li>It is the result of the larger sin of rejecting God and suppressing His truth. </li></ul><ul><li>Like all sin it results in death. </li></ul><ul><li>The average homosexual dies young. </li></ul>
  32. 32. The End

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