Marriage and Family

What does the Bible say about marriage?

Question What details does the bible contains about marriage?  Answer In the Bible, we have all that we need to know about marriage. Rather than being a social convention implemented by men, marriage is a Divine arrangement that is best for individuals, families,...

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What does the Bible say about dating and courtship?

Quection What does the Bible say about dating and courtship and what are the guide lines, if any?  Answer Although the question is a practical one, the Bible does not give all the explicit guidelines that we might look for. However, it does reveal some principles that...

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Sexual contact short of fornicaiton

Question I know that fornication is a sin, but is any other sexual contact i.e. mutual masturbation between a non married man and woman a sin? Is it a sin for a person to masturbate?  Answer The Greek word for fornication is porneia (the New Testament was originally...

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Christians, sexual relations and birth control

Question What is the Christian view on sex, and can you use any form of birth control?  Answer The gospel of Christ is very specific that sex is permitted only within the marriage bond. The word fornication is the all-inclusive term for sexual immorality. No one who...

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Should the husband be most important to the wife?

Question Does it specify anywhere in the Bible that in a marriage, the husband should be most important to the wife, then the children. My wife feels that the children come first no matter what.  Answer No. I am not aware of any scripture which teaches that the...

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Love of parents for children

Question I am looking for passages addressing the love of parents for their children, especially in setting good examples for the children to follow. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.  Answer Copied below is an outline from the Online Bible: PARENTS -- THEIR DUTY TO...

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Mother’s role as described in the Bible

Question I am a stay at home mom and would like to learn about the mother's role in the Bible to help my confidence in staying home with my precious gift from God.  Answer Reply --> You have perhaps the most important job in the world; the most important function...

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What does honoring your parents mean?

Question I recently sent in a question about "Honoring" your father when he is not acting as a Christian. Please explain to me what the term "Honor" means biblically.  Answer To start with, the Bible clearly teaches that one of the foundational principles by which we...

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Disciplining of children

Question Is there a verse in the bible that says "A strike unto a child is like a strike unto the Lord"? Are there any verses in the bible that advocate beating your children?  Answer As to the verse, I am not sure, but let me give some passage that speak about the...

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