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Rebuke your neighbor frankly so you will not share in his guilt

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 …

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

[July 19, 2022: There have been some changes made to this post. For more information, read the Editors’ notes at the bottom of the post. Editors.] 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 …

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

[June 23, 2022: There have been some changes made to this post. For more information, read the Editors’ notes at the bottom of the post. Editors.] 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 …

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Please Don’t Pray That My Marriage Will be Restored

[October 26, 2022: There have been some changes made to this post. For more information, read the Editors’ notes at the bottom of the post. Editors.] 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 …

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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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