Covenant Marriage

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  1. El_Guero

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    Have any Pastors conducted or been involved with a Covenant Marriage?

    What are the Pro's and are the any Con's ...
     
  2. Dina

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    What is a covenant Marriage?
     
  3. PastorSBC1303

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    arent all marriages a covenant?
     
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    They should be, PSBC1303. If I recall, I believe it may have been Louisiana that adopted as law covenant marriages, if, in fact, this is what Bro. Wayne is referring to. I believe it is a decision made by couples when they apply for their marriage license, and there are restrictions on divorce if you accept it. Can you imagine a young bride-to-be's reaction to her future husband's rejection the covenant marriage route. Of course, I may be barking up the wrong tree in my preception of Bro. Wayne's OP.
     
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    I've always thought that "they" should just reverse the processes for marriage and divorce. It should cost $50,000, take 10 months, and require both sides to hire a lawyer to get married. But it should take $30 and two days to get divorced.
     
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    It would definately reduce the number of marriages, thereby reducing the number of divorces; however, wouldn't the alternative be just to 'shack up'. Not that it isn't being done by large numbers already.
     
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    Welllll Barnes is definitely not in a covenent marriage ...
     
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    Biblically, yes, legally no.

    Depends ...
    Legally it is a marriage option available in Arizona, Louisiana, & Arkansas.

    Biblically, a marriage is a covenent between a man and a woman before God. The promise is made and never broken, "Until death do us part". Just as God has made promises and does not break them, so to should a husband and wife. It is the promise to love and cherish and not be self seeking ...

    SoooOOOO, I guess no one has?
     

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