I do not believe in an infallible Bible nor an infallible Qur'an or any other scripture that conservative religious people believe is perfect.
Same-sex attraction is not a sin.
What did Paul have in mind when he warned against same-sex relations?
Women were not excluded in theory as they have been in practice the restriction of the UHJ to men only was a later interpretation by Abdu'l-Bahanor did Baha'u'llah say dirty sex with my man a House of Justice necessarily has to be restricted only to Baha'is or members of a particular organized religious community.
We believe that the underlying source, goal, and direction of everything is the One revealed in the Bible as the Creator, Governor, and Redeemer of the universe.
This teaching is found in the Old Testament, the New Testament, and in the writings of many modern spiritual leaders.
However, my broad-minded attitude prevented me from fully buying into Evangelical Christianity, and over the years I have grown increasingly liberal and universalist in my understanding of the Gospel.
It is a new and culturally peculiar idea that human sexuality is all about intimacy and pleasure, but not necessarily babies.
As one might imagine, this situation led to a power struggle.
He was not the first person to teach me what love can be like but he truly changed my life forever.
However, Baha'i Faith members are not allowed to question this or to regard the UHJ as merely a council of religious leaders making human decisions for the Baha'i Faith organization.
I was also frustrated by the fact that the Baha'i Faith organization prohibits its members from participating in politics, since political activism had previously been an interest of mine.
Workbooks and various visual aids are also used to reinforce the Bible lessons.
Sex is not a right, but a gift — and the giver knows what is best for us.
He simply didn't yuyun adult much of any exposure to ideas from outside of Islam, Christianity and Judaism.
Similarly, some of Baha'u'llah's ideas in his Aqdas have already passed into the realm of the historical rather than the currently applicable — before they were ever even applied.