The fact of Marriage
The first human relationship was a marriage. This relationship is so exalted that one day marriage will be celebrated at the highest possible level between Jesus Christ and His bride, the Church.
Marriage is God’s gift to human beings. Marriage as a relationship and institution has been part of human history in every culture since God instituted it (Genesis 2:24; Matthew 19:4-6).
“Anthropologists tell us marriage, a permanent linking of men and women, is found in every civilized and uncivilized society throughout human history. Theologically, marriage is the first human institution. Sociologically, marriage is the glue that holds communities together, regulates sexuality, civilizes the home and provides for the proper development of the next generation. (Citizenlink).
“Marriage between a man and a woman is the central, social building block in every human society, without exception. Monogamous, lifelong marriage is the universal norm.” (Gary…
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