adultery

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The Wisdom of Boundaries

"I just don't even understand how a man could do that," I said, adding a mental, Grow a pair, man! I was the king of cliché Christian judgmentalism. And he was the scum of the earth. So profound was my disgust that I still remember the exact intersection I was driving up to when we had this conversation. [...]

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1 Corinthians 6:9 – Effeminate (malakos)

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series 1 Corinthians 6:9The word malakos in 1 Corinthians 6:9 is one of the more difficult to translate on the list. The NASB and KJV use [...]

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1 Corinthians 6:9 – Adulterers (moichos)

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series 1 Corinthians 6:9We shouldn’t practice fornication or idolatry according to the first two items on Paul’s list (pornos and [...]

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1 Corinthians 6:9 – Fornicators (pornos)

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series 1 Corinthians 6:9The first word Paul uses in his 1 Corinthians 6:9 list of kingdom-noninheritors is pornos, a word translated as [...]

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1 Corinthians 6:9 – Summary

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series 1 Corinthians 6:9In Paul’s first letter to the church in Corinth, he offers a lot of tough but encouraging words of instruction [...]

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Adultery with Your Wife

Prior to writing the Latin Vulgate, St. Jerome was so haunted by sexual fantasies of “bands of dancing girls” he was unable to quench his own “fires of [...]

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The Undefiled Marriage Bed

I believe it no exaggeration to claim Hebrews 13:4 as the single most pivotal verse in God's Word on sexuality in marriage. It offers specific instruction amid a context of instruction; this isn't wisdom literature or storytelling. The author plainly states, "Do this." [...]

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