Supported Enhanced Typesetting: Helminiak An examination of all of the Biblical passages that are commonly used to condemn gay people and gay behavior. Go to Amazon. To our modern minds, the idea of buying a teen lover seems repugnant. When speaking here of his slaves, the centurion uses the word doulos. Homosexuality and the Centurion's Servant? The Westminster Shorter Catechism, Question 15 says, "What is that turning from sin which is part of true repentance?
Those values appear to be changing.
One, in a turning from all gross sins in regard of our course and conversation; two, in a turning from all other sins in regard of our hearts and affections. But when speaking of the one he is asking Jesus to heal, he uses only pais. So, seeing the Centurion repented of his sin, this had to include his "alleged homosexuality" Lev
So, the words are being used interchangeably.