The Doctrine and Law of Marriage, Adultery, and Divorce;: Exhibiting a Theological and Practical View of the Divine Institution of Marriage; the Religious Ratification of Marriage; the Impediments which Preclude and Vitiate the Contract of Marriage; the Reciprocal Duties of Husbands and Wives; the Sinful and Criminal Character of Adultery; and the Difficulties which Embarrass the Principle and Practice of Divorce: with an Appendix, Containing an Essay on the Hellenistic and Ecclesiastical Meaning of the Word Porneía, Ordinarily Translated Fornication, Volume 2

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W. Baxter, 1826 - Adultery - 617 pages

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Page 462 - I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet-coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns: and the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold, and precious stones, and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication, (apostacy,
Page 128 - and the woman which hath a husband that believeth not, and if he be pleased to dwell with her, let her not leave him ; for the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the husband : else were your children unclean, but now are they holy
Page 26 - in proof that the true rule of marriage has always been, that the man shall cleave unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh : wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh : what therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder. The licence of divorce therefore, so
Page 60 - exception is expressed, and that is the case of a man divorcing his wife : Whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery : Whosoever shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication, and shall marry another, committeth adultery. If
Page 28 - and write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house; or if the latter husband die, which took her to be his wife, her former husband, which sent her away, may not take her again to be his wife, after that she is defiled', for
Page 563 - uxores, whom they had married during the captivity ; the rule of the apostle concerning marrying only in the Lord; and the text, Know ye not that your bodies are the members of Christ ? Shall I then take the members of Christ, and make them the members of an harlot,
Page 113 - her to commit adultery ; and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced committeth adultery. This is language which leaves no doubt of the repeal of the old and the establishment of the new law. The clause of exception, comprehensive as it is supposed to be, is delivered in
Page 514 - of this world, or with the covetous, or with extortioners, or with idolaters, for then must we needs go out of the world : but now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator,
Page 470 - after them, I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut him off from among his people. Sanctify yourselves, therefore, and be ye holy ; for I am the Lord your God : and ye shall keep my statutes, and do them : I am the Lord who sanctify you. Targ. Onkelos. Omnes qui errant post