Monday, May 12, 2008

Biblical Evidence For the Sacrament of Matrimony

"Marriage Feast of the Lamb"

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[the 85 Bible passages formerly listed below are now available only in chapter fourteen of my book, Bible Proofs for Catholic Truths]

Marriage as a Parallel of the Love and Covenant Between God and His Church

Marriage is God's Will

Marriage is Lifelong and Indissoluble, Having Become "One Flesh" / Prohibition of Adultery

Fornication (Premarital Sex) Is Forbidden

Miracle at the Wedding at Cana Illustrates God's Blessing of Marriage

Jesus Christ and His Church Have a Oneness Akin to Marriage ("Body of Christ")

Israel's Forsaking of God For False Gods and Idolatries Compared to Harlotry and Adultery

See also the related papers:

Biblical Evidence for the Prohibition of Divorce (+ Discussion)

Biblical Evidence for Annulments

Does the Bible Condemn Homosexuality?

St. Paul's Argument From Nature Against Homosexuality (Romans 1)

Dialogue: Is Premarital Sex Wrong? (Dave Armstrong vs. C. Jack Elliott)

Discussions About Christian Sexual Morality and Marriage With Atheists / Massive Sociological Evidence Bolsters Christian Moral Positions (+ Discussion)

The Biblical Evidence Against Contraception

Dialogue: Why Did God Kill Onan? Why is Contraception Condemned by the Catholic Church?

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