February 21, 2019

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MaryannFebruary 12, 2019

When we cease to speak of developing loving relationships with our "husband" or "wife" in our gospel teaching because we are afraid we might offend someone, we are making a grave error. We must never dilute the truths of the gospel or withhold them. I think all of us agree that we must treat ALL God's children with love and kindness. However, Celestial marriage is essential for exaltation, and we must never foster a thought or even a hint of an apologetic attitude for teaching and encouraging discussions that will strengthen marriage. Those who experience same-gender attraction often cling to the hope that the day will come when they will be healed and free to have these great blessings of marriage. They do not need to pretend that it doesn't exist.