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Is same-sex attraction a sin?



    
    

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
In Matthew 5:27-28, Jesus equates lust with adultery. This establishes a biblical principle: if it is a sin to do something, it is also a sin to desire to do that something. The Bible very clearly ...

February 03 2016 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Mini Geoff Smith
My only comment would be in a question as well. What do you mean by same-sex attraction?
You can look at someone of the same gender and admire the way they look (maybe a body-builder, or fitness enthusiast, or whatever you find "attractive" about that person-their character or values). 
The risk (or should I say caution) is if the attraction is physical in a lustful sense or has any sexual tone to it at all. 
Michael already answered the question perfectly so I won't "parrot" what he has already said. I just wanted to add that an attraction to the same gender can be ok if it is a character or physical but not sexual or lustful attraction. Although that is a very fine line and avoiding such temptation honors God the most.

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