Friday, February 15, 2013

"Abraham...fix yer bitch"

Then they said to him, “Where is Sarah your wife?”
So he said, “Here, in the tent.”
And He said, “I will certainly return to you according to the time of life, and behold, Sarah your wife shall have a son.”
(Sarah was listening in the tent door which was behind him.) 11 Now Abraham and Sarah were old, well advanced in age; and Sarah had passed the age of childbearing. Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, “After I have grown old, shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?”
And the Lord said to Abraham, “Why did Sarah laugh, saying, ‘Shall I surely bear a child, since I am old?’ Is anything too hard for the Lord? At the appointed time I will return to you, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.” But Sarah denied it, saying, “I did not laugh,” for she was afraid.
And He said, “No, but you did laugh!” Genesis 18:9-15
So imagine that, ladies. Your husband is outside talking to God and you can hear their conversation. Let me say that again, he's talking to God!  Not some neighbor guy, not some beer drinking buddy...GOD!

She hears what God has to say and as we women are known to do, she laughs. In response to what GOD said, she, in her head, snarks about being able to have a child. Can you see it? Can you see this woman roll her eyes, shake her head and laugh: "pshh...whatever..."

God knew her attitude. He's God for goodness sakes, of course he knew what she was thinking. So He calls it out - to her husband. He doesn't ask Abraham, though it comes off as a question, He said to Abraham "Why did Sarah laugh..." Modern speak: "Abraham...fix yer bitch!"

Yes, that's right feminists and you "mutual submission" fools, God holds Abraham to account for HIS WIFE'S behavior.

Then, on cue, just like a woman, Sarah LIES about it: "I did not laugh."

And all the women said: 

I would never do that...

Yeah, right.

"Oh, SD, can't you be nicer when you write? Can't you give it a rest? Why you gotta be so mean? Can't you just write pleasant, boring posts of unicorns and rainbows? Why you gotta be so offensive?"

Abigail, and any other woman who thinks for a moment she must rebuke me for some perceived self righteousness or pride, can you really not see why I write what I do. I am flippin guilty of every last word I write about regarding the nature of women. I have said repeatedly, I know what it took for the Truth to get through my thick head and hardened heart. I am very well aware of my failings and when I continually and predictably sin in the fashion that God told me I would. When I read the biblical accounts of women it is not just a story. He's talking TO me. It's as if He knows my ways. Imagine that. My creator knows me.

Because he knows me, He knows how to protect me. His commands are for my own good. After fourteen years of marriage, RLB got the message loud and clear: "RLB, fix yer bitch."

After fourteen years of marriage I surrendered. And it wasn't some pleasant unicorn and rainbows message I received. It was terrifying. It was in my face rebuke. It was "come off your pedestal princess, you aren't that special."

It woke me up to my own nature. And has humbled me to tears to know that God will hold my husband to account for me. THAT is the Covenant my husband vowed to uphold.

If you knew, ladies, if you truly believed this story from Genesis, if you KNEW that every time you lie, every time you roll your eyes and snark, every time you disrespect your husband, that God would say to your husband: "Why did she do that" Would you take some responsibility and some of the burden from him and seek to change your ways?

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  1. If you knew, ladies, if you truly believed this story from Genesis, if you KNEW that every time you lie, every time you roll your eyes and snark, every time you disrespect your husband, that God would say to your husband: "Why did she do that" Would you take some responsibility and some of the burden from him and seek to change your ways?

    I don't think we men want it widely known by women that every time our wives sin, the blame falls on us.

    In this day and age, when we are pretty much powerless and at the mercy of the state, we can't "fix our bitch" unless she goes along with it. Too often she realizes she has a gun to our head and it is too tempting to pull the trigger.

    You bring up something I've been wondering about. Does God cut men any slack considering we've been hamstrung? I would like to say yes, but I think He would say no.

    Also, at what point does the responsibility transfer? If I say, you are not submitting and it is sin, stop it, have I done my duty or do I have to beat her ass? Just kidding, but I wonder where the limit is.

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    1. I would like to say yes, but I think He would say no.

      Unfortunately, I think you're right. I'm not sure what the point is. I'm thinking Paul's willingness to be put into prison is supposed to be our example. I know, that's a lot. It certainly would mean we don't fear losing our money to a state-enforced divorce/rape court. This is why I've been talking about the polygamy angle. I think it's a constructive way to "fix yer bitch".

      SD's writings are a good way to salt the oats for your wives. The fixing doesn't have to happen in one night. It can be a gradual movement and then she will be more likely to go along with it.

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    2. I'm thinking Paul's willingness to be put into prison is supposed to be our example. I agree. I was thinking we always follow God first, man's rules second.

      I am a little fuzzy on how we fix our women. Obviously we don't beat our wives. What do you do with a woman who rebels against you and God?

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    3. I don't have the exact proscription. I believe it involves Dalrock, Athol, and Roissy in some combination. I only had VP and Roissy when I made my decision to fix SD. In honesty, it was a decision to no longer live with her craziness one way (divorce) or the other (fix yer bitch).

      FWIW, I have slapped SD and physically restrained her several times. Now we reserve that stuff for fun, but it was for real in the past.

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    4. Relevant: the Violence Against Women Act is going through the congress again.

      This will provide for nuclear retaliation on behalf of women. Or fraudulent claims of violence.

      I have to believe that God will say to some men on judgement day, you did what you could under the circumstances. Now I will deal with her. Noting that we have to do what we can, and not try to cop out.

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    5. It is interesting to contrast how theologians viewed Judges 19 in the 18th century compared to how it is viewed today. In the 18th century the concubine got what she deserved, the just punishment from God (you can read Matthew Henry and John Wesley's commentaries online). They contended that was how God would "fix yer bitch", so to speak, when her husband and father were too soft on her.

      Henry's commentary in particular seems to shudder more at the thought of a man being sodomized than a woman being raped, murdered & dismembered.

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  2. How does one shut down the hideous rebellion that rears it's ugly head in the stupidest situations?

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    1. That is the question, stated much more succinctly.

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    2. Here I was hoping for a magic formula... ;)

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    3. http://sarahsdaughterblog.blogspot.com/2013/02/smileand-really-just-shut-up.html

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  3. Oh crap, I have some praying and apologizing to do. Wait, do you think there is a premenstrual clause?

    Excellent work. Some of us are with you. I just got slammed for calling someone out on raising an out of control and violent son and was called unloving and trouble making. They couldn't understand why I had to start trouble and couldn't just let the teenager walk around smacking toddlers.

    Where the hell has our minds gone? Yes, Sarah, I get what you are saying. I am the same way because I wish to God someone had slammed me upside the head with the truth ten years ago and saved me a lot of trouble.

    Most people who are liars have a problem with the truth and most people who are in rebellion have a problem with someone pointing it out.

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  4. FWIW, I have slapped SD and physically restrained her several times. Now we reserve that stuff for fun, but it was for real in the past.

    Wait, what is this?

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    1. I'll write a post about it soon. It's a bit humbling because as you'll see - I NEEDED it and it was waaaayy overdue. (It's flat out embarrassing and I promise, even the most hardcore feminist, I hope, would have seen my behavior and agreed with RLB's response).

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