Mr. Stalin, Mrs. Uma, Ms. Nivedita,
Mr. Poudi, Mr. Benalin
What is
homosexuality?
Homosexuality is…
Erotic activity with another of the same sex
Having a sexual attraction to persons of the
same sex
Se...
Why it is
an issue
?????
• Has serious health issues
• Leads to emotional struggles
• Breaks society
– Hinders procreation

• Against law of nature
The Lies People
Hear about
homosexualty
• 1. Homosexuality is normal
and healthy
• 2. If you experience same-sex
attraction, that means you’re
gay or lesbian
• 3....
Causes of
Homosexual
orientation
Causes of Homosexual orientation
Cultural context where people of same
sex are allowed to mingle freely
Inner sex drive
...
Causes of Homosexual orientation
• Males seeking affirmation from
another male because they either
lacked affection and
• ...
Biblical
perspective
• (1) God’s wrath at Sodom (Gen. 19:1-13) and
story of Gibeah (Judges 19);
• (2) the Levitical texts (Lev. 18:22; 20:13),
...
Gay is against
God ordained Marriage
• Genesis 2:24 The Scripture defines the
marriage God instituted in terms of
heterose...
How is church
responding?
How is church responding?
Considers it as discriminative act
Church is not bothered
Not address these issues
Tend to c...
ChurCh’s
Response
• Provide a Christian environment of love,
understanding, acceptance
• The Christian call to faith.
– faith accepts God's ...
• Provide with at least one confidant to whom
they can unburden themselves, who will not
despise or reject them but will s...
How you can respond
• Seek to make him/her feel understood
• Remember: homosexuals are broken
and deceived
• Be a grace-gi...
Positive example from Bible
• 1 Cor. 6 makes it clear that homosexuals did change
after being saved by Christ
• 1 Cor. 6:9...
Jesus loves. . .
. . .people with
same-gender
attraction.
HOW ABOUT
YOU??????
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  1. 1. Mr. Stalin, Mrs. Uma, Ms. Nivedita, Mr. Poudi, Mr. Benalin
  2. 2. What is homosexuality?
  3. 3. Homosexuality is… Erotic activity with another of the same sex Having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex Sex between men and men (Gay) Sex between women and women (lesbian)
  4. 4. Why it is an issue ?????
  5. 5. • Has serious health issues • Leads to emotional struggles • Breaks society – Hinders procreation • Against law of nature
  6. 6. The Lies People Hear about homosexualty
  7. 7. • 1. Homosexuality is normal and healthy • 2. If you experience same-sex attraction, that means you’re gay or lesbian • 3. Since you were born that way, you can't change • 4. Embrace and celebrate your gay identity because gay life is cool.
  8. 8. Causes of Homosexual orientation
  9. 9. Causes of Homosexual orientation Cultural context where people of same sex are allowed to mingle freely Inner sex drive Emotional problem and loneliness Hatred towards people of other sex › Hostel, school teacher, parent Dissatisfaction in heterosexual relationship
  10. 10. Causes of Homosexual orientation • Males seeking affirmation from another male because they either lacked affection and • Unmet affection from their father for boys and from mother for girls • Sexual abuse • traumatic childhood experiences
  11. 11. Biblical perspective
  12. 12. • (1) God’s wrath at Sodom (Gen. 19:1-13) and story of Gibeah (Judges 19); • (2) the Levitical texts (Lev. 18:22; 20:13), which explicitly prohibit "lying with a man as one lies with a woman" • (3) the apostle Paul's portrayal of pagan society in his day (Rom. 1:18-32) • (4) two Pauline lists of sinners, each of which includes a reference to homosexual practices of some kind (1 Cor. 6:9-10 and 1 Tim. 1:8-11)
  13. 13. Gay is against God ordained Marriage • Genesis 2:24 The Scripture defines the marriage God instituted in terms of heterosexual • Jesus said "what God has joined together, let man not separate" (Mark 10:4-9) • The only alternative to heterosexual marriage is sexual abstinence. • Sexual experience is not essential to human fulfillment. To be sure, it is a good gift of God.
  14. 14. How is church responding?
  15. 15. How is church responding? Considers it as discriminative act Church is not bothered Not address these issues Tend to condemn such people calling the act as grave sin the attitude of personal hostility towards homosexuals
  16. 16. ChurCh’s Response
  17. 17. • Provide a Christian environment of love, understanding, acceptance • The Christian call to faith. – faith accepts God's grace. If God calls us to celibacy, abstinence is not only good, it is also possible. • The Christian call of hope. – "healing" for homosexual people – The possibility of change by the grace and power of God • Change in attitude towards homosexuals
  18. 18. • Provide with at least one confidant to whom they can unburden themselves, who will not despise or reject them but will support them with friendship and prayer • Provide them with some professional, private, and confidential pastoral counsel; • Speak the truth in love to them • Proper teaching of God ordained marriage and the gift of sex • An exclusive group who will work for them • Conduct awareness programmes
  19. 19. How you can respond • Seek to make him/her feel understood • Remember: homosexuals are broken and deceived • Be a grace-giver • The power of prayer • Offer an open-hearted, listening ear • Provide for healthy same-sex friendships
  20. 20. Positive example from Bible • 1 Cor. 6 makes it clear that homosexuals did change after being saved by Christ • 1 Cor. 6:9 Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals, 10 nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God. 11 Such were some of you; but you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God.
  21. 21. Jesus loves. . . . . .people with same-gender attraction. HOW ABOUT YOU??????

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