Maybe This Is the Real Reason You Believe Being Gay Is a Sin



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You hit the nail on the head

Wow! This is sure to upset a few apple carts. I've often wondered how Christians choose which of the millions of sins to get all worked up about, vote about, hurt others over. You are so right. It's about their choice. Hateful choices.

Eldon 3 days ago

Declaring sin to be righetousness

This article makes me want to vomit, mocking because the Bible tells me so. It seems the Methodist church chooses to be represented by this. As for me and my house, we will choose the Lord and His Word, not some nonsense that declares their sinful acts righteous. This is what Isaiah was talking about in
Isaiah 3:9 The shew of their countenance doth witness against them; and they declare their sin as Sodom, they hide it not. Woe unto their soul! for they have rewarded evil unto themselves.

Elizabeth McVeigh 51 days ago

Being Gay...Because the Bible tells me so...

With all due respect you never really engage the conversation around why being Gay or Lesbian is not a sin. Like all sin, sin is sin because the Bible tells me so.......And for a Biblical Inerrantist that is enough.

Jeff Lucas 61 days ago

Do you abide by everything the Bible says?

Leviticus says lots of things are sins. Do you care as much about all of them as you do about this thing?

Ann Bee 60 days ago

And what about your beliefs?

Can it also turn out that you believe what you believe because you want to?

Betsy 64 days ago


In all the arguments made so far on this I have yet to see any that seriously considered that being gay was in and of itself a sin. This article is pointless blather.

Kevin 67 days ago

Notable Quotes

"Harsh and direct disagreement places thought under pressure. That’s its point. Pressure can be intellectually productive: being forced to look closely at arguments against a beloved position helps those who hold it to burnish and buttress it as often as it moves them to abandon it. But pressure also causes pain and fear; and when those under pressure find these things difficult to bear, they’ll sometimes use any means possible to make the pressure and the pain go away. They feel unsafe, threatened, put upon, and so they react by deploying the soft violence of the law or the harder violence of the aggressive and speech-denying protest. Both moves are common enough in our élite universities now, as is their support by the powers that be. Tolerance for intellectual pain is less than it was. So is tolerance for argument."

– Paul Griffiths, former professor of Catholic theology at United Methodist-related Duke University Divinity School, in an article for Commonweal magazine on why he resigned over a recent conflict with a colleague related to racism training.


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