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Pros And Cons Of Christian Marriage In The Old Testament

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2. God likes when husband and wife serve Him together. God enjoyed the service by husband and wife pairs including Aquila and Priscilla, Peter and his wife, and Judah and his wife. Act 18:2-32; Romans 16:3-53, and 1 Corinthians 9:5.

3. In the Old Testament, we are shown that there is a spouse to help us. In the New Testament, the spouse can prevent sins. The Christian marriage is to help each other on one side, and to prevent sins on the other side.

III. The significant one for marriage

A. The commandments in the Old Testament

1. In the Old Testament, there are more than enough orders for us to see that we should not marry people not chosen by God. It is easy for us to worship their Gods when we get married.

a, Deuteronomy 7:3- 4, "Do not intermarry with them. Do not give your daughters to their sons or take their daughters for your sons, 4 for they will turn your children away from following me to serve other gods, and the LORD’s anger will burn against you and will quickly destroy you.”

b, Joshua 23:12- 13, "12 But if you turn away and ally yourselves with the survivors of these nations that remain among you and if you intermarry with them and associate with them,13 then you may be sure that the LORD your God will no longer drive out these nations before you. Instead, they will become snares and traps for you, whips on your backs and thorns in your eyes, until you perish from this good land, which the LORD your God has given you.” c, 1 Kings 11: 1 to 41, "King
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