On June 26 2015 the Supreme Court ruled the states of the United States of America can NOT ban “gay marriage”. This means that two people of the same-sex can be married legally.
This is despite the fact that same-sex marriage is harmful in so many aspects. It’s not only against Scripture so as to bring God’s judgement against a nation but against natural revelation and is a curse in itself.
What does Scripture call Sodomy (same-sex relationships/marriage)?
Abomination in Leviticus 20:13 ~ “If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination…” and Leviticus 18:22 ~“Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination.”
Vile, Against Nature, and Unseemly in Romans 1:26-27 “For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompense of their error which was meet.”
The Webster dictionary defines sodomy as “The crime against nature, committed either with man or beast.”
Interestingly, this includes what we would call bestiality in with sodomy.
In the same chapter of Leviticus chapter 20, it also states in verses 15 and 16 that, “And if a man lie with a beast, he shall surely be put to death: and ye shall slay the beast. And if a woman approach unto any beast, and lie down thereto, thou shalt kill the woman, and the beast: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.”
While bestiality is even more of a degradation of human sexuality than sodomy, if we compromise the standard of God’s Word for human morals then we are left with no defence against this and many other acts of wickedness.
If we allow inward desires to define what is good then what is to prevent bestiality? Or child molestation? Or even murder? If inward lust can justify homosexuality then it can justify anything which would effectively lead to the end of all morals. As sodomy is wrong, so is bestiality. Both are using body parts together that were not meant to be together- whether with another human or with an animal. Since both violate God’s standard of human sexuality we have a basis to say both are immoral.
The significance of this sin impacts us even on a national level. We see in Scripture that sodomy will not go unpunished in a nation (as in Sodom and Gomorrah in Genesis 19). It brings God’s judgement on a nation. This is why, as Christians, we must speak against it and spread the truth.
Same-sex marriage is not true marriage
Marriage was instituted by God. No man or government has any right to change the definition of marriage. In fact, homosexuals can not be married under God’s blessing. Sodomy is a wretched sin that God will not bless. We see this in the fact that couples of the same sex cannot become “one flesh” and they cannot produce children under any natural circumstances. God naturally made marriage to consist of a man and a woman who each have a specific role. Even homosexual couples recognize these roles in that one tends to act like the man and be the leader while the other takes the role of the woman and is more submissive. But as we learn from Scripture, woman is the only suitable helpmate for man (Gen. 2:18-25). This is the only way to picture Christ who is the head of the church which in turn submits to Christ (Eph. 5:22-32). As the roles of husband and wife in marriage are able only to be fulfilled by a member of each sex- male and female, so true marriage can only consist of one member of each sex.
Change the meaning of terms to fit their wicked lifestyles
Sodomites have been changing the normal/ original meaning of some words in order to normalize this harmful sin they participate in. Instead of pausing and not allowing this from happening so as to educate others of the harmful effects, sinfulness, and diseases of sodomy many people have encouraged this.
Here are the two main words they have changed the meanings of:
That rainbow flag they fly as proclamation of “gay pride”? That is absurd! Why? Because the rainbow is a sign of God’s promise to His people that he would never again flood the entire world! It shows God’s goodness to His few Chosen Ones in the midst of wicked men. It is ironic to think that homosexuals were the ones who drowned in the Flood, not the ones who followed the Lord. Instead of using the rainbow in it’s proper contexts, homosexuals have used the flag to promote their wickedness, hatred for the Lord and Scriptures and to shine forth their pride in their harmful and wicked lifestyle.
The word “gay” originally meant “happy”. Homosexuals certainly are not happy in the true sense of the word since true happiness if found in obedience to God’s Word. Sodomites (homosexuals) like to flaunt their “Gay Pride”. Is pride a virtue we should want to have? No, pride is not the virtue we want to express we have, but that we show forth our humble hearts – that we love the Lord and not the love of the world and it’s fleshly/ unnatural desires.
Harmful to your body
Not only is sodomy against God’s Holy Word, but it carries with it its own curses which naturally make it abominable. Committing sodomy repeatedly is exceedingly harmful. Doing unnatural acts repeatedly brings problems. I am going to list of a few problems physically you can get from sodomy. After some research there really are a lot of problems, but I will give only a few. You can do your own research for anything more. From a paper on “The Unintended Consequences of Sodomy -A Medical Perspective” Richard T. Nolan, Ph.D mentions these are some possible issues of sodomy:
Anal fissures (cracks)
Hepatitis HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
Higher rate for anal cancer
Urinary tract infections and Vaginal infections (feces laden phallus comes into contact with the female genitalia/ uncleanliness)
As you can tell sodomy is not a “harmless” matter I am writing on today. Sodomy is a very harmful sin. As with every sin, we need to speak against it and spread the truth.
It is my prayer now, that this post will be a blessing to change lives from sin and to the Lord.
I am praying for all of you who are presently in this sin.
“Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God. And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.” ~1 Corinthians 6: 9-11
“Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord.” ~Acts 3:19