This is a list of Christian denominational positions on homosexuality. The issue of . In , the Scottish Episcopal Church voted to allow same-sex marriages; . the holy mysteries (sacraments) to people who seek to justify homosexual activity . . resources for the rite of marriage in Evangelical Lutheran Worship which use .
Where Major Religions Stand on Same-Sex Marriage The United Methodist Church, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the.
 Because Jesus always judged cultural and biblical rules and laws using his principles of  For example, St Paul had no language to comprehend the possibility of a genetic basis of homosexuality. to deny sexual companionship and even marriage to their gay brothers and sisters. Journal of Lutheran Ethics, 3, no.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, with approximately 5 million while remaining rooted in Scripture, tradition, Lutheran confessions and the discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity. However, church policy, like that for same-sex marriage, gives.
Should an LCMS pastor marry an older couple without a wedding license The Bible also clearly teaches, of course, there is . homosexual as an excuse to justify homosexual behavior.