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John Piper is founder and teacher of desiring and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary.

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Instead, this is what you are to do to them: tear down their altars, smash their sacred pillars, cut down their Asherah poles, and because if you ever turn back and cling to those who remain of these nations by intermarrying with them and associating one with another, know for certain that the Lord your God will not continue to drive out these nations ahead of you They forgot the Lord their God and served Canaanite male and female deities.

Then in his burning anger against Israel, the Lord delivered them to domination by King Cushan-rishathaim of Aram-naharaim.

If you do, they will cause you to follow their gods.” But Solomon fell in love with these women.

He had seven hundred wives who were from royal families and three hundred slave women who gave birth to his children. As Solomon grew old, his wives caused him to follow other gods.

For 33 years, he served as pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota. And this one comes from a young Asian-American woman: “Dear Pastor John, my boyfriend and I are both believers in Christ and have been dating for almost 18 months.

He is author of more than 50 books, including We get a surprising number of questions on interracial marriage — and we take them seriously. We love each other very much and really want to get married, however my boyfriend has a conscience struggle because he has been told in the past that interracial marriage is a sin.We are of different nationalities (though born in the same city and country and raised in the same high school).The only thing different is our skin color and cultural differences that every family has.For 33 years, he served as pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota.He is author of more than 50 books, including John Piper is founder and teacher of desiring and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary.So the Israelis served Cushan-rishathaim for eight years.6.