For you went to bed with my wife; you defiled my marriage couch. I think this is the first phase of the destruction of the outer boundary of godly sexuality. New International Version "'Do not take your wife's sister as a rival wife and have sexual relations with her while your wife is living. He has violated his brother, and the guilty couple will remain childless. Looking forward to each post — will you continue after the year is over surely there are more than to be found? I bring this up now before I discuss the outer boundary, because the outer boundary is best understood from the viewpoint of the collapse of the middle boundary and its effect on society and the land.
Brother And Sister Or Husband And Wife? – Grace thru faith
In an uncomplicated way, Isaac married Rebekah by publicly entering a tent to have intercourse with her. Then The Joy of Sex appeared in the bookstores. And how on Earth would this happen by mistake? This is somewhat off the main subject of the text, but it is illustrated by the fact, mentioned earlier, that Israel had no such thing as premarital sex. He was when Isaac was born and Sarah was
Somewhere, someone got the idea that romantic attraction was the proper foundation for a lasting relationship and sold it to us. So they all left. I must also point out that this happened pre-law. The preparation included covering the books on a long reading list and talking with numerous individuals—straights and gays, medical doctors and psychiatrists, ministers and members of their congregation, men and women, young and old, Christians and Jews. The middle boundary began to collapse.
Putting a stop to this, however, is very difficult. It tells us that killing our children is okay. Are you truly saved? Do not have sexual relations with both a woman and her daughter. Douay-Rheims Bible Thou shalt not take thy wife's sister for a harlot, to rival her, neither shalt thou discover her nakedness, while she is yet living. Consequently, whether the relationship be by kindred or affinity, in God's sight it is reckoned as kinship by virtue of the marriage. Furthermore, the Scripture clearly and unmistakably defines an aunt a mother's or father's sister as the parent's close relative, not as one's own.