Category Archives: marriage

respecting the contract

respecting the contract Deuteronomy 27:20 (JDV) Deuteronomy 27:20 ‘The one who sleeps with his father’s wife is afflicted with a curse, because he has violated his father’s marriage bed.’ And all the people will say, ‘Amen! ‘ respecting the contract … Continue reading

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protecting joy

protecting joy Deuteronomy 25:4-6 (JDV) Deuteronomy 25:4 “Do not muzzle an ox while it treads out grain. Deuteronomy 25:5 “When brothers live on the same property and one of them dies without a son, the wife of the dead man … Continue reading

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work and marriage

work and marriage Deuteronomy 24:5 (JDV) Deuteronomy 24:5 “When a man takes a bride, he must not go out with the army or be liable for any duty. He is free to stay at home for one year, so that … Continue reading

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never less than the best

never less than the best Deuteronomy 24:1-4 (JDV) Deuteronomy 24:1 “If a man marries a woman, but she becomes displeasing to him because he finds something indecent about her, he may write her a divorce certificate, hand it to her, … Continue reading

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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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