What Does The Bible Say About Marriage?

What Does The Bible Say About MarriageWhat does the Bible say about marriage? Well, the truth is that what the Scriptures teach us about marriage is far different from what modern society tells us about marriage. In modern society, it is common for a person to sleep with many different people before "settling down", to live with a partner in order to "try them out" before marriage, and to divorce and end the marriage very quickly if it is "not working out". But is that the way God intended for it to work? Of course not. The Scriptures paint a completely different picture of marriage. The Biblical model for marriage is for a man and a women who have kept themselves pure to join themselves together as "one flesh". Sex outside of the marriage is absolutely forbidden and men and women are given specific roles to fulfill within the marriage. (Read More.....)

What Does The Bible Say About Divorce?

What Does The Bible Say About DivorceWhat does the Bible say about divorce?  You would be surprised at how often this question comes up in churches, in Christian counseling sessions and on Christian radio programs across the United States.  There are millions of Christians in the U.S. alone who have either been through a divorce or who are in failing marriages where divorce is being looked at as an option.  Sadly, the divorce rate in most Christian denominations is about the same as it is in the rest of society.  In today's world, divorce is often viewed as an easy way to get out of a bad situation.  But is it appropriate for Christians to divorce?  If so, under what circumstances?  What does the Bible have to say? (Read More.....)