On Gay Marriage, Our Culture, and Christianity

by Jonathan Perz “Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh” (Genesis 2:24). No law, edict, dictate of man or man’s government will ever change these words! Jesus reaffirmed them (Matthew 19:4-5) and they will stand regardless of any decision of men made today, tomorrow,…

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I prefer other women. Does that mean I’m not saved?

Question: I’m a Christian and a God-fearing woman. I accept Jesus Christ as my Savior and believe in His death and resurrection for the remission of our sins. My problem is that I prefer women. I know this is wrong. I have also fallen in love with another woman. I’ve never been intimate with her.…

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What is the best way to lovingly tell someone they are wrong?

Question: In your opinion what is the best way to tell someone that they are wrong but loved? If someone is a homosexual, how can you tell them that their actions are wrong in a loving way? It seems like you need to strike a delicate balance there. Answer: “But avoid foolish and ignorant disputes,…

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Your website has a lot of information on preterism and homosexuality

Question: Hello, I stumbled across your website as I was trying to find information on refuting Preterism (AD 70 fulfillment). I have family members who recently found out about this, and are submerging themselves in Jonathon Welton’s teachings. Your web page has a lot of information, I hope to look through plenty of it in…

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Who Are You?

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/WhoAreYou.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: I Timothy 4:1-2   I.         The news has been filled with people who claim to be something different than what they are.             A.        Bruce Jenners, claims he always felt he was a woman. Yet, he married three times and has six children (two from each marriage). His words and his action…

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Is the Bible fallible because it was written in human languages?

Question: Dear Jeffrey, I am sorry that I have to turn to you for help, but this is why I am currently studying to be a preacher because people like you and many others inspire me to be able to teach. Unfortunately, I have wasted away much of my life after vain things, such as…

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I have only had sex with guys but don’t consider myself gay

Question: I have only had sex with guys but don’t consider myself gay. I am attracted to women, but I can’t just have sex with any woman. When I was 11 I had my first experience with a girl, but it was my younger half-sister, so, of course, I was hard and able to have…

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You only oppose homosexuality out of ignorance

Question: I’m sorry if I may sound a bit rash, but what is wrong with you people?  I am deeply concerned on your standpoints of the Scripture and the answers you are giving people.  We are all made in our own unique way, and the Lord forgives us for our imperfections and sins. If one…

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I’m afraid my son is gay

Question: I sense my son is gay because he has never had a girlfriend. And I have caught him watching gay porn. I raised him in the church, where it is taught that that is a sin. How do I talk to him about his struggles and that his lifestyle is a sin? A sin…

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Should I leave a denomination that accepts homosexuality?

Question: Read your article about homosexuality in churches these days. I have tried to explain to people that when you accept Christ he says our old ways are in the past and we are new. But like you said people state I think they are born that way. Our church recently put a picture of…

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How do we treat our daughter who says she is now a homosexual?

Question: How are we to treat a homosexual person?  She is our daughter.  This has never happened in our families before.  We are so hurt by this.  She was raised in a Christian home.  We want her to come to her senses and live the way God wants her to live.  We want all our…

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On Stoning Adulterers and Not Eating Shellfish

by Hugh Fulford via The Fellowship Room Periodically — at least three or four times a year — someone feels compelled to demonstrate his or her lack of knowledge of the Bible by writing a letter to the editor of the local newspaper railing against Bible-believers who oppose homosexuality. (Capital punishment of convicted murderers is another…

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What Did Jesus Really Say?

by Jacob Wooten I saw this picture below posted on Facebook and I’ve seen similar statements before, so I feel like this kind of thinking might be widespread both in the world and perhaps among those who would say they are of faith. Let’s examine this reasoning and see what Jesus really says according to the Bible. …

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Why Homosexuals Are Receiving So Much Attention

by Edward O. Bragwell Sr. “Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor homosexuals, nor sodomites, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners will inherit the kingdom of God” (I Corinthians 6:9-10). We are sometimes…

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Would Jesus Bake a Cake for a Homosexual Marriage?

by Jonathan Perz Yes. Jesus ate with sinners (Luke 5:30). Jesus washed sinners’ feet (John 13:1-20). Jesus let His feet be anointed by a prostitute (Luke 7:36-50). Jesus chose twelve sinners to be His apostles, one of whom would betray Him (Matthew 10:2-4). Jesus even died for sinners (Romans 5:8). He lived His perfect life…

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Has science proven that homosexuality is caused in the womb?

Question: My English class began writing persuasive speeches on contemporary issues. We were allowed to pick our own topics. I choose homosexuality – and how it is not a choice – because of my passion for the topic. So I began my research and came across “Scientific Facts Regarding Homosexuality & Marriage Equality” I found it…

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How can one know if he is a reprobate?

Question: I was wondering how one would know they are reprobate? I turned to a life of homosexuality for nearly ten years, but recently had a couple of nightmares that scared me into coming back to God. During the time in which I lived in that lifestyle, I attempted to convince myself with Scripture that…

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How can God condemn love between two people?

Question: I might have just not read Don’t you dare change my mind, but why is homosexuality bad? carefully enough, but it seemed like the only reason why homosexual sex was a sin was that it was for pure pleasure only and without the intention of reproduction. Wouldn’t that mean if a heterosexual couple had protected…

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Does God hate me because I am bisexual?

Question: I’m positive I’m bisexual. I’m a virgin but I have a strong sexual attraction to both males and females. I just wanted to know. Does God hate me and am I going to hell for a feeling I was born with and a feeling I cannot change? Answer: To be bisexual means that you have sex…

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How do I deal with my lesbian daughter?

Question: My daughter is in a lesbian relationship and recently became engaged.  She is aware that I believe homosexuality is condemned in the Bible as a sin and also that, regardless of whether or not she chooses to live in sin, I will still love her.  The problem is not whether or not she is…

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Why would God make homosexuality pleasurable if it was wrong?

Question: Hi, I have been reading through your site. I really can tell you know what you’re talking about. I have a question, but it might seem a little crude. I hope you won’t be offended. I have several friends that are gay and they tell me that being gay is no big deal. They…

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When Sin Is Advocated

Source: Kevin Hardy, “After same-sex couple victory in Collegedale, church ousts gay detective’s family,” Chattanooga Times Free Press, 21 August 2013. It was something bound to eventually happen. A church in Chattanooga withdrew from the mother, aunt, and uncle for their support of their homosexual family member. The daughter, Kat Cooper, petitioned the town of…

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My friend just told me he is homosexual. What do I do?

Question: Dear Jeffrey, I have a friend in which I’ve known for about ten years or so and the other day he (I don’t like to use this phrase) came out of the closet. He told me that he was gay. I have no idea how to handle this. Do I stop being his friend?…

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Is Homosexuality Compatible with a Biblical World View?

by Wayne Welsh There is no question that homosexuality is a hot topic in today’s culture. Society is increasing its pressure on professing Christians to accept and embrace those who practice homosexual acts. It has become chic for people to “come out of the closet.” The news media and the education system are both becoming progressively…

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Study of Identical Twins Show Homosexuality Is Not Genetic

Source: Holland Davis, “Identical twin studies prove homosexuality is not genetic.” 13 May 2013. Source: Whitehead, N. E., Ph.D., “The Importance of Twin Studies.” Narth. Source: Whitehead, N. E., My Genes Made Me Do It. After years of trying to prove a genetic basis to homosexuality, the evidence is mounting that homosexuality is not caused by…

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Why was Jerusalem compared to Sodom?

Question: I have questions about the book of Ezekiel. Why does God refer to Jerusalem as Sodom in various verses in Ezekiel 16? Did Jerusalem become as bad or worse than Sodom was, but God did not destroy them because of his promise to Abraham? Homosexual activists always cite this chapter as “evidence” that God…

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Do I tell my fiance that I had homosexual sex in my past?

Question: I need your help regarding a situation I have. I am a male in my late twenties. I am going to get married in a few months to my girlfriend of three years. I had a secret, which I am confused about if I should share it with my future wife. I was addicted…

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