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Explaining Mormon Beliefs: Same-sex attraction & same-sex marriage

September 20, 2012
source: LDS Media Talk

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MR says: Great Church resources for answering tough questions on same-gender attraction.

This article is one in a series of articles about explaining our Mormon beliefs to our friends.

Some members of the Church are not prepared to answer questions when asked about the Church’s position regarding same-sex marriage and in general about same-sex attraction (also called same-gender attraction, homosexuality, gay, or LGBT).

Below are some resources with information to help you understand this complex issue:

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bridget said...

11:38 AM
on Sep 20, 2012

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This "issue" is not complex. It falls under the same condemnation as all sin that people pursue instead of avoiding. Look, when the Lord says to listen to his voice and follow him, that doesn't mean you ought to run after every other sound that comes into your ears. The Lord has been clear about the laws of chastity, and they start within your mind. If an inappropriate thought comes to your mind, throw it out and seek God. Don't dwell on it and distance yourself from the Lord.

tomw said...

12:49 PM
on Sep 20, 2012

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Bridget, I'm sure you mean well, but your attitude is symptomatic of exactly the problem we have. When active LDS kids (and adults) are attempting suicide because they think the Church condemns them to hell due to their sexual orientation, I would call that a complex problem. You might want to spend a little time reading the material posted..
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