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By the way, this exchange of labor for the privilege to marry did not sit well with the two sisters.
Even though they loved Jacob, in their view their father Laban had sold them (Genesis -15).
by Scott Croft If you're reading this, you're interested in dating. In our society, dating has become something of an obsession. It's just something you do if you're single and of age (and that age is quickly dropping) in America. In fact, depending on which statistics one believes, the divorce rate for professing Christians may actually be higher than for Americans as a whole.
You've done it, you're doing it, you'd like to do it, or you need to teach somebody else how to do it. It is considered the natural precursor to marriage, and is generally considered something to be desired, whatever form it might take. If you were to Google the word "matchmaker," you would receive something in the neighborhood of 12,100,000 responses — with a few of these outfits claiming to be Christian, but most making no such claim. As evangelical Christians, we're called to be distinct in the ways we think and act about all issues that confront us and those around us. Granted, not all of these people are evangelicals, but we're not doing so well either.
* When tempted, no one should say, * 'God is tempting me.' * For God cannot be tempted by evil, * nor does he tempt anyone * but each one is tempted when, * by his own evil desire, * he is dragged away and enticed. He will begin to save Israel from the power of the Philistines. (longing, craving, wishing, coveting) 9) Is it wrong to desire?
They were written in Coptic and are generally dated to the 3rd and 4th centuries CE, though the Gospel of Thomas has ignited some debate, and scholars argue that it dates from 50 CE (Koester, HDS) to the late 2nd century CE (Miers).Several of these did involve the prospective groom or a representative asking a close relative of a woman for permission to marry her.