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In Romans 3, Paul says "Now we know that whatever the law says, it says to those who are under the law, so that every mouth may be silenced and the whole world held accountable to God. Therefore no one will be declared righteous in God’s sight by the works of the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of our sin." The problem with using a ...


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Yes, there are Christian denominations that think having concubines is a sin, probably citing Matthew 19:5-6. For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother, and be joined to his wife and the two shall become one. Therefore what God has joined together let no man put asunder (RSV) Now I recognize that this verse can be interpreted in various ...


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Doesn't this set NFP to the same level as contraception? To the question "Whether it is a mortal sin for a man to have knowledge of his wife, with the intention not of a marriage good* but merely of pleasure?," St. Thomas Aquinas answered: …if pleasure be sought in such a way as to exclude the honesty of marriage, so that, to wit, it is not as a wife ...


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This sounds like a great question to ask on Catholic Culture but since that's not up, I'll give it a shot here. If therefore there are well-grounded reasons for spacing births, arising from the physical or psychological condition of husband or wife, or from external circumstances, the Church teaches that married people may then take advantage of the ...


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The definition of sin is found in 1 John 3:4, which is transgression against the Law. If it isn't explicitly stated such as, "man shall not lie with man as with a woman, it is abomination", then to claim something as sin when it isn't is a sin on you. For those claiming polygamy is a sin or disobedience, you are actually in sin based on Deuteronomy 4:2;12:32 ...



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