Marriage and Family

Does sexual relations consummate a marriage?

Question if sex consummates a marriage, aren't there lots of people who don't know they are married to the person they slept with and have mutilple wives/husbands? Is a wdding ceremony necessary?  Answer Sex does not create a marriage. The Bible uses three terms for...

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Where are wedding vows in the Bible?

Quesiton What book in the bible deals with wedding vows?  Answer There is no passage in the Bible that deals with wedding vows as you hear them today. What passages there are that deal with marriage concern how long a couple should stay together and the reasons one...

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How do we deal wiht a broken heart?

Quesiton My question is where and what does the Bible say about dealing with a broken heart and accepting that someone you love very much does not love you back, like the case of falling in love and then breaking up and how awful that is. Is there anywhere in the...

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Role of a working woman in the home

Question Please respond. I'm planning to get married to a very wonderful woman in November. We're planning to buy a house together soon. I would like to know the roles of working women fit into the Bible's teaching. Another word, is it biblical for women to work and...

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Does the Bible condemn interracial marriage?

Question Where if at all does the bible speak against interracial marriages.....  Answer As far as I know, the Bible does not forbid interracial marriages. There was a time when God had a special relationship with the nation of Israel and He commanded them not to...

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Does God choose a spouse for us?

Question Can you tell me where so many Christians get the idea that God chooses spouses for us? I've been saved for a number of years and it has always been generally accepted that we don't really have a choice, but we are to wait on the Lord for "the" spouse He's...

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What about women who work outside the home?

Question In these fast-paced days of working women, the bible passages (Paul's letters to the churches) clearly state that wives must submit to their husbands and shall not overrule them. My wife, as many do, has a big problem with this. We both are trying to follow...

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