Posts Tagged ‘marriage’

Celibacy – one person’s reason for living a celibate life.

What is celibacy and why might you decide to be celibate?

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Celibacy – one person’s reason for living a celibate life.

What is celibacy and why might you decide to be celibate?

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Although Christians believe sex is something created by God and very special,  the New Testament contains teaching that claims that being celibate and remaining unmarried is the ideal state. This is because if you are not married you have more time and energy to focus […]

Sex, relationships, the media, identity and self-image

What does it mean to be made in God's image?

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Sex, relationships, the media, identity and self-image

What does it mean to be made in God's image?

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What does it mean to a Christian to be made in God’s image? What did God create us for? How should we see ourselves? How do we get a positive self-image? In these films Rachel from Romance Academy and Jonathan from True Freedom Trust discuss […]

Divorce

What is the Protestant, Catholic and Orthodox view of Divorce?

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Divorce

What is the Protestant, Catholic and Orthodox view of Divorce?

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A Protestant view of divorce Protestants believe that Jesus’ teaching on marriage and divorce in the New Testament shows the ideal way to which all Christians should aspire. They accept, however, that sometimes humans fall short of this ideal, because we live in a fallen world, […]

Divorce – a Christian view

What is a Christian view on divorce?

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Divorce – a Christian view

What is a Christian view on divorce?

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Christians believe the Bible teaches that marriage is for life. During a Christian wedding ceremony the bride and groom make promises before God to live faithfully with each other until death. Christians believe the husband and wife become ‘one flesh’  when they get married, that […]

Marriage & Divorce

How does divorce and Christianity fit together?

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Marriage & Divorce

How does divorce and Christianity fit together?

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Should you remarry after you have been divorced? Are those who have been divorced allowed to remarry in church? Are Christians open to those who have been divorced? The Church has often been divided on the issue of divorce and remarriage. Some churches now allow […]

Christian Family Life

How does being a Christian impact family life?

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Christian Family Life

How does being a Christian impact family life?

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Does it make a difference to your family if you are a Christian? Can your faith help to solve arguments? Is it important to pray for your family? Discover one couple’s experience of how Christianity has impacted their family life.

Sex

What do Christians think about sex?

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Sex

What do Christians think about sex?

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Every form of life must reproduce in order to survive. Humans, like animals reproduce sexually. In every non-human species that reproduces sexually, sexual activity appears to be purely concerned with reproduction. In humans however, sexual activity is a pleasurable activity in its own right. Humans […]

Believer’s Blog: Divorce

'My story of a broken marriage'

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Believer’s Blog: Divorce

'My story of a broken marriage'

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Jenny is a Christian. In our guest blog, she shares about her experiences of marriage and divorce. “Like many teenage girls, I dreamed of the day when I would have a loving husband, a nice home and a happy family of my own. “By the […]

Life in a Christian family

What roles do men, women and children have?

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Life in a Christian family

What roles do men, women and children have?

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Like all families, Christian families come in all shapes and sizes.  There are some key guidelines in the Bible to help Christians in family life.  Christians believe that men and women are equal in God’s eyes (Galatians 3: 26 – 29). The Bible contains lots […]

Choosing marriage

Why do Christians decide to marry?

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Choosing marriage

Why do Christians decide to marry?

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People get married for all kinds of different reasons. For Christians, the best defence of marriage – that is, the description of the reasons why they might decide to get married – is found in words of the marriage ceremony in an Anglican Church.   […]

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