Category Archives: Marriage

Stuff about getting and being hitched.

Increasing Complexity

In the sequence of Creation as depicted in Genesis chapter one, God handiwork becomes more and more complex as the week goes on. First light, then stars and planets, then plants, then animals, then man, and finally woman, who truly … Continue reading

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Father Sky, Mother Earth

Exodus 20:24-26  You shall make an altar of earth to Me, and shall sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and your peace offerings, your sheep and your oxen. In all places where I record My name I will come to … Continue reading

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A Christian Understanding of Polygyny

Mark Niwot posted a great article showing a biblical understanding of marriage and polygyny at Helium. Scripture repeatedly commands (Deut. 4:2 and 12:32, Rev. 22:18-19, etc) that man is not to “add to” nor “subtract from” the Written Word of … Continue reading

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Slavishly Hitched

Exodus 21:3-6 If he came in by himself, he shall go out by himself. I see three levels of meaning in this law. P’shat: If a man buys a Hebrew slave who is married, the slave’s wife does not become … Continue reading

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The Right to Lose

“Please, please, please, give me the privilege to surrender my freedoms to the state!” Isn’t that what gays are actually saying when they clamour for gay marriage? Check out today’s Non Sequitur.

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Vayetzei 5769 – God Doesn’t Play by Your Rules

Genesis 28:15 …I am with thee, and will keep thee… God confirmed Jacob’s blessings and promised to make him into a great nation. God would be with him as he traveled to Haran. His wife (or in this case, wives) … Continue reading

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Bereishit 5769 – An Help Meet for Him

Genesis 2:18, part 2 I will make him an help meet for him. According to Adam Clarke, the Hebrew for “help meet for him,” ezer kenegdo, “implies that the woman was to be a perfect resemblance of the man, possessing … Continue reading

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Does a Husband Own His Wife?

Webster’s 1828. Authority. 1. Legal power, or a right to command or to act; as the authority of a prince over subjects, and of parents over children. Power; rule; sway. Property. 4. The exclusive right of possessing, enjoying and disposing … Continue reading

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Is Feminism a Symptom of Schizophrenia?

Schizophrenic Brains Show Sex Pattern Reversal, Compared With General Population ScienceDaily (2008-04-01) — It’s not always politically correct to say so, but there are a few minor differences between the brains of men and women. New research shows a novel … Continue reading

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Sh’mini 5768 – Black Hearts, All of Us

Leviticus 10:1-11 “Nadab and Abihu…offered strange fire before the LORD, which he commanded them not.” When addressing feminism there is no passage more appropriate than Jeremiah 17:9. “The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know … Continue reading

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