Tag Archives: human sexuality

The Blood Is Sacred

First, I refer you to a couple of references: Genesis 31:25-35 (emphasis on the last verse) and Christine’s post about feminine blood. Second, I remind you that a great deal of Moses’ Law pulled in existing ancient custom and belief. … Continue reading

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Look in the Mirror

Take a moment to review Galatians 6:1-5 and 1 Corinthians 10:12-13. Western society in general, and American society in particular, is schizophrenic about sex. We still have this pervasive, if not always conscious, mythology about the Fall as primarily an … Continue reading

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Draper Point 7

Point 7 isn’t much to look at. The terrain around it is much more interesting. This arm of land jutting out into the northwest corner of Draper Lake contains the canyon, and the ridge hosts several lovely features, like that … Continue reading

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No Scarlet Letter

Maybe you remember the story in John 4, where Jesus encounters a Samaritan woman from Sychar. He could read her very soul, and noted that she had a very unstable romantic past. We know very little of the historical context … Continue reading

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Sin Is a Tragedy

Here at Kiln of the Soul, we teach that Biblical Law is self-enforcing. We as individuals struggle to enforce the divine will on ourselves, much less on anyone else. Yet we are obliged to try despite the inevitable failures. Moreover, … Continue reading

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Digital Scandal and Social Mythology

Divine justice is non-negotiable. Maybe you are aware of the big scandal involving a website known as “Ashley Madison.” The site is advertised as a means to engaging in adultery anonymously. There are plenty of such sites and services, but … Continue reading

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Another Freak Show

Two whole books on human sexuality aren’t enough (one and two) merely to introduce how utterly freakish Westerners, particularly mainstream Western Christians, are about human sexuality. The just don’t have a clue. Discussing what the Bible considers normal in this … Continue reading

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