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Getting Married

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When is the right time for marriage?

How can I prepare myself for marriage?

What does the Bible say about engagement?

Why is premarital counseling important?

Should a couple be financially stable before getting married?

What does the Bible say about prenuptial agreements?

Is it appropriate for a woman to propose to a man?

Does the Bible say what is the proper age for marriage?

Is the age of consent a biblical concept?

The Bride and Groom

What should I be looking for in a husband?

What should I be looking for in a wife?

Are we supposed to be actively looking for a spouse, or wait for God to bring a spouse to us?

How will I know when I have found the perfect spouse for me?

Is it right for a Christian to date or marry a non-Christian?

Can/should a Christian who is a virgin marry someone who is not a virgin?

How important is physical attraction when looking for a spouse?

Does the Bible advocate arranged marriages?

The Wedding

What biblical principles should be applied to a Christian marriage ceremony?

How should a Christian wedding be different from a non-Christian wedding?

What sort of things should be in Christian wedding/marriage vows?

Should married Christians wear wedding rings?

Is it a sin to elope? What does the Bible say about eloping?

What does the Bible say about a wife changing her last name at marriage?

Types of Marriage

What does the Bible say about remarriage after the death of your spouse?

Is the idea of a spiritual marriage biblical?

Is it allowable for a Christian to have a life partner without a civil marriage?

What does the Bible say about the concept of a common law marriage?

What is a covenant marriage?

Where should we, as Christians, stand on gay marriage?

Why are Christians opposed to marriage equality?

Why did God allow polygamy in the Bible?

If a man has multiple wives and becomes a Christian, what is he supposed to do?

What does the Bible say about an open marriage? Does the Bible address polyamory/swinging?


Can a couple who has gotten divorced get remarried?

I am in the process of getting a divorce. Can I start dating, or do I have to wait until the divorce is final?

What does the Bible say about remarriage if a divorce occurred before salvation?

I am divorced. Can I remarry?

What does the Bible say about divorce and remarriage?

If a person divorces and remarries, is it always going to be adulterous?

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