Irish Homework

Irish School Bans Homosexuality Bashing Bible Passages

Irish Homework

Worksheet spurs outrage over portrayal of homosexuals as “perverts.”

Hunterhouse College, a school for girls aged 11 to 18, has had to ban a worksheet from use in their classrooms since it was “accidently” sent home for homework one weekend. The worksheet dealt with a bible verse and sexuality.

Do not fool yourselves; people who are immoral or who worship idols or are adulterers or homosexual perverts or who steal or are greedy or are drunkards or who slander others or are thieves – none of these will possess God’s kingdom. 

The above verse from 1 Corinthians 6: 9-11 and is followed by three questions: “What do these verses tell us about homosexuals? Who else is included with homosexuals? What hope is there for all these people?”

These questions disturbed the father of one student, who made a complaint to the BBC. He felt the questions didn’t allow for debate, and branded “all homosexuals as perverts.”

The school has since removed the worksheet, and have reached out to the Rainbow Project to consult on pastoral care issues related to sexuality. Gavin Boyd felt the incident was simply due to a “blind spot” in dealing with sexual orientation in Northern Ireland schools, though he did voice his concerns. He said that it could have a list of adverse effects on students, “if any LGB child was sitting in that class and asked to list a bunch of people to associate with themselves, including drunks and all these licentious people, it’s horrible.”

Peter Lynas, the director of Evangelic Alliance Northern Ireland, felt the questions could have “been worded better,” but that they were fair. He said they “were simply asking questions about the orthodox Christian position.”

The School

Mr. Gibson, the school Principal, told the BBC that the worksheet was for the “introduction to Christian ethics centered on personal and family issues. As part of this, pupils are encouraged to consider a variety of attitudes toward homosexuality.” He further stated that they have a “very strong pastoral care system at the school and deal with issues around sexuality with great sensitivity.”


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  • Alison Lesley
    2:51 pm

    Don’t hate Jesus, repent of sin, yes homosexuality is sin as God makes clear. Repent, this is how you love God and His Christ. Repent or be put in the Romans 1: 18-32 and Romans 2: 1-16 group. We don’t get to judge, only share our Creator and Savior’s truth through His Gospel. Repent, turn from sinful desire as we all must.

  • Alison Lesley
    2:51 pm

    The gospel of Jesus Christ says repent, yes Jesus says homosexuality is one of many sins. Repent. If we desire our sin more than Him, He will let us go. Romans 1: 18-32 and Romans 2: 1-16, no judging just God’s gospel message, repent (turn from sin) and you will find grace.

  • Alison Lesley
    2:51 pm

    Yep they want to ban what the bible states because it is the truth…here is what it exactly states in the KING JAMES VERSION: 1ST CORINTHIANS 9-11:
    (9) “Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not decieved: neither: fornicators, nor, idolaters, nor, adulterers, nor, effeminate, nor, abusers of themselves with mankind. (10) Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor reviliers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God. (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.”
    NOW, let us also look at what it states in LEVITICUS 18:22 KJV regarding homosexuality: “Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is an abomination.” and LEVITICUS 20:13 KJV “If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death: their blood shall be upon them.”
    ALSO: GALATIONS 5:19-21 KJV: (19) “Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these: Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, (20) Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, (21) Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, ans such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.”

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