Episcopal Church leaders set to consider blessing rite for same-sex couples

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  • John20000 Cedar Hills, UT
    July 9, 2012 2:06 p.m.

    Only one way to know for sure God's will: ask him humbly with real intent and a sincere heart. He answers prayers.

  • George Bronx, NY
    July 8, 2012 11:20 a.m.


    how can you be certain that it is the word of god given your reasoning? gay or straight is irrelevant.

  • New Yorker Pleasant Grove, UT
    July 7, 2012 10:57 p.m.

    What a pathetic set of comments.

  • eagle651 Chino Valley, AZ
    July 7, 2012 8:35 p.m.


    I'm not Gay, so I accept the scriptures as written to be the Lords final word...

  • zoar63 Mesa, AZ
    July 7, 2012 2:47 p.m.

    Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation.
    For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost. 2Pet 1:21-22

  • Tolstoy salt lake, UT
    July 7, 2012 1:12 p.m.

    Since only people can receive "revelations" how do we know that their "revelations" are anything more then the influence of those around them to make certain decisions. Do you have any objective, physical evidence that proves that "revelations" come from anywhere other then the hearts and minds of men (also read as opinions).

  • Tolstoy salt lake, UT
    July 7, 2012 1:07 p.m.


    How do you know if man is simply rewriting scripture if as you suggest you cannot be certain what his scriptures mean? Why should I believe your version anymore then any other man? Just because you believe you have the one true interpretation means nothing given your reasoning above.

  • Sorry Charlie! SLC, UT
    July 7, 2012 1:06 p.m.

    @ Linus: When the LDS Church receives revelation, who are they receiving it from?

  • Tolstoy salt lake, UT
    July 7, 2012 12:54 p.m.


    I understand vice is difficult but keep working your desire to remove other right to choose is a vice you can overcome someday. good luck.

  • Linus Bountiful, UT
    July 7, 2012 12:30 p.m.

    I was surprised to read this endorsement of "continuing revelation." Too bad he didn't identify the source of that revelation. He does go on to say that the congregants have the right to decide what the scriptures mean. Perhaps it would be a good idea to decide between "revelation" and public opinion.

  • Hutterite American Fork, UT
    July 7, 2012 11:27 a.m.

    Gay people have the right to be as miserable as everybody else.

    Chris Rock

  • eagle651 Chino Valley, AZ
    July 7, 2012 10:59 a.m.

    What mankind thinks the Lord met and what He really means could be two different things.
    Mankind is rewriting scripture to fit social change and by-pass sin.

  • will7370 LOGAN, UT
    July 7, 2012 9:15 a.m.

    "Vice is a monster of so frightful mien,
    As to be hated needs but to be seen;
    Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face,
    We first endure, then pity, then embrace."

    Alexander Pope - An Essay on Man