It is Christ's stance to judge the goodness or evilness of a teaching by the works said teaching produces1.Premise 2:
Christ's word does not pass away nor will it be excused2.Conclusion:
The stance of judging a teaching based on the goodness or evilness produced by the teaching in question cannot be excused and will not pass away.
Argument IIPremise 1:
Goodness is "[b]eing positive or desirable in nature."3Premise 2:
The works directly produced by the teachings which promote monogamous gay couples partnering for life and founding a family upon the concepts of love, compassion, kindness, long suffering, etc. are 1) the creation of committed, stable relationships4; and 2) the creation of familial units fully capable of successfully raising healthy offspring5 (of their own, via surrogacy, or through adoption).Premise 3:
Committed, stable relationships and familial units capable of successfully raising healthy offspring are "positive [and] desirable in nature."Conclusion:
The works directly produced by the teachings which promote monogamous gay couples partnering for life and founding a family upon the concepts of love, compassion, kindness, long suffering, etc. (which shall hereafter be referred to as "gay marriage") are good.
Argument IIIPremise 1:
see Argument I, Premise 1Premise 2:
see Argument II, ConclusionConclusion:
The concept of gay marriage is good.
see Argument I, ConclusionPremise 2:
see Argument III, ConclusionConclusion:
No other teaching can excuse the concept of gay marriage from being good.
1Matthew 7:15-20, 3 Nephi 14:15-20
3http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/good (The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition.)
4What is the nature of same-sex relationships? - American Psychological Association
5Can lesbians and gay men be good parents? -American Psychological Association.