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|Format: Word Document|
Vendor: Christianity Today
Publication Date: 2009
|Availability: In Stock|
Series: Current Issues Bible Studies
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Why should we oppose legalized same-sex marriage?
How should Christians respond to the push for the state to recognize same-sex couples as married? How does Scripture define marriage? How does the Christian understanding go deeper than legal definitions?
Using CHRISTIANITY TODAY s article Why Gay Marriage Would Be Harmful, we ll look at the issues surrounding the cultural debate about whether marriage should encompass same-sex couples.
Table of Contents
SCRIPTURE: Genesis 2:24; Psalm 127:3 4; Mark 10:5 9; Ephesians 5:31 32; 1 Corinthians 6:12 20; 1 Corinthians 7:6; Hebrews 13:4
Identify the Current Issue
Discover the Eternal Principles
--Teaching point one: God s intention for marriage is clear.
--Teaching point two: Marriage is a symbol of Christ s love for the church.
--Teaching point three: God s standard is celibacy or monogamous heterosexual marriage.
--Teaching point four: God established the ties between marriage and childbearing.
Apply Your Findings
ARTICLE FROM CHRISTIANITY TODAY
Speaking Out: Why Gay Marriage Would Be Harmful, by Robert Benne and Gerald McDermott( 2004)
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