Some people teach that when an abuse victim is rebuking the abuser, the victim must do so in a way that shows evident love and respect for the abuser. Is that teaching in the Bible, or is it a doctrine which people have invented? Let me show you an example of that teaching. I adapted… Continue reading Rebuke your neighbor frankly so you will not share in his guilt
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,… Continue reading Father-daughter incest: is it prohibited in the Bible? This is not a stupid question.
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… Continue reading Is God gender biased? Does the Bible warn against men’s sexual sins more than women’s?
Please Don’t Pray That My Marriage Will be Restored
From Dictionary.com [Internet Archive link]1: 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… Continue reading Please Don’t Pray That My Marriage Will be Restored
Marriage Vows: Should Herod have kept his oath?
[February 9, 2023: There have been some changes made to this post. For more information, read the Editors’ notes at the bottom of the post. Editors.] 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… Continue reading Marriage Vows: Should Herod have kept his oath?