Hagar was more like a modern day surrogate mother who bears a child in the place of an infertile wife. In this post, I lay out my approach to the question: "Does the Bible prohibit same-sex relations? Revelation assumes that unmarried Christian men who desire to be faithful are not having sex and Hebrews considers sex outside of marriage to be immoral.
And the man and his wife were both naked and were not ashamed.
Once again, I have highly respected your point of view and honest reflection. Yes, I think the Holy Spirit guided me. Lamech married two wives, Adah and Zillah. I think that minister is building a big claim that all extramarital sex leads to hell on a very small foundation.
Keep in mind also that polygamy existed in ancient cultures in which men commonly fought and died in wars, and women could achieve social status and security only by being married and having children, especially sons.
A man was sleeping with his stepmom or mother-in-law outside of marriage. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body. What Does the Bible Say about Piercings? I don't know. Revelation assumes that unmarried Christian men who desire to be faithful are not having sex.
Keep asking questions and looking to God for help - He has all the answers! Preston Sprinkle. Pray for the Lord to bring you a faithful and God-fearing spouse. The Role of Tradition The Jewish tradition that flows from the Old Testament and cradles the New Testament was even more explicit in condemning pre-marital sex.
Others might turn to Leviticus So glorify God in your body.