Category Archives: marriage

consensual and criminal

consensual and criminal Deuteronomy 22:20-22 (JDV) Deuteronomy 22:20 But if this accusation is true and no evidence of the young woman’s virginity is found, Deuteronomy 22:21 they will bring the woman to the door of her father’s house, and the … Continue reading

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a higher standard of mutual respect

a higher standard of mutual respect Deuteronomy 22:13-19 (JDV) Deuteronomy 22:13 “If a man marries a woman, has sexual relations with her, and comes to hate her, Deuteronomy 22:14 and places an accusation on her of shameful conduct, and gives … Continue reading

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from captive to family

from captive to family Deuteronomy 21:10-14 (JDV) Deuteronomy 21:10 “When you go to war against your enemies and Yahveh your God hands them over to you and you take some of them prisoner, and Deuteronomy 21:11 if you see a … Continue reading

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the pattern of the eternal relationship

Ephesians 5:29-33 (JDV) Ephesians 5:29 You see, no one ever hates his own flesh but provides and cares for it, like Christ does for the congregation, Ephesians 5:30 since we are members of his body. Ephesians 5:31 For this reason … Continue reading

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only yours for the time being

Ephesians 5:25-28 (JDV) Ephesians 5:25 Husbands, care about your wives, like Christ cared about the congregation and gave himself in her behalf Ephesians 5:26 to make her sacred, cleansing her with the washing of water by the word. Ephesians 5:27 … Continue reading

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only one covenant

devotional post # 2179 2 Corinthians 6:14-16 2Co 6:14 Do not be mismated with unbelievers, because what partnership does righteousness have with lawlessness, or what fellowship does light have with darkness, 2Co 6:15 or what harmony does Christ have with … Continue reading

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sons of the resurrection

devotional post # 2046 Luke 20:34-36 Luk 20:34 And Jesus said to them, “The sons of this age marry and are given to be maried, Luk 20:35 but those who are considered worthy to attain to that age and the … Continue reading

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it’s complicated

Leviticus 19:20-22 Lev 19:20 “If a man lies sexually with a woman who is a slave, assigned to another man and not yet ransomed or given her freedom, a distinction will be made. They will not be put to death, … Continue reading

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same principle, different application

1 Corinthians 11:11-16 1Co 11:11 All the same, a wife should not decide on this apart from her husband, nor a husband apart from his wife, 1Co 11:12 because just as the wife is from the husband, the husband is … Continue reading

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angels and authority

1 Corinthians 11:7-10 1Co 11:7 Because, on the one hand, a husband should not have his head covered, since he is supposed to reflect the character and good reputation of God; on the other hand, his wife reflects her husband’s … Continue reading

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