Same Sex Marriage?
“And the Lord God said, ‘It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper comparable to him’….for Adam there was not found a helper comparable to him. And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall on Adam, and he slept; and He took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh in its place. Then the rib which the Lord God had taken from man He made into a woman, and He brought her to the man. And Adam said: ‘This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.’ Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.” (Genesis 2:18-24). “So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them” (Genesis 1:27). “Marriage is honorable among all, and the bed undefiled; but fornicators and adulterers God will judge” (Heb. 13:4).
1. So that man would not be alone, God created a woman for the man. She was to be his compatible mate. (It is important to note that God did not create a man for the man or a woman for the woman).
2. Before there was ever a nation, kings, cultural practices, state or federal laws, President Obama, or even sin – God established His marriage law for all of mankind for all time (one man for one woman for life – cf. 1 Corinthians 7:1-2; Romans 7:2).
3. Being that God instituted marriage between a man and a woman, then (according to Hebrews 13:4) all other marriages and sexual unions “God will Judge,” whether it be “adultery” (sexual relations with someone other than one’s own spouse) or “fornication” (which includes adultery, but also includes any kind of sexual relationship outside of a God-instituted marriage between a man and a woman – regardless of whether it is heterosexual, homosexual, bestial, etc.).
Biblically, heterosexual marriage is the only acceptable marriage, as is evidenced by the fact that God not only instituted marriage to be between a man and a woman, but also in the fact that nowhere in Scripture is there any approved example of a homosexual marriage. And what if the laws of the land say otherwise? “We must obey God rather than men” (Acts 5:29).