Did Jesus say anything about same sex lovers being sin?

by Dawn
(Victoria, TX )

Rick Brentlinger Answers -

You've asked some interesting questions. Jump to Dawn's original questions.

Its perfectly natural for some women to be interested in cars and other things which are more commonly viewed as 'boy things.' Its also perfectly natural for some men to be interested in fashion design or owning/working in a women's hair salon.

Neither interest automatically indicates a woman is a lesbian or a man is gay. You've told us you "like women." If that means you're a lesbian, being a lesbian is just as natural, just as normal for you as being attracted to guys is normal for women who are not lesbians.

Why do I like women? The best answer I can give you is that liking women or liking men is an innate orientation characteristic. Its kind of like asking, Why am I left-handed or Why do I like ice cream? We don't know exactly why. Its partly a matter of DNA - we inherit many characteristics which make us unique and it may be partly a matter of nurture, how we grow up and how we learn to experience the world around us.

Did Jesus say anything about same sex lovers being sin? No, nothing in the Bible and nothing Jesus said during His earthly ministry indicates that loving someone of the same sex is sinful.

Many churches and many Christians contradict my statement above because they misinterpret a few verses of the Bible which, when taken out of context, seem to say that its wrong for two men to have a sexual relationship.

Oddly enough, no verse in the Old Testament and only one verse in the New Testament (Romans 1:26), is sometimes interpreted to mean that its wrong for two women to have a committed partnership which includes sex.

Because I've already answered the same sex question so many times on this website, I'll simply give the Links below, which you can explore at your leisure.

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1. Does Romans 1:26 condemn lesbians?

2. Does likewise in Romans 1:27 equate gay sex with lesbian sex?

3. Are lesbians treated the same as gays in the Bible?

4. Does Romans 1:26-27 refer to heterosexuals acting like homosexuals?

5. How do you answer the verse that says homosexuals will not go to heaven?

6. How do you know if you're homosexual?

7. How do I answer verses which seem to condemn gays?

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Original questions:

"I am a women by birth and yet have liked cars and topical boy things since a child. Why do I like women? Did Jesus say anything about same sex lovers being sin?"

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Sep 20, 2015
same sex lovers
by: scott a.

well rick if you can justify your homosexuality and say the bible never speaks about it. Which is a complete lie. Well then i guess when the bible says thou shalt not kill it really meant something else eh rick?or we could justify any sin in the bible and say no it really dosent mean what it says.and just continue to live a delusional life in sin.

Rick's comment: Hi Scott - Is it possible you are skimming instead of reading this website carefully so you will understand what we believe? "Rightly dividing the word of truth" is not justifying someone's behavior.

2 Timothy 2:15 instructs us to handle scripture carefully and honestly, factoring in context. God's blessings as you walk the path of His purpose for your life.

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Mar 02, 2018
This is a serious question
by: Biarnca

Hey I have asked a question at youth today. And said Is loving the same gender disobeying god. I was a bit scared because I am a 17 year old who is dating a girl. For almost five months and yes I’m Cristian but what is the real answer to this. Is it a sin is it not I don’t know. I have been a Cristian for five years and god has changed my whole life. I love my girlfriend so much that it hurts me if it was a sin. Because funnily enough I think it’s not a bad thing I honestly could be wrong who knows. I have read the bible lots of times and it didn’t mention same sex relationships. Yet again I could be wrong I asked many people this question and heard different answers. So is it a sin to fall in love with someone who is the same gender.

Rick's comment: Hi Biarnca - Thanks for the serious question you've asked. I provide a serious answer to your question in the article and in the links at the end of the article.

The short answer is: No, it is not wrong to fall in love with someone who is the same gender.

I encourage you to read the New Testament from cover to cover. There are only 260 chapter in the New Testament so if you read two or three chapters a day, you can finish the NT in three or four months.

It's always better to read the Bible for yourself so you'll know what it says than to take someone's word for what it says.

May 24, 2019
True love
by: Kayla

Hey what if you love your same gender but since bible condemed immorality , is it okay to love same gender but never thinks about sex and immorality , only love.

Rick's comment: Hi Kayla - Yes, it's okay to love someone of the same gender. This website is all about explaining the clobber verses.

Click on the links on the NavBar and explore what the Bible does and does not say about being gay.

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Jul 18, 2019
Is it ok to be lesbian?
by: Iyinoluwa Owoeye

I’m a lesbian is it ok to be one since the sodom and Gomorrah incident and is it a sin to have sexual feelings for the same sex?

Rick's comment: Hi Iyinoluwa Owoeye - Yes, it is Okay to be a lesbian and it's okay to be in a committed relationship or marriage with a woman.

The thing to be sure about is: Am I saved? Have I trusted the Lord Jesus Christ as my Savior?

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