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what is a eunuchs spoken in
A eunuch is somebody who is unable to produce children. That is just a general definition without getting into it.
It says in
, But there are some eunuchs, first of all, which were so born from their mother's womb. They were born with a physical defect and are not able to produce children.
And there are some eunuchs, which were made eunuchs of men: That is, people take them and they castrate them, which is what they did for the guards that had to guard the harems for the various royalty and kings. They were castrated so that they would not have a desire for a woman.
And there be eunuchs, which have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven's sake. That's personal. It's a calling, and it is self-discipline!
In first Corinthians Chapter 7, Paul answered the question, and this is the area of marriage and divorce, and remarriage for the Gentiles. But Paul says it is best if everybody is just a like I am.
Paul says that he is single, and it is best if you stay like I am. And if you have the grace to do it, stay single. That is
1 Corinthians 7:8
But, he says in
1 Corinthians 7:9
that if you cannot contain yourself, and you are burning with passion, then it is better to get married.
Those are the three kinds of people. People born with the physical defect, people who have been castrated, or a personal calling that God is giving you the grace to be single, or God hasn't given you the grace to be single, and you are burning with passion. Then he says it is best to get married.
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