Sexual relations between people of the same sex. The biblical emphasis upon the loving union of male and female, as an integral part of God’s creation ordinance, establishes the context against which the censure of homosexual practice is to be set.
Homosexual practice is incompatible with the kingdom of God
1Co 6:9-10The meanings of the Greek words for “male prostitutes” and “homosexual offenders” are disputed, but the terms are commonly associated with particular forms of homosexual behaviour. See also1Ti 1:9-11
Sexual disorder is one consequence of rejecting God
Dictionary of Bible Themes Scripture index copyright Martin H. Manser, 2009. As Editor, Martin Manser wishes to thank all those who compiled or edited the NIV Thematic Study Bible, on which this work is based.
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