Metropolitan Community Church Sydney
Our Story Too ... Reading the Bible with "New Eyes"
Rev. Nancy L. Wilson
31 December 2020 at 1:00:00 pm
While it is true that the Bible was written in the context of patriarchal, heterosexist cultures, the message and story of God's unconditional love in Christ can also be the "power of salvation" for our GLBT community.
A bold, proactive reading of the Bible offers new life for GLBT individuals, their families, and their friends. Consensus is growing among respected scholars of Scripture that the Bible does not condemn such relationships. Contemporary GLBT Christians have focused on proving that the Bible does not condemn homosexuality. It is time to move beyond defending this position. It is not enough for the Bible simply not to condemn homosexuality. We must be able to say, "Yes, it is..."Our Story, Too!"
Opening Doors of Ancient "Closets" .....
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