God abandons those who don't know him to "uncleanness and vile affections."
1:24, 26, 28
With his usual intolerance, Paul condemns homosexuals (including lesbians). This is the only clear reference to
lesbians in the Bible. 1:26-28
Homosexuals (those "without natural affection") and their supporters (those "that have pleasure in them") are
"worthy of death" - along with gossips, boasters, and disobedient children. 1:31-32
Paul says that those who accuse him of lying deserve damnation. 3:8
God blinded the Jews so they wouldn't recognize Jesus as the Messiah. 11:7-10, 25
"As concerning the gospel, they are enemies for your sakes: but as touching the election,
they are beloved for the father's sakes."
Jews are enemies to Christians, but God loves them for their ancestors' sake. 11:28
Gentiles used to be unbelievers, but now the Jews are the unbelievers and God saves gentiles through Jewish unbelief. It's all a part of
God's plan. 11:30
"He that doubteth is damned ... Whosoever is not of faith is sin." 14:23
Shun those who disagree with your religious views. 16:17