posted on Jul, 23 2011 @ 10:01 PM
Percentage decrease in HIV infections among a group of 20,000 men over age 15 from Orange Farm Township in South Africa who were offered free
circumcision procedures as part of an AIDS prevention campaign that brought the proportion of circumcised men in the community from 16% to 50%.
Previous clinical trials have demonstrated the protective effect of circumcision against contracting HIV and other sexually transmitted
We often wonder why God specifies the things He does in the OT. In this case, the answer is clear. It was to increase their numbers and to provide a
healthier environment for childbearing. Most likely, it was also for the health of the woman as well. Yeast infections account for an entire host of
problems which are solved with circumcision.
2 Then I will make my covenant between me and you and will greatly increase your numbers.”
9 Then God said to Abraham, “As for you, you must keep my covenant, you and your descendants after you for the generations to come. 10 This is my
covenant with you and your descendants after you, the covenant you are to keep: Every male among you shall be circumcised. 11 You are to undergo
circumcision, and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and you. 12 For the generations to come every male among you who is eight days old
must be circumcised, including those born in your household or bought with money from a foreigner—those who are not your offspring. 13 Whether born
in your household or bought with your money, they must be circumcised. My covenant in your flesh is to be an everlasting covenant. 14 Any
uncircumcised male, who has not been circumcised in the flesh, will be cut off from his people; he has broken my covenant.”