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Genesis 19: What the Bible Really Says Were the Sins of Sodom

Everyone is familiar with the story of Sodom and Gomorrah.  At least many people think they are.  The point of the story is to condemn homosexuals and homosexual behavior, right?  Wrong.   And contrary to the belief of some, it’s not … Continue reading

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Leviticus 18: What Was The Abomination?

[I shared some of the following in an earlier post.  However, since readers have expressed interest in this particular passage, it is now expanded and reposted with a more easily identifiable title.] In light of all the commotion over homosexuality, one would think the Bible has a lot to say on … Continue reading

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The Gay Debate and the Temperance Movement: Not-So-Strange Bedfellows?

Thanks to Michelle Bachmann and her family business that offers Christian counseling which includes “therapy” to reorient gay people, the debate over homosexuality and dubious claims of alleged change ministries have resurfaced once again.  The media highlights ex-gay treatments, theories and ministries … Continue reading

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Romans 2: Paul’s Bait and Switch

Have you ever noticed that Romans 1 was not legislation?  Romans 1 contained no advice for the church in the city of Rome or any other.  Romans 1 was a rhetorical device.  That is to say, enlisting the disproval of a … Continue reading

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Romans 1: What Was Paul Ranting About?

I guess some of you sensed this post was coming right on the heels of the previous  one about how to do responsible exegesis, huh? In Romans 1, the Apostle Paul mentions male and female behavior that he expects his readers to disapprove.  But … Continue reading

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