Tag Archives: polygyny

Six reasons why Polygyny is NOT a ‘minor’ issue

Without question, the facts of what Scripture says regarding marriage make most people in western post-modern, post-Christian culture squeamish. Most Christian and Messianic teachers avoid the subject like the plague because the very idea is so counter-culture that it is … Continue reading

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Two-House Theology and Unpleasant Truth

Cognitive dissonance is the strange discomfort of having two or more thought patterns that clash and cannot coexist. Messianic and Hebrew roots believers, and especially most Hebrew roots teachers, have a few blatant areas of cognitive dissonance that they try … Continue reading

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King David as prophecy of the Second Exodus…

The lives of many prophets, patriarchs, and other Biblical characters serve as prophecy. Joseph is a major example that we have explored on several occasions. David, also, is one we have explored as the face-off with Goliath parallels several sections … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Dear Ephraim Frank (Re: It’s Not Polygamy – It Is Polygyny)

The article originally published 10/24/2020 has been updated on 11/15/2020. See notes at the end. My dear brother Ephraim, It was recently brought to my attention that you published a paper titled It Is Not Polygamy – It Is Polygyny. … Continue reading

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The Christian and Messianic Cancel Culture

I heard the newly popular term ‘cancel culture’ and didn’t think it applied to me until recently, then I figured out that Christians and Messianics have been playing that game for millennia. It just had a different name. Most Hebrew … Continue reading

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How many can relate?

The Bible is filled with challenging and paradigm shifting verses and topics… How do you respond?

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UPDATE: Re: The ‘One Bride’ Myth

Several days ago, I published an article titled ‘The One Bride (of Messiah) Myth.’ While it has had a number of hits, there has been surprising little push back, and all in private. Either, readers have decided that I’m finally … Continue reading

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Why defend patriarchy?

A couple of good posts came up in my Instagram feed today. Among others, I follow several posters and hashtags related to Biblical roles, family structure, masculinity, femininity, and patriarchy. Truly, that is the ‘new rebel.’ The post at left … Continue reading

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Why Poly? Why Now?

Originally Published Online by Peter G Rambo, Sr. on 7/1/2019 [I wrote and published the following paper about a year ago, but never posted directly to this blog. Because of recent inquiries and a few questions, I find it necessary … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Beha’alotcha (Numbers 8:1-12:16)

What can we learn about headship and followership from this portion? How is Moshe’s crying out to God different than the people’s complaints? How many fathers-in-law did Moshe have? And, the Cushite woman? What about that? This is another loaded … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Bamidbar (Numbers 1:1-4:20)

What?? Tribes arranged by matriarch?  Indeed!!  This portion we see major strides taken as, a group of patriarchal families and clans, is fashioned into a patriarchal nation!!  Yet, the mothers are honored and incorporated obviously into the layout of the tribes … Continue reading

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Three New Book Reviews… Challenging Paradigms

The recent quarantine has allowed me to read through several books that have been waiting on a valuable asset… namely, time! To the chagrin of many of some of my regular readers, I continue to read and research how Christianity … Continue reading

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Refuting 119Ministries’ Polygyny Video

It is with deep regret that we find it necessary to refute 119Ministries for significant error in their most recent video regarding their (un)Biblical position concerning polygyny. While we admit this is a third rail topic laden with cultural and … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Vayigash (Genesis 44:18-47:27)

Bombshell material in this commentary on Vayigash!! What does it mean to build a nation, and how does God do it vs. how man does it? Does family structure play a role? Buckle up, because several cited sources in this … Continue reading

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Does God have two brides??

The knee jerk reaction from both Jews and Christians is a resounding, “NO!!!”  But, does Scripture bear this out, or are we willfully blind to a most difficult topic that we relegate to some ancient culture and time? Buckle your … Continue reading

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