Same Sex Marriage, A Civil Right but a Bible Wrong
Sermon shared by Rodney Johnson Sr.,
Text: Matthews 19:4
Terms that has distorted the sanctity of humanity:
Gays-Men desiring men.
Ms. Thing-Gay man.
Lesbians-Women desiring women.
Transgender-Acting different from the way one was born.
Bisexuals-People who go both ways.
Heterosexual-desire for the opposite sex.
Transvestite-Men who dress like a women.
Sugar in the tank-Gay men.
Funny-Gay men or women.
Freaks-Unusual or abnormal behavior.
Marriage is under attack in three ways:
A. Those who believe thats its optional (Live together)
B. Those who believe its disposable. (Drop one and Try another)
C. Those who believe its re-definable. (Same sex marriage)
*Marriage is a union between a man and a woman. It is governed by the principles of the word of God. *
Scriptural Prohibitions against Same-Sex immoralities:
Genesis Chapter 19 (Men acted perversely)
Judges Chapter 19:15-25 (Men acted perversely)
1 Kings 14:24 (Temple Prostitutes)
Romans 1:26-31 (Unnatural affections)
Lev. 18:22 (Prohibition against same sex immoralities)
Matt. 19:4 (He made men and women different)
Mark 10:6 (He made men and women different)
(Important note: Sex between animals and people is explicitly forbidden)
I. SAME SEX LOVE IS PERSMISSIBLE IN THE BIBLE. (In a genuine friendship way only)
Esau and Jacob (Genesis 33:4)
Ruth and Naomi (Ruth 1:16)
David and Jonathan (2 Sam. 1:26)
II. SAME SEX MARRIAGE IS PROHIBITED BY THE BIBLE.
III. SAME SEX MARRIAGE UNDERMINES THE DIVINE SYMBOLIZIM.
Symbol of Christ and the Church
Not Christ and Christ
Not the Church and the Church
IV. MARRIAGE IS GOD DEFINED AND GOD ORDAINED.
Matt. 19:4-6 (Male and Female)
Matt. 19:4-6 (Union between two flesh)
V. THE PATTERN FOR MARRIAGE.
A Prayerful choice
A Prayerful couple
A Perpetual covenant
VI. THE PICTURE OF MARRIAGE
Christs love for the church
Church faithfulness or faithlessness to Christ.
Saviors love and the eternal worth of the bride.
VII. THE PSYCHOLOGY OF MARRIAGE.
He -man needs a she- man.
Woman fits man psychologically. (Gen. 2:18)
Opposite sex are often best friends.
Woman fills the void in man.
VIII. THE PROBLEM OF SAME SEX MARRIAGE.
No natural intimacy
No Procreation (Gen. 1:28)
God did not give same- sex partners the ability to obey Him because it was prohibited by Him.
IX. GENIUINE PARTNERSHIP REQUIRES SOME LEVELS OF DIFFERENCE.
Men are physically stronger.
Women are for the most part, more compassionate.
Women are frequently more loyal. (The women at the cross)
Men are not easily deceived.) (Adam was not deceived.)
The differences between the sexes compliment each other.
Conclusion: The final authority for what constitutes