• Ephesians 4:14-15

“Contrary to sound teaching” (I Timothy 1:10)

  • I Timothy 1:8-10 – Homosexuality is contrary to God’s law.
  • Sinful people especially need God’s law to guide them.
  • Mark 2:17
  • Homosexuality was a common sin in Paul’s day.
  • We have all committed sin. We all need God’s grace.
  • I Timothy 1:12-14
  • We should not look down our noses at other people because we are all guilty of sin.
  • Luke 18:9-14
  • Just because we all sin doesn’t mean that any sin is okay.
  • The reason Christians come out so strongly against this sin is because the world puts such a spotlight on it.
  • Matthew 16:24; Colossians 3:5; I Peter 4:3; I Corinthians 7:11; I Timothy 1:10

“Let him who boasts, boast in the Lord” (I Corinthians 1:31)

  • I Corinthians 1:25-31 – No one may boast before God.
  • Sometimes the attitude about the sin is just as bad as the sin itself.
  • I Corinthians 5:1-6
  • Romans 1:26-27, 32 – Homosexuality is clearly wrong. Giving approval of homosexuality is also wrong! Compare Acts 8:1.
  • Romans 6:23 – Sin causes spiritual death.
  • II Timothy 3:1-5
  • I John 2:16

“Such were some of you; but you were washed” (I Corinthians 6:11)

  • I Corinthians 6:9-11 – The church in Corinth was made up of people who had put away all these sins.
  • Whatever sin you are drawn to, God loves you!