What Does The Bible Say About Homosexuality? Is Homosexuality A Sin?

The Bible consistently tells us that homosexual activity is a sin (Genesis 19:1-13; Leviticus 18:22; 20:13; Romans 1:26-27; 1 Corinthians 6:9). Romans 1:26-27 teaches specifically that homosexuality is a result of denying and disobeying God. When people continue in sin and unbelief, God “gives them over” to even more wicked and depraved sin in order to show them the futility and hopelessness of life apart from God. 1 Corinthians 6:9 proclaims that homosexual “offenders” will not inherit the kingdom of God.


God does not create a person with homosexual desires. The Bible tells us that people become homosexuals because of sin (Romans 1:24-27) and ultimately because of their own choice. A person may be born with a greater susceptibility to homosexuality, just as some people are born with a tendency to violence and other sins. That does not excuse the person’s choosing to sin by giving in to sinful desires. If a person is born with a greater susceptibility to anger/rage, does that make it right for him to give into those desires? Of course not! The same is true with homosexuality.

However, the Bible does not describe homosexuality as a “greater” sin than any other. All sin is offensive to God. Homosexuality is just one of the many things listed in 1 Corinthians 6:9-10 that will keep a person from the kingdom of God. According to the Bible, God’s forgiveness is just as available to a homosexual as it is to an adulterer, idol worshipper, murderer, thief, etc. God also promises the strength for victory over sin, including homosexuality, to all those who will believe in Jesus Christ for their salvation (1 Corinthians 6:11; 2 Corinthians 5:17; Philippians 4:13).

Source: gotquestions.org

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  1. Its called self control..we are always tempted. We are expected to walk from temptation of all things that are not good for us. Unfortunately , we show no self control..inc myself at times..but acknowledging and fighting temptation is

  2. We knew it was wrong and I talk to him about it that it was a sin his family also did many people pray for Stonie Burks to break free from this life and this friendship Tommy was rotten to the core don’t believe in god! I pray he finds god before it to late!

  3. I not racist or judgemental I had a best friend that was bisexual Stonie Burks had been baptized he believe in Lord Jesus unfortunately his friend partner completely messed his mind up and control him my mom cause us not be married 3 different times before he turn to a man! He died June 02,2016 of brain aryrum he in church under the bridge the night before he died it a service for the homeless people he also helt a full time job to support him his so called friend who was a lurch! Still is I hope stonie ask forgiveness before he died Tommy control him in every way possible

    • Animals have same partner sex to show dominance. Men in biblical times did the same once they were victorious on the battlefield. They do this to demean and strip dignity. I have often wondered if thats not what they were referring to in the bible.

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