Scripture

#31 Share Scripture

#31 Share Scripture

Despite my belief that all scripture is profitable, I continue to say that it wasn’t any of the verses on homosexuality that changed my mind or drew me close to Jesus.  It was actually all the verses that pointed to what God was actually like, most accurately displayed through His son, that caused me to want to give up all that was dear to me in order to obtain the One thing that really mattered most – that costly “pearl of great price”. And it’s in that vein of relating to God well and pouring out your heart to Him that the Psalms become a beautiful piece of discipleship.  One may think that the Psalms are “for beginners”, but it’s this book – these songs – that give me permission to pour out my heart and engage the grief, lament, and anger of my humanity.  So the question might be, “will you not just present Scripture, but will you use the right ones that meet the deeper need of LGBT people….”