The Issue Of Same Sex Espousement

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Same-Sex Espousement
The issue of same-sex espousement is something of a sultry topic in our country these days. In March, Michigan decided that same-sex espousements were licit, then later the same day, that ruling was stayed, and then determinately, later the same month, a federal appeals court stayed the ruling indefinitely (Egan, 2014).
The theological voluntarism approach suggests that God decides what is right and what is erroneous. These are absolute morals that never transmute. God decides moral principles, and they are fine-tuned and aeonian. If God verbally expresses that homosexual sex is erroneous, then it is erroneous, and homosexuals cannot be sanctioned to espouse (Waller, 2011). According to a majority in this country, to determine what God verbalizes, we must turn to the Bible. There are numerous passages that suggest that homosexuality is erroneous. I Corinthians 6:9-10 suggests that homosexuals are maleficent and will not enter the kingdom of God. Genesis 19 suggests that Sodom and Gomorrah were eradicated because of homosexuality, as does Jude 7. Leviticus 18:22-23 suggests that homosexual sex is detestable. Leviticus 20:13 suggests that gay homosexual sex is so egregious, that offenders should be killed if they are caught. “If a man lies with a male as with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination; they shall surely be put to death; their blood is upon them.” So, according to those that visually examine the ethical world with a…

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