Should Non-Christians Be Allowed To Marry In A Church?

Should a non-Christian couple be allowed to be married in a church?  What about a pastor marrying a couple where both are non-believers?  Is this wrong?Being Unequally Yoked The Bible is clear that believers are not to be yoked or tied together with unbelievers. This does not mean that Christians cannot have Christian friends but surely our closest friends should be those from the Body of Christ, the church.  This command to not be unequally yoked means more than just being yoked or bound to … [Read more...]

Should Christians Live Together Before Marriage?

Is Soul Sleep Biblical

No matter where you are in the world, attitudes and beliefs about marriage differ. This has resulted in many couples living together without being married. Many Christian couples are now deciding that they will do the same. The reason for this is unclear, but one thing is for certain, Christians are adopting the beliefs and practices of the world in increasing numbers. With this in mind, Christians should know the answer to the question, “Should Christians live together before marriage?”The d … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Relationships

Bible Verses About Relationships

Christianity is first and foremost about a relationship with Jesus Christ.  It is not about religion.  What Bible verses can help us to understand about having a godly relationship with God and with others?Having a Right RelationshipIsaiah 59:2 "Your iniquities have separated you from your God; And your sins have hidden His face from you, So that He will not hear."Christianity is not about religion or rituals but about having a right relationship with God.  Sin has separated us from G … [Read more...]

5 Biblical Reasons to Not Have Sex Outside of Marriage

God warns us about the consequences of our sins.  What are biblical consequences of having sex outside of marriage?The Two Become One Whether someone likes it or not, when someone has sexual relationships outside of marriage, they are not only sinning against God or against their spouse, but they are actually sinning against their own body.  When a person has sex outside of marriage, whoever they have sex with, they are joined together with that person and the two become one.  That the two b … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Marriage with Commentary

Proverbs 518

What are some of the most profound Bible verses about the unity and sanctity of marriage?  What is their deeper meaning to couples?Genesis 2:25 “Therefore, a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.”God knew that it was not good for man to be alone (Gen 2:18) and so He created woman to be joined with the man and even brought her to him (Gen 2:22).  In the first marriage ceremony in history God said that “a man shall leave his … [Read more...]