At the end of the day, they and everyone know this……..
There is no controversy about what God, the Father and God, the Son said in Leviticus 18:22.
Homosexuality is “an abomination.”
But let’s look at what that verse said before it was declared “an abomination.”
God said, “You shall not lie with a man as with a woman…”
Then in verse 24, the Lord said…“Do not defile yourselves in these ways, for in all these things the nations are defiled which I am casting out before you.”
When the Lord said, “You shall not… and you are disobedient to what God said, changing or making laws to stop people from preaching against the sin of homosexuality, and calling the sin of homosexuality a “sexual orientation,” or hiding the sin of homosexuality behind Civil Rights and marriage, can never alter what God said.
“You shall not…”
It’s no different than driving through a stop light or stop sign.
How many of you have ever driven a car down a road any you saw a sign that said “DEAD END” but you continued anyway? You didn’t believe that sign, did you? You got to the end of the road and had to turn around. Maybe you didn’t see that sign but you still had to turn around.
In this life, all sins lead to a dead end. In this life, you do have a chance to turn around. That’s what repentance is about. God helping you to turn your life around.
It all starts with arriving at the end of the road.
Let me clarify the sin of homosexuality for LGBT.
Anyone that practices lesbianism or women acting out sexually with women, homosexual males acting out sexually with males or MSM, bisexual or having sex with women and with men, and transgender, which is surgically altering one’s gender to become that of the opposite.
If you practice these sins, you are part of the LGBT community.
Here is why the practice of these sins is sinful.
In John 3:20, the Lord Jesus said, “For everyone practicing evil hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed.”
So when we bring the light of the Word, those that practice evil hate it when we bring the light of the Word. Because they desire to practice evil. That’s why they are militant and defiant because it’s natural to defend something that is valued. When a person’s sexual immorality is highly valued, it will be vigorously defended. But not just defended.
When the Christians put out the light of truth, some LGBT adherents attempt to defend their sin by being offensive.
Those that practice the sin of homosexuality want to be left alone but they also want to have rights that heterosexual couples have so it would legitimize the sin of homosexuality. If there were no opposition to same sex marriage or other homosexual issues, it would be very easy for them to alter every law that prohibits homosexuality.
It is already done. There is a gay Bible that will be circulated.
No matter what they put out, we know the truth and we know the lie or error of their ways.
In 1 John 3:10, John, one of the 12 apostles of the Jesus said, “In this the children of God and the children of the devil are manifest: Whoever does not practice righteousness is not of God…”
You see, children of the devil practice evil. Children of God practice righteousness.
How does the children of God practice righteousness? If you are a child of God, you know Who God is and you know what God said. And you do what God said, and you don’t do what God said not to do.
The intent is not to hate you but to tell you the truth about what you do.
1. Make homosexuality acceptable and no longer looked upon as a sin.
If you take note, why don’t they use HT (Homosexual Transgender) as the identity acronym instead of LGBT? Because the term homosexuality points to Leviticus 18:22, 1 Corinthians 6:9, and Romans chapter 1. So to remove themselves from the Biblical definition and God’s prohibition of the sin of homosexuality, a renaming was necessary.
You see, it’s all about the image that they want to project. If the word “homosexual” is not used and you use the word “gay or lesbian,” the edge is taken away of the sins practiced by homosexuals. There is also a false notion that homosexuality makes a person happy or that they are happy.
Hence, the term “gay.”
They appear happy outwardly, but after they engage in sexual activity, when they are alone, they are empty, hurting, and they desire to be loved and accepted. Except that they want to be loved and accepted the way they are; in sin. This is consistent with all sinners. They want to be able to sin at will without anyone telling them that what they are doing is wrong.
At the end of the day, why do they feel dejected, rejected, isolated, despondent, depressed, and angry? Why is it that some of them actually deceive and lie to themselves to make it appear that they are happy about their activities?
It’s because the shame of committing the sin of homosexuality is inescapable.
The love of evil and sin is what drives them.
Jesus said, “…and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.”
It’s the same with committing adultery, fornication, watching men or women, watching porn, masturbation. There is a promise of complete satisfaction but it’s never achieved.
Proverbs 27:20 says,
“Hell and destruction are never full, so the eyes of man are never satisfied.”
The rider on the carriage only gives a promise to the horse. Trot and that carrot is yours. Except the carrot is ever before them and they will never come close to tasting it. Great carrot to look at, but they will never taste it.
After all that trotting, the hunger intensifies. The longing to have increases. But there, the carrot stays.
Another feeling is the feeling of shame that comes upon all who sin sexually.
It’s the conscience (the voice of the human spirit) telling you that you have violated the Word of God.
It is impossible to make sin appear or feel righteous, hence, it is impossible to feel good about sin.
At the end of the day, it’s not about who won an argument or who scored points. It’s about what’s right and what’s wrong. It’s about either fighting to continue in sin or receive freedom from the open prison house of sin.
Christians get no pleasure out of establishing a point and winning an argument.
We get pleasure when a person caught in sin turn from sin to the Lord. When a person sees that light is better than darkness, we get pleasure when they final conclude that the lifestyle was not God’s will for them. We get pleasure when they walk away from the house of ill-repute and come into the house of freedom, liberty, and true love.
2. Make Christians walk in the love that Jesus talks about.
If there is a way not to bring attention to the sin of homosexuality, it would be to make Christians out as the one that hates. Make the child of God out to not follow after Jesus because they do not love us or any one.
Little do most understand that if we didn’t love you, we wouldn’t even bother. That’s why when this is done correctly, (the preaching of the gospel of Jesus Christ), we do it because we really love you and we do not want to see you be destroyed by a devil that doesn’t care one bit about you.
We cannot love sin because God hates sin. We love you as a person because we all were sinners, in need of the Savior. We’ve been where you are and we can tell you, in Jesus, away from sin, He gets sweeter than the moment before. Instead of hiding or living as a prisoner in shame, we are out, in freedom, and saturated by His love.
I’ve never had SSA. But I know the demonic power of lust very well. The power of lust is not different except in preference. But when the power of God usurped the power of lust, true acceptance and the love of God finally flood my soul. No longer do I have to rely on myself to make myself happy. All the happiness I need is found in Jesus.
When a person desires to get the heat of the light off of the sinful lifestyle, switch and bate tactics to divert from the truth of the fact that homosexuality is a sin, is a common tactic.
You will always find fault in Christians when it comes to love but you will never be able to find fault in the love of God.
The answer is found in three places.
John 3:16, Romans 5:8, and 2 Peter 3:9.
God loved us. God demonstrated His love towards us. God is not willing that any should perish.
True love is in knowing that God did something for you that no man or woman could ever do for you sexually.
At the end of the day, you will either sulk in despair, hopelessness, despondency, and depression, or bask in His presence of freedom, liberty, and true, unconditional love, brought to you personally, by God.