Pentecostals/birth control


Fonzi wrote at 2012-12-03 00:04:36
The Bible is quite explicit of God's condemnation of any act that attempts to remove the procreative aspect of the marital act. This is most apparent in Genesis 38:8-10, where Onan spills his seed. This was "displeasing in the sight of the Lord," and, as a consequence, he was killed. While the Bible does not spend time to enumerate all other types of contraceptive means, it is clear by this example that such acts, however they are performed, are displeasing to God.

In fact, up until the 1930s, any form of contraception/birth control was considered gravely wrong until the Anglican church began to accept contraception and then all other Protestant denominations followed. The Catholic church today is the only Christian religion that holds the same view on contraception/birth control as described in the Bible and as followed by early Jews and Christians.


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