Does God Solve Homosexuality In Galatians 3: 28?

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Willie A. Alvarenga

The Apostle Paul wrote in Galatians 3:28 the following words, “There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” As we consider these words, there are those who argue that this passage is the authority to approve homosexuals. Anyone who arrives at this conclusion has failed to examine carefully the context of the passage under consideration. The Apostle Paul is not providing permission or approval for homosexual activities or relationships. He is indeed, providing information about the subject of salvation. In the previous verses, vv. 26-27, Paul discussed the subject of salvation in Christ. He argued that we are all sons of God through obedient faith in Christ Jesus, and that all those who obey the gospel being baptized into Christ, have put on Christ (v. 27). The message of Galatians 3:28 is one in which Paul emphasizes the fact that concerning the salvation of man, we can all be recipients of it, so long as we are obedient to God. In the book of Acts, Peter made the following comment, “Then Peter opened his mouth and said: ‘In truth I perceived that God shows no partiality. But in every nation whoever fears Him and works righteousness is accepted by Him” (Acts
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He stated, “Have you not read that He who made them at the beginning made them male and female, and said, ‘For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh? (Matthew 19:4-5). The passage that Jesus alluded to is taken from Genesis 2:24, where we find God’s original plan for marriage. Nowhere in the Old or New Testament do we find authority or approval for homosexual marriages. This was not God’s plan. Just because our society accepts them, does not imply that God approves
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