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Mobile Ed: AP371 A Biblical Response to Homosexuality (4 hour course - audio)

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Get equipped to respond truthfully and graciously to the topic of homosexuality and to those who are a part of the LGBT community. Sean McDowell examines some of the preliminary issues, such as whether or not homosexuality is a gospel issue, whether or not homosexuality is the unforgiveable sin, and why many people have adopted the revisionist view of homosexuality. Gain profound insight and practical advice while applying biblical evidence to common objections to pertinent passages in Genesis, Romans, and 1 Corinthians.

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Course Outline


  • Introducing the Speaker and the Course

Unit 1:Introducing a Biblical Response to Homosexuality

  • The Changing Landscape of Sexual Ethics: The Reformation Project
  • The Changing Landscape of Sexual Ethics: Personal Experiences
  • Why Pick on This Issue?
  • Aren’t All Sins Equal?
  • Why Some Embrace the Revisionist View of Homosexuality
  • Tactics of the Revisionist Movement
  • Is This a Gospel Issue?

Unit 2:Background for Examining Texts about Homosexuality

  • Assumptions of the Revisionist Movement
  • Why Doesn’t the Bible Address Homosexuality More?
  • Why Didn’t Jesus Address Homosexuality?
  • Framing the Issue: God’s Design for Sex

Unit 3:Examining the Key Texts

  • Ten Truths fromFlame of Yahweh
  • Is the Genesis Account Still Applicable?
  • Sodom and Gomorrah: A Traditional Reading
  • Sodom and Gomorrah: Revisionist Objections
  • Levitical Passages: All Male-Male Sexual Activity Prohibited
  • Levitical Passages: Parts of Holiness Code Superseded by the New Testament
  • Levitical Passages: Cult Prostitution
  • Romans 1:26–27: Dishonorable Passions, Unnatural Relations
  • Romans 1:26–27: Impure or Sinful
  • Romans 1:26–27: Pederasty, Homosexuality, Lesbianism
  • First Corinthians 6:9–11

Unit 4:Responding to Common Objections and Questions

  • The Influence of Experience on Interpretation
  • Sexual Orientation Is a New Concept
  • Celibacy a Gift, Not a Mandate
  • Gender Complementarity
  • Greater Inclusiveness of the New Testament
  • Bible Does Not Address LGBT People Today
  • Marriage Is a Reflection of Christ’s Love for the Church
  • Are People Born Gay?
  • Can You Be Gay and Christian?
  • Can a Christian Attend a Gay Wedding?
  • What If a Gay Couple Comes to My Church?
  • Resources for Further Study
  • Christian Relationships with Gay People


  • Applying What You Have Learned

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Sean McDowell

Sean McDowell is an educator and a popular speaker at schools, churches, and conferences nationwide. He is author of Ethix: Being Bold in a Whatever World, coauthor of 77 FAQs About God and the Bible, Experience Your Bible, and Understanding Intelligent Design, and general editor of Apologetics for a New Generation and The Apologetics Study Bible for Students. He is currently pursuing a PhD in apologetics and worldview studies.