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‘Repent’ the gay away: Wife of Mormon leader tells gays to pray for ‘sexual harmony’ with God

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Wendy Nelson, the wife of a top Mormon official, asserted recently that LGBT people should “repent” to have their “sexual feelings be in harmony” with God’s law.

Nelson’s husband, Russell, heads the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, which is the second highest governing body in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. During a devotional on Sunday night, he had revealed that the church’s policy of labeling same-sex couples as “apostates” had come directly from God.

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Even though she spoke on the same day, Wendy Nelson’s suggestion that praying could cure homosexuality has not received the same attention.

During a “Worldwide Devotional for Young Adults” broadcast on January 10, Nelson recalled that Jesus had healed many people in the Bible. She argued that “desperation” motivated people to accept the help of God.

“When we are desperate to become the people we were born to be, our vision changes,” Nelson opined. “We see the Adversary’s temptations for what they really are: tricks to make us forget our true identity and our destination.”

“We may realize that a burden is holding us back,” she said. “That burden may be spiritual pain which always accompanies bad choices and unrepentant sin. The truth is that unrepentant sin is like a magnet for more sin. So if you need to repent, start now.”

According to Nelson, “there is a 100 percent guarantee” that Jesus will cleanse and “heal” anyone who repents.

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“We each need the savior’s help to become the people we were born to be,” she insisted. “Perhaps we need the gift to have our sexual feelings be in harmony with eternal laws.”

“When we are desperate for any gift of the spirit, that is when we will finally pray with all the energy of heart for that gift,” she added. “I pray that this year that you will have some moments of anguishing desperation that will propel you further along the path to becoming the man or woman you were born to be.”

“Your true self is spectacular, never settle for less.”

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Watch the video below from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, broadcast Jan. 10, 2016.

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Trump is ‘our chief criminal running a crime syndicate out of the West Wing’: Former federal prosecutor

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Former federal prosecutor John Flannery is one of the over 1,100 former Justice Department lawyers and prosecutors who signed a letter demanding Attorney General Bill Barr resign after intervening to reduce the sentence of a close friend of President Donald Trump.

Flannery said that the backlash of Barr's intrusion is there are many who feel isolated or intimidated from speaking out against illegal or unethical things they witness.

"What they're doing is trying to erase the parallel case that was just the subject of the impeachment, because what [Roger] Stone is charged with was interfering in our election in 2016," explained Flannery. "And then obstructing the investigation by the Intelligence Committee into that interference, and causing them to lie and threaten and so forth. So, they'd like to erase that."

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Buttigieg says Trump can ‘do chores’ if he’s unwilling to leave White House

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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg joked on Monday about what he would do if President Donald Trump is unwilling to leave the White House after a 2020 loss.

During a campaign event in Reno, a voter worried that Trump might call his loss a hoax if the election is close.

"I mean, if he won't leave, I guess if he's willing to do chores, we can work something out," the candidate said to laughter and cheers.

Buttigieg argued that the best way to prevent Trump from "cheating" is to win by a significant margin.

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Furious Franklin Graham blasts UK: I’m not homophobic I just ‘preach the truth of the gospel’ to save gays from Hell

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Anti-LGBTQ activist Franklin Graham says he’s not homophobic, but he is calling LGBTQ activists “truthophobic” and “free-speech-ophobic.” Graham  is once again blasting activists in the UK who have succeeded in getting venues in eight cities to ban him from spreading his hate speech.

The evangelical Christian preacher on Facebook says, “my eight-city evangelistic tour across the UK has been met with resistance by LGBTQ activists who inaccurately claim that I am homophobic, Islamophobic, and say that I speak hate. Anyone who knows me or has heard me speak knows that this really isn’t true—but, I DO preach the TRUTH of the Gospel.”

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