“Suppose a woman feels YAH is leading her definitely opposite to what her husband insist she do. It’s something not addressed in the scriptures, not in the moral law of YAH but she feels very strongly that YAH wants her to act contrary to what her husband demands. Whom should she obey? The scriptures say a woman must ignore her “feelings” about the will of YAH and do what her husband says. She can be certain of what YAH wants her to do, as if YAH had spoken audibly from Heaven!
“I heard your gasp. It’s hard to believe that the man you are married to, lovable and wonderful as he sometimes is, often grumpy and temperamental it’s hard to believe that man could be the actual voice of YAH in your life!
“But listen to Numbers 30:6-8,10-16 “And if she had at all an husband, when she vowed, or uttered ought out of her lips, wherewith she bound her soul; And her husband heard it, and held his peace at her in the day that he heard it: then her vows shall stand, and her bonds wherewith she bound her soul shall stand. But if her husband disallowed her on the day that he heard it; then he shall make her vow which she vowed, and that which she uttered with her lips, wherewith she bound her soul, of none effect: and the LORD shall forgive her. And if she vowed in her husband’s house, or bound her soul by a bond with an oath; And her husband heard it, and held his peace at her, and disallowed her not: then all her vows shall stand, and every bond wherewith she bound her soul shall stand. But if her husband hath utterly made them void on the day he heard them; then whatsoever proceeded out of her lips concerning her vows, or concerning the bond of her soul, shall not stand: her husband hath made them void; and the LORD shall forgive her. Every vow, and every binding oath to afflict the soul, her husband may establish it, or her husband may make it void. But if her husband altogether hold his peace at her from day to day; then he establisheth all her vows, or all her bonds, which are upon her: he confirmeth them, because he held his peace at her in the day that he heard them. But if he shall any ways make them void after that he hath heard them; then he shall bear her iniquity. These are the statutes, which the LORD commanded Moses, between a man and his wife, between the father and his daughter, being yet in her youth in her father’s house.” (Numbers 30:6-8, 10-16)
“This passage teaches tow major truths: one, that a husband is given the right by YAH to prevent his wife from taking a spiritual step she feels led to take; and two, that if he does [prevent her from taking a spiritual step she feels led to take] YAH holds him accountable – “he shall bear her iniquity.”
“He is a good woman (sic) who feels a burden to do a certain thing for YAH. She makes a vow to do so. In obedience to YAH’S word, she asks her husband’s permission to do it. If her husband “disallows” it; if he will not permit her to do it, then YAH says she is free of her vow. Her husband is the one who will stand accountable to YAH for it. If it turns out that his decision is wrong, then he is the one who will bear the blame.
“Why did YAH make this rule? Because it is a burden too heavy for a woman to bear, if she is required to assess every decision of her husband’s to ascertain if it is really right or wrong. If she is forced to determine what is right, and act accordingly, then her behavior cannot be called obedience. She is making the final decision about what she will or will not do. YAH never intended for a woman to have to be accountable to Him for the rights or wrongs of her husband’s decisions. If she does right consistently, then YAH will protect her from having to do something morally and irretrievably wrong.” – from “Me? Obey Him?” by Elizabeth Rice Handford
Saul of Tarsus is at it again.
In 1 Corinthians 7:10-16, Saul of Tarsus drops the hint to wives, that they >>COULD<< MAKE THE DECISION to depart from (divorce, put away) their unbelieving husbands, [IF] they wanted to.
“And unto the married I command, yet not I, but the Lord, Let not the wife depart from her husband: But and if she depart, let her remain unmarried or be reconciled to her husband: and let not the husband put away his wife. But to the rest speak I, not the Lord: If any brother hath a wife that believeth not, and she be pleased to dwell with him, let him not put her away. And the woman which hath an 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. But if the unbelieving depart, let him depart. A brother or a sister is not under bondage in such cases: but God hath called us to peace. For what knowest thou, O wife, whether thou shalt save thy husband? or how knowest thou, O man, whether thou shalt save thy wife?”
1 Corinthians 7:10-16
But the truth of the matter is, wives have NO authority whatsoever, to make any such decisions. Wives are to OBEY [EVEN] their unbeliving husbands. The Bible makes NO exceptions and offers NO qualifiers. Wives must obey, no ifs, ands of buts about it. Saul commanding wives to remain with their unbelieving husbands is redundant, useless, irrelevant and inconsequential, because wives have no choice in the matter, in the first place. Suppose these wives were equally yoked unbelivers WITH their husbands, when they married them. According to Numbers 30:6-8, 10-16, these wives do NOT have the right to even become so called “believers” without their husband’s permission. According to scripture, if these unbelieving husbands don’t object to their wives’ conversion, but instead allow it, their silence signifies their stamp of approval. Either way, the husband must either deny his approval overtly, or by his silence he gives his consent covertly. THE WIFE MAKES NO AUTONOMOUS DECISIONS. THE WIFE HAS ZERO AUTONOMY. The wife has ZERO independence. Even if her husband remains silent and says absolutely NOTHING, his silence is STILL a sign of his permission being granted. Wives have ZERO power to act independently in matters of making vows, such as choosing to become “believers” of a new religion that their husband doesn’t espouse to.
Genesis 3:16 says, “And thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall RULE OVER THEE” (Genesis 3:16) and Numbers 30:6-8, 10-16 shows us one of the many ways husbands are to Rule Over their wives. Genesis 3:16 gives us the command, and Numbers 30:6-8, 10-16 gives us an example of how to apply it.
Saul commanding wives to remain with their unbeliving husbands is IRRELEVANT. Wives have NO CHOICE in the matter, irregardless. However, by merely issuing the command, Saul has led wives to believe they DO have a choice in the matter, as well as the power to choose departure (divorce) from their unbeliving husbands as something they ACTUALLY COULD DO (if they wanted to). NO WHERE IN THE WHOLE OF SCRIPTURE do we see one example of a wife departing from her husband. NO WHERE in the entirety of the Bible do we see one, solitary example of a wife departing; putting away; or divorcing her husband. There are NO BIBLICAL COMMANDS, ORDINANCES, GUIDELINES, PRINCIPLES, INSTRUCTIONS, PRECEPTS OR PRECEDENTS FOR THE “PUT AWAY,” DIVORCED, HUSBAND. Yet, by commanding wives TO [MAKE A CONSCIOUS DECISION] TO DO something they have NO AUTHORITY TO DECIDE ONE WAY OR THE OTHER, Saul has led hundreds of millions of wives to believe they do indeed, have the right to decide. It isn’t what Saul commanded wives to decide. It’s the mere fact that Saul has led wives to believe that the decision is THEIRS, at all. Why would I tell my child not to run away from home? The THOUGHT of running away from home might not have ever entered into my child’s mind, had I not planted the idea in their mind, first. Why would I tell my child NOT to steal my gun, then take it to their school and shoot up their classmates? The EVIL thought of doing that would have never entered into my child’s head, had I not put it there first. Children are more often than not, TAUGHT to commit NEW SINS, which they would have otherwise never known existed, had the EVIL idea NOT been planted to their premature, deliquent, juvenile, minds. And Saul has inadvertently has done the same thing, by commanding wives resist committing a sinful act that they may have very well NEVER KNOWN they COULD commit.
In 1 Corinthians 7:10-16, Saul has done what the serpent in the Garden of Eden did, and AWAKENED wives to the knowledge that they CAN defy Numbers 30:6-8, 10-16 and DEPART from their unbeliving husbands, whereas the knowledge that wives COULD depart from their unbelieving husbands, was (up until Saul), NONE OF THEIR FLAMING BUSINESS.
This is yet another example of what happens when an arrogant, ambitious, idiot creates his own “gospels” and thinks TRUTH can abound, through his LIES. Romans 3:7