A Biblical Perspective on Homosexuality

A Sermon by Louise Westfall to Central Presbyterian Church, Denver, Colorado, on July 17, 2011.

What does Leviticus teach about sexuality, and how should we live in response?

– Robert B. Coote Some laws in Leviticus are important to all of us. The commandment to “love your neighbor as yourself” (Lev 19:18), for example, was essential to Jesus and remains so for us. On some others we may not agree. One example would be, “You (a man) shall not lie with a male […]

The God of the Covenant and Amendment 08-B

Excerpted and edited from Address to the 2008 Covenant Conference William Stacy Johnson Princeton Theological Seminary “And I will walk among you and will be your God, and you shall be my people” (Leviticus 26:12). We Presbyterians are a covenant people who serve and worship a covenant-making God. That phrase from Leviticus, “And I will […]

Knowing What’s Important

Knowing What’s Important Sermon for East Liberty Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh 5 November 2000  Mark 12: 28-34; Lev. 19: 1-7, 13-21, 37  Pamela Byers Elder, Old First Presbyterian Church, San Francisco, and Executive Director, Covenant Network of Presbyterians Our text this morning, the lectionary text being read in thousands of churches in many denominations today, is […]