Are Marriage Licenses Required in the Bible?

Does the local, state or federal government have the right to regulate marriage through marriage licenses or other laws regarding marriage? And the larger question is who did God give authority over marriage to? A lot of Christians mistakenly think that God has given civil government nearly unlimited authority.  Most Christians think unless the governmentContinue reading “Are Marriage Licenses Required in the Bible?”

The Difference Between Premarital Sex and Pre-wedding Sex

I know you might be scratching your head right now asking “Isn’t premarital sex and pre-wedding sex the same thing?” But Biblically speaking the answer is no, they are not the same.  These are two separate and distinct things. This topic is crucial for young Christian couples who are dating or engaged to consider inContinue reading “The Difference Between Premarital Sex and Pre-wedding Sex”

Does Sex Make People Married in Gods Eyes?

Some Christians have tried to argue that there is no such thing as “premarital sex” because they believe the act of sex automatically makes a couple married.  They reason based on this logic that the Bible does not condemn something that is impossible to happen. But the Bible does not support this notion. We willContinue reading “Does Sex Make People Married in Gods Eyes?”