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This Mystery is Profound

"This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church (Eph. 5:32)."

Marriage is not seen as important anymore. Many people don't see the purpose in it and decide to not get married at all, they say they don't need a piece a paper to say that they are married. If they do get married they often test drive the car first and end up in divorce.

A car that has been driven for a short period of time at low speeds is in relatively good condition. But a car that has been driven at top speed for years at a time is a used car even if it has never been bought. Nobody would buy a used car at the price of a new one. The analogy of test driving a car for why people live together is a bad analogy and a bad decision. It is no secret that people who live together have a higher rate of divorce.

The reason why people who live together often get divorced is because they don't understand what it means to love someone. The love of Christ for the Church is b…

Homosexuality

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The news is full of talk about homosexuality. North Carolina approved a constitutional amendment that states marriage is solely between a man and a woman. President Obama himself came out and said that his stance on same-sex marriage has evolved. Biola, a Christian university, also made the news with the coming out of a LGBTQ community on its campus.

Voices on both sides of this debate have spoken for and against same-sex marriage. President of Biola, Barry Corey, gave a reasoned and tolerant response to the crisis that is developing on his campus.
Dan Savage, author, writer, and political activist, gave an intolerant and bullying (WARNING: Video is offensive) response to the topics surrounding homosexuality. These two people show a stark contrast between the different sides in this debate. Most of the well known voices that support homosexuality tend to be unnecessarily intolerant and derisive. In comparison, most of the well known Christian voices that do not support homosexuality t…