Perhaps only a few topics could make a co-host of the Christian Broadcasting Network's "700 Club" become "verklempt." But while Kristi Watts was overwhelmed by the inquiry concerning oral sex in the context of marriage, Pat Robertson took it in stride.
"The Bible doesn't make that sinful," Robertson said. "The question is: What's in your heart?"
Robertson endorsed the act if it's a sign of love and compassion between two married people.
His co-host was quick to cite the biblical backing. The verse, found in Hebrews 13:4, reads: "Let marriage be kept honorable in every way, and the marriage bed undefiled. For God will judge those who commit sexual sins, especially those who commit adultery" (International Standard Version).
"It's a question of what is in your mind," Robertson said. "If you feel it's sin -- it's sin."
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