You’ve heard people say that same-sex practice is a minor or side issue in the New Testament? Well, in today’s ten-minute podcast, we have a look at that question. You can listen to “Apart from Romans 1:24-27, the New Testament Doesn’t Say Anything about Same-Sex Practice, Does it?” by clicking here and then by clicking on podcast 8.
Month: September 2020
September 27, 2020. Sunday school. Series Title: “God Redeems a Dysfunctional Family.” Lesson Title: “True Repentance and Genuine Forgiveness.” Genesis 44-45.
Today’s lesson brings this series about Joseph and his brothers to a conclusion. Today we see how tough love and godly sorrow produce the fruit of true repentance and genuine forgiveness. True repentance and genuine forgiveness, in turn, are the foundation of reconciliation and wholeness of life. For a concise exposition of today’s lesson, click below:
Did Jesus Approve of Same-Sex Intercourse? Check out Podcast 7 in the series “An Issue for Our Time: the Bible and Same-Sex Practice.”
What about Jesus? Did He approve of same-sex activity? For answer to this question, check out Podcast 7, the most recent in the series “An Issue for Our Time: the Bible and Same-Sex Practice,” by clicking here.
September 20, 2020. Sunday School. Series Title: “God Redeems a Dysfunctional Family.” Lesson Title: “Tough Love and Godly Sorrow.” Genesis 42:6-25.
In today’s lesson Joseph confronts his brothers. This is a story of tough love and godly sorrow that lead to redemption and reconciliation. For a concise exposition of this lesson click below:
Listen to: “What Else Does the Old Testament Say about Same-Sex Practice?” Podcast 6 in the series entitled “An Issue for Our Time: the Bible and Same-Sex Practice.”
Have we exhausted everything the Old Testament has to say about same-sex practice? Not quite. This podcast ties together the loose ends of the Old Testament’s teaching. Listen by clicking here.
September 13, 2020. Sunday school. Series Title: “God Redeems a Dysfunctional Family.” Lesson Title: “The Faithfulness of God in the Life of Joseph.” Genesis 40-41.
Today’s Scripture lesson continues the themes begun in Genesis 37-39. By meditating on Genesis 40-41 we begin to see how even the things Joseph suffered were the result of God’s faithfulness. God’s bringing salvation through Joseph’s suffering foreshadows Christ and assures us that we can trust God. For a concise exposition of this passage, click below.
Listen to “The Sin of Sodom in Genesis 19:1-11 and The Levite and His Concubine in Judges 19:22-30.” This podcast is fifth in the series, “An Issue for Our Time: the Bible and Same-Sex Practice.”
Today’s podcast addresses two prominent instances of attempted same-sex intercourse in Scripture. These incidents confirm last week’s study of the teaching on sexuality found in Leviticus 18 and 20 and reinforce the unity of the Bible’s teaching on this subject. Listen to this podcast by clicking here.
September 6, 2020. Sunday School. Series Title: “God Redeems a Dysfunctional Family.” Lesson Title: “Faithfulness in Suffering,” Genesis 37-39.
This Sunday we begin four lessons on the life of Joseph from Genesis 37-45. These lessons show us how God uses the faithfulness of Joseph to redeem and reconcile his very dysfunctional family. Joseph provides us with a sterling example of a life of faithfulness rooted in God. His faithfulness also foreshadows and prefigures the faithfulness of Jesus through whom we can live a life of integrity before God. For a concise podcast exposition of this Sunday’s lesson, click below.
Listen to, “God’s Covenant Law.” Fourth in the Podcast Series “An Issue for Our Time: the Bible and Same-Sex Practice.”
We have seen how important this issue is (podcast one). We have examined the fallacies in the way those who deny the Bible’s teaching on this subject approach Scripture (podcast two). We have looked at the foundational teaching on this subject in the Genesis creation account (podcast three). Now it is time to look at the prohibitions of same-sex practice in God’s covenant law. These prohibitions are part of the detailed teaching about sexuality found in Leviticus 18 and 20. This fourth podcast is entitled “God’s Covenant Law,” To access these podcasts, click here.