The Fundamental Belief Of The Seventh Day Adventist Church Essay

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Marriage 's have a different definition nowadays, then what God had planned at the beginning of creation. In Genesis, God spoke “It is not good for man to be alone” (Gen 2:18) So God decided to make man a helpmate by putting Adam into a deep sleep and taking one of his ribs. After Adam awoke, God brought Adam his wife, which in turn Adam said, “This is now bone of my bone and flesh of my flesh: She shall be called woman because she was taken out of Man.” (Gen 2:23) This was how God planned marriage, a heterosexual relationship, not a homosexual relationship. Sadly, because of the fall of man, sin entered this world and changed how humans would conduct themselves in worldly matters; especially in marriage. The 23rd Fundamental Belief of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church describes Marriage and The Family; which outlines how marriage was supposed to be between a man and a woman, how they should be committed to each other & God and how they should raise up their children to love and obey the Lord. In Genesis 2:24 it states, “Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and cleave to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.” This verse seems to be the foundation for how a marriage should work, such as when two people are merging their lives together, they should leave behind their old lives and start a new one with their spouse. If neither of the spouses leave behind their old lifestyle, this could make the marriage dysfunctional. If this verse was to be broken down it…

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