Can you please show in scripture where God accepts a loving, committed gay relationship?

by Concerned Christian
(Dallas, TX, USA)

Donatello's David, in bronze, 1430

Donatello's David, in bronze, 1430

Rick Brentlinger Answers-


Concerned Christian also said:

"I have found passages were God encourages marriage between a man and woman, and he instructs them to:

"be fruitful and multiply."

With that being said, wouldn't man be calling God a liar if man continued to practice homosexuality? Obviously it is not possible for two men or two women to "be fruitful and multiply."

"Let God be true, and every man a liar." Romans 3:4"


Thank you for asking such an interesting question. Your question is based on flawed logic.

"If we can't find it in the Bible,
then it must be wrong."


We can easily prove that your logic is false with the following example. There are only a few kinds of transportation mentioned in the Bible.

  1. Walking
  2. Riding a horse, mule or camel
  3. Riding in a wagon or cart
  4. Riding on a boat

Using your logic, it must be wrong to use a car, bus, train or motorcycle because those methods of transportation are not mentioned in the Bible.

Yet you use a car or a truck and have probably used a bus or an airplane and didn't view that as sinful.

Why would you apply such false logic to a gay and lesbian issue when you refuse to apply the same false logic to your own life?

Can you please show in scripture
where God accepts
a loving, committed
gay relationship?


First, "be fruitful and multiply" is not the Biblical standard for marriage and is not your standard for marriage.

If it was, you would have to forbid a sterile man or a barren woman from getting married because they cannot be fruitful and multiply.

You would also have to forbid a woman who is past child-bearing age from getting married since she cannot "be fruitful and multiply."

Second, Jonathan and David provide an excellent Biblical example of a loving, committed gay relationship. These Links explore the answer to your intriguing question.

Gay Marriage in the Bible


David and Jonathan

David loved Jonathan

Gay Couples in the Bible

Jonathan and David

Marriage in the Bible

How could David have a romantic sexual partnership with Jonathan?

Marriage in the Bible

Scroll to the bottom of this page for lots of gay marriage links.

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Feb 10, 2012
Gay marraige a sin?
by: Anonymous

O.k., let's set the record straight... If God truely intended for same sexes to have sexual relations, then why are our bodies created the way they are??? Examine yourself for a minute... Was our anus created for things to come out, or for things to go in??? It's ementery dear Watson...All creation has a purpose...What is yours? You don' t know do you? That's because you didn't create yourself. Yes, you can love someone of the same sex but it is forbidden to have sex with the same sex... Look up Leviticus 18:22... God calls this "detestable"... Learn your Torah. And you would know this. It isn't brain surgery.

Feb 10, 2012
You can't find it....
by: Anonymous

You will not ne able to find it...Because there is none. Don't corrupt the scriptures to fit your agenda!... Read Revelation
22:18-20. These are the reasons we have diseases like Aids and Herpies... We are cursed until we repent, them our land can be healed once again.

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