The only thing that will change is that the law will mistakenly use the word "marriage" to refer to two different kinds of sexually intimate human relationships. Egyptians eating with Hebrews; having an image of another god in your house; sacrificing your child to the god Molech; having sex with your wife when she is menstruating; taking your wife's sister as a second wife; and eating pork. These attitudes find their way into the New Testament in various forms. But this cannot be a proper legal matter until the empirical case has been made that a homosexual partnership and a marriage are indistinguishable. He claims this is a result of idolatry and uses it as part of his argument for why one should only follow his God. Support and affirmation of marriage rights for same-sex couples generally comes from certain Christian denominations that are considered theologically liberal. Homosexuality and Hinduism There are both conservative and liberal views about homosexuality and same-sex marriages in Hinduism , similar to many other religions. Notably in Troy Perry , the church's founder, filed the first lawsuit in the U. A careful study of this stance shows that its adherents either discount the authority of Scripture or adopt interpretive methods that create the latitude to ignore or distort the plain and obvious meaning of its words. If you have additional questions or would like to discuss your concerns at greater length with a member of our staff, we invite you to call Focus on the Family's Counseling department. Pregnancy will still be possible only by implanting a male sperm in a female egg, whether that is done by sexual intercourse inside or outside of marriage, or by in vitro fertilization, or by implanting male sperm in the uterus of a woman not married to the man whose sperm are being used. Governments and lawyers and the law do not create the people, the house, the paint, and my desire to paint your house for a price that you want to pay. In educational settings, several ancient authors comment on the male-male mentoring that often included pederasty sex with boys. We must "speak the truth in love" Ephesians 4: But what does the Bible actually say about human sexuality and homosexuality in particular? They call a man lying with another man instead of his wife an "abomination".