A Baptist pastor's explanation of Midianite virgins being spared
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20-10-2016, 07:20 PM
RE: A Baptist pastor's explanation of Midianite virgins being spared
(20-10-2016 03:21 AM)RocketSurgeon76 Wrote:  Well I think one of the big complaints was that the peoples around them ate pork, were decadent, and worshiped false gods (and made/worshiped forbidden images called idols).

Still pretty much indistinguishable from Daesch.

Well in xianity in the east, iconoclasm lasted until Theophilus died in the 9th century.
Both religions are travelling a remarkably similar path.

Islam remains hundreds of years behind.

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20-10-2016, 07:41 PM
RE: A Baptist pastor's explanation of Midianite virgins being spared
(19-10-2016 06:30 PM)bigjay Wrote:  It seems from verse 16 that the motive for sparing the Midianites wasn’t exactly pure, since the “incident in Peor” was a whole debacle about ritual sex and fertility worship. Anyways, it seems that the virgins, by virtue of being virgins, were unstained from the sexualized religion that the Midianites had adopted, so they were spared.

What about young male children? They should have been virgins as well.

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20-10-2016, 09:59 PM
RE: A Baptist pastor's explanation of Midianite virgins being spared
(20-10-2016 07:41 PM)Fatbaldhobbit Wrote:  
(19-10-2016 06:30 PM)bigjay Wrote:  It seems from verse 16 that the motive for sparing the Midianites wasn’t exactly pure, since the “incident in Peor” was a whole debacle about ritual sex and fertility worship. Anyways, it seems that the virgins, by virtue of being virgins, were unstained from the sexualized religion that the Midianites had adopted, so they were spared.

What about young male children? They should have been virgins as well.

They were sinners. They totally deserved it. Stop asking questions. Asking questions is bad. I want to go to heaven. You are trying to seduce me with the ways of the devil.

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