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Ehn Yor See What Liberian Girls Can Do? – Part 5

Eh the creatures called Liberian girls! Dey get problem-o. They are one of the most problematic creatures on earth. You na able them. They are a special group of people. Liberian girls graduated from the University of Rascality. Da small rascal Liberian girls rascal? The rascality is in their blood and their bone. Rascality da their area. Da me say so-ooooo, my people.

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Does the Bible Condemn Polygamy? – Part 11

I have been on this topic for more than a month now. And, frankly, I am enjoying the exercise, especially in relation to the comments and arguments raised by those reading the series, comments and arguments that in turn prompt additional articles. It makes it even more interesting.

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Border Raids: Are There Flaws in GoL’s Intelligence Reports and Investigations

Recent security measures taken by the Liberian Government to close the borders between Liberia and the Ivory Coast in the wake of cross border raids has been welcomed by citizens of Liberia and has further brought to memory events which led to Liberia’s civil war. Though the decision of the Government has been endorsed by Liberians; yet there are troubling issues that demand care and less zealousness in an effort to ensure internal peace and security, says a conflict resolution expert.

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Does the Bible Condemn Polygamy? – Part 10

I have not minced words in indicating that polygamy is scriptural. Simply stated, polygamy is a normal, Biblical practice just as monogamy is a normal, Biblical practice. It is a matter of choice.

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Does the Bible Condemn Polygamy? – Part 8

Does the Bible condemn polygamy? No, it does not. It supports polygamy. It allows polygamy. It encourages polygamy. The only people the New Testament prohibits from having more than one wife are bishops and deacons or those interested in becoming one. The Bible passage – I Timothy 3:2 & 12 – is the proof.

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Does the Bible Condemn Polygamy? – Part 7

The Issues Desk wishes to continue the discussion on polygamy. A great deal of people, especially Christians, argues that polygamy is wrong and unacceptable as far as the Bible is concerned. It is a dogma that has been taught for ages.

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Does the Bible Condemn Polygamy? – Part 5

I maintain that those who preach and teach that the Bible forbids Christians to practice polygamy are wrong. The claim that it is wrong for a Christian man to marry more than one wife is unscriptural. The claim is an invented or mad-made doctrine; it has no Biblical basis.

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Does the Bible Condemn Polygamy? – Part 3

The Issues Desk wishes to continue the discussion about whether it is wrong for Christians to practice polygamy or not. As we indicated in Parts 1 & 2, most pastors, preachers, Biblical scholars, theologians, as well as almost all Christians, contend that polygamy – or rather, polygyny (the practice of one man having more than one wife) – is un-Christian, sinful and unscriptural. They argue that a Christian is not allowed to have more than one wife for, to do so, they argue, is to go against one of the fundamental doctrines of Christianity.

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Does The Bible Condemn Polygamy? – Part 2

Today, the Issues Desk wishes to continue the discussion about whether it is wrong for Christians to practice polygamy or not. As we indicated in Part I, most pastors, preachers, Biblical scholars, theologians, as well as almost all Christians, contend that polygamy – or rather, polygyny (the practice of one man having more than one wife) – is un-Christian, sinful and unscriptural. They argue that a Christian is not allowed to have more than one wife for, to do so, they argue, is to go against one of the fundamental doctrines of Christianity.

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Where Are the Liberian Voices Demanding Justice?

What’s going on, fellow Liberians? Something strange is happening, and it not only confuses me; it worries me. And that has to do with the international community’s unflinching desire to give justice to the Sierra Leoneans who were the victims of atrocities committed by war criminals, including Charles Taylor, during their ten-year-old civil war, and the same international community’s apparent unwillingness to give similar justice to the Liberian people. Indeed, it confuses me.

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