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What are Christian opinions on homosexuallity?
Christians completely condemn homosexuality. They look to Paul's teaching in The New Testament. For example 1 Corinthians 6:9
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What is pre-marital sex?
This is sex before marriage, with consent
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What do Christians think of sex before marriage?
That it should only take place within a marriage (reference to Genesis 2:24). Avoiding sex can prevent unwanted pregnancy. To prevent people from getting emotionally hurt.
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Why do some people choose to stay single?
For religious reasons (priests and nuns), they are still looking (haven't found the one), they have had a divorce or their partner has died.
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What is involved in a Christian Marriage?
Introduction and declaration of purpose, the vows, exchange of rings, warning, pronouncement, signing of the register.
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What are the Vows?
To have and to hold from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death do us part,
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What is a Sham Marriage?
A marriage that is motivated by a dersire for personal convenience rather than for love.
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What problems to marriages face?
arguments, adultery, depression, sexual problems, health problems, children, alcohol or drug abuse, loss or job, money problems.
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What are the reasons for divorce?
Adultery of the other party, behaviour, desertion for to years, separation and consent,five year separation.
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Who is affected by divorce?
It can effect children, the couple getting a divorce, both sides of the family.
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How can children suffer in divorce?
Confusion, grief and behaviour
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What do Churches say about divorce?
They teach that divorce must be the last resort after every effort for reconciliation has failed
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What do Christians say about divorce?
They believe that even when a couple has divorced God still sees them as married so if they get married again they will be committing adultery.
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