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About Marriage Regulations For Priests in Leviticus  This question comes from a Grand Rapids reader: Dear Editor: “Recently we were reading at the table from the book of Leviticus; and as we were reading from the 21st chapter, verses 7, 13, and 14, I noticed something that I had never noticed before. “These verses speak of the laws of marriage for the priests. They may marry a virgin, but not a widow, nor one that is put away from her husband. And then they state the reason why they may not take these particular women to wife, namely, because they...

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Question  The following communication is a further question about the reply given in the Dec. 1 issue concerning priestly marriages in Israel:  “Dear Prof. Hoeksema,  “I am writing in regard to the answer you gave in theStandard Bearer of Dec. 1 concerning the matter of divorce in Israel.  “The reader’s last question was, Is it implied that the other Israelites could marry a divorced woman? Your. answer (negative, HCH) is found in the last paragraph. 

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Question  Dear Brother:  Very frequently one hears from our pulpits statements concerning our abode in glory and our relationship and recognition concerning the saints and/or Biblical characters.  The question is this: To what degree and in what capacity will they be recognized? Will it be their role, station, or spiritual influence or contribution which they had or made during their earthly pilgrimage? I sometimes get that impression. If so, why is this just limited to Bible characters?  Thank-you. 

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