How should the church respond to believers with persistent homosexual urges?
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An anonymous account written by "a Christian husband and father who, day by day, resists his homosexual desires," as the subtitle calls him, focuses on an issue that believers cannot ignore: the presence of those with same-sex attraction among us. Many of them could use our help. What does the Bible say about homosexuals? What does it say about how we should treat them?
Table of Contents
Identify the Current Issue
Discover the Eternal Principles
Teaching point one: The Bible teaches that full sexual expression belongs only in heterosexual marriage.
Teaching point two: It is possible for anyone involved in sinful activity to change, but change may be agonizingly difficult.
Teaching point three: It is no sin to be tempted, even recurrently and powerfully.
Teaching point four: We're called to relate to all Christians with humility, compassion, and sober moral judgment.
Apply Your Findings
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ARTICLE FROM CHRISTIANITY TODAY
No Easy Victory, by an anonymous author (March 11, 2002, p. 50)
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