If we were to read it with a more accurate understanding of some of the idioms and metaphors… let us just say this would not get a PG rating. Solomon was channeling his inner DH Lawrence, not his inner Shakespeare.
Each of you should continue to live in whatever situation the Lord has placed you, and remain as you were when God first called you. This is my rule for all the churches. (1 Corinthians 7:17) Read: Nehemiah 1:1 – 3:14, 1 Corinthians 7:1-24, Psalm 31:19-24, Proverbs 21:4 Relate: Using marriage, circumcision, slavery Paul gives three…
Only fools say in their hearts, “There is no God.” (Psalm 14:1)
The devil doesn’t get a day.
In the house of God, are we pickpockets or prayer warriors? What exactly is the house of God?
What if it isn’t safe? Does that change our responsibility? Should that change our actions?
The fact we are usually quite rightly seen as something to be avoided rather than emulated says far more about the church than it does the world.