Every survey takes a population, but which population it represents is as important as the survey questions
OK – I’m on board with saying the Pew data are only an accurate picture of what self-identified LDS think they ought to say.
Lol – only 56% said they found their mission to be very valuable at gaining converts – while 80% said it was very valuable in preparing them for their career.
What is polygamy? Polygamy is marriage to two or more wives. The first recorded polygamist was Lamech who took unto himself two wives (Genesis 4:19).
Is polygamy the same as adultery? Adultery is the sinful intercourse of a person with someone who is not his one lawful and Scriptural marriage partner. It was forbidden in the Jewish law (Exedus ) and was punishable by death (Leviticus ). Polygamy is merely adultery on a permanent basis. Polygamy is always adultery, but adultery is not always polygamy.
Is adultery the same as fornication? The origin of these two words was different, fornication being the sin of unlawful intercourse by an unmarried person, and adultery the sin committed by a ent usage the words several times are used to mean the same thing (see Revelation 2:20-22). It might be said that they are different forms of the same sin.
Therefore, adultery and fornication are essentially the same sin according to the Bible meaning
Does the New Testament forbid polygamy? The New Testament says that marriage to another partner while the first partner is still living is adultery (Romans 7:1-3). (mais…)