What’s Wrong with Having Multiple Wives?

wedding ringsMany years ago a Christian businessman made a very controversial comment:  “If the men of God in the Old Testament had more than one wife, then there is no reason why a man can’t have more than one now.” Some folks living in America may not realize that there is a religious sect in the United States whose founder had 27 wives - Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon religion.  In the early days of the religion, Joseph began practicing polygamy, which means a man is married to more than one wife. The argument for the practice was the great men throughout the Old Testament had more than one wife and God was not displeased, so why would God be displeased today?

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