Sure thing. You can feel free to engage with me- scripture is meant to be studied in groups. Some questions I’d like to see answers to:

  1. There is no ceremony or ritual action creating marriage anywhere in the Bible. How did the Christian church come to insist on it?
  2. Why is Peter’s wife invisible? Why would Jesus encourage Peter to think of himself as a ‘eunuch for the kingdom’?
  3. If marriage is a ‘sacrament’, why are there so few references to it in general? One of my favorite verses, 2 Timothy 1:5, I reflect, makes no reference to Timothy’s father or the fact of his parents being married as a central source of divine meaning. If you don’t have spiritual awareness in your soul, personally, the scriptures seem not to even see you’re there.
  4. No polygamous circumstance in the OT is criticized for that reason. Note the wife of “husband of one wife” in 1 Tim 3:2 may refer to the ‘bride of Christ’ — i.e. the leader is to take care of the church.
  5. Genesis 2:24 is referenced in 1 Corinthians 6:16 as pertaining to the marriage of Jesus and human believers. Is it possible that 2:24 is meant, even in Genesis, to refer to the divine marriage?

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