Friday, July 18, 2008

J.I. Packer on the Church and gay "marriage"

The issue of homosexuality has become a quandary for Christians who wish to be kind to their friends and neighbors who are gay, but who also affirm the authority of Scripture. There are a great many behaviors that are incompatible with God's holiness, and it is altogether too easy to condemn those that are not part of one's own set of temptations. Our Lord made very clear the dangers inherent in focusing on the sins of others rather than our own. We have all fallen short of the holiness of God. There a difference, however, between acknowledging that fact, and the Church affirming sinful acts as a positive good. J.I. Packer, in a video made available at Between Two Worlds, explains:

Between Two Worlds: J.I. Packer on Homosexuality

1 comment:

  1. Your readers may be interested in my new book Holy Homosex? written in association with JI Packer. It is for sale on Amazon here:

    There is also a Kindle edition.


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