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What Does the Bible Say About..Lesbian Relationships?

Me and this girl met 9 months ago. We became really close very fast. At first we were just best friends and then in time it led into more than that. We have talked about this a lot tonight and was trying to find the answer in the bible. But if you would could you please tell me if we could still get into heaven from what we have already done. Or are can we not. Can you get into heaven if you're a lesbian? Could you please tell me the scripture to read too please? Thank you.


What does the Bible say about women having sex with each other?

"Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things. Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves: Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen. For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompense of their error which was meet." (Romans 1:21-27)

This is the only place that talks about women with women. All the other places that condemn homosexual behavior specifically mention men. Here Paul says that there were those who willingly did not honor God as the creator, and so God gave up on them. Instead they turned to "vile affections" such as lesbian and homosexual acts. But he does also equate it with homosexual acts between men.

To the Corinthians Paul talked about the results of such actions. "Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor those who commit lewd acts, NOR THOSE WHO COMMIT HOMOSEXUAL ACTS, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God." (1 Corinthians 6:9-10; emphasis mine). This would make it appear that almost nobody has a chance to go to heaven, but Paul continues in verse 11, "And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God."

You can not go to heaven if you are a liar, a thief, a gossip, a lesbian, or one who commits any other sin. On the other hand, those who are forgiven of those sins can go to heaven. God can forgive any sin, if the person repents (is sorry for doing it and plans not to do it again). Those in Corinth who had committed homosexual acts were forgiven, but not if they continued to choose to perform those acts.

Mere repentance, though, is not all that is required. Mere faith in Jesus is insufficient. (If so even the devils would be saved-James 2:19.) Faith is important, as is repentance. But so is immersion in water (baptism) for the purpose of forgiveness of sins (Acts 2:38; Acts 22:16). So is living in such a way that one tries to avoid committing sin, particularly the sins they committed before becoming a Christian through baptism. The bottom line is that any sin will keep you out of heaven if you don't obey God and his way of getting repentance through the sacrifice of his own son.