The Example of Those Who Fell in the Wilderness

Text: 1 Corinthians 10:1-12 Paul begins by reminding these Christians of the parallels between then and the Israelites (v. 1-4). But most died in the wilderness. We need to learn from their failings so we can avoid their sins. Do Not Crave Evil Things (v. 6) This was the fundamental problem that led to the […]

Marriage, Homosexuality, and Government

Certain states are now allowing same-sex marriages. What does the Bible have to say about these things? Marriage Established by God in the beginning (Genesis 2:18-24; Mark 10:6-8) God joins two people together (Matthew 19:6) Marriage is for one man & one woman for life (Matthew 19:4-6) Homosexuality Contrary to nature (Romans 1:26-27) It is […]

The Growing Acceptance of Homosexuality

Text: Genesis 19:1-14; Judges 19:10-27, 20:12-13 What We Should Expect as Acceptance Grows They will become more demanding They will become more intolerant They will become more violent What Does the Bible Say about Homosexuality? It is a chosen practice – 1 Corinthians 6:9-11 It is a sinful practice – 1 Timothy 1:9-10; Jude 7 […]

Homosexuality

Old Testament teaching on homosexuality – Leviticus 18:22; 20:13; Genesis 19 New Testament teaching on homosexuality – Romans 1:26-27; 1 Corinthians 6:9-11; 1 Timothy 1:9-10 Common defenses: People are born that way – Acts 10:34; 1 Corinthians 10:13 Jesus never spoke against it – not specifically that was recorded; John 16:13 God loves everyone – […]