Many people avoid the topic of soul mates because it can be problematic. What happens if one's "soulmate" isn't the individual we marry? What if our "soulmate" rejects us?
To understand God's view of fornication, we must understand the relationship between God and the Church. In the Scriptures, God is the Groom. The Church (all of us) is the Bride.
There is a misguided idea floating around that choosing to make another person’s feelings and desires a priority in any way somehow makes that other person selfish. This is an extremely pessimistic and self-serving point of view.
In the Church of Jesus Christ in Christian Fellowship we fully accept the LGBTQ community. We will marry and/or seal same-sex couples for all time and eternity. The Fellowship fully supports all marriages based on unity, love, and a committed relationship with God.
From the moment the Lord called me to start the Fellowship of Christ, one of the questions I have been asked over and over has been marriage. More specifically, polygamy.
The following section on marriage was prepared while the original Book of Doctrine and Covenants was being compiled. It is not a revelation.
The following revelation was given through David in Ohio on January 11, 2018.
The following teachings are attributed to Joseph Smith Jr. were shortened and altered before they were included in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' edition of the Doctrine and Covenants.
From the diary of Joseph Smith Jr.: “Wednesday, July 12. Received a Revelation in the office in presence of Hyrum Smith, and William Clayton.”
The following revelation was given to David for the Fellowship of Christ in Ohio on April 18, 2016.
The following revelation was given to David in Ohio on April 18, 2016. The Lord answers question about marriage for the Fellowship after a revelation was given answering questions about marriage in the original church.