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Father-daughter incest: is it prohibited in the Bible? This is not a stupid question.

Leviticus has several verses that forbid father-daughter incest. Despite this, the ESV Study Bible’s note on Leviticus 18:6-18 reads as follows (bold emphasis mine): These laws prohibit sexual relations (approach…to uncover nakedness), and therefore marriage, between people who are too closely related by blood (mother, sister, granddaughter, aunt) or by marriage (stepmother, stepsister, stepdaughter, stepgranddaughter, …

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Is God gender biased? Does the Bible warn against men’s sexual sins more than women’s?

Does Scripture indicate that MEN are more prone to sexual sin than WOMEN? The sexual sins of both sexes are recounted in the Bible.  Is God pointing the finger at one sex in particular? For those who are stuck in the sinkhole of sexual immorality, I urge you to read to the bottom of this …

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Please Don’t Pray That My Marriage Will be Restored

From Dictionary.com: Restoration [res-tuh-rey-shuh n] noun … 3. a return of something to a former, original, normal, or unimpaired condition. 4. restitution of something taken away or lost. … 6. a reconstruction or reproduction of an ancient building, extinct animal, or the like, showing it in its original state. 7. a putting back into a former position, dignity, etc. …

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Marriage Vows: Should Herod have kept his oath?

But when Herod’s birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced before the company and pleased Herod, so that he promised with an oath to give her whatever she might ask. Prompted by her mother, she said, “Give me the head of John the Baptist here on a platter.” And the king was sorry, but because …

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