Having Children and not Married
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Hebrews 13:4
Marriage is honorable in all, and the bed undefiled: but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.
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Genesis 16:15
And Hagar bore Abram a son: and Abram called his son's name, which Hagar bore, Ishmael.
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Genesis 16:12
And he will be a wild man; his hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him; and he shall dwell in the presence of all his brothers.
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St. Ambrose Meets the Objection of those who Make the Desire of ...
... marriage should again be entered upon for the sake of having children. ... reason for
marrying, certainly where there are children, the reason does not exist ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xv st ambrose meets.htm

The Marriage of Church Dignitaries.
... is blameless, the husband of one wife, having children, that believe ... we were perplexed
why Paul does not at all permit those who have been twice married to be ...
/.../origens commentary on the gospel of matthew/22 the marriage of church.htm

There is this Further, that in that Very Debt which Married ...
... float at large without form and loose; having of itself ... an husband, and not to give
birth to children save from ... to that degree, that they spare not their wives ...
/.../augustine/on the good of marriage/section 4 there is this.htm

On Marriage.
... For if they shall not beget children, not having married, they produce, as far as
in them lies, a scarcity of men, and dissolve states and the world that is ...
/.../clement/the stromata or miscellanies/chapter xxiii on marriage.htm

And, the Case Being Thus, Enough and More than Enough Answer Has ...
... Testament, on the subject of their having several wives ... sought aught save children,
nor in children themselves aught ... flesh, not only let them not despise them ...
/.../augustine/on the good of marriage/section 33 and the case.htm

This Disease of Concupiscence in Marriage is not to be a Matter of ...
... the marriages of believers determined by the purpose of having such children born
as ... will spring from marriage; but if such result be not realized, there ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 9 viii this disease of.htm

But I Marvel, If, as it is Allowed to Put Away a Wife Who...
... is an adulteress, so it be allowed, having put her ... is that bond of fellowship in
married persons, that ... begetting children, not even for the sake of begetting ...
/.../augustine/on the good of marriage/section 7 but i marvel.htm

Therefore if Haply, which Whether it Can Take Place...
... rather think it cannot take place; but yet, if haply), having taken unto ... so that,
when now married persons know that they shall not have children, yet it ...
/.../augustine/on the good of marriage/section 16 therefore if haply.htm

The Pelagians Try to Get Rid of Original Sin by their Praise of ...
... from it no man could be born in a sinful state, and having need of a ... Marriage was
instituted not for the purpose of sinning, but of producing children. ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 42 the pelagians try to.htm

How Hyrcanus was Set at Liberty by the Parthians, and Returned to ...
... because he had been made governor of that country without having any just ... the king,
who had also brought Alexander [two] children, could not bear this ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 2 how hyrcanus was.htm



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