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Let Each Woman Have Her Own Husband
« on: December 03, 2008, 02:58:04 PM »
Since it appears that Charles Sloan and I will be discussing this matter, here is a
brief article that sheds plenty of light
.  Gotta love that light. 

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Let Each Woman Have Her Own Husband
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Re: Let Each Woman Have Her Own Husband
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2008, 03:01:33 PM »
Are you promoting polygamy?

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« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2008, 03:03:32 PM »
no, polygamy is where a woman could have more than one husband.  That would be wrong.  What I'm
promoting is polygyny. 

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« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2008, 03:07:19 PM »
no, polygamy is where a woman could have more than one husband.  That would be wrong.  What I'm
promoting is polygyny. 

Thank you for clearing that up, but in't that what the Mormons practice?

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« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2008, 03:10:47 PM »
Yes.  But I'm not Mormon. 
And just because Mormon's practice something does not make it necessarily wrong. 
I'm completely against Mormonism as it a false religion that adds to the bible with the uninspired writings of a false prophet. 


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Re: Let Each Woman Have Her Own Husband
« Reply #5 on: December 03, 2008, 03:18:52 PM »
Since it appears that Charles Sloan and I will be discussing this matter, here is a
brief article that sheds plenty of light
.  Gotta love that light. 


Biblically, there is nothing I have found to suggest this as wrong. Americanly, I can't afford the Alimony payments.

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Re: Let Each Woman Have Her Own Husband
« Reply #6 on: December 03, 2008, 03:42:58 PM »
Yes.  But I'm not Mormon. 
And just because Mormon's practice something does not make it necessarily wrong. 
I'm completely against Mormonism as it a false religion that adds to the bible with the uninspired writings of a false prophet. 

Okay, I'm glad your not a Mormon but their practices are in error including their polygyny. For example when Jesus was questioned in Mark 10:6-9 about marriage and divorce pointed back to the beginning of creation for God's model of marriage. "And they twain shall be one flesh" So God made Adam one wife, not many.

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Re: Let Each Woman Have Her Own Husband
« Reply #7 on: December 03, 2008, 07:13:47 PM »
Also Paul says that each man should have his own wife (it does not say wives but wife.)
I have heard this argument before from a guy who runs a website that dares to call itself Christian marriage. it is totally against the teachings of Jesus, of Paul and of Gods original intention for one man and one woman. If God thought that a man needed more than one wife than maybe he would have made him two or three or four....but no, he made him one wife and they joined and became one flesh as said already.You cannot have a one flesh relationship with 3 or 4.

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« Reply #8 on: December 04, 2008, 07:35:26 AM »
I would love to have two or three wives.   And at least ten kids. 

The passages that anti-polygynists throw up have been abused and twisted
to make it look like God is against man having more than one wife. 

But Eve was formed from a rib.  And a body can have many ribs but a rib can have only one body. 

God said He was married to two women.  God gave David plenty of wives.  God said that David was a-okay in His sight. 
Most if not all of the men in Israel had more than one wife.  The census proves it. 

God even commanded some men that if their brother's died and left no children then they were to marry their dead brother's wife.  And it didn't matter if they were already married.  They were still to take on another wife.

God made men to want lots of women.  It is natural. 

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« Reply #9 on: December 04, 2008, 07:44:54 AM »
I would love to have two or three wives.   And at least ten kids. 

The passages that anti-polygynists throw up have been abused and twisted
to make it look like God is against man having more than one wife. 

But Eve was formed from a rib.  And a body can have many ribs but a rib can have only one body. 

God said He was married to two women.  God gave David plenty of wives.  God said that David was a-okay in His sight. 
Most if not all of the men in Israel had more than one wife.  The census proves it. 

God even commanded some men that if their brother's died and left no children then they were to marry their dead brother's wife.  And it didn't matter if they were already married.  They were still to take on another wife.

God made men to want lots of women.  It is natural. 


I have heard it al before. men who want to have more than one woman pick out all the verses that support their case while ignoring the words of Paul, Jesus and others who say that each man is to have his own WIFE. I find it quite funny actually.
Also God didnt make men to want more than one woman. The men that I know are quiet happy with their own wife thank you very much (including my husband)
I am sure that if God wanted men to have 2 or 3 wives he would make it that there were many more women born that men. As it is there are about 50/50, so what happens to the millions of men who cant have a wife becuase those like you have 2 or 3.?

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« Reply #10 on: December 04, 2008, 08:02:34 AM »
I would love to have two or three wives.


Because of this I believe you will go to any length to justify polygamy.

The passages that anti-polygynists throw up have been abused and twisted
to make it look like God is against man having more than one wife. 


No one twisted or abused any passages here, they were just mentioned. And according to the Pastoral epistles (1Ti 3:2, 1Ti 3:12, Tts 1:6) its obvious that God does want some men to practice monogamist relationships and not polygamist.

So God is against some men having more than one wife.

But Eve was formed from a rib.  And a body can have many ribs but a rib can have only one body.


Talk about twisting Scripture, God made Adam one wife and her name was Eve. That was the perfect plan for man from the beginning of creation before the fall. There is nothing you can bring to this discussion that will changed that fact.

God said He was married to two women.


If you are talking about Adam I would like to see the book, chapter and verse.

God gave David plenty of wives.  God said that David was a-okay in His sight. 
Most if not all of the men in Israel had more than one wife.  The census proves it. 


Didn't Jesus say that for the hardness of their hearts Moses permitted them to put away their wives, but from the beginning it was not so? If in the beginning God created man with one wife why would you look to the actions of a disobedient, stiff necked people to justify polygamy?

God even commanded some men that if their brother's died and left no children then they were to marry their dead brother's wife.  And it didn't matter if they were already married.  They were still to take on another wife.


Not all the commands given to Israel can just randomly be applied to Gentiles.

God made men to want lots of women.  It is natural. 


What seems natural to a man is not always of God. (Pro 14:12, 1Cr 2:14)

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Re: Let Each Woman Have Her Own Husband
« Reply #11 on: December 04, 2008, 08:22:40 AM »
More than one mother-in-law? NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Memphis, I just showed a major flaw.

Concubines are biblical.  Why not concubines?

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« Reply #12 on: December 04, 2008, 08:27:03 AM »
Charles,
God would not tempt man by portraying Himself as having two wives.  Neither would he give David several wives then tell him he did good.

When Christ was speaking on divorce, His point about becoming one flesh had nothing to do with how many wives a man could have but rather the permanence of each connection he has with each wife.   

Christ was speaking against divorce.  Not against having more than one woman. 

The desire for marriage is natural and the norm.  Celibacy is the exception. 

God made man to have a libido that is on 24 hours of the day, 7 days a week.  He also made men to able reproduce even at an old age.  Women were not made to have libidos that were on 24/7 and cannot reproduce at an old age. 

If you say having more than one wife is sin, then you foolishly charge God. 

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« Reply #13 on: December 04, 2008, 08:28:20 AM »
Gary,
I would love a couple of concubines.  Good suggestion. 

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« Reply #14 on: December 04, 2008, 08:31:28 AM »
Gary, you still get in-laws with concubines.  See Judges ch. 19.