Should “the people” decide who and what constitutes a marriage?
But God is calling—and working with—a small number of people, whom He is training for a very special purpose.
Who and how one chooses to date, which can lead to courtship and marriage, is inseparable from this purpose.
If parents neglect the proper rearing of their children, or if children do not obey their parents, the effects could be poor performance in school, drug addiction, criminal conduct or worse. Just as speeding can result in a ticket, whether the driver knew the speed limit or not, so those who break the laws of God reap penalties, whether they know they are violating specific laws or not.?
WHY has mankind never been able to solve these and other great problems?
A sampling of opinions reveals a variety of definitions, with seemingly no two alike.