Friday, January 29, 2016


Reminder that amid all the talk about gay marriage, heterosexuals also have rules. And yes, in Ephesians the Bible does say that wives should "be subject" to their husbands, but it also says that husbands must love their wives as Jesus loves the church. Therefore an upright husband will not mistreat his wife or take advantage of the fact that she is subject to him - it is a command from God. They should work together, therefore not contradicting the Bible, but also not even contradicting modern views of gender equality. Marriage is about two people, not one. A husband doesn't take on the role of God, but a follower of Him, as all believers should.

We need to be careful not to make this a straights vs gays issue, as some seem to be doing; all are guilty of sin. Remember also that some people are called not to marry in the first place. Not all, but some.

By the way, I know different translations can be an issue sometimes; I used the NIV in this case because it's easy to read. Other translations add, "and he who marries her when she is divorced commits adultery."

On an unrelated note, I changed the color to which links change after you've clicked on them. It used to be very similar to the color of normal text. Now it's a slightly different shade of purple from links before you've clicked on them. Hopefully this makes research/investigation easier.

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