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THE “HOMOSEXUAL GENDER” MYTH

By Linda Olden-Smith

 To respond and discuss the issue of “homosexuality” it must be considered from the two distinct justifications that tend to be most heralded by the proponents of those that believe that the gender which has come to be known as “homosexual” exists.  These two justifications include:

1.       The natural born gender with the opposite gender physical characteristics, i.e. a girl born with several male physical characteristics or the boy born with several female physical characteristics.

2.       The attraction to the same sex (either by involuntary propensity or acquired preference)

1.     The natural born gender with the opposite gender physical characteristics, i.e. a girl born with several male physical characteristics or the boy born with several female physical characteristics.

The qualifier that identifies an individual as being male or female is exclusively and specifically based on the genitalia with which he or she was born.  This qualification does not include testosterone, progesterone or other hormone levels or production which might manifest developed feminine breasts and/or delicate skin and other features in men, or an Adam’s apple, or masculine bone and muscular structure in women.   Nor does it consider the types of activities or material objects the individual is drawn to.  Such as for example, the fact that a man loves show tunes, interior decorating, or that a woman loves working on cars or playing heavy contact sports, these genuine passions would play no role in the criteria that determines his or her gender, only the genitalia with which the individual is born. Neither do the qualifications that identify a man or a woman take into consideration automotive gestures or mannerisms that have traditionally been ascribed to men or to women exclusively. These automotive gestures and mannerisms could be exemplified in such as a heavy grip versus the gentle and graceful manipulation of objects with the hands.  The qualifier of gender being exclusively centered on the type of genitalia, with which the man or woman is born, expands the true range of what encompasses manhood or womanhood and leaves no room for what has been mistakenly identified as the “homosexual” gender.

Each individual includes some measure of masculine and feminine characteristics and gestures.  Genesis 1:27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them. This passage in the Bible presents an innate androgynous nature of men and women by deific design.  It also presents the totality of genders created by God.  God exclusively created two genders, male and female.  He did not create a third or any other number of genders. This androgyny presents  a  wide spectrum within each individual whereby the calibrated male to female ratio characteristics are manifested in each gender.   No matter how feminine the boy is or how masculine the girl, no matter where any of us fall in this trait scale, genitalia determines gender as male or female and nothing else.    So it is impossible that anything but a male or female be born.  The body manifests the gender.  There is no mistake.  Each human body is a valid encasement of the full range of feminine and masculine characteristics and gesture and there is no telling how these characteristics will manifest in any one of the sexes.  But it doesn’t matter, because, genitalia that comes with birth determines the gender and nothing else.   There is nothing and no one born that is subject to damnation based on his or her birth and body parts.  There are no homosexuals born.  Not one.  There are only legitimate, bona fide, men and women born and they are identified exclusively by their genitalia.

God is passionate about His creation of men and women and declares it “very good” as seen in Genesis 1:31.  God so very much and so very tenderly loves each and every one of His children.  He thoughtfully and specifically packaged their unique blend of feminine and masculine traits into two distinct genders, identifiable by their genitalia.  He calls one of the packaged blended characteristics, male and the other packaged blended characteristics he calls female.  This divine packaging was not an oversight, or a bad joke, or punishment.  It was and is purposeful, founded on deific principle, it was and is a loving and marvelous design.

So How Did This Mythical Gender Come To Be?

The Biblical moral guidelines that references inappropriate sexual activities only regards the activity itself.  It does not circumscribe the physical characteristics and gestures of men and women nor imply that these could in any way forecast their propensities toward certain sinful temptations.  Yet mainstream “Christian” society has imposed these propensities on men and women based on their extreme opposite gender characteristics and gestures and tragically exile them to the mythical gender of the “homosexual”.  In addition, this wrongful exile includes an implied excommunication from Christianity and mainstream society as a whole.  As a “homosexual” the exiled man or woman is often left with few options for salvation, they believe, so why bother with morality?  Why try to seek out God’s plan for his/her blessed and perfect life here and eternally hereafter if born into this abominable and damned life of the “homosexual” so-called.

The Bible does not identify a specific range of masculine or feminine features when qualifying a man as a man or a woman as a woman.  The Bible does not condemn anyone on their features, characteristics, or the kinds of moral life activities they enjoy.  The Bible does not condemn anyone for who they love.  The Bible clearly and sternly presents its position and this position speaks only to sexual activity with the same sex.  Even then, there is no assertion that a third gender is created when this law is transgressed.

Mainstream “Christian” Society’s Responsibility for the “Homosexual” Gender Belief  Dilemma

Typically mainstream “Christian” society has limited the true and expansive range of what qualifies legitimate and bona fide men and women as men as women without Biblical authority.  (Please be aware that it is acknowledged that Christians are not the only social and religious groups that impose these limitations on men and women). These unauthorized and imposed limitations on true manhood and womanhood have estranged many men and women who do not meet the median calibrated characteristics of their genders.  In other words, mainstream “Christian” society tends to dictate that other than the man or woman’s genitalia, other factors such as hair growth, muscular and breast development, bone structure, tone and pitch of voice, as well as other features are integral in identifying who is a woman and who is a man.  In still other words, mainstream “Christian” society dictates that those men and women that manifest what they (mainstream “Christian” society) consider as too many features of the opposite sex are not indeed bona fide men or women.  By extending the qualifications to more than mere genitalia, these otherwise good Christians disparage God’s pure and perfect creation of only men and women.

Seeking Out Their Own For a Mate

Now, cast out of mainstream society, these abandoned men and women are forced to seek out their “own kind” for a mate.   They do indeed have what is considered as their “own kind”.  “Their own” is being identified as a pool of legitimate men and women who manifest characteristics and/or gestures of the opposite sex in a measure outside which is generally manifested and historically, socially accepted.  Unfortunately, these exiled men and women largely do not typically seek out a morally acceptable mate (a member of the opposite sex) out of the pool of candidates who truly constitute their “true mate” among their “own kind”.  For every extremely feminine male there is an extremely masculine female.  This is true for not only the extreme calibrated characteristic manifestations but the subtle manifestations as well.  There is member of the opposite sex that is perfect for every man and woman regardless to the way their female and male qualities are calibrated within their own skin.

All those people, who believe in this pseudo gender “the homosexual” typically consider the “homosexual’s” own  to be a member of their same sex and tend nurture and promote this error.  As a true man or woman (as they truly are) their own includes both men and women.  Now restored as legitimate men and women these individuals can rightfully connect to the proper pool of mate candidates, whereby moral and satisfactory relationships can be established.  So the man who desires the more masculine qualities is able to find the woman that possesses such, and the woman that prefers the more feminine qualities is able to find the man that possesses such.

This article is presented for the purpose to reinforce the truth that these men and women, who have previously been exiled, are indeed real men and women and to foster an environment for them whereby they can seek out and access the larger pool of mate to which they are divinely entitled.  This divinely entitled expansive mate candidate pool offers each and every man and woman a satisfying mate and one that will allow them to comply with the Biblical moral codes.   This compliance enhances their immediate life fulfillment here and eternally hereafter (for those who assign their faith in the more arcane concerns).

Once Born a Man or Woman, Always a Man or Woman

Again, a man or a woman is exclusively and specifically identified by their genitalia.  This correct identification expands the range of expression and characteristics that a man or a woman possesses or demonstrates.  This expanded range forever establishes their qualification as bona fide, potent, genuine and worthy men and women no matter what the characteristics or expressions are that surround their genitals.

As such, no one is born into a gender called homosexual, no one can become a member of this pseudo homosexual gender.  The only gender anyone can ever be is that which they were born regardless to future augmentation.  The only genders available to distinguish accurately between the sexes is male and female.  There is no “homosexual” gender.

Thereby, any suggestion that would assert that a person was born a homosexual and is in jeopardy of damnation due to Biblical moral codes is absolutely not true, is not founded in reality, is not grounded in anything Biblical, nor is it the product of  any intelligent scientific deductions.

There are no men born in women’s bodies and no women born in men’s bodies whereby these hostage individuals must be liberated via surgery and/or popular acceptance to establish that they indeed qualify as members of the opposite gender.  These individuals are also now and forever, regardless to their assumed and incorrect assessment of their bodily betrayals, genuine men and women and never homosexual.  The “born homosexual” is a myth and does not exist.  Therefore there is nothing in the physical birth of any individual that relegates him/her to the damnation that Biblical moral guidelines might impose on what has become inaccurately identified as “homosexual”.

2.     The attraction to the same sex (either by involuntary propensity or acquired preference)

What is Attraction?

Attraction is a property of decisive thought processing and not of an independent material body function.  The material elements that would serve decisive thought processing in its determination that there is attraction or not, such as physical appearance, smells, attitude, etc. are tributary to decisive thought processing.  Decisive thought processing is also known as a person’s deliberations about the thoughts he or she considers.  Decisive thought processing dictates what the physical appearance, smells, attitudes, etc. means to him or her and then attraction is ignited or not by the magnification or disposal of the data presented about the material features.   There is no involuntary attraction, even though it may seem to be so.

 No One Is a Hostage to His or Her Thoughts

Men and women are not imprisoned, helpless, victims that are subject to the random thought data that seeks to be entertained in their minds.  At every decision point each of us is tasked with processing whatever thought data presents itself to us.  The Biblical moral guidelines regards only how this thought data that entreats us for decisive thought processing (for our deliberations) are managed.  The Biblical moral guidelines advise us on how to manage these kinds of thoughts (temptations).  The Biblical moral guidelines issue stern warnings against acting upon certain temptations such as sexual activity with the same sex.  It does not issue damnation about the man or woman who is approached by the tempting thought, or the man or woman that considers the tempting thought.  It is clear about its rebuke regarding the man or woman taking action on the thought.  The Biblical moral guidelines also do not establish those transgressors as members of some new gender outside of the two (male and female) that God already established.  The fact that suggestions about same sex activity approach the mind of a man or a woman does not establish him or her as a member of this pseudo, imposed, unreal and mythical gender called “homosexual”.  The fact that suggestions about same sex sexual activity are entertained and embraced does not relegate the man or woman to the pseudo, imposed, unreal and mythical gender called “homosexual” either.

 What are These Temptations and Suggestive Thoughts?

Temptations are thoughts.  The mere temptation has no power whatsoever.  It simply presents itself for our consideration and it is up to man (generic term including men and women) to productively process the thought.  That process would be to either:

1.       Cast out the tempting thought immediately

2.       Entertain the tempting thought and then cast it out

3.       Entertain the tempting thought and store it for future consideration

4.       Entertain and embrace the tempting thought

5.       Entertain the tempting thought and act on it

Casting out an immoral thought immediately, quick and without question based of faith, is the best and safest management of the immoral suggestion.  Neither entertainment nor embracement of the thought does not ascribe guilt to the thinker either, but while the entertainment and the embrace of an immoral temptation does not assign guilt, allowing the immoral thought to linger in one’s mind weakens the man or woman’s resistance of the temptation.  Actual guilt occurs when the man or woman acts on the immoral temptation.  It is indeed the act that transgresses the Biblical moral codes and not the thought.

Being approached by thoughts that suggest one engage in sexual activity with the same sex does not establish the man or woman as a “homosexual”.   Being approached by these suggestions do not reveal latent or overt tendencies either.  As said above the prolonged entertainment and the embrace of a suggestion tends to weaken the man or woman’s resistance to the temptation.  But at no point is a person defenseless against the suggestions that would initiate attraction and perpetuate.  There is no mentally helpless condition a man or a woman could find themselves in whereby their only choice was to engage in same sex sexual activities, thereby rendering them entitled to membership in a pseudo gender outside of the true, Biblically authorized and legitimate genders of either man or woman.

When Is A Man or Woman Held Accountable for His Thoughts?

It is when action is taken on an immoral thought that the moral law is transgressed.  Even the action a person takes on any immoral thought does not identify them personally or establish them in some category or group.  The man or woman that took action on the immoral thought is in jeopardy of exposure to the plethora of potential negative effects the immoral activity bears.  At the precise moment the act is committed a definitive line is crossed and the man or woman remains in jeopardy until a personal and devoted commitment is engaged to make improved moral choices regarding the transgression and cease engaging it the immoral activity as well as entertainment and embracement of the immoral suggestions.  This personal and devoted commitment is more often referred to as repentance.

Often men and women believe that if a particular thought entreats them (manifests in their consciousness) that this is indicative of their identity.  It is sometimes believed that if a woman or a man is approached by a thought or a temptation of some kind, that this very temptation is proof he or she must be indeed guilty of the sin.  They think that if he/she was not already guilty the thought would never have found its way to his or her mind in the first place.  In other words, it is thought that if a man has thoughts that present themselves to him that another man is sexually desirable, that this is an indication that this man is “homosexual”.  This is not true.  In fact it is a big lie.  All kinds of thoughts, temptations, suggestions and ideas are known to randomly manifest in the minds of men and women.  That is what thoughts do.  But simply because they show up on our mind’s doorstep, this does not authorize them to dictate our identity, our propensities, our limitations, etc.  These thoughts simply beg our consideration.  They ask, “What if…?”, “How about…?”, “Wouldn’t it be satisfying to…?”.  They also assert, “I am…”, “I feel…”, “I can’t…”, “I can…” These random thoughts pose as our own thinking, yet they are indeed not of our own mental inventory.   They are not our own until we embrace the thought by choice as our own.  And again the suggestive, entertained or embraced thought itself does not establish a transgression of a Biblically moral code.  It is the act itself and alone that convicts the man or woman.  So again, there is no thought that can establish a “homosexual” and present him/her for condemnation.

 What Difference Does it Make Who is Having Sex with Whom?

There are an infinite number of negative consequences that occur and on so many levels when Biblical moral codes are transgressed.  As the negative consequences are infinite in number, it impossible to state every reason and the few that there are time to discuss may not be enough to convince one that transgression of Biblical codes is not a good idea to do.  But this lack of adequate explanation does not in any way diminish the veritable and devastating effects of these transgressions. These negative consequences occur on the transgressor, his/her partner, his/her family, his/her neighbors, his/her community, his/her country, world, and universe.  These consequences occur on an immediate and personal level that impacts emotions, health, security, and the environment.  These negative consequences not only impact the transgressor immediately but eternally.  If the transgressor does not believe in an eternal existence, there is still abundant incentive for him or her to heed these Biblically moral codes on the more mundane and practical basis.

Respect for the Writers of the Biblical Moral Code

For the more spiritually and universally aware, no activity occurring in our universe is an isolated event that does not impact every other person and every other thing in our existence.  Through years and generations of trial and error the ancients have logged, charted and scientifically evaluated those activities that tend to promote personal and universal wellbeing and those that tend to generate a downward spiral.  To discount the profound and thoughtful offering sages and dismiss them as “uptight, prudish bigots” is a tragically devastating mistake.  Allowing the quest for immediate gratification and the satisfaction of our physical senses, without regard to how it effects everything and everyone in our environment is blind and reckless and ultimates in certain disaster.  Moral adherence keeps men and women apace with progress and sustainable earthly development.  Without respect for those wise observers and scientist of yesteryear, we are doomed to have to recreate our world from the ruins of our own making over and over again.

As we are all engaged in this cooperative effort to maintain existence for ourselves and our fellows now and forever, it is responsible and considerate to observe and abide by the guidelines that have been lovingly established for all of us to sustain our own wellbeing and the wellbeing of those that shall come after us.

Nobody Gets A Pass On Immorality

The responsibility to manage immoral suggestions and temptations does not only rest with those who engage in sexual activity with the same sex.  Men and women are also called upon by these Biblically moral codes to not engage in sexual activity of any kind outside of marriage.  As well, men and women are called upon by these same moral codes to not steal, murder, bear false witness, commit adultery, etc.  Men and women are tempted readily with suggestions that would lure them into the trap of moral transgression.  The Bible says in Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death;   This promised death manifests in many ways.  Sometimes this death compensation is experienced in a physical death immediately and some in the long run.  Many are compensated with the death of peace as seen in emotional havoc, devastated relationships and finances.  Some are compensated with the death of their freedom as in incarceration.  This death takes on many undesirable and horrific abominable forms.

We are all in this together as each one of our actions impacts our fellows.  Our actions impact others in ways we see, yet in far more ways that we may never see from our limited subjective perspective.  We cannot control others, but we can control our thoughts.  Just as immoral thoughts and actions set in motion negative consequences, moral thoughts and actions are positively generative and regenerative.  Thinking and acting morally is a form of prayer that heals us individually and our world universally.

Accommodations to “Homosexual” Life Style

Does it make sense to establish a legitimate class of “thieves” because they are unable to control the temptations to steal?  Then should we rally society and legislators to support this disadvantaged group? Should we promote societal acceptance of “thieves” and teach our children about this alternative lifestyle and deem it as “normal”.   What about “murderers”?  Are there some that were born that way and as such society should embrace their differences and accommodate their natural lack of resistance to the thoughts that call them to murder?  There should never be any accommodations provided to enable immoral activities for any individual or group regardless to race, creed, color, and national origin.  As well no accommodations should be provided to enable the immoral activities based on the male and female calibrations within an assigned gender.

The consideration that the plight of the mythical “homosexual gender” mirrors the plight of the Black slave in America is an inaccurate analogy.  Slavery was the product of immoral thoughts and activities by a powerful segment of White America.   The Black man in America is now as he was engaged in the maintenance of this moral emancipation.  His struggle as was the struggle of the brave White and other races involved in this effort was to magnify the precepts of the Bible and its moral mandates.  Emancipation was effected based on the powerful Biblical principles that could not be refuted.  The true quest of the Black community in America is not to seek to acquire any freedom to transgress Biblical mandates.  It was this very powerful book of eternal truth that made it possible for them to be set free and continues to be that which is solely capable of increasing the manifestation of freedom today.

The mythical “homosexual” plight is founded in the assertion that the Bible is tragically flawed and its moral mandates are outdated, inappropriate and otherwise evil.  The promotion of this movement is to at a minimum to repeal certain precepts of the Bible and at a maximum overthrow any relevance of it at all.

The struggle to uphold Biblical mandates is drastically and distinctly different from a struggle to do away with them.  Ephesians 6: 12 – For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.

Redemption

The man or woman who has transgressed the Biblical moral code and engaged in sexual activity with the same sex is also not a “homosexual” either.  These transgressors are legitimate, bona fide, men and women who much like many people have stumbled when “whatever” temptation bade them.  A trap door did not slam behind them when they engaged in this activity, ensnaring them forever in the pseudo, imposed, unreal and mythical gender called “homosexual”.  At any moment these legitimate, bona fide men and women are faced with decision points and at any one of these points they have the inalienable right and opportunity to make the better choice.  They are divinely authorized to see that they were always men and women highly esteemed and created by God and always will be and that this order is wonderfully good, perfect and satisfying.  They can seek out their true mate among the countless members of the opposite sex that were designed by God especially for their ultimate satisfaction, joy and to maximize their earthly as well as their eternal walk.

Working Out Our Own Eternal Salvation

We are all working out our own salvation for here and hereafter.  It is not expected that anyone is going to immediately cease their immoral activity all at once, cold turkey.  It is not expected that men and women who have found comfortable satisfaction with their own sex will magically find themselves attracted to their proper moral and satisfactory mate.  It was not easy for the powerful segment of the White American society to give up slavery and their supremist leanings and there are those who still struggle with it today.  Immorality always wants to maintain its stronghold but it cannot stand and prevail against Omnipotent, Divine Truth, Life and Love.   This truth which can be referenced in the Holy Bible comes to liberate the captives sinful transgression.  John 3:17 points out, “For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.”  Saved from what?  Saved from all of the negative consequences everyone experiences from heeding immoral thought.  The negative consequences that are realized here and hereafter.  The negative consequences we see and those we can’t see, but are still very real and devastating.

Mary Baker Eddy, in her book Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures on page 451:15 Man walks in the direction towards which he looks, and where his treasure is, there will his heart be also.

It is crucial that every man and woman ask the question of him/herself, which way are we walking?  Are we going in a direction that supports a moral, loving and inclusive society or are we stuck in ideas that enables a tragic and devastating one?

 It is hoped that the ideas presented in this article inspires thought and that these truths will set free those that have been constricted by the many inaccuracies that surround this “homosexual” gender myth and men and women will begin to mentally walk in the direction that reveals their true and upright identities as legitimate and bona fide men and women of God’s creating.  It is hoped that the psychological profession will put their school of thought on the right track as well and counsel their clients based on the truth of their being.  It is hoped that our legislators will also take heed to these truths so that they do not enable immorality to flourish through the sanctioning of same sex marriage.  It is hoped the mainstream “Christian” society will remove the limits they place on what qualifies true manhood and womanhood and will embrace the differences of its entire male and female population in their moral expression of their sexual identity.

12 Comments »

  • Landry says:

    The media pushes for homosexual is because they want every kind of sexually immorality. Everything they do is for that goal. Almost 100 per cent of homosexuals will admit if asked, that they were sexually assaulted by an adult when they were a child. This usually is not done with violence but with someone acting like they care. And then it repeats for generations. Homosexuals need help. They are mostly in misery. People who investigate crimes will tell you.
    The media regularly pushed sex with children 50 years ago with the Kinsey Report, Male. See page 180. Today they cover up the Safe School Czar. All of these lies will continue as long as Christians don’t pray against this. If they are supporting the media, they are not praying against it.

  • scad says:

    Hey Linda Olden-Smith:
    You’re not shy about mixing into raging controversy. Me either. But politics (where most raging confusion resides) is an environment where people assume a fetal position and spit and claw – when an attack is assumed. Logic, understanding, concern for fellow man, science and religion automatically go out the window and the battle is on. But it is an important battle if civility is to survive.
    Glad you are doing Raging Epelumps.
    Please go to: http://www.windstream.net/news/read.php?rip_id=%3CD9SHGCC01%40news.ap.org%3E&ps=1016 and see some more psychobabble concerning the gender syndrome. But we know that girding ourselves with the truth (not a personal perceptive version) is a laudable goal and stands the test of history despite wars and torture, grand speeches, intimidations, confusion and ignorance, etc. And walking down that narrow path toward the light has its glorious benefits. The forces against meditative contemplation are considerable. Please keep girding for all of us Ms. Linda Olden-Smith

  • christian guy says:

    From what I read it looks as though I agree with you,there is no homosexual gender.This does only cover a narrow aspect of sexuality,however.You have answered your own preconceived questions very well but the broader issue of what falls under “homosexual sin” needs to be addressed with hermophrodism in mind and also the separate issue of whether it is genitals or chromosomes that truly determine ones sex.Regardless of my views I have to understand this is a tough personal issue for those involved.Most importantly every person regardless of sexuality has worth in the eyes of Christ and an eternal soul.Thankfully my views have always coinsided with my sexuality.As Christians I believe all sexual immorality is sin and it seems “we” spend an inordinate amount of time condeming homosexual acts while not speaking of heterosexual fornication.
    Medically speaking there have been humans who have been found to be chromosomally male/female but physically express a different gender.
    Good luck in your new position.The last sentence of your article is profound and must be embraced by all especially we Christians.

  • Julian Lightfoot says:

    Good Morning,

    I enjoyed reading your blog. I do, however, want to comment on the term you use throughout the blog, “mainstream “Christian” society.”
    I am 55 years old. I am a female. My spiritual journey has taken me through several religious faiths within Christianity. I have always, to date, found the same belief with regards to this issue. That those who practice living in a relationship with one of the opposite gender is a moral sin. I have yet to experience a Christian faith which says anything different. So, I am not sure what you mean by, “mainstream “Christian” society.” Instead, I have seen the “mainstream media” and liberals within our society push the idea of homesexuality being genetically based down our throats for years. Having said this, I have observed some faiths within Christianity becoming more liberal with reagards to fellowshipping with those who choose to practice this type of moral sin, attempting to practice “love and tolerance.” Just as they would practice “love and tolerance” towards an adulterer, a greedy person, an idolater, a slanderer, a drunkard, or a swindler. There are many kinds of sexual sin. The practice of sexual sin with one of the same gender is only one form. The Bible warns us not to even associate ourselves with a person who is actively participating in any of these sins, if that person refers to himself or herself as a “brother.” We are instructed to not even eat with such a person. The Bible refers to such people as being “wicked” or “evil.”This means to me a person who considers himself or herself a “Christian.” My prayer is that the “mainstream “Christian” society will continue to proclaimt the Good News: “Because He Himself suffered when He was tempted, He is able to help those who are being tempted.” Christ has come, Christ has died, Christ WILL COME AGAIN!!!

  • Douglas Guynn says:

    I believe there is an argument for a more basic determination of gender, and that would be the presence, or lack thereof, of the Y chromosome. While I realize there are some anomalies that complicate this, such as the XXY condition, the XX and XY pairing is as basic a determiner we are aware.

  • Sandi Wong says:

    Well written article. What kind of Creator would make a person one way then turn around and condemn him/her for behaving the way he was created?

  • telson says:

    Nowadays, it is going on conversations about homosexuality; some are against it and some on behalf of it. The right answer we can find from the word of God (the Bible).

    The Lord Jesus is the Messiah, Redeemer from sins and the Saviour. Jesus’ must fulfilled the whole law of God and believed all what the Old Testament taught, that He could be the Saviour. He did fulfill and believe all the law. In the Old Testament were commandments, which teach that homosexuality is a sin. Because the Lord Jesus had to believe all commandments of the Old Testament, so He also believed that homosexuality is a sin. The Bible teaches that homosexuality was a sin in the order of the Old Covenant and is valid in the order of the New Covenant. Like this way Jesus also believed that homosexuality is a sin, and He also condemned homosexuality by this way.

    For the sake of sodomites’ abomination acts, God destroyed Sodom as Ezekiel 16:49,50 shows for us. Ezekiel uses 16:50 Hebrew word towebah, which is the same Hebrew word in Lev 18:22 (and Lev 20:13) that describes homosexuality as abomination. It is very clear that in Ezekiel 16:50, abomination means homosexuality acts as the reason for destroying of Sodom. Sodomites pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness and hardened hearts towards poor and needy were sins, but destruction came for the sake of homosexuality, and the New Testament confirms this:

    Jude1:7 Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire.

    Apostle Paul wrote very clearly that homosexuality (men having sex with other men; women having sex with other women) is a sin. Ro 1:27 is word error, which is in Greek plane, which means error, to deceive, deceit, one led astray from the right way, error which shows itself in action, a wrong mode of acting. In this place, the Bible in the New Testament shows very clearly that same-gender sex is a sin and aberration from the right way. Apostle Paul taught very clearly that homosexuality is unnatural sin.

    Many scientists believe that homosexuality is congenital, a matter and orientation that can’t be changed as heterosexual. Paradoxical is that many scientists don’t believe in God of the Bible, and they proclaim that God of the Bible is not existed. Nevertheless, God of the Bible is capable of change homosexuals individuals to be as heterosexuals.

    Arsenos means male and koiten means bed. Lev 18:22 and 20:13 teach that a man cannot lie (sexual act) with another man as he lies with a woman. The origin of the word arsenokoites means homosexual activity and homosexual. Lev 18:22 and 20:13 prove very clearly that arsenos koitenmeans homosexuality sex, because the Jews scribes translated words’ arsenos koiten to describe men who have sex with another men (homosexuality), which is a sin and against the will of God. Apostle Paul didn’t make up the word arsenokoites, but it was already as the concept in the Old Testament, where it meant homosexuality.

    It is very clear that the words’ arsenos koiten meant homosexuality (man who had sex with another man) to Jews of the Old Covenant era. In the same way arsenokoites meant homosexuality (man who had sex with another man) to Jesus’ disciples in the New Covenant era.

    Jewish philosopher Philo lived in the same time as Jesus Christ and Philo has said that arsenokoites meant shrine prostitute (male temple prostitute), and not homosexual. Some people have made from this a conclusion that the word arsenokoites meant a male temple prostitute. Philo’s interpretation was totally wrong, because the Bible proves this undisputedly and shows that Philo erred.

    Lev 18:22 and Lev 20:13 doesn’t use temple prostitute word, but words in which is denied that a man can’t lie sexually with another man. Always when the Bible speaks for temple prostitutes, so the Bible uses words gedeshah and gadesh. If Lev 18:22 and Lev 20:13 told for temple prostitutes, so verses would mention them, but there isn’t, because in those verses, the Bible forbids homosexuality. It is very clear and undisputable in the light of the testimony of the Bible, that arsenokoites means homosexuality.

    According to words of the Lord Jesus, Jesus’ disciples can judge righteous judgement. If somebody is stealing, living in adultery or is lying, so we have the right to say sin as a sin. According to the Bible, homosexuality is a sin and so Jesus’ disciples have the right to say what the Bible teaches. Jesus’ disciple has a right to say that living in sins lead people to eternal damnation. Jesus’ disciple doesn’t judge to damnation, but tells that God shall judge sin maker to hell.

    God loves also gay-people, but not sinful act of homosexuality, and therefore, God calls gay-people repentance and receives salvation by believing in the Lord Jesus. In other words, God loves sinners, but not sins. The gospel and its changing power is meant also for gay-people, because the Lord Jesus can set you free you from your sins.

    I don’t condemn homosexuals, but love them by the love of God. The love of God also holds on from the truth, and therefore, I must say that homosexuality is a sin, it is not condemning, but telling the truth. God has authority to judge, not a man. God judges in His word homosexuality as a sin. I can tell about judgements that what God does, and I don’t condemn, but tell who judge.

    I don’t support discrimination of homosexuals, because they are valuable as my neighbors. However, homosexuality is a sin. It is possible to integrate from homosexuality and get rid of it. The Lord Jesus can save and give freedom to you. I recommend for you to read the Bible, because there God teaches for natural sexuality and salvation by believing in the Lord Jesus.

    Reference: http://koti.phnet.fi/petripaavola/homosexual.html

  • Doug says:

    For they exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen. For this reason God gave them over to degrading passions; for their women exchanged the natural function for that which is unnatural, and in the same way also the men abandoned the natural function of the woman and burned in their desire toward one another, men with men committing indecent acts and receiving in their own persons the due penalty of their error. And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God any longer, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do those things which are not proper, (Romans 1:25-28 NASB)

  • VMB says:

    Hi, Im an ex-gay, and we are losing the message with out young people because the liberal Public Schools promote pro gay messages, and they are not getting truth! That God loves you, and no matter what sin, you can turn to God and be transformed by Gods love and Power!

    There were ex gays in the First Church!! COrinth! If one really reads the verses closely, not skipping over them casually, 1Cortinthians 6:4-10,,,(I believe) Paul is speaking the congregation, he says no unrighteous will enherit Gods Kingdom, no FOrnicator, Greedy, drunkard, Homosexual offender….Slander, etc,,, Will enherit the kingdom of God, but then he says……….”BUt Such were Some of you!!!”"

    Man that verse changed my life!! WHen I seen CHrist was setting homosexuals free way back then!!! GOd loves you if you have fallen in this sin, and He loves you so much that he willnot leave you there

  • VMB says:

    The Best way to reach a Homosexual is to point them to CHrist, and let them see their need for Christ, and that we all fall short, and we all need salvation from our inclination to Sin! THen as they seek CHrist, He takes over!! Its so easy to get caught up in debates about Homosexuality and such! But think about this, anyone who came to God in their life. THere are areas in your life that you first didnt acknowledge wrong, but now later on, you dont do them because they lost their appeal!! WHat we need to do more of is point people to Christ!! This is the Power of God unto Salvation to all who believe! /////The gospel is the Power of God unto Salvation!! Just speak the gospel!! God will do the rest!
    arguing with a gay about homosexuality is right where they love taking you!!! And you get trapped right in there!! POint out their need and empty hearts and their inner longing and their missing God!! and stay there!!

  • 1. Cast out the tempting thought immediately

    2. Entertain the tempting thought and then cast it out

    3. Entertain the tempting thought and store it for future consideration

    4. Entertain and embrace the tempting thought

    5. Entertain the tempting thought and act on it

    This is BRILLIANT! Believe it or not this is helpful for me personally with food temptations. Thank you for this bit of wisdom.

  • critten says:

    When are you fascists going to wake up to the fact that homosexuality has been with us since time immemorial and that a person has absolutely no choice in the matter, which means God created them that way. Accept them for who they are, and move on. The Bible also gives support for burning witches and public stonings, we all know that when times change we all have to accept those passages for what they are: from another time when people were not enlightened.

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