Do Christians Hate People Who Identify as Gay or Lesbian?

By Alan Shlemon Published on July 20, 2019

Is it the case that Christians hate homosexuals? Many people in our culture think the answer is obvious: yes. Since it’s believed that Christians hate them, many people who identify as gay or lesbian reason that God must hate them too. Though there are many mistakes believers have made that have contributed to that impression, I don’t believe that most believers I speak to hold hatred in their hearts. Here’s a short video that Summit Ministries released where I discuss that concern.

(For more on this topic, see “Homosexuality: Know the Truth and Speak It with Compassion” and “Is the Biblical Stance against Homosexuality Necessarily Unloving?”)

 

Originally published at Stand to Reason. Reprinted with permission.

 

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