Table of Contents
- 1 What Bible says about adultery?
- 2 What was Mary Magdalene known for?
- 3 What is the story of the Samaritan woman at the well?
- 4 What is the difference between fornication and adultery?
- 5 What is the difference between concubinage and adultery?
- 6 What lessons can we learn from the woman at the well?
- 7 What did Jesus say he would give the woman of Samaria?
- 8 Is fornication a sin in Christianity?
- 9 What kind of evidence do you need to prove adultery?
What Bible says about adultery?
“Thou shalt not commit adultery” is found in the Book of Exodus (Exodus 20:14) of the Hebrew Bible and Old Testament. It is considered the sixth commandment by Roman Catholic and Lutheran authorities, but the seventh by Jewish and most Protestant authorities.
What was Mary Magdalene known for?
Mary Magdalene was a disciple of Jesus. According to the Gospel accounts, Jesus cleansed her of seven demons, and she financially aided him in Galilee. She was one of the witnesses of the Crucifixion and burial of Jesus and, famously, was the first person to see him after the Resurrection.
What is the story of the Samaritan woman at the well?
The Samaritan woman at the well is no angel. The woman at the well had her sins “washed away” by Jesus. The story shows that Jesus offers divine mercy in the living water of grace, which washes away sins and cleanses souls. The woman went to the well to get a jug of water.
What is the difference between fornication and adultery?
In legal use there is a difference between adultery and fornication. Adultery is only used when at least one of the parties involved (either male or female) is married, whereas fornication may be used to describe two people who are unmarried (to each other or anyone else) engaging in consensual sexual intercourse.
What is the difference between concubinage and adultery?
Adultery is committed by a wife who should be charged together with her paramour, while concubinage is committed by a husband who should be charged together with the concubine.
What lessons can we learn from the woman at the well?
Here are 4 lessons we can learn from the woman at the well.
- The Samaritan woman scheduled her day to avoid her deepest pains. Yet Jesus still met her!
- She stayed with Jesus. And Jesus was unfazed by her sin.
- She received His filling. Jesus offered the living water.
- She desired to go and do.
What did Jesus say he would give the woman of Samaria?
John 4:5-30 There came a woman of Samaria to draw water. Jesus said to her, “Give me a drink.” For his disciples had gone away into the city to buy food.
Is fornication a sin in Christianity?
In Matthew 15:8-19, Jesus said, “Out of the heart proceeds evil thoughts, of murder, adultery, and fornication, things that defile a person.” Paul also warns that fornication is a sin against your body in 1 Corinthians 6:18, urging believers to flee from it.
What kind of evidence do you need to prove adultery?
To prove adultery via circumstantial evidence, one must show that the adulterous spouse had both the “disposition” to commit adultery and the “opportunity” to do so. Evidence of “disposition” includes photographs of the adulterous spouse and the other man or woman kissing or engaging in other acts of affection.