Category Archives: Old Testament

Hebrews 8:13 A New Covenant Makes the Old Obsolete

Many so-called Christians who would cite the Law of Moses ( found in Exodus, Leviticus, and Deuteronomy) as guidance and permission to discriminate, persecute, and punish the LGBT community fail to realize the impact and difference Jesus has on the … Continue reading

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What is a Sodomite?

Some would like to equate homosexuality with sodomy or apply the terms interchangeably   as though homosexuality and sodomy were the same thing or that the words had the same definition. The Bible however, is very clear about what sodomy … Continue reading

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Thoughts for the Day — August 1st, 2016

Lately I have been wrestling with the Old Testament and in some ways wrestling with God, as the early Hebrews described Him. I read Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy and often come away from my readings thinking this God … Continue reading

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The Sins of Sodom: What they Really Were

Religious conservative folks who attack or criticize the LGBT community often cite Leviticus 18:22 or 1 Corinthians 6:9 or Ephesians 5:3 and so on.  And invariably they mention the “sins of Sodom”.  Hence the words and applications of “Sodomite” and “Sodomy”.  … Continue reading

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Old Testament Homosexuality

One of the interesting facets of studying the Bible as a response to homophobic attacks by pastors, priests, and lay person is that with an understanding of history, culture, language, and theology, it is very possible to illustrate the many … Continue reading

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