In a moment I am going to speak very plainly and straightforward about homosexuality. As a preacher, I have a great responsibility before God to speak the truth in love—to convince, rebuke and exhort with all longsuffering and teaching 2 Tim. If you are involved in a gay relationship, or have a loved one who is, please do not get upset with me.
One explanation which is popular among a small percentage of religious conservatives is that homosexuality is in fact caused by demon possession. The Bible talks extensively about possession of humans by demons and other evil spirits. It extensively discusses Jesus' exorcisms.
The nature of truth was my topic at a recently held apologetics conference in Phoenix, Arizona. A friend of mine presented how Christians could have loving and respectful conversations with those in the LGBT community, while exemplifying grace without compromising truth. Let me take both of these questions in order and also say something about the nature of sin since that comes into play here.
The relationship between religion and homosexuality has varied greatly across time and place, within and between different religions and denominationswith regard to different forms of homosexuality and bisexuality. Generally speaking as well as by denomination, the present-day doctrines of the world's major religions vary vastly in their attitudes toward these sexual orientations. Among the religious denominations which generally oppose these orientations, there are many different types of actions which they may take: this can range from quietly discouraging homosexual activity, explicitly forbidding same-sex sexual practices among adherents and actively opposing social acceptance of homosexuality, to execution. Religious fundamentalism has been found to correlate positively with anti-homosexual bias.
Learning that Pat Robertson has something newly outrageous to say about homosexuality isn't really all that shocking. The " Club" host has never hidden the fact that he disapproves of the LGBT community to put it lightly and he has dedicated hours of air time to discussing the dangers of the so-called "homosexual lifestyle" see a slideshow of Robertson's "greatest hits" below. But in a recent broadcast see the video above Robertson truly outdid himself when he proposed that homosexuality is related to a type of "demonic possession.
Demonology is the study of demons or beliefs about demons,  especially the methods used to summon and control them. Demons, when regarded as spiritsmay belong to either of the classes of spirits recognized by primitive animism. A sharp distinction is often drawn between these two classes, notably by the Melanesiansseveral African groups, and others.
The reigning scientific consensus on sexual orientation is that it's an inherited, biological trait, but that's just because scientists don't know how to party. Why yes, they can! At least according to the article's primary source, a former stripper-turned-ministry leader named Contessa Adams. Adams shares her decades-long struggle with demon sex, sparing no horrible, sexy detail:.
The prophet had come up from Georgia. She stood at the front of the Holy Ghost Temple Church and called for parishioners to come forward. On this Sunday in February, roughly worshippers filled the white-walled Pentecostal sanctuary that sits on a wooded hill beside a BMW dealership.
Having read a few articles on this I was interested in getting your opinions. I read accounts of people who struggle with sodomy may have let evil spirits enter into them. I have read a few accounts of deliverance and although I feel skeptical they seem true. Does the catholic church discuss this- deviant sexuality and possession?