Mormons practice polygamy because their prophet Joseph Smith mandated it saying that (god) commanded it so men could enter the celestuel after life as “gods” ruling & reigning on their own little planet into eternity with all their wives & children. We love eachother, we married in the wrong circumstances though, and I am battling. However, as we can see above, there are actually two different Greek words being translated as “own” in this verse. King Henry VII married his brothers wife. These proponents of “Christian” Polygamy tell us that men are entitled to multiple wives, but women are entitled to only one husband. This was to protect the women with the children and the first wife would help the new wife with the children, cooking, washing, etc. Look at what HAPPEN to ABRAHAM that fathered a CHILD by HAGAR his BONDWOMEN and the CHILD were CAST-OUT refer to (GEN. 21:10) which GOD agreed with SARAH and “NOT” ABRAHAM which was TOLD by GOD to “HEARKEN unto THY WIFE” and do as she COMMANDED. Fascinating that no one took it that way until thousands of years later. “MURDERED” a WOMAN’S HUSBAND just so he could COMMIT POLYGAMY. Only if the ungodly vow forces you to do something, ungodly. Rick: You’re very right on many more points. However, you stood up in church and pledged to 1. The consequences could potentially lead to repetition of past atrocities (witch burnings, slavery, and unnecessary wars, anyone?). I trust these scriptures may be used to help you reconsider your postion. The above verse seems to contradict your stance of only one flesh with one woman, in that any man that has sex with any woman is one flesh with her. “Jesus taught us that divorce was allowed in the Old Testament due to the hardness of men’s hearts. It is very different. The two are unrelated. I am sure a great part of the reason is his deep love for his wife. Charlene: The Law present in the Pentateuch is composed of three distinct features: moral laws, laws which set Israel apart from other nations, and ritual (including ritual cleanliness and holy days) laws. Apparently you don’t agree with them, nor do you agree with all the early leaders of the Christian Church, who specifically condemned the practice. Jesus, however, affirmed the truth and eternality of the Old Testament. Yes …..i know what scripture you are talking about & i was horrified when i read that the woman who was raped was forced to marry her rapist. Being taken into a “chattel” societies city gates, then having your face spit in, and a shoe removed (attestation and insult) and it proclaimed that “this is done to the man that doesn’t raise up his brother’s house in Israel,” is not the equivalent of “Hey, whatever floats your boat.”. Polygyny and the accepted nature thereof aren’t something read into the Bible; it’s something the Scripture assumes from start to finish without arguing its case. that’s why we are in this situation now. 9 About noon the following day as they were on their journey and approaching the city, Peter went up on the roof to pray. Killing trees is wrong. And to an extent, yeah, it is important to understand the impact on society. Qur’anic version of Polygamy: The Scriptures do not state that any polygynist was overstepping his bounds, so I will not make that assumption on their behalf. Actually, I can think of several. A man can *fornicate* with an unmarried woman, whether he’s married to someone else or not. Solomon is a special case; he violated the law given to kings about multiplying wives unto himself, but even then, he was never condemned by God for it, nor was any other person in the Bible. 2TI 3: 12 ……everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted, while evil men and impostors will go from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived. Remember… he left Eqypt quite wealthy as a result. Polygamy is good, multiplying wives is bad. by GC Staff Tisha at 09:29pm, Monday 18 March 2013 at 09:29pm, Monday 18 March 2013. Either way, changing forms is only as good as changing channels when dealing with apathy, you can use it to help but you’ll need something better to make the change lasting. David, a woman may only have one husband at a time. Idios, by contrast, implies shared joint ownership, that is, ownership of a particular thing by more than one person. Your position on polygamy is clearly incorrect. The woman was kind to Elisha because she knew he was a holy man of God. Help! :) (That’s not to say my marriage didn’t follow all the traditions, though.). I hope you won’t make the same mistake when coming to your own understanding of what the Bible says regarding marriage. Apparently the text “the two shall become one flesh” and Paul’s exortation “let each man have his own wife, and each woman have her own husband” does not preclude a man having more than one wife in Rick’s opinion. Oh & they have God’s approval of course. I just want clarification regarding my feelings I suppose and how I should go forward with them instead of letting it take some kind of negative control or in turn, end up as sin. You’ll find out that while Abijah was ruling over the kingdom of Judah, Jeroboam and the kingdom of Israel rose up against them. The Presbyterians don’t want me because I believe Paedobaptism is heresy. The Yemenite Jews continued to have up to 4 wives. This points to a society that valued men above women, in which men had social and political power and women’s role was to serve men’s interests. Jesus’ parable about the wedding of the ten virgins is nothing more than a parable. This question assumes that the gamemaster sets up the rules, knowing beforehand exactly who the participants will be and what the outcomes will be for all participants. How about.. What if – David is blinded with his own intellectualism and proud heart and would prefer to put his faith in people like David Icke and Spider-man? I guess it is only fair to Marta and to everyone else, to let them know that I am on the advisory board for a christian poly friendly website, so I am not as innocent as I try to be. Your acceptance of Polygyny will open the Old Testament to you, as you will not degrade the fallible “Heroes” of the faith as most others do. Go figure! Marta, Also the children get hurt because now they have a “part time dad” because their is competition with “other children from another wife”. Of course, that wouldn’t be much of an issue at all if the world’s economics were left out of the churches — there is no reason to own a building, to have church bills, to have a paid staff, and so on. If Mathew 5 and 19 give a man permission to dump his wife and remarry if she commits adultery, then these passages are in contradiction of all the other passages that speak of divorce and remarriage. But mostly I'm just trying to find my groove in this big, crazy world. iii) You are not alone – Infact Solomon, the wisest man ever confessed he could not understand the way of a man with a maid ! ‘Write this man (Coniah the son of Jehoiakim king of Judah) down childless, Specifically, marriage was meant to be between a man and a woman and that for life. Yet I have given birth to a son in my husband's old age!" Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site. Hard ceasation is not so good either, my church has a kind of ‘soft ceasation’ where they do not believe things have stopped but are going to put any supernatural event under severe scrutiny (which is not necessarily a bad thing). An excellent thread. Whilst essentially you are quite correct in your careful recording of Scriptures and whilst I do agree with you on this subject, I do now understand why the reluctance to actually endorse more than one wife by Judaeo/Christian schools of thought. So was David an adulterer? Thanks. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Those things which you mention fall into the two fulfilled aspects of the Law, and so no, we do not observe those things today. I have a link from early on where they lost some of the children they where kidnapping http://www.deseretnews.com/article/1,5143,695274226,00.html and if I recall at least 3 infants where sent to emergency care about a week into their holding, though I don’t have a handy link for that one, its not a stretch to say that children died because of anti-polygamy sentiment, it is a certain that they where injured both phyiscally and emotionally. The only pitfall is that because civil marriage licenses were not obtained, certain rights would not be bestowed upon the spouses. If you wish an admission to hypocrisy, let us go no further, I will offer that admission to you now. That is quite chivalrous, not chauvinistic. With the husband 15 or 20 years older, it is likely that he would die first. thats never been on God’s intended list/menu for any man, however Holy he may be and since we have been called to holiness and will not commit fornication, this means that as a man thinketh in his heart so is he i.e if your thoughts go beyond “wow, she’s beautiful” to the more graphic stuff in your mind then you need to watch out for you have crossed the line into fornication territory. Alphabetically, we start our list with a man, Abdon, who isn’t explicitly said to be a polygynist. Why torture someone when it can be done in a benign manner? Longer, and much more detailed is Thelyphthora by Martain Madan, a freind of the Weaslys. Ten! Math.19:3 the pharisees came to TEMP Christ. Solomon? The text is not intended as a limiting factor against polygyny. I don’t think most churchgoers realize how indoctrinated they are by their denominations. I’ll reconsider atheism when given a compelling reason to do so; until then, no, I don’t have to “believe” anything. 9 1 Kings 11:1-3 & Deuteronomy 17:17 – Solomon had 700 wives and 300 concubines. She doesn’t feel like polygyny is a right thing, which is absolutely fine by me. I’m afraid I don’t see any logical connection between homosexuality and polygamy. God creates something, knowing every last intricate detail of the person’s life, and knowing exactly where they will go after death. If the Essenes believed that polygyny was wrong, good for the Essenes. I had a huge spiritual awakening in my bedroom in april 2009 of this year and I believe that I have become born again in the spirit. I know Baptist groups that have Calvinist members or leaders, is that a general problem or just one with a certain Baptist group. You will not find acceptance of your acceptance of polygyny. heres my thoughts.. After her husband died, leaving her wealthy and free to marry anyone she wished, (or none if she wished) she immediately jumped at the chance of becoming David’s 2nd (actually 3rd wife…. In biblical times it was common to find the custom of having more than one wife or husband at the same time. Yip, one wife is ample!!!!! 1 Corinthians 7:2 Its a full go ! It really is situational. I don’t believe the earth was created in six days either – science has proven otherwise. Enter your email address to subscribe to notifications of new posts by email. But of course, the comeback retort would be, “I don’t need to know a murderer to know that murder’s a sin.” Ultimately, it still comes down to how much respect one gives to the Word of God, which I’m sad to say, isn’t much these days. Polygamy started as a “custom from man” not God. You unfortunately have been duped by a group on male fanatics with zipper problems. Since you are unable to show me where this verse description exists, then I reject it as proved. Polygamy is pretty much a non-issue when you put it up against a law, apparently dictated by god, to kill unruly children. She still believes it is a sin and caused through lust. If I was in my unsaved state I would just fornicate and commit adultery so I defintely choose not to do those things, but, where do I go from here? If you’re “smart” enough to debate theology, philosophy, and so on, let’s be smart enough to stay on topic, shall we? I learned most of what I know about polygyny from him, and I learned it by doing my best to prove him wrong. 1KI 155 For David had done what was right in the eyes of the LORD and had not failed to keep any of the LORD’S commands all the days of his life–except in the case of Uriah the Hittite. are separate utensils and dishes required for milk and meat products? What is a woman who desires a husband supposed to do? I have a lot of love to give, and I have a lot of passion towards the beauty of the female, that our Lord so amazingly created. I can assure you that according to God’s Word it is not. “Arguments from silence are hardly arguments at all; likewise, simply because a man may only be the husband of one wife to be an elder doesn’t mean that others are likewise limited. Rick, I’m actually behind you on the old testament being in support of multiple wives (polygyny). If I don’t like chocolate chip cookies “I’m not going TO EAT THEM”. The fundamentalist means (any religion) is to wait for the scientific results to come forth, or sometimes just read the hypothesis. The difference in them is significant, I think. I would like to cite the case of Andrea Yates who killed her five children, so they would go straight to Heaven instead of risking Hell. Adding more than one wife, such as his father, King David did, was not a sin. My covenant in your flesh is to be an everlasting covenant. I have been studying the matter of multiple wives for a few years now, off and on, much to the grief of most Christians I have spoken to. If so we have talked a fair bit as well, if not forgive my mistake, but you have a similar writing style. For from ancient generations Moses has had in every city those who proclaim him, for he is read every Sabbath in the synagogues.”. This was mostly done to try and lessen the persecution they were enduring from Christians who considered them dogs. You said : There is nothing in the Wisdom Literature of the Scriptures which would discourage polygyny. And the sons of Eliphaz were Teman, Omar, Zepho, and Gatam, and Kenaz. He has no pleasure in fools; fulfill your vow. Many people and many studies have found that polygymy can be likened to spousal abuse. The ESV Study Bible says of Genesis 16:3, “While the OT records occasions when particular individuals have more than one wife, such instances are almost always fraught with complications and difficulty. I am familiar with the Christian polygyny movement which was started by Steve Butt. In fact, in the Young’s Literal Translation, the original Greek word idios is more accurately translated as “proper”, rather than “own” as in most English translations, signifying the different meaning. Anyone who has ever observed the effect of polygamy on women and children involved in the practice would not advocate for it to be labeled as Christian, nor would they advocate for it to be declared legal. Does your sect require special garments for women, such as head coverings, or the fringed undergarment worn by Jewish men, called tzizit? I admire you for speaking your mind on this public forum. The Pastor is great and sticks to the Word. You responded : “I agree that women were often treated badly. Since being saved earlier this year I have written a Testimony. This was more properly translated in the American Bible. The law regarding menstruation had to do with ritual cleanliness; in Jesus, we are made clean. A Comparison of Family Functioning, Life and Marital Satisfaction, and Mental Health of Women in Polygamous and Monogamous Marriages, John R. Graham I believe it is the will of grumpy old men who spent too much time wandering in the desert eating poisonous fungus. (Not too popular a verse for the “modern” woman). I told her I would like for us to talk more about it as it was ‘interesting’, she said OK! I prayed and asked the Lord about it once after doing the same research Started by Joseph Smith to make it approved by god his going out on his wife & not giving her or any other woman a choice in the matter.Yeah just make them all your wives & take their rights away & tell them that not only does god approve but he commands it. If your god gave these special favors to everybody, then nobody who is alive is going to Hell, no matter what we do. It is a form of slavery ……..God did allow it but never except for 1 time commanded it in the Bible…..since you are pro polygamy…….are you practicing yourself? Then, once she was deceived to the serpent’s way of thinking, and quite certain she was missing out, uneducated, not allowed to work, and definitely not permitted to drive a car, she believed that by going against the original commandment of God, she would be ‘enlightened’. It does not make your god sound kind and caring. I will have to get some printed up. In this post we will examine some information that might point towards a drastically different picture of the woman at the well. But I would really appreciate you having a look through it and maybe helping me to amend it if you have the time. I pray for you that the Blessing of YAHWEH that makes rich and adds no sorrow with it shall surround you ever; for HE watches over HIS WORD to perform it. God with more than one wife. It also does not state whether or not a woman should take multiple husbands. 12 2 Chronicles 24:2, 3 – Joash did what was right in the eyes of the LORD all the years of Jehoiada the priest. you have clearly opened the doors of discussion on any topic or field that may come to the reader’s mind when s/he thinks about polygamy. This is, believe it or not, my first time trying out blockquotes.). And it always works for me. Sacrificially and particularly. It is interesting to note that men are not to domineer or rule their wives with an iron fist, but to LOVE them with sacrifice, while not bending or giving in to anything that compromises the role that God has given the man as the spiritual covering of his household. Not every husband has multiple wives, after all, so there’s no reason to expect regulations concerning marriage to always be plural. It really isn’t any of her business. He told him to be “fruitful and multiply”. How convenient it is that you as a man can have multiple spouses, but a woman must share you. At the time of Song of Songs for instance, his number of wives was less than a 5th of what he ended up with. It isn’t for everybody — I’m in a monogamist relationship and plan to stay that way for the rest of my life — but the fight for truth isn’t a fight for what is practical or pragmatic “for me right now,” it’s a fight for What Saith the Lord. It was published in 1780 by Martian Madan, a freind of the Weasly brothers and Godfather of Samuel Weasly. Just as a note, there is a man who is either right now a priest or he will soon be a priest of the Roman Catholic Church and he has a wife. Men will be held accountable for what takes place in their household. Are you ever rebuked? It might explain (among other reasons) why Christ says a man who divorces his wife for no cause, and replaces her with another wife, is said to “commit adultery against her.”, “If a false witness rise up against any man to testify against him that which is wrong; And the judges shall make diligent inquisition: and, behold, if the witness be a false witness, and hath testified falsely against his brother; Then shall ye do unto him, as he had thought to have done unto his brother: so shalt thou put the evil away from among you. So he did indeed give Adam multiple wives. but onto another topic I saw as i read this verry verry long thread, that relates to this whole topic. Having been humbled by Saul, they were not eligible women for other men. Let’s get real here, ok? In fact, in Israel, it was almost certain that the command caused more polygynous situations or additions to existing polygynies than it created monogamies. The other reason I think she might have been barren is that Jesus encountered prostitutes and immoral women. You guys give people the indication that God is not the same yesterday today and forever. He says this in the process of trying to REFUTE me. So once polygyny is legal (the day is coming, I promise you), what will your argument against it be? I never suggested that you were a “cult ” or “fringe” group member. No, it was in spite of their sin. If it is (lowballing for easy math) a 1/2 chance of getting one person, getting both becomes 1/4. A work program should be implemented, but the prisoners should be paid (either in cash or for extra privileges) for working and it should be optional. A woman marrying another man while her husband is still alive is an unfaithful wife. If the discussion becomes one of the societal impacts of polygamy, how can we ignore it? There is one head, and one body. Now, taking this extremely large number of people, consider how many would be willing to fill out a questionnaire in a doctor’s office. I’ve been waiting nearly two years for Scripture to the contrary regarding polygyny, and it’s yet to be brought forth. who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked Israel is another name for Jacob. I wouldn’t be surprised if there are groups which identify themselves by polygyny, but I have noticed that when a group splinters away and puts so much emphasis on one area, they end up being way off base on other, more important issues. Of note, the raid in Utah did reveal higher rates infant mortality in the compound than one observed in the general population in the area (>20% infant mortality) Yes, I’m married. Just as an aside, there are churches in which differing views on certain subjects are welcome. All that is needed for the studies is “subject 123” and “polygamist”. The full chapter is given in multiple different versions–editions–incase anyone wishes to blame me of reading it out of context. this. Never heard of him. Then again Abraham took a wife, and her name was Keturah. Likewise, the argumentation you’re using is easily shown to be flawed when one considers every aspect of Adam and Noah’s lives: is everyone required to be married? I have always though of 1 flesh meaning to have children. Jews were even told this in the law as I point out above. You have the bravado to compare the righteous men of the Bible with rebellious Cane the murderer of his righteous brother on account they married more than one wife legally and with Yahweh’s Blessing? To claim that Abraham was a heartless man who had no regard for the purity and safety of his wife is going a bit too far. Polygamy is the topic that will cause you to reconsider your faith? Jesus didn’t tell the woman to do anything, what He did do was let her know HE knew her sin. My 2nd wife for one year. Keep in mind that polygamy has been quite common throughout history, whether homosexuals are involved or not. Abigail was not forced to do anything against her will and there is nothing in Scripture that hints at her being unhappy with her situation. I have to find it curious that the charge of novelty should come up here and now Marta, In the mid 100’s one of the earliest Christin\Gnostic (for the author had a foot in both puddles) works trying to promote monogamy (entitled, in fact, On Monogamy) was almost half spend trying to defend against the charge of novelty. I have got the understanding that I wanted, and it results in this; If, in the future, I was to fall in love with another woman who obviously loves the Lord and could bring more happiness and positive elements to mine and my wife’s lives, it seems that there would be a possibility that I could marry her with my wife’s consent. Furthermore, I’ve also noted that many studies have determined humans to be polygamists by nature. It is a red herring to suggest that we propose the whole law be followed in every aspect, or to propose that this was necessary, or to propose that it must be to be consistent. Not very “equal” for the man, correct? 17 Isaiah 4:1 Mentions a day, when seven women will seek to be married to one man. 17 For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit, 18 because anyone who serves Christ in this way is pleasing to God and approved by men. But, there were some really nice positives too, not regarding sex, more like a large, God loving and fearing family with lovely little children all going about our business where the Lord was at the centre. 1 Exodus 21:8 – Establishes rules for slaves who became wives. Is my painting perfect? They will die childless. So what was the purpose of this discourse in the first place ? To say that Abraham thought nothing of giving his wife to Pharaoh so he could have his sexual way with her is kind of stretching it a bit. How can that be justified? Many people refused to believe that we lived in a vast universe. If the now divorced woman were a beautiful and talented young lady, another man might want to try for successful marriage with her. Mr. Beckman : I might also be addicted to memes. (so far we only know of the existence of human beings on planet earth). When preaching the Gospel is outlawed — or preaching against homosexuality or other pet sins — will you quietly accept the “law of the land”? Further, the second half of the verse, after “the wife,” states that “they” are joint heirs. There is no one much closer to a man than his own children. Avoid godless chatter, because those who indulge in it will become more and more ungodly”. How can we say that anything is wrong without God telling us it is wrong. Multiply that by the difficulty of another person, then another, and so on. I want u to name men in d new testament dat had more than 1 wife… What will happen to her now? The Apostle Paul said to Timothy…. Besides when was it that you ever saw one of these polygamists marry their brother’s wife ? What’s wrong with polyandry? Most of them, though, if they were to follow their beliefs to the *only* logical conclusion, must believe that killing a human is no more or less tragic than stepping on an ant or eating a carrot. Malachi 3:6, Hebrews 13:8, These verses are most likely saying that leaders have to at least have one wife. Either it was His will to never say a harsh word about polygyny but to allow it in nearly 1/3 of his exampled saints in Hebrews 11, or it was not. was it not said in the bible that a man wasn’t made for woman, but a woman for man. that you are answerable to God for your decision. The Laws of Rome were incorporated into the corrupt Roman church and passed down to the Protestant churches which were simply Catholic churches who protested. What therefore God has joined together, let no man separate.”. Polygamy is ALLOWED by GOD! For information regarding the health outcomes of children raised by homosexual partners, I would refer you to the recent summary article published by American Academy of Pediatrics, which identified health outcomes for these children which were superior to those described in polygynous unions. But if anyone regards something as unclean, then for him it is unclean. That is wonderful. 1 Corinthians 2:4-5 My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, so that YOUR FAITH MIGHT NOT REST ON HUMAN WISDOM, You asked questions regarding which laws I should or should not follow in a rhetorical way. Yes, it is me, I saw your post so I commented as well, birds of a feather I suppose. Most believe he means if a man’s wife commits fornication he can dump her and remarry. Also, 1Co 6:16 says, “What? It’s not the text that I hate. According to the Bible, we have an awareness of God’s moral laws written on our hearts (e.g. I, as is usual in the case where you bring up your gay conspiracy theories, do not understand in the slightest why you think bisexuals are or should be polygamists. “Cleave” itself is an unfortunate word with which to make your point, since it has nearly polar opposite potential meanings, one being to divide with a sharp object, the other being to stick together. An additional curiosity of this family was that Abraham’s taking of a second wife the idea of Sarai, his first wife. Even if I did, there’d be other factors to consider. As far as Adam & Eve go, they are mentioned because they are the direct lineage of Christ. Does the man pick a favorite wife while alive, and that’s the one he joins? As an ordained member of the Church of Spiritual Humanism, I’d gladly bless anyone’s marriage to another, whether it was their first or fourth spouse (granted, it would merely be a “religious” marriage and not a legal one, til the laws of the land change). Once again, we are left with the question of why God is creating people with the specific purpose of sending them to Hell? fyi, pologamy wasn’t always illegal in the u.s.a. so here we go again making God appear to be ever changing. If you love your wife, remember why you took her as a wife. Saying all of this, I will definitely not be rushing out to find a second wife should my wife be willing for me to have one! Nowhere is it said that “the two become one flesh that’s the end of that.”. My reason for writing is to call Rick, who is supposed to be in charge of this blog, to repentance. 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