Holy Matrimony

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Holy Matrimony. Arguably one of the first covenants created by God. "Therefore a man leaves his father and his mother and cleaves to his wife, and they become one flesh" (The Holy Bible, Gen 2:24). As Christians, it is detrimental for one to understand the importance of Anthropology, and the relationship between marriage and divorce. This paper will reflect my conceptual thoughts, biblical research, and in-depth analysis regarding this topic. Marriage is a covenant of companionship as exclaimed by the prophet Malachi, "The Lord was witness to the covenant between you and the wife of your youth, to whom you have been faithless, though she is your companion and your wife by covenant."(The Holy Bible, Mal 2:14). The content in the following…show more content…
The supernatural inspiration of the prophets, by the will of God, enabled them to communicate his teachings and instructions for all mankind. “ for your maker is your husband, the LORD of hosts is his name; and the Holy One of Israel is your Redeemer, the God of the whole earth he is called” ( The Holy Bible, Isa 54:5). In the New Testament, there is no clear and concise definition or requirement regarding a marriage ceremonies or command whereby a man is serving as an agent to the approval the marriage. My trust is in Jesus Christ, as he affirms that God Himself is the one who actually ordains the couple in marriage. We briefly discussed the biblical perspective of marriage, our next topic is the consummation of…show more content…
According to the synoptic Gospel’s of Luke, Mark, and Matthew. Whoever divorces his wife, except for unchastely, and marries another commits adultery." (The Holy Bible, Matt 19:9) The phrase “except for marital unfaithfulness” is the key notion in scripture that designates permission for divorce and remarriage. Christian are able to remarry. The Apostle Paul addresses this subject in great detail that was foreign to the Gospels, as he sets forth the principle that death ends the dominion of the law and then illustrates the principle through the marriage relationship. “But if her husband dies she is free from the law, and if she marries another man she is not an adulteress" (The Holy Bible, Rom 7:2-3). In some instances, the laws of a state or local authority regarding marriage, divorce and remarriage ignore or even violate the teachings of the Bible. In such cases, as Christians, "we must obey God rather than men" (The Holy Bible, Acts
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