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Prof. Hanko is professor of Church History and New Testament in the Protestant Reformed Seminary. Some who have come to the defense of current views on homosexuality have made use of a distinction which we must consider in this article. The distinction is between the actual act of homosexuality and the tendency towards homosexual behavior. The former is the actual engaging in homosexual behavior; the latter is an inborn tendency towards homosexual behavior which does not necessarily result in performing homosexual acts. The distinction is very common. John R.W. Stott calls attention to this distinction in an article in the November 22,...

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Prof. Hanko is professor of Church History and New Testament in the Protestant Reformed Seminary. We have been examining the question of the origin of homosexuality in the light of a distinction which is often made between a tendency towards this sin and the actual performance of homosexual acts. Many believe that a man is not responsible for his homosexuality because he is born a homosexual and can do nothing about this tendency of his nature. He cannot fight it; he cannot be changed; he is a prisoner of his genes. It is interesting to note (though we do it by way...

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Prof. Hanko is professor of Church History and New Testament in the Protestant Reformed Seminary. One passage in Scripture more than any other speaks of the terrible sin of homosexuality. To this passage we wish to call attention. It is found in Romans 1:18-32. Because of its importance we quote the entire passage here. I fear that if I do not quote it here, the reader will not take the time to look it up in his Bible and read it carefully. For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the...

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