We’ve all been sexual deviants — if only in our minds. We all need God’s grace and forgiveness. We’re continuously tempted toward deviant sexual behavior.
When it comes to homosexuality, although some people might be biologically inclined toward same-sex attraction and others had it forced on them against their wills, ultimately it becomes a behavior to choose or to resist — like all sexual conduct.
A man could love another man and care for him without it being a homosexual relationship. The relationship only becomes homosexual when one engages in sexual acts. It is best to think of homosexuality as behavior. “Homosexual” refers not to one’s nature or disposition but to one’s behavior. Yes, the Bible treats homosexuality as one more expression of “the desires of the sinful nature” (Galatians 5:16-21;Romans 1:24-26). But we should not define personhood based on desires.
I do not think it is best…
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