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Divorce and Tempting God

Today I am preparing for a Bible Study on the sixth commandment. I am looking at our Heidelberg Catechism, question 105: 105. What does God require in the sixth commandment? That I do not revile, hate, insult or kill my … Continue reading

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God hates divorce?

Originally posted on My Only Comfort:
? Does Malachi 2:16 teach that God hates divorce? The King James: For the LORD, the God of Israel, saith that he hateth putting away: for one covereth violence with his garment, saith the…

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God Hates Divorce, part 2

Originally posted on My Only Comfort:
In my previous post, I showed how the Hebrew of Malachi 2:16 has only one possible translation that takes into account the grammar and pronunciation of the Hebrew words: “Because he hates, send away,”…

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God Hates Divorce, part 2

In my previous post, I showed how the Hebrew of Malachi 2:16 has only one possible translation that takes into account the grammar and pronunciation of the Hebrew words: “Because he hates, send away,” says the Lord, the God of … Continue reading

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God hates divorce?

Does Malachi 2:16 teach that God hates divorce? The King James: For the LORD, the God of Israel, saith that he hateth putting away: for one covereth violence with his garment, saith the LORD of hosts: therefore take heed to … Continue reading

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Look at the culture

I worked in the Food and Beverage industry for many  years, so that background has become a part of me. Suppose a family becomes ill with a foodborne illness. Some of you might remember the e-coli epidemic that spread for … Continue reading

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Recovering with Aimee Byrd

In the past week, I read – among other books – two in particular that stuck with me. I generally tend to have several books going at one time. The first book was Aimee Byrd’s remarkable book, Recovering from Biblical … Continue reading

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The Woman and the Vow

Having heard yet again that Numbers 30 teaches that every woman is under a “covenant head” who has absolute authority over every decision she makes, I decided to correct that and draw your attention to the text itself. Before my … Continue reading

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Things I’ve been told

They tell me that I scold men too much. They tell me that they feel sorry for my congregation because I lead them astray by teaching women that they are image-bearers of God with dignity and honor. They tell me … Continue reading

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Shattering words and crying to God

This morning, I was meditating on Psalm 42. 9 I will say to God my rock, “Why hast Thou forgotten me? Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?” 10 As a shattering of my bones, … Continue reading

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