Same-Sex-Attraction

The Statement of Faith of The Christian & Missionary Alliance

1. There is one God, who is infinitely perfect, existing eternally in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

2. Jesus Christ is true God and true man. He was conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary.  He died upon the cross... 

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In addition to the core theological convictions above, we are also convicted that the application of absolute truth regarding sexual teachings of the scripture must also apply to non-sexual teachings of the scripture.  Thus, while we are convicted to believe that the Holy Scriptures forbid same-sex relationships, we equally believe that the Holy Scriptures forbid any form of judgment or mistreatment of the people who are in same-sex relationships.

Further, if those in such relationships are often viewed as having a "blind spot" in not seeing how clearly the scriptures forbid such relationships, then we, too, must recognize that we likely have "blind spots" that keep us from seeing how we violate the scriptures' teachings against judging others. 

  • We believe in theological truth that levels the playing field at the foot of the Cross. 
  • "There are none righteous: no, not one." Romans 3:10. We all fall short and are in need of His grace - not only for sins of our past but the sins we struggle with today and the sins we do not see.
  • The Gospel is about what God has done for people like us - mere sinners. Romans 5:8 - "God showed His love for us in that while were were yet sinners, Christ died for us." Thus, it is impossible for us to predetermine the eternal destination of others who sin. Our SAVIOR is our judge. 
  • We come to Him humbly because of our own sins; thus, we gladly extend Him to all others regardless of their particular sins.

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