Seen on Facebook:
“Women are not T-shirts to be tried on for a few weeks and discarded when they become uncomfortable or unsightly. They are diamonds to be treasured, protected, and perfected with hard labor and intention.”
Right. We shouldn’t treat women like property. Because they’re not just ordinary property. They’re valuable property. You know, like diamonds are more valuable than T-shirts.
And what’s this business about “protecting and perfecting” women? Not your job, buddy. It’s one thing to want to protect your kids (regardless of their age), but this “protect and perfect women” notion is utter foolishness.
It’s bad enough that evangelical churches insist on teaching the family values of Ancient Rome.
“I think this is tremendously important. Giving oneself to your spouse is so much more than giving oneself sexually. When a man leaves his father and mother, it should be leaving to cleave to his wife, not his girlfriend. ‘You’re my first’ should be all-encompassing, for the reward will be tremendous.”
But then they have the gall to insist that these values are “Biblical”.
“My daughter is MINE until she marries, signed, sealed, and Scripturally delivered (1 Cor. 7). That includes her emotions. That is why a man must literally give his daughter to be married. At some point, I will relinquish my God-given authority and stewardship over my daughter to another man, and it very much should be to a man whom she is marrying.”
Apparently, if you can find other Christians who agree with you, then whatever you believe must be Biblical. Fantastic! So that must mean string theory is Biblical because I know another Christian who believes in that too!
This ridiculous drivel isn’t even in the Bible. Anywhere. They even admit it.
I can’t pull specific verses out of specific books of the Bible to prove my point. To me, this is merely historically and biblically-informed common sense.
Right. So, in other words, you’re making it up and calling it God’s Word. Nice.