Therefore, it is important to confirm that the officiator of the marriage is licensed to marry and to establish arrangements for civil registration.
Our sex-satiated society tells us (and the Church has sometimes implied) that we cannot and must not control our sex drives otherwise we will be less than human, but this is nonsense.
In fact the opposite is the case; it is animals who instinctively and uncontrollably respond to such drives, humans can choose.
The fact that singleness and celibacy enjoy a resounding affirmation in Scripture and that Jesus Himself was single, ought to correct us.
Genesis tells us that it is good to marry and 1 Corinthians 7:1 tells us that it is good not to marry.
All this talk of weddings and marriages may annoy some people who either long to be married but have yet to find a partner, or who have no desire at all to be married.
In fairness the Church has sometimes regarded these folk as ‘sad’ or ‘unfulfilled’ or ‘frustrated.’ Sometimes they feel like second class citizens in the fellowship and may feel compelled to seek marriage just to be ‘normal.’ This is a travesty!
In sex, just like sports, it pays to play by the rules. In football, officials moved the restraining line from the 30-yard line to the 35, with the intention of increasing touchbacks.
And in basketball, officials dumped the no-dunk rule after fans complained that it made play less exciting.
Well, now it’s time to dump some obsolete dating rules, too..you want to win. “Most women would probably say they don’t stare at men’s bodies in the same way men do women, but they’re mistaken,” says sex therapist Ian Kerner, author of .