In these verses Paul is describing different kinds of people who unless they repent will be excluded from the kingdom of God. What happened at Sodom is clearly meant to be something of a cautionary tale. Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ. It is one example of what is wrong with all of us. Who has bewitched you? You shall not do as they do in the land of Egypt, where you lived, and you shall not do as they do in the land of Canaan, to which I am bringing you.
Let a little water be brought, and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree, while I bring a morsel of bread, that you may refresh yourselves, and after that you may pass on—since you have come to your servant.
What does the Bible say about homosexuality?
But Paul is clear: John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Sodom has become so associated with homosexual conduct that its name was for many ears a byword for it. It is not describing what we would understand to be a sexual orientation. Who has bewitched you?
In these verses Paul is describing different kinds of people who unless they repent will be excluded from the kingdom of God. But a close look at the text makes it clear that homosexuality was in fact involved. With multiple service times and options, as well as age group Sunday School classes, we have something for everyone. If you have inside knowledge of a topic in the news, contact the ABC. May mercy, peace, and love be multiplied to you. It is well with the man who deals generously and lends; who conducts his affairs with justice. If we've rejected what the Bible says about slavery - why not what it says about homosexuality too?