By Hannah Fingerhut Nearly a year ago, the U.
The Bible and Same-Sex Marriage: Sincere questions deserve sincere responses. Jesus addresses and defines marriage in Matthew With this definition, same-sex marriage is excluded. Jesus never discussed same-sex marriage because the way he defined marriage already excluded it.
He was not as silent on the topic as some claim. If those were permitted, surely monogamous same-sex relationships should be allowed. Hermeneutical humility for all is not a bad thing. Every single text that mentions the topic does so negatively. So here also trajectory helps us, since with same-sex passages there is no trajectory.
The reading is consistent. That should count for something. Yet one other observation needs to be made. This claim shows no sensitivity to these biblical distinctions.
A same-sex couple cannot produce a child. That rebuttal is fair. The Song of Songs lifts up love in marriage as having its own merit, as do many psalms and proverbs. That image involves both male and female.
I ask a hard question now sincerely: So we should choose wisely, both individually and as a people. Not all of them were abusive or exercises of raw social power. In fact, it does the opposite.This week, a popular homosexual “vlogger” released a video entitled, “7 Bible Quotes Supporting Gay Relationships.” Because of the obscenities, I will not link to the video, but I will give you the rundown of all “7 Bible Quotes Supporting Gay Relationships,” according to Arielle Scarcella and Matthew Vines.
But support for gay marriage has gradually increased over the past two decades, reaching majority support with new groups, as it did with senior citizens in and Protestants this year.
Republicans' support for gay marriage is also at a new high and could trend toward majority support . 5. Homosexuality is a normal variant of adult sexuality; gay men and lesbians possess the same potential and desire for sustained loving and lasting relationships as heterosexuals, including.
May 23, · Poll: Approval of same-sex marriage in U.S. reaches new high. More than two-thirds of Americans say they support same-sex marriage, according to a new Gallup poll published Wednesday.
A formidable pro-gay marriage article on legal gay marriage supporting a pro-same sex marriage position in opposition to the Federal Marriage Amendment. Four Reasons to Support Gay Marriage and Oppose the Federal Marriage Amendment.
May 12, · Support for same-sex marriage among black Protestants and white evangelical Protestants remains lower than it is among other religious groups.
However, the share of white evangelical Protestants who support same-sex marriage has grown from 27% in to 35% today.