The raid of that fundamentalist Mormon sect went into the inner sanctums of the Temple in the compound and found a bed. Reportedly, worshippers used it to have sex with underaged girls. Notice that this is a throwback practice to the ancient fertility religions that the Hebrews were always tempted by. Sex as a means of worship in pagan temples was commonplace, and when the practice was carried out in God’s own Temple in Jerusalem, His judgment was fierce.
Another pagan practice revived
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Professor of Literature at Patrick Henry College, the Director of the Cranach Institute at Concordia Theological Seminary, a columnist for World Magazine and TableTalk, and the author of 18 books on different facets of Christianity & Culture.