Dating, Marriage, And Divorce

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Dating, Marriage, Divorce
Dating, marriage, and divorce are three very important topics that each have commands from God to us. This paper will cover the Godly view on the three, and how the worldly views contradict and harm the marriage bed. First of all, Christian dating compared to “normal” dating is very different and is viewed as strange to many people. God commands that dating is to be pure and free of sexual immorality. Nowadays, it is just about the opposite of that. Many people decide to live together while they are dating, perhaps to see if they can handle living together, or just because they don’t feel like waiting. Many decide to have sexual relations before marriage. Some do this to see if they have sexul chemistry, or just
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Genesis 2: 24 says, “That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh.” This is very clear passage that states how special marriage is, and what a blessing sex is inside of marriage. “It must be remembered that God has instructed us that the gift of sex has been given man in order to "help Him produce children" (Gen. 1: 28), express mutual love, receive the benefits of close companionship, and for mutual enjoyment. (Gen. 2: 18-24).” (Counseling Couples Contemplating Divorce)
God created Eve from Adam so he would not be alone and so he could be fruitful and increase in number, as in says in Genesis 1:28, “God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.” Just as Adam loved Eve, husbands are to love their wives as Christ loves the church, and wives are to submit themselves to their husbands. Ephesians 5:33 says, “However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.” God clearly says that love
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