What does the Bible say about homosexuality?
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Question: What does the Bible say about homosexuality? Is it wrong for men? Can women practice it?
Answer: Your question about female homosexuality and where does the Bible say it is a sin is mentioned in several scriptures. In Romans 1, the Apostle Paul stated that women who change their natural use just like men (verse 27) are in error or sin. God treats both males and females the same regarding this behavior:
" . . .and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like corruptible man - and birds and four-footed animals and creeping things. Therefore God also gave them up to uncleanness, in the lusts of their hearts, to dishonor their bodies among themselves, who exchanged the truth of God for the lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.
"For this reason God gave them up to vile passions. For even their women exchanged the natural use for what is against nature. Likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust for one another, men with men committing what is shameful, and receiving in themselves the penalty of their error which was due." (Romans 1:23-27, NKJV throughout)
Concerning homosexuality, the Bible also states in Jude 7 that Sodom and Gomorrah gave themselves over to strange flesh that included both men and women. He said when God rained down fire and brimstone it was like being thrown into the Lake of Fire. It revealed how evil God looks upon this practice:
" . . . as Sodom and Gomorrah, and the cities around them in a similar manner to these, having given themselves over to sexual immorality and gone after strange flesh, are set forth as an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire." (Jude 7)
However, what is more important than this practice being a sin is why God detests it and what is bad about it. In 1Corinthians 15 God says He is reproducing Himself by having sons. We are all to be God's sons in His family. What is bad about homosexuality is it is against God's purpose of creating sons for His family. You cannot produce children through this kind of behavior - even worse bestiality. In Leviticus 18 God shows committing bestiality also causes sexual confusion:
"You shall not lie with a male as with a woman. It is an abomination. Nor shall you mate with any animal, to defile yourself with it. Nor shall any woman stand before an animal to mate with it. It is perversion. 'Do not defile yourselves with any of these things; for by all these the nations are defiled, which I am casting out before you.' " (Leviticus 18:22-24)
It is confusion because God ordained reproduction through kind after its kind (Genesis 1). These types of sexual practices are against God's way and His purpose. You can only produce children of kind after kind or between male and female. This is God's Law. Anything contrary to fulfilling God producing sons in His family is a sin!