by Al Mohler
The Briefing transcript:
...[J]ust days ago, hackers announced that they had received and would post millions and millions of names long with account information for people who had established accounts with Ashley Madison, the service that facilitates by means of the digital revolution, adultery and claims as its motto, “Life is short. Have an affair.”
Well it turned out, the hackers didn’t have a false claim, they actually did have the information and now they have posted it in posts that emerged from what is now called the dark web. And according to Reuters and other major news outlets, there may be 37 million names with 37 different sets of account information now accessible to the public. There may be as many as 37 million people whose intention at the very least to have an extramarital affair is now going to be announced to the whole world.
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“Thou shalt not commit adultery.” One of the most striking aspects of the Seventh Commandment is its utter simplicity. Without equivocation or evasion, God’s law is clear and self-explanatory. The very fact that God included adultery in the “thou shall nots” of the Ten Commandments indicates its particular evil and danger. Moses did not have to provide further elaboration.
The motto of Ashley Madison, the now-infamous Internet business once described as “the premier ‘dating’ website for aspiring adulterers,” is equally clear — “Life is short. Have an affair.” I wrote an essay on Ashley Madison as “Adultery Incorporated” back in 2011, after Bloomberg Businessweek published a cover story on the business. Back then, it was clear that many people saw Ashley Madison as a joke. No one is laughing now.
Read more: http://www.albertmohler.com/2015/08/27/ashley-madison-and-the-death-of-monogamy/
"Marriage is honorable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge" (Hebrews 13:4).
Ever since the divine union of Adam and Eve, the institution of marriage has been between a man and woman. However, the "bed" has often been defiled, with all kinds of sexual perversions.
Read more: http://www.icr.org/article/marriage-honorable/
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