The Church Does Not Discriminate Against Homosexuals

892 WordsDec 21, 20144 Pages
The church does not discriminate against homosexuals, even though the definition of 'discriminate ' is: "to make a distinction in the treatment of different groups, especially of race, sex, or orientation." and that is what is being done. Regardless, the church does not agree with homosexuality, and homosexual acts. These are the main reasons why this is so; and why they make no sense. The reasons have all been compiled from official Christian clergies, websites, and videos. The first is the fact that it is stated in the Bible as "an abomination", and it is something the Church cannot change since God 's word is perfect. A popular passage is: "Do not lie with a man as one lies with a woman; that is detestable." (Leviticus 18:22) There…show more content…
You either follow everything the Bible says because of what is said, or nothing at all. This also goes along with the reasoning that since marriage has always been between a male and a female, that it should stay this way. People of colour had always been seen as slaves, and could not even use the same facilities as white people. Now, interracial marriage is legal. Stoning people to death also was a procedure that had always happened. Corruption, lying, cheating. They have always been there. Something that has always happened is not automatically something that is right, or just. You cannot use reasoning for one issue, and not allow it to apply for another. If it is causing oppression, suffering, and hurting, it is probably not a just thing. Another reason is that homosexuality is "unnatural", especially due to the fact that homosexuals cannot procreate. Homosexuality occurs in over 450 species. It is a not a "sin" that would simply be caused by the original sin; it has always been there. Homosexuality is a mixture of cells and genes arranged differently than for a heterosexual. Even if it was unnatural, that does not automatically make it wrong. The desire to murder is natural, but it is not right. Airplanes are unnatural, but aid in many ways and do little harm. These two classifications do not go hand in hand. While it is true that homosexuals cannot procreate, there is not a burning need for this. Our world is faced with
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