Marriage Matters 28th August 2016 – Morning Service Study Passage: Matthew 19:1-5 As we continue our studies in Matthew’s gospel, the Rev. Bobby Liddle takes a sensitive look at some of the issues raised by this passage.
Marriage is always secondary to the advancement of the Kingdom. Marriage is an important tool which displays the heart of the Kingdom. And marriage is always centred on Christ. We should be able to explain by our marriages, how the Kingdom works, to an unbelieving world.
What is marriage? Is it a legal institution the government can re-define at will? If a couple live together, have children but never have a wedding ceremony of any kind, are they married? And does it matter? And what differentiation of persons constitutes marriage? Right at the beginning of the bible we have the fundamental […]