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by sprky777
Wed Jan 24, 2007 10:58 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Legal complications in Polygynous Marriages
Replies: 29
Views: 44763

so what of Ezekiel 23 where God portrays Himself as the husband of two wives?
What of the parable of the 10 virgins? 5 were rejected, 5 were kept as brides.

Each of these are portrayals of marriage.
by sprky777
Wed Jan 24, 2007 4:37 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Legal complications in Polygynous Marriages
Replies: 29
Views: 44763

I think what Hugh meant was that Jesus specifically stated the only exception that allowed divorce and eliminated all other reasons. He taught that marriage was intended to be permanent. That is all.
by sprky777
Mon Apr 17, 2006 11:49 pm
Forum: Introduction
Topic: sprky777
Replies: 0
Views: 7433

sprky777

Why am I here? Where did you grow up? Central Illinois and Indiana How did you come to be interested in spiritual things? When I finished college and joined the work force, a coworker pestered me incessantly to join him for church. As an engineer, religion was not scientific or logical. But to appea...
by sprky777
Thu Apr 13, 2006 6:38 pm
Forum: Morality
Topic: Polygyny: Can a man Scripturally have multiple wives?
Replies: 52
Views: 93463

Re: it does indeed depend on perspective...

To both Hugh and sprky777: Are you Mormons? I am unaware of any other belief system that would label itself as "Christianity" and profess polygamy (polygny). I'm not a Mormon. Never been, never will be. I became a Christian when I was 20. Being an engineer and somewhat new to religion, I studied th...
by sprky777
Wed Apr 12, 2006 6:23 pm
Forum: Morality
Topic: Polygyny: Can a man Scripturally have multiple wives?
Replies: 52
Views: 93463

Re: I have said all that I can say

Incidentally, what passage or dictionary defines adultery to be a double standard for the genders? Romans 7 1Know ye not, brethren, (for I speak to them that know the law,) how that the law hath dominion over a man as long as he liveth? 2For the woman which hath an husband is bound by the law to he...