The fallout continues after Josh Duggar admitted to having an account with the infidelity website Ashley Madison and he acknowledged cheating on his wife. Jessa Duggar Seewald, who’s said to be having a “bittersweet” first pregnancy since she’s not getting to share it on reality TV after TLC canceled ’19 Kids and Counting’ over Josh’s first sex scandal, resorted to scripture on Instagram. The Duggars’ family pastor gave a sermon yesterday about infidelity.
Here’s Jessa’s Instagram post:
She’s letting the Bible speak for her. This has to be tough on her: she came forward as one of Josh’s sexual molestation victims and now, just as she and Jill Duggar Dillard got the cover of People magazine, she’s having to deal with another one of Josh’s sex scandals. Jessa is a better person than I am if she can forgive her brother. I’d be pretty angry at this point!
Meanwhile, Ronnie Floyd, the senior pastor at Cross Church in Springdale, Arkansas where the Duggars have attended (and where Jill got married), gave a sermon the media, America’s “sexual revolution,” and, yes, infidelity. The pastor said:
This sexual revolution is altering mindsets, undermining the family, influencing the culture and is a mockery to Biblical truth.”
He discussed all the things you would expect: homosexuality, sex before marriage, divorce rates, etc. He also discussed the hacking of the Ashley Madison website, pointing out:
Adultery, being sexually or emotionally unfaithful to your spouse, that’s wrong. Some of you are on the other end of someone else destruction.”
The pastor also warned that if a husband or wife fails to keep their spouse sexually fulfilled, then they are making themselves vulnerable to “the attack of the enemy.”
And I think we can all cringe, wondering if that is what Anna Duggar is being told right now. The pastor did say that he didn’t want to make anyone “feel guilty.” I’m guessing the Duggars weren’t in church- at least not that church- yesterday.
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