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Posted on 02/14/2014 7:17:17 AM PST by marshmallow
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Thanks for your gracious words. Bedtime for Mrs. Don-o. Good night, my friend!
Good-night! Have a good week!
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Okay then...forget the Baptists...what about the Episcolutherterians?
(I bet you would make a good -- but gentle -- stand up comedienne!!)
And pick any other of the many translations and they say, "whenever he went", which implies a pattern. It reads to me like Onan NEVER intended to do his duty that he agreed to do before his father, Judah, his people and his wife, Tamar. The Messianic line would have stopped with him and God would not have it. The lineage from Judah proceeded in spite of Onan.
We will just have to agree to disagree on this, my friend. As is MOST of the examples of sin in the Bible where God brings down judgment, it is what is in the heart more than any specific act that may be done. He knows our frame, He remembers that we are but dust.
As for what a married couple does by mutual consent in their marriage bed - which is "honorable in ALL and UNDEFILED" - it is between themselves and God. It's not my business NOR the "church's" to dictate what they can or cannot do WRT their sexual life. It's private, not my business to tell grown-ups how to make love.
"Just a closer walk with Thee-e-e-e..." :o)
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