Mr. Beckman : This email notification thingy is pretty neat. 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. They claim the Bible is a book Men for men, well if they feel that way as a woman WHY READ IT OR BELIEVE IN IT!!!? If you’d like to share what you think about it, come join our freshly launched (May 2020) polygyny forum! Some argument could be made in that respect with regards to the “go forth and multiply” thing. Given that God knows the beginning from the end, and that He is a Holy, Loving God, would it not be safe to say that whatever happens, He knows what is best? “Freedom from sin,” perhaps, but it comes at the cost of the bondage to obey. In short, if Jesus’ teachings regarding divorce somehow precluded polygyny, then the Scriptures are not internally harmonious. How? There is a difference between pure desire and lust. Is my painting perfect? (Ruth and Naomi and David and Jonathan), Kim Clement, False Prophets, and the Value of Truth, Disney-Pixar's "Cars" Diecast Toys Check-list, Adding a Website Snapshot Shortcode to WordPress. I want to further fellowship with you, electronic or otherwise, unless you repent. But she was unfaithful to him. 2 Such teachings come through hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron. Yip, one wife is ample!!!!! “9 Or do you not know that wrongdoers will not inherit the kingdom of God? I took my vow KNOWING that there was no sin in polygyny, but instead out of love for my wife who only recently has come to understand that it is acceptable. live as though they had none … For the present form of this world is The poor man had one sheep and the rich man had many sheep. Basically, I am not worried, just a bit confused and uncertain, but I’m sure the Lord will show me the best way forward. That’s alot to swallow. Attaining multiple marriage licenses in America is illegal. By your words Stephen, you are condemning all the godly men in history who have had two or more wives by also calling them heretics because of their views on the matter. I’ve been saving this for its own blog post as it’s bit of a coup de grâce in defending polygyny, but God Himself is described as being in a polygynist relationship. She becomes defiled. Ahasuerus’ situation, like Abdon‘s, is a bit speculative. John the Baptist was killed just for standing up for the truth (by the way, that Herold had more than 1 wife – some say atleast 8; but it was not until he married his brother Phillip’s wife – Herodias, that John took issue with him – isn’t that surprising !). then i get married in january, i took to myself a wife again. Simply pay the fees for access to Anthrosource, PsycINFO, or another and pay the fees for access to the articles. This whole issue is a straw man argument and shows the need for you to be under the physical preaching of the whole Gospel. What he THINKS and does not do, does not offend the sensibilities of his wife. (I realize you are saying to go to a specific church, but church by church is more dramatic.) I may as well keep you all posted on the outcome of my wife and I and our chat regarding ‘Men of the Bible with Multiple Wives’. Ditto Solomon, and so on. We have bigger problems to attend to, like the homogenizing of Christianity into American culture. I do wonder how you get around the idea of the man and the woman, married, becoming one soul in the afterlife. ancient Israel or within the specific cultural milieus where those who — I don’t believe that God ever ordered Biblical Kings to kill their enemies, to the last man, woman, and child — I think that people always want to fault the woman- with rare exception, only women appear to commit adultery in the bible – That is because it was a male dominated society. What part of this “A man SHALL” “Commandment” states that he can’t do it when he’s still married to the first one? Please give God a chance to speak to you and teach you of His undying love. Ok 2 subject……Martin Luther’s approval of polygamy…i forgot the mans name but remember the whole story of him coming to Luther for “god’s approval” of polygamy. If you look back to when I first opined concerning bi-sexuality I think you will find that I was not in any way confusing ‘desires both’ and ‘desires either’, I was explaining how desires both is going to be common because the nature of the relationships are different and fulfill different needs. Polygyny is the practice of one man having multiple wives; it is a type of polygamy. Keep in mind that polygamy has been quite common throughout history, whether homosexuals are involved or not. Hillel wrote in Pirkei Avot that most men in ancient Israel invoked halizah and refused to marry their brother’s wife. If you guys read Isaiah 3&4 4:1 explains our convo. (God’s will according to you and many others). Right??? All of you (with the exception of the feminist woman who is obviously Godless) pose some pretty interesting arguments. Then murdered some. Again (and I believe Rick already commented on this somewhat) many Christians like to read a passage and then apply the logic from it to other situations for which there is no basis in Scripture to apply them to. I did make those vows at the church, true, and my current position concerning them is being taken care of between Tom and I. How many commandments were violated here ? But, to put it bluntly, I was visited by Christ in Spirit when I was suicidal in April 09, He delivered me from a demonic force that was within me and He told me to follow Him and watch. Or do you see those as a natural reaction to the frustrations of Churchiosity in America? You also don’t read very carefully, or else you would have seen the part about “That does not change in His eyes until one of them dies.”. (What the Jewish rabbis turned it into is of little concern to me; there was a lot that was embellished in Judaism that isn’t “Sola Scriptura,” just as there is a lot within Christianity that has little to do with the Scriptures. The single woman who wants to marry a man who already has a wife. are separate utensils and dishes required for milk and meat products? It is interesting for the people that say they don’t need to know one to know it is sin; the Bible is clear that murder is sin, we can easily find that. In the first biblical case of polygyny, no one called motives into question. Thanks for that Hugh. Verse Concepts . You dare use the Old Testament for determining correct conduct? My fear is that your pride will not allow you to see how serious this is, and you will continue to think you can disobey God (about being in church) with impunity. It was their pagan faith which caused Solomon problems, not their number. I realize that there are seasons in life where schedules are wacky and things get dropped. Polygyny is a hold over from a day and an age where. You will be able to ask questions, and be able to know for yourself what this is all about for today’s believer. Other sinful women fall at Jesus’ feet and repent. If this does not line up with your conviction of what Christianity, God and the Bible should be (or IS in your opinion) then it seems you have not only refashioned God in your image but you have also rewritten the Bible to suit your perceived notion of what constitutes morality. So much for your education in science. Rick: That’s quite an awkward jump from polygyny to some sort of homosexual group marriage. In the opinion of most biblical scholars, it is a condemnation of polygamy. It’s fun, interesting and enlightening to hear different perspectives on different people’s beliefs. NIV Verse 22 “Do not have sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman; that is detestable.” • “Polygamy is not a man’s idea, but God’s”. I want to assure you Marta, that I say all these things to you with the utmost of respect. Are you noticing a pattern yet? The Scriptures never call Solomon out for the number of wives he had; rather, he is called out because he married outside of Israel, his faith tribe. One country after another over the years began to outlaw the practice. Yes of course Rick. Do we submit that they should not break those un-biblical vows simply because they gave a word of honour in ignorance ? In Gods love steve L and N, I’ve learned a lot through reading all of the above conversations. I do not ADVOCATE the transgression of God’s laws as they pertain to me. If it was a declaration that polygyny is a sin, where in the Law of God was that declared, for sin is the transgression of the Law? Do you believe in some convoluted Christian evolution or something? and we both laughed. 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. Now there was a certain man of Ramathaim-zophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephrathite: 2And he had two wives; the name of the one was Hannah, and the name of the other Peninnah: and Peninnah had children, but Hannah had no children. And here in this country, breast cancer, cervical cancer, ovary cancer are affecting nearly every family. I’m afraid I don’t see any logical connection between homosexuality and polygamy. The woman responds, “I don’t have a husband” and Jesus replies, “You are right in saying, ‘I do not have a husband. In biblical times it was common to find the custom of having more than one wife or husband at the same time. She did not have to be married to a man to live a life of sin. even being a chrisitan we fall short. Tuesday, December 1, 2020. The problem lies in the extreme legal control over women in said countries and polygamy simply multiplies bad situation by adding quantity. Would you content, for instance, that Isaac was better off than Abraham? Well I supposed, you do need to believe in something, but let me leave you with this thought and you may wish to seriously consider it: Ecclesiastes 3:15) That which is now already has been, and that which is to be already has been; and God seeks that which has passed by [so that history repeats itself]. Just curious. )”, I would point out that Rick is being mild here. to all the women i am not that much of a male shovenist, however why do most women have a problem with things that God ordained. And I say to you, whoever divorces his wife, except for immorality, and marries another woman commits adultery. Many of his parables, teachings, and stories come from the Essene literature. In Genesis (look up the “outdated antiquated, Scripture for yourself, and, in case you have trouble finding Genesis, it’s the first book in The Holy Bible) Eve was conversing with the serpent, and you will see that she got confused, and apparently was even unsure of God’s intentions for her. Man created polygamy not God. Saved by the Law! ”, And problems for children, certainly, becasue Ecclesiastes 3:16) Moreover, I saw under the sun that in the place of justice there was wickedness, and that in the place of righteousness wickedness was there also. I was going to mention the tradition that she had two sons and several daughters, but it’s been done. Following the “party line” is just as much a problem in denominations as it is in politics. The younger ones certainly do not use sharp knives or run the chainsaws. What “ancient texts” do you have from the apostles that aren’t recorded in the Scriptures? In fact, if your support is from David and you think God gave him multiple wives, then God contradicts his own word. the bible does say don’t add or take away from my word. Were these men blessed by God? By and large, polygamy is The older members of the Lama community says the tradition has works well. “Ye are never able to be fair and just as between women, even if it is your ardent desire: But turn not away (from a woman) altogether, so as to leave her (as it were) hanging (in the air). The other reason I think she might have been barren is that Jesus encountered prostitutes and immoral women. Not the world’s ways. Surely one does not believe that they were the only people God created at that time because then we need to open up the subject of incest. I believe she gave three. ”, He does not damn polygamy at large but suggests that “The first consideration for improving practice is for the social worker to become knowledgeable about the cultural and personal significance of polygamy to family members.”. Do you honestly believe Jesus came along and starting making up new Laws to replace the Laws already given by God through Moses? To get the 4 people, it becomes 1/16 and the fifth makes it 1/32. 23 But the man who has doubts is condemned if he eats, because his eating is not from faith; and everything that does not come from faith is sin. Modern myth. These studies were performed in Canada, the US, Israel, United Arab Emirates,Africa and Turkey. For some men, straying from these things, have turned aside to fruitless discussion, wanting to be teachers of the Law, even though they do not understand either what they are saying or the matters about which they make confident assertions. Christian, Mormon, Moslem, and Sephardic Jewish polygynous families were studied. In general that is going to be more extremist types than more libertarian live and let live types. Sooner or later it was bound to come out that you, Glen, David, and myself were all the same person. We all “discovered” Calvinism within the Scriptures at around the same time, for example. Polygamy thrives when women are considered as property like livestock. After a few in depth discussions with my wife she actually, in a humorous way, said “see what happens if it ever happens” and we went on joking about how we would live on a farm with a large God loving family. Jesus taught us that divorce was allowed in the Old Testament due to the hardness of men’s hearts. I need to stop now, I thought that I was just having some fun online in my spare time. I still think that both polygyny should be equally as valid in today’s society as polyandry. Polygyny is not commanded, it is permitted and regulated, just as slavery was. AMEN! Note that despite the common practice of polygyny in the Scriptures, there is not one divorce. Also, if that’s the argument you want to use, then wouldn’t the high rate of divorce within the church be a fine argument against monogamy? I would interpret Genesis 2:24 which is a passage even the most conservative Bible Scholars and context say was written by Moses concurrently with Exodus 21 must submit to the actual words of God in Exodus 21. Multiple souls inhabiting one body is still troublesome. All of these MEN look at their LIVES and YOU want to say there was no DISAPPROVAL from GOD. Owning slaves then becomes immoral. Please don’t butcher your wife’s heart by placing what isn’t necessary before what is necessary. I guess that after years of researching and debating, I have found that the best approach is to make the forced monogamy crowd explain away, not explain (to quote Tom Shipley) God’s Law and instruction concerning this issue. He was called righteous in the New Testament…even though he TWICE got so hammered, he got his daughters pregnant without even knowing it. because he took another mans wife, not once because he had many or had concubines. to david there are bondservants in the new testament. Seminary M.Div graduate with a love for history and the Old Testament. One of his wives, Hannah, gave birth to the prophet Samuel. Remember: Jesus is, theologically speaking, the same God who said that a raped virgin must marry her attacker, without possibility of divorce. You might as well be hollering at me from behind your steering wheel. But because of whoring, let each one have his own  wife, and let each woman have her own  husband. is everyone required to x, y, or z? Impossible For People Age sarah. Jesus didn’t condemn her or acknowledge sin so my guess is she was barren and had to deal with that as best she could but that is only speculation and I’m not going to play God in this. Please stop. The Jews of Jesus’ day understood that it was not unlawful for a man to have more than one wife. (Keep in mind the requirements for church elders are that they be married and have at least one child…) If these aren’t requirements upon every man, then why is Adam’s monogamy? The only answer is righteous polygamy/polygyny. But it also freely allows the having of multiple wives. Here is a little history on Luther…..he approved of polygamy & he also wanted to kill the Jews because they rejected Christ Jesus. Enter your email address to subscribe to notifications of new posts by email. The Word says: “ it is better for a person to marry than to burn” but what does one do when they can not find a spouse? LK 11:52 “Woe to you experts in the law, because you have taken away the key to knowledge. I have had pretty good success with people after they bloody themselves trying to refute God and His character, and law. I really don’t think I would actually find a suitable second wife who loves the Lord, in my locality anyway. But still I’ve told him I’m gonna try as long as nothing would change like how he treat me and his love for me. Thanks. Nazis are good. notice God never mentions to solomon the way it was in the beginning with adam and eve. The ceremonial and judicial laws of ancient Israel are not. Any that can actually read the passage/context? No harm intended. 4 You must obey my laws and be careful to follow my decrees. That does, in a way, make me a teacher, for better or worse. God said not to be ‘unfaithful’ to your wife, yet he never accused Solomon of being unfaithful when he had 300 wives. His problem stemmed from his committing idolatry with the gods of his wives; in other words, were all of his wives happy Hebrews, there wouldn’t have been an issue. a) have poorer academic performance 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. If the government wants to give recognition to the marriage, they should respect their boundaries and not make comments on the religion of the individuals in question. ” The fewer economic resources associated with senior wives may negatively impact the scholastic performance of their children. 2 Joash did what was right in the eyes of the LORD all the years of Jehoiada the priest. I leave discussions regarding biblical standards to qualified theologians, such as yourself. At church B, he would get answer B. Repeat this going through the entirety of the alphabet. Marta, I appreciate the concern — I do. No one is ever criticized, ostracized, or otherwise called out by God, His Christ, or His apostles for being a polygynist, and I suggest, Armen, that you are treading unwise tracks in forcing a monogamy-only viewpoint into the pages of Scriptures when in fact the Scriptures allow for pologyny. There is the danger that you will hurt your wife and the law of love through Christ compels you not to hurt her or cause her grief. I’m not sure. “…support the Church in its worship and work to the best of your ability.” and 2. I am the LORD.” I’ve scouted a few, some are good, some are quite dead, not unlike the mainstream churches. It will no longer be against the law of the land, and it is not in any way against the Law of God…. Then, the man marries a Christian woman, on her way to Heaven. and have him killed. Well let me assure you that the Israelites who were given the Law had every possible question to ask about it and were careful to know what was acceptable and not acceptable to God. so can everybody stick to facts instead of our own view about different issues. My argument is not with you…you have shown your true colors and you will be humbled by God, either in this life or in eternity. It sounds radical, but that may be necessary in some situations. Killing trees is wrong. I’m convinced that true, biblical doctrine isn’t supposed to appeal to us. David cited his concerns regarding the welfare of children and women in polygamy in a previous post. No pun. Also the children get hurt because now they have a “part time dad” because their is competition with “other children from another wife”. Disclaimer: I have no idea whether Marta will ever read this due to her request for her e-mail address to be removed, resulting in her no longer being subscribed to new comments. for those that don’t know Jesus is the Lion of the tribe of Judah. And yes, the Law does command polygyny in at least one instance: Levirate marriage. It’s no wonder man was never meant to rule. The pot, like us, isn’t going to get very far with the objections. Though He gave her a great Bible study!! Sounds like you’ve been through quite a bit. find a wife means see has prepared herself and understand the requirements that comes along with being a wife. If the Lord wills it for you, He will bring it to pass. After all, far be it for the government to dictate moral principles upon groups of people who want to have sex with each other. That’s in the Bible too. Does your sect refrain from eating those foods which are considered unclean in Judaism, including pork, and shellfish? Suffice it to say that Old Testament patriarchs don’t impress me. I never mentioned homosexual group marriages, David. If the latter, then let that be where the discussion remains, and let’s leave our opinions out of it. Bible Chat; If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. This is because when the Scriptures speak of polygyny, they do so positively. Are you ever convicted of your sin and called to repent? I know a former missionary to Nigeria and he told me that many Muslims refuse to consider Jesus for salvation because the missionaries are telling them they have to divorce their wives in order to do so. Those of Greece? Most Christians believe polygamy was permitted for the same reason. On the other hand, humans have been shown to be a polygamous creature, most taking multiple different wives/husbands at different times over their lives. “…God smote Jeroboam and all Israel before Abijah and Judah” (v. 15). What if there is theistic kind of god (deistic gods still permitted) and the horrible things that happen are entirely because of people and nature, the great things that happen are entirely because of people and nature, and we’re holding ourselves back from making things better because of the 4000 year-old writings of people, not the sacred texts of gods? Yes, there were patriarchs who had multiple wives. There have been some interesting studies out there. Now Eli the priest was sitting on the seat by the doorpost of the temple of the Lord. If you jam this understanding down her throat, she probably will leave you and when she does, she will take your children with you. I need to have some help here and you guys are helping, it is eternally appreciated! “Wouldn’t the high rate of divorce within the church be a fine argument against monogamy?” — No. In those men, I have found brothers willing to hammer out theology, no matter how deep it may get. Abraham and Sarai encountered a similar event with King Abimilech. 14 As one who is in the Lord Jesus, I am fully convinced that no food is unclean in itself. Your concerns are certainly valid, but I disagree that the non-egalitarian family model shown in the Scriptures should be replaced by egalitarianism. 3:13), I have seen in this thread several times where Scripture was either taken incorrectly, or just misquoted and then an argument for sin based on the misquote. Unpunished. Just a thought. His foreign wives ended up leading him to idolatry later on in his life. Sitting on the throne of David Now…Stephen (or Pastor Stephen if that is what you prefer to be called) ….since you are a man who should know the Scriptures and how to apply it to our lives and the Scriptures themselves tell us that “all these things were written for our instruction”, What do you learn from this story and what do you teach others about it? 27 In the same way the men also abandoned natural relations with women and were inflamed with lust for one another. WRONG! I spent several years attempting to come up with that exegesis myself; failing to do so, I conceded the argument. This is all I have to say about polygamy. I believe it is the will of grumpy old men who spent too much time wandering in the desert eating poisonous fungus. What I am saying is if both Abraham and Sarai are Terah’s children (albeit by different mothers) Why is Abraham called Terah’s son whereas Sarai is called his daughter in law. I am not a Christian, but that doesnt mean i havent poored over the bible for many hours, and my understanding isnt made invalid because of the fact. This is simply not so since a man is one flesh with his wife, however many he may have. It is interesting that today’s church and the church throughout the centuries has seen fit to “upgrade” God’s Law, and call this type of marriage “sin” when He did not. In Canada it is a criminal offense punishable by 5 years in prison. In Western cultures, Gender A is generally male while Gender B is generally female. He might divorce her hoping for a more productive wife. To be with her during pregnancy and childbirth, to have special time on the bed with the newborn, to enjoy the relationships and special moments between father, mother and child? Now the husband is given the choice…it is either her or me, but not both! Look up “appeal to authority” on a logic website. “(mind and spirit). I am done commenting on this, so those of you listening in, feel free to blast away at me…I really don’t care. its how I feel, and if god made us, which I think is a confused concept, then he made me have these morals for a reason. In the end, it’s a book like any other. The two are one, and that is not to be separated either physically by divorce, or in your heart by keeping the other one around while you commit adultery. You’ll slow down to school district speed in a hurry. 1) admit slavery is acceptable As to the multiple wives issue, I do not see who it would benefit except for the husband, (and only sexually – certainly not emotionally) and if he is living Ephesians 5, I do not see how it is physically or spiritually possible. Note there is no mention of the man having to be single to marry a slave. The Mormons? Obviously Spider-man is fictional. No matter anyway. I now have a sense of, Maybe He should have waited and taken a course at one of our seminaries! The question of “Is having more than one wife a sin” can be difficult for people to swollow. It may have been that dreadful Queensway Cathedral. In any event, he had multiple wives whether or not Saul’s widows are taken into account. I’ve been waiting nearly two years for Scripture to the contrary regarding polygyny, and it’s yet to be brought forth. 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. f**k Nathan. It can be made to work through voluntary (or involuntary, for that matter, but I’m not advocating that) application of the will (or possibly occasionally through low libido, or massive cultural programming while young)… but it isn’t natural. I’ve no interest whatsoever in practicing polygyny myself, so it’s a moot point really. Of King David ,while the Bible said he was a man after God’s heart, but he was an adulterer and he arranged the death of Uriah the Hittite. Also, I think you’re confusing both and either with respect to bisexuals. But, I don’t believe the content should be put into practise. (i.e. His order in creation was designed to aid in the raising of a godly seed.” — That passage is an argument against divorce, that God united Adam and Eve so that they could raise godly offspring. And yet most of the western powers are legalising this sin and criminalising polygamy. Rick, is really a strong man and am proud of you for your stand concerning truth, polygamy or polygyny is real and should not be called sin or who is man to advocate for God the Almighty? It is easy for you to take off on a wild tangent and get all screwed up in your doctrine and it is easy to get conceited when you start being able to properly discern the Word. It was not unheard of for a man to take on a second wife in order to gain a son. you do the math buddy. Or, maybe, it will cause people to see the truth that religion can be a poison as much as a panacea. Likewise, a bisexual person is attracted to men and women. I shall trust in the Lord to show me the correct way forward and I shall give my wife a big huge hug and kiss when she comes home tonight! This command is straight from the mouth of Jesus Christ…”Consequently they are no longer two, but one flesh. In its broadest use, polyandry refers to sexual relations with multiple males within or without marriage. When he did we are told that he forgave there sins and told them to go and sin no more. Punishments were shaming, banishment, fines, mutilation and death. 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. 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