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Blue_true

(31,261 posts)
9. The republican god always do that for republicans, while demanding that
Thu Apr 1, 2021, 08:38 PM
Apr 2021

Democrats resign for simple J-walking.

Under The Radar

(3,386 posts)
11. Matt had a sexual relationship with a 17 year old...
Thu Apr 1, 2021, 08:43 PM
Apr 2021

Yet Mary was only 14 when God planted his seed in her. So how can Matt be wrong?

Blue_true

(31,261 posts)
13. The Bible is full of powerful men taking very young girls as wives.
Thu Apr 1, 2021, 08:49 PM
Apr 2021

If they bled, they were ready.

The interesting thing is most modern Christians reject that a 12 or 13 year old girl is wife material. Why? My guess is modern sensibilities.

Under The Radar

(3,386 posts)
14. Well there is the Warren Jeffs of the Mormon faith or Mormon variants...
Thu Apr 1, 2021, 08:57 PM
Apr 2021

... that likes them very young and the more the better.

Blue_true

(31,261 posts)
15. There are exceptions, but generally that practice is not only shunned, but heavily banned
Thu Apr 1, 2021, 09:02 PM
Apr 2021

in most places.

Vogon_Glory

(9,032 posts)
10. The Book of John in the New Testament has the
Thu Apr 1, 2021, 08:41 PM
Apr 2021

Story of Jesus saving the accused adulteress from being stoned to death. But the story ends with him telling her to go and sin no more. (John 7:53-8:11)

I suspect that last bit sounds so yesterday for Gaetz and his defenders.

TomSlick

(10,942 posts)
18. I am reminded of a quote from "O Brother where art thou?"
Thu Apr 1, 2021, 09:27 PM
Apr 2021

Delmar O'Donnell:
But they was witnesses that seen us redeemed.

Ulysses Everett McGill:
That's not the issue Delmar. Even if that did put you square with the Lord, the State of Mississippi's a little more hard-nosed.

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