Many homosexuals believe that God created them that way, but this is not the truth of God's word. If God made them that way, then why would God say that it is an abomination to Him? What most do not understand is that mankind is in a fallen sinful condition, homosexuality is a by product of that sinful condition. After God created Adam and Eve, He looked at His creation and said "it is good". Adam and Eve were not homosexuals, God created them as heterosexuals. Homosexuality came after the fall of mankind.
Because of the sin nature of man, I might possibly understand the sexual desire a person might have for another but marriage goes beyond sexual attraction. I can understand why the world is tolerant and accepting to homosexuality.
What I can't understand is why some Christians are accepting of it?
The Condition of the world
Ephesians 2:1-3And He has made you alive, who were once dead in trespasses and sins,
2 in which you once walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now works in the children of disobedience;
3 among whom we also had our way of life in times past, in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the thoughts, and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.
2Corinthians 4:4in whom the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving ones, so that the light of the glorious gospel of Christ (who is the image of God) should not dawn on them.
Recently a very popular rock-pop star was united in a same sex marriage in Great Britain. Movie stars, rock stars and the media applauded and gave it praise. Why?
John 15:19 If you were of the world, the world would love its own. But because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, because of this the world hates you.
John 3:19This is the judgment, that the light has come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the light; for their works were evil.
Without Christ, people are in darkness, they love their own and despise what is godly and right. Hollywood is mainly dominated by unsaved people therefore what comes out of Hollywood is full of darkness.
Instead of being salt and a light, many Christians have accepted the world's view instead of God's view and have become salt-less. Many Christians have become desensitizes to ungodliness. We have accepted this world's values by their continual preaching to the masses by the various medias. To the delight of Satan.
Romans 12:2Don't be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what is the good, well-pleasing, and perfect will of God.
Our minds are renewed by the word of God, the Bible.
What does the Bible say about Homosexuality?
Leviticus 18:22Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination.
Romans 1:26-27 Because of this, God gave them over to shameful lusts. Even their women exchanged natural relations for unnatural ones.
Vs.27 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. ( NIV )
2Peter 2:6-8and turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah into ashes, condemned them to destruction, having made them an example to those who would live ungodly;
7and delivered righteous Lot, who was very distressed by the lustful life of the wicked
8(for that righteous man dwelling among them, was tormented in his righteous soul from day to day with seeing and hearing lawless deeds):
For what reason did God judge Sodom and Gomorrah?
Before they had
gone to bed, all the men from every part of the city of Sodom, both young
and old, surrounded the house.
Mal. 3:6For I am the LORD, I change not;
1Corinthians 6:9-10Do you not know that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor abusers, nor homosexuals,
10 nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.
Back to same sex marriage
The scriptures teach us that homosexuality is a sin and in the eyes of God it is an abomination. In Leviticus Ch.18 it is listed with other sexual sins such as bestiality. This is what God says about it.
One reason that it is an abomination, is that it goes against nature. Man with man, woman with woman cannot produce offspring, one of the God given reasons for sexual union. Another reason is that it violates God's order. In the beginning God created them male and female, this is the word of Jesus Himself.
Mark 10:6But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female.
7 For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife;
8 And they twain shall be one flesh: so then they are no more twain, but one flesh.
One aspect of becoming one flesh is having a child. The child is from the mother and the father, chromosomes etc.
Another reason it's wrong
The marriage of a man and a woman is an illustration of Christ and the church. Homosexual union violates this.
Ephesians 5:30For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.
31 For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.
32 This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.
Giving approval to same sex marriage is being a part of it.
1Timothy 5:22Lay hands suddenly on no man, neither be partaker of other men's sins: keep thyself pure.
Romans 1:32Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.
Two men or two woman are not qualified to raise children.
God created a man and woman with certain God given abilities for raising children. My first wife died, which left me with two daughters to raise. No matter how hard I tried, I could never be a mother to them. How sad it is when children are subjected to the perversion of a same sex union. What is sadder is when Christians applaud it.
"Hello little Johnny and whom do you have with you today?" "This is my mommy and my ah, ah, ah, mommy." God is not the author of confusion, Satan is.
A woman can never, never be a father figure to a child, neither can a man ever be a mother figure. They just don't have the right God given stuff.
Homosexuals have sold the masses on the idea that God made them that way. I cannot blame a blind man for thinking that God chose pink for the color of grass. Mankind is in a sinful fallen state; he has a sin nature that is expressed in many ways. Is it right for me to say, "Yes I am a thief but don't blame me, God made me this way; I have been this way ever since I was a little boy?"
If a blind man wants to believe that grass is pink, don't tell me that I have to accept it as truth, just because you do. As a Christian I don't have the right to hate him and wish him harm but I do have a right to believe what I consider to be the truth and give voice to that truth in non-violent ways.
Christians are accused of being intolerant but it is really the other way around. This world's view is intolerant of our views.
Matthew 4:4But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God.
We have a choice to make, will we conform to the world's standard or Gods?