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Article 72 - Homosexuality


What Does The Bible Say About Homosexuality?

Jon Gary Williams

1. Gen. 13:13
- - How does the Bible describe the sinful men of Sodom? _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

2. Gen. 18:20
- - The sin of the men of Sodom was _ _ _ _ _ _ and very _ _ _ _ _ _ _.

3. Gen. 19:5-7
- - What did Lot call the actions of homosexuals? _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
(cf. Judges 19:22,23)

4. Lev. 18:22
- - For man to lie with man is said to be _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ . (cf. I Kings 14:24)

5. Lev. 20:13
- - Under the law of Moses homosexuality was punishable by _ _ _ _ _ _ _.

6. Deut. 23:17
- - God would not tolerate _ _ _ _ _ _ or _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ .

7. I Kings 15:11,12
- - What did King Asa do to the sodomites? _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

8. I Kings 22:46
- - What did king Jehoshaphat do to the sodomites? _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

9. II Kings 23:7
- - What did king Josiah do to the sodomites? _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

10. Rom. 1:27
- - How is homosexuality described? _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

11. I Cor. 6:9,10 - - Those who practice these sins will not be able to do what? The answer found both at beginning and end -- "not inherit kingdom of heaven."

Note: Paul said, "be not deceived" People are deceived into becoming involved in these kinds of sin!

Satan induces people to participate in these things!

Note: Two terms in this text refer to homosexuals. They are:
1) malakoi -- "effeminate" alluding to pedophilia.
2) arsenokoitai -- "abusers of themselves with mankind" or "sodomites" (NKJ); relates to adult homosexuality.

12. I Cor. 7:2
- - Sexual relation outside of marriage called is _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ . Since homosexuality takes place outside of marriage, it is _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.

13. I Tim. 1:10
- - Homosexuals are described as those who _ _ _ _ _ _ themselves
with _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ .

14. Jude 7
- - Sodom and Gomorrah were given over to what? _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

15. Jude 7
- - The punishment of Sodom and Gomorrah serves as an example of what?
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

16. Thought questions.
A. From a Biblical standpoint, why is it illogical to claim that God created some people with an affinity to be homosexual? _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

B. Are people born with the proclivity to be homosexual? _ _ _ If the answer is

"no," then the practice of homosexuality must be a _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ behavior.
  


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