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Are Christ's Words in the Gospels part of the Old Covenant or the New? One key to answering this question is to determine the point at which the new covenant was established. There are some rather diverse opinions about this. It can be helpful to review some of the context to consider this answer. Israel had received the old covenant. Exodus 24:3 And ...


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The following is adapted from this book (of which I happen to be the rights-holder). For anyone interested, the full text of the book is available both online in Google Books, as well as for download as PDF from the same site (simply hover over the EBOOK link on the left and click PDF to download). So Jesus was saying to those Jews who had believed ...


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God's Standard Should Be Our Standard The biblical standard regarding marriage, from Genesis to Revelation is One groom, one bride, what e'er betide. Or in slightly less old fashioned verbiage: One husband, one wife, for life. God never sanctioned polygyny in the Tanakh, nor did Jesus sanction it in the New Covenant. God's design from the ...


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The answer is no, there is no Biblical basis in the New Testament for polygyny, or plural wives. But it is important to understand that while the old law has been fulfilled, it is only obsolete in that it has been superseded by a new law. The old law is of a lesser priesthood, and the new is of a higher priesthood. "For the priesthood being changed, ...


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The way you word your question is ambiguous; "for" polygamy meaning in-support-of it, or "for" polygamy meaning allowance of it? For the former (in support of), there is no biblical basis for it. The closest that any of the NT books come to even mentioning polygamy are the pastoral epistles when Paul says that a leader must be the husband of one wife. ...


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The Bible does not provide a moral theory, rather it provides the doctrine of grace for salvation, such that no person can save themselves through some moral theories or codes. God commands us to do unto the other as you would have done unto yourself. This is not morally consistent. A moralist here seeks to comply because they wish to be moral before God ...



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