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Faith Needs A Foundation. And that made me really sad. God says, "Be holy, for I am holy. I have been part of a Christian support group for those who struggle with same-sex attraction.
Living out is a ministry based in the UK that aims to help followers of Christ learn how to live out their devotion to Christ from their identity in Christ rather than their sexuality. The Third Lateran Council of , a church council held at the Lateran palace in Rome, for example, outlawed sodomy.
Hildegard of Bingen reported seeing visions and recorded them in Scivias short for Scito vias Domini , "Know the Ways of the Lord" . Aelred of Riveaulx — to write openly about same-sex desire , and ongoing emotional and physical relationships with other men. Simon J. Some mainline Protestant denominations in the United States have also removed language in their bylaws which suggest that homosexuality is a sinful state of being.