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St Paul and Sexuality Part 3 - Galatians 3

Galatians 3:28 isn’t about gays!!!
I get this said to me, and it's because a ton of my writing either explicitly or implicitly makes people think of Galatians 3.28. I go there a lot. And if you’ve read my stuff and ever wanted to shout at me that this wonderful pinnacle of Pauline theology just doesn’t mention gay people, I apologise.  I want to take this objection seriously and look at it full in the face. I want to answer it. 
Here’s the objection: It’s all very nice to say there’s one humanity, that all people are equal, that we’re all the same - but if one’s basic understanding of homosexuality is that it is portrayed in the Scriptures as intrinsically sinful, what then? St Paul doesn’t make grace and sin equal things. Quite the opposite! So people who resolutely refuse to live by God’s standards are not equal to those who repent and live under grace.
Well let’s put Galatians 3:28 out there for everyone: “There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male a…

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