“Hello. I am God. If you think about it, that means I created you. Not just you but all the electrons, neutrons, cells…and mountains and rivers and planets…point made? I also know you more intimately than you know yourself. I know what makes you tick… (Psalm 139) So you might want to listen up. Because[Read More…]
The word adultery is synonymous with sin or bad behavior, however, what constitute adultery depends on the society you are in or what your moral values are. In several societies were polygamy is accepted, marrying several women does not constitute adultery, having concubines outside of the wives does. There is a Yoruba adage that says “Eni bimo fun ni kuro laale eni” (a baby mother is no more a concubine or mistress); invariably the society allows mistresses with kids all over town. As a Christian and a believer in the infallibility of the scripture, I believe the biblical definition of adultery, which is having relationship (sexual or emotional) with someone outside of the boundaries of marriage (one man and one woman). When a married man or woman is involved in such acts it is called “adultery” and when an unmarried person is involved in such acts, it is called “fornication”. In Matthew 5: 27-28, Jesus took the definition of adultery to a new level “You have heard that it was said, do not commit adultery, but I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart”.