call me a homophobe and
do much to change that nor will I apologize. My views
don't matter, it's what the Bible says on the subject.
I encourage everyone who reads this book to look up all
scripture references: You will find that you must
stretch logic and reason very far to arrive at different
conclusions. Also, if you can't recognize God
as a higher authority than your own personal ideas I doubt that
you'll get much benefit from the following.
You will, however, find out how and where most Bible-based
Christians develop their own attitudes and ideas about
first record or reference to homosexuality can be found in the
Old Testament of the Bible in Leviticus 18: 22 which says; "Do not
lie with a man as one lies with a woman, that is detestable." This was written over thirty-four hundred
years ago and is the first opposition to homosexuality by all
people who believe that the Bible is God's Word.
must deal with reality, whether or not it's comfortable to do
so. In the past two thousand years of history the Bible has
been the greatest single source of guidance for law and ethics
in the western world. That fact is not going to go away!
Many millions of people have their ethical values and
attitudes from the Bible whether they know it or not.
Whether you're for or against homosexuality you can't get away from
the influence that the Bible has on the people that are in
your face, that you must deal with.
opponents of homosexuality believe that people who are
involved in the homosexual lifestyle are perverting the
natural act of intercourse between members of the opposite sex
into something that it was not intended to be. In order to
determine whether or not this is a valid point of view, the
word "pervert" must be examined.
Pervert: 1. To cause to
turn from what is considered right, natural, or true; To
misdirect; To lead astray; To corrupt. 2. To turn to an
improper use; To misuse." It's
hard to argue the fact that the vast majority of the world
considers intercourse between members of the opposite sex to
be natural and proper. Those who disagree are
supporting a way of life that the majority of people consider
to be wrong, unnatural, corrupted, and to be an improper use
of their bodies.
words "pervert" and "perversion", by definition, are
appropriate to describe homosexuality. Obviously, the
homosexual community can also read a dictionary, so they found
it expedient to find a more acceptable name for people to call
themselves. There's no telling who came up with the term "Gay" to describe homosexuals. The word "Gay" means: 1.
Joyous and lively, Merry, Happy, Lighthearted. 2. Bright,
Brilliant--as gay colors. 3. Given
to social life and pleasures--as, a gay (Happy,
lighthearted) life. 4. Wanton; Licentious; as, a gay
wonder how many women named Gay have started to use their
middle names as a result of this. Their pretty, happy name
suddenly stands for something that most people consider to be
ugly and shameful.
Leviticus 20: 13 it says;
"If a man lies with a man as one
lies with a woman, both of them have done what is
detestable. They must be put to death; their blood will be
on their own heads." This is very clear and to the
point. You would have to be intentionally dense to not
understand that God considers it to be a detestable thing when
a man has sex with another man. When this happened in
biblical times the guilty parties were put to death.
blood will be on their own heads" means that the guilty
parties here are responsible for their own death, not their
"The Lord said (to Abraham), The outcry against Sodom
and Gomorrah is so great and their sin so grievous that I will
go down and see if what they have done is as bad as the outcry
that has reached me." "Two angels arrived at Sodom in the
evening - - and they did go with him (Lot, Abraham's
nephew) and entered his house. - - Before they had gone to
bed, all the men from every part of the city of Sodom - both
young and old - Surrounded the house. They called to Lot, Where are the men who came to you tonight? Bring them out to
us so that we can have sex with them." (Genesis 18: 20 to
19: 29) Lot went out and tried to reason with them and
said: "Don't do this wicked thing." Well, the account
goes on to describe how the wicked men outside the door were
stricken down with blindness and Lot and his immediate family
were allowed to escape before the whole plain around Sodom and
Gomorrah was laid to waste by God with fire and brimstone.
"On the wicked He will rain fiery coals and burning sulfur;
a scorching wind will be their lot." (Psalms 11:6) No
one escaped except Lot and his family and one little town, Zoar, that he spent the next night in. Some time ago there
was a television documentary that included some comments on
Sodom and Gomorrah.
A clergy-person made the statement that
"it was not known what the great sins of these cities were!"
It's hard to believe that a person "of the cloth" can go out
of their way to be so obtuse. God announced His intentions
to Abraham, then sent two of his angels down to check it
out. The only apparent contact that the angels had with the
people of the town is that the homosexual men of the city
wanted to rape them. Lot described their intentions as a
"wicked thing." In the book of Jude it says:
Even as Sodom and
Gomorrah, and the cities around them, having, in the same way
as these, given themselves over to sexual immorality and gone
after strange flesh, are set forth as an example, suffering
the punishment of eternal fire."
morning Lot and his family were rushed out of the city and
when they got to the next nearest town, God commenced to
destroy the whole plain of cities and towns. It doesn't
take a genius to figure out the cause and effect of this whole
episode here! I doubt that homosexuality was the only
wicked thing committed by these people. God is consistent
and the one thing that has always angered God greatly is the
worship of foreign gods and/or idols. In the first chapter
of Isaiah it mentions some of the things that the people of
Sodom and Gomorrah did that displeased God. It says;
"Stop bringing meaningless offerings! Your incense is
detestable to me. New Moons, Sabbaths and convocations - I
cannot bear your evil assemblies. Your New Moon festivals
and your appointed feasts My soul hates. - - - You will be
ashamed because of the sacred oaks in which you have
delighted; you will be disgraced because of the gardens that
you have chosen." (Isaiah 1: 13, 14, 29) All of these
things were a part of idol worship, which God detests.
stranger in a Benjamite town.
an account of a man who spent the night in the town of Gibeah
during his travels. An old man took him and his wife
(concubine) and servant in for the night. During the night
wicked men of the city surrounded the house. Pounding on the
door, they shouted - - Bring out the man who came to your
house so we can have sex with him."
goes on to describe that the men outside got his wife to rape
and abuse the rest of the night until she died.
morning the man sadly took his wife home, cut her up into
twelve pieces, and sent them to the leaders of the twelve
tribes of Israel. The result of this was that
men of Israel got together and united as one man against the
battles were fought. The city of Gibeah belonged to the
tribe of Benjamin and the whole tribe united in support of
their city of Gibeah against all the other tribes of Israel.
The first two battles went to the Benjamites, then they asked
the Lord God what to do.
Lord responded, Go, for tomorrow I will give them into your
hands." The next day a great battle was fought and over
25,000 Benjamite warriors died and
"The men of Israel went
back to (the territory of) Benjamin and put all the
towns to the sword, including the animals and everything else
they found. All the towns they came across they set on fire
19:11 to 20: 48)
Of the whole tribe of Benjamin, only six hundred men
Israelite tribe of Benjamin came very close to extinction
because of this affair.
this was brought about because a group of men wanted to rape
the stranger that spent a night in their town,
and when they couldn't have their way with him, they brutally
assaulted his wife through the night until she died.
God's attitude in this entire affair is very clear:
Homosexuals were punished for their perverted intentions and
deeds as well as the people who supported them. There's a lesson
for us here in our present day and age! Unlike Sodom and
Gomorrah, there is only one specific act of wickedness that is
to blame for this. Thousands of innocent people probably
died without knowing the real reason for the fight. It is
very improbable that the men of Gibeah told the whole truth of
why their fellow Israelites were against them. It's hard to
believe that one entire tribe of Israel would condone such a
brutal and immoral act of violence and what led up to this
Apostle Paul, in his letter to the Romans, makes it quite
clear what the New Testament attitude toward homosexuality is:
(Romans 1: 25-27) "They exchanged the truth of God for a
lie - - Because of this, God gave them over to shameful
lusts. Even their women exchanged natural relations for
unnatural ones. In the same way the men also abandoned
natural relations with women and were inflamed with lust for
one another. Men committed indecent acts with other men, and
received in themselves the due penalty for their
perversion." This scripture doesn't need any
explanation. After reading this nobody can say that the
Bible doesn't take a stand on homosexuality. It
does and God is against it !
actual word "homosexual" does not occur in the Bible
but neither is the word "incest" used in God's Word.
This absence certainly can't be construed as an endorsement
for either one! Many Christians believe that the phrase
"and received in themselves the due penalty for their
perversion" means that the disease AIDS was alive and
functioning during New Testament times. If not, surely
venereal diseases took its toll of promiscuous people back
then as it has through the ages past. No, I don't assume
that all homosexual people are promiscuous. However, I
believe that statistics show that the majority of homosexuals
are, and that it's the main cause of the rapid spread of AIDS
in our day. In another scripture Paul also says
from sexual immorality. All other sins a man commits are
outside his body, but he who sins sexually sins against his
own body." (1Corinthians 6: 18)
It is a
curious thing that the majority
of homosexual people do not change their minds about their
sexual orientation. Once they enter into
that life, they stay.
that actively try to turn these people around, at the best
experience a 30% success rate. It's unknown how many of
these return to it later. If you consider the phrase above;
"God gave them over to shameful lusts" it seems to me
that it's saying that when people make this choice, God is not
going to waste any further time on them. Their
consciences will no longer convict them
of their mistake in choosing homosexuality.
Homosexuality is against God's purpose for mankind.
The whole reason for the gender difference is for the purpose
of procreation, not recreation. All of
nature supports this point of view. The apparent
exceptions to this in the animal kingdom are chimpanzees and
dolphins, two species out of thousands.
It is debatable whether homosexual behavior in these
species can be attributed to genetics or
of dominance and submission between males.
The fact that females were not observed demonstrating
this behavior lends credence to the "dominance" theory.
Whatever the case may be, both chimpanzees and dolphins do
mate with each other, male and female, to propagate their
years ago, some scientific researcher claimed the homosexual
"gene" had been discovered. "Finally, a scientific
breakthrough had occurred to prove that homosexuals are,
because they can't help it, and it's not from their choice.
It's in their gene pattern!" The uproar died down rather
quickly because of some rather embarrassing facts and the
application of simple logic. One function of a person's
genetic pattern is to pass human traits down to your
offspring. Normally this means that if you and your wife are
both blond then your kids are going to be blond, or if you
have blue eyes and a long nose then your kids will probably
come close to looking like that if your wife is not too
different from that gene pattern.
if you believe that your genes have dictated that you are a
homosexual and you're attracted to a same sex partner,
who do you think you are going to pass this genetic pattern on
to? Male/male and female/female sexual unions
don't produce any offspring, therefore you are the last of
your line! If
there was any such thing as a homosexual gene, it would insure
that that trait would become extinct.
In spite of this very simple lesson in logic, there are still
many homosexuals that believe their so-called condition is
genetic and not by their personal choice.
(I wonder if there is supposed to be a pedophile gene?)
The final blow to the idea that homosexuality is genetic is
the fact of the many cases of identical twins where one chose
to be homosexual and the other remained normally heterosexual.
So the genetic mandate must remain just wishful thinking for
homosexuals. It never was a fact!
are there homosexuals? If it's not predetermined
by your genetic pattern then it must be by choice. Why
would anyone choose to be a homosexual?
Sexual gratification is the quick answer, after all,
homosexuality is about sex, pure and simple!
Yes, feelings of love and companionship can and will develop
between members of the same gender whether or not they are
sexually involved with each other, but the whole thing starts
with, and revolves around sex. But you say
that people can have sexual gratification between a man and a
woman, so what's the attraction between people of the same
be nice if we could ask Adam and Eve about the attraction of
the "forbidden fruit".
in the world is tempted to do things that they have been told
just the way we're built and it's not going to change.
for all have sinned and come short of the glory of God,
get a group of people together that actually enjoy doing the
same wrong thing, it logically follows that they will try to
convince the majority of people
around them that what they're doing is actually right. In the case of people who
choose to be homosexuals, that practice that the Bible labels
a perversion, their approach to convincing the majority that
what they are doing is right, is extremely clever. When
teaching people about an unknown thing, something they don't
understand, you start off by discussing what those people do
understand and agree on. One of the "Hot Topics" of our
time is racial discrimination. The majority of people now
agree that discrimination against minority races is
wrong and that it is good that we have laws that punish people
who violate them.
homosexual community is presently in an advanced stage of
comparing the problems of minority races with the problems of
their minority homosexual group. They are rapidly
convincing many people that it is one and the same problem.
That is brilliant, but wrong. People can't choose their
skin color or racial features. It is inherently ridiculous
to believe that moral opposition to people who choose
to become homosexuals is the same thing as opposing people
because of the color of their skin. If
you carry their thought out to its logical conclusion, then
any minority group should be able to claim the same protection
and equality under the laws that protect minority races.
That includes pedophiles, people who get their sexual
gratification by molesting children, and other deviants who
choose to practice their own
particular perversions. They all believe that they
should be able to do what they want, after all it's a free
Homosexuals believe that because they are increasing in
that they generate a lot of attention for their cause--that
they are coming closer and closer to full legal acceptance in
our country. That may be true, but the
in Germany were lawfully accepted in their country and had
complete control, but that didn't make them right. How's
that for a comparison?
Communism was legally accepted in
Russia and they killed millions of their own people, but that
didn't make them right either. Even in a democracy, ethical
right and wrong is not decided by numbers. The majority can
vote a thing into acceptance, which makes it lawful, but
has preeminence in the determination of what is morally right
or wrong. God has made it very clear in the Bible that
homosexuality is a perversion. The Biblical point of view is
that the actions of homosexuals are evil. It is
ethically and morally wrong in God's sight. That is in
accordance with God's Word, the Bible. You may disagree
with this! You may not like this! But, you are not
going to change God's Word, the Bible. You can mumble about "Interpretation" all you want, but
all of the relevant scriptures say the same thing and they
can't all be misinterpreted to say the opposite thing.
watched a few of the pro-homosexual movies where they are made
out to be a quite noble but misunderstood people and I really
have no problem with the concept that a lot of homosexuals are
basically good people. How many times have you heard or
known of people that are basically good and decent but have a
problem with minor shop-lifting or a pastor or politician that
was involved in a sex scandal. These things happen
to good, decent, normally ethically righteous people.
Everyone is capable of making a mistake. Some of
the nicest decent people make mistakes.
says that a same-sex relationship is a mistake?
read above the relevant Bible scriptures that clearly states
that God has
declared in no uncertain terms that homosexuality is wrong. I
truly believe that the
reason that homosexuality appears to be on the increase is
that the majority of people just don't know what God's Word
says about this subject.
people are not necessarily bad, evil people but what they are
doing is a perversion in God's sight. He's the one who made
us male and female for a purpose and He has every right to
condemn those who pervert that purpose.
an effort to demonstrate a sort of de facto acceptability, the
homosexual leadership claims that 10% of everyone in the U. S.
are homosexuals (in or out of the closet). The U. S.
population is about 275 million people during the year
2000. 10% of that is 27.5 million people. To get your
mind around that figure; 27.5 million people is about one
fourth of all white males in our country. Another good
comparison is the total black population of 35 million people
in the U.S. To say the least, the 10% figure must be
considered a fantasy. There is no evidence to my knowledge
to prove that such a large number of people in our country,
27.5 million, are homosexuals. I would think that possibly
2% or 5.5 million people might be homosexuals at the most.
It really doesn't matter because the numbers don't have
anything to do with what is acceptable in God's sight. Just
don't be taken in by these wild claims of millions and
millions of people that are supposedly homosexuals. The
numbers have no relation to God's judgment of this
the "Forward" to this book, I told you that some things are
going to get worse. Here is a possible scenario: I said
that churches are corporations in their respective states and
that pastors are also licensed by the state. Laws and/or
regulations are already in place preventing anyone speaking
out against homosexuals in some educational institutions.
More hate-crime laws are in the works. The
homosexual community is very busy extending this into all
public sectors in their effort to "fight discrimination".
All churches are open to the public. When a Minister
teaches God's word to his congregation that homosexuality is a
perversion that God disapproves of, it will only take one
homosexual to turn the pastor in for "hateful" discrimination against
authorities must act on that charge because the complaint is
against a state corporation (the church), which gives them the
authority to do so, and against a pastor that the state has
licensed. What happened to the Constitutional separation of
church and state? If there was such a thing then churches
wouldn't be state Corporations now, and pastors
wouldn't have to be licensed now. You might
think that eventually something has to give. One side or
the other has to back off. For homosexuals to back off,
they would have to go back into hiding, or at a minimum, stop
pushing their agenda so aggressively. That's not going to
happen! For people who try to live according to God's Word,
they would have to compromise their religious beliefs, or at a
minimum, stop publicly teaching the Bible. That's not
going to happen either!
who believe that the Bible is God's Word and try to live their
lives by its precepts, can not compromise their stand on
homosexuality, because there is no compromise in the Bible.
God is adamantly against homosexuality in any way, shape,
form, or fashion.
I think that it's obvious to anybody that believes in God that
He has the last word in everything. God
doesn't compromise! When the laws of our
land are changed to further reduce the separation of church
and state, and the "authorities" are obligated by law to
suppress the teachings of the Bible, then a revolution will
occur. I doubt very much if both sides will
just agree to disagree, and leave it at that. What if
a Christian doesn't want to rent an apartment to a homosexual
for his own personal religious reasons? I
can think of dozens of other scenarios where a clash will
personally do not see a happy ending to this problem.
Laws that suppress Christian ethics, the founding principles
of our country, will only make things worse.
In the end, I only hope that God's law will prevail.
compassion is great, O Lord; preserve my life according to
your laws. All your words are true; all your righteous
laws are eternal."
(Psalms 119: 156, 160)
the above was written, California State governor
Schwartzenegger signed "SB1234" into law during October of
2004 making it illegal for the public reading of those
portions of the bible that condemns homosexuality. It is
now considered a "Hate Crime" in the state of California.
Other states will probably follow suite. Isn't it amazing
that the guiding light for the Muslim religion, the Koran
(which does not contain the word "love"), has no such legal
obstacles to its public reading? Yet those Muslim hate
groups that look to the Koran for guidance are responsible for
9/11 and other acts of atrocities against our country.
But the end of the commandment is love out of a pure heart,
and a good conscience, and faith unfeigned,
from which some, having swerved, have turned aside to foolish
desiring to be teachers of the law, neither understanding what
they say nor that which they affirm.
But we know that the law
good if a man uses it lawfully,
knowing this, that the law
not made for a righteous one, 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 fornicators, for homosexuals, for slave-traders, for
liars, for perjurers, and anything else that is contrary to
according to the glorious gospel of the blessed God, which was
committed to my trust.
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