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Foundation for marriage

Here is something I read on Facebook.

Foundation for marriage

by Zach Whitsel

I get frustrated with how sex is portrayed in culture around me. The world acts like good sex exists only at the beginning of a relationship. Watch a chick flick or read a romance novel or listen to a spicy love song and you’ll find that 99% of that material revolves around two people who haven’t known each other very long. Anyone who only met two months ago can have memorable sex. They can also find out later that they hate each other. Read the rest of this entry

“The devil made me do it!”

“The devil made me do it!”  You have probably heard someone use this excuse when they do something that is morally wrong.  They didn’t use these words but they tried to justify their moral failure by claiming that they were forced to do what they did by some  external power.  They might have blamed other people, the circumstances of their life, or something they suffered during childhood.  The point is that they tried to absolve themselves of blame for their moral failures. Read the rest of this entry

Adam’s rib

The Bible tells us that God made Eve out of one of Adam’s ribs.

The LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and while he slept took one of his ribs and closed up its place with flesh. And the rib that the LORD God had taken from the man he made into a woman and brought her to the man.
Genesis 2:21-22

This account is so clear that there can be no doubt about what happened.  God removed a bone from Adam’s side and replaced it with flesh.  He then transformed that bone into Eve, the first woman.

But there may be more to the story than that.  I have seen Bibles in which there is a footnote to the word “rib” saying that it can also mean “part of a side”.  And here is something I found on the site gotquestions.org.

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Bad timing

When the Israelites conquered Jericho God commanded them not to take anything from the city for themselves. It was all to be given to God. But a man named Achan disobeyed this command.

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