A daily devotional by Dr. K. Neill Foster
for October 22, 2019
|The Biblical View of Homosexuality|
Text: "Men committed indecent acts with other men, and received in themselves the due penalty for their perversion" Romans 1:27b.
Western democracies are struggling to cope with the gay rights agenda that seeks to secure the signs of normalcy for their behaviors and life-style. Scripture, on the other hand, uses the words "indecent" and "perversion" to describe such things. Sodomy is not new, and the removal of human laws against it does not change the nature of the acts.
Those who struggle for their "rights" are in contest with the Holy Bible and its part in the formation of Western Christian culture.
Paul wrote to the Corinthian church, specifically to the former homosexuals: ". . . such were some of you." There was no doubt in his mind that homosexuality was like any other sin --its power was then, and is now, being broken in the lives of authentic Christian converts.
Writing this way may finally be considered "hate speech." And Christians may suffer once again for their faith. But God's word never changes. It abides forever. And in its eternal abiding, homosexuality will always be labeled for the perversion that it is.