While shocking, this is only the briefest thumbnail—a very tiny sampling—of all that could have been included.
If parents neglect the proper rearing of their children, or if children do not obey their parents, the effects could be poor performance in school, drug addiction, criminal conduct or worse. Just as speeding can result in a ticket, whether the driver knew the speed limit or not, so those who break the laws of God reap penalties, whether they know they are violating specific laws or not.?
WHY has mankind never been able to solve these and other great problems?
Does this sound like a fairytale—a children’s bedtime story? This is because modern society is shot full of wrong education, misinformation, hollow opinions, pop psychology, ignorance, bad advice—or no advice—all of which virtually prevents young people from having any hope for true happiness in marriage.
The following are revealing statistics, trends and facts derived from census data, and what sociologists, psychologists, marriage planners/counselors and others report.
A sampling of opinions reveals a variety of definitions, with seemingly no two alike.
In the simplest form, a date is merely a set time agreed upon by two people to engage in an activity.
Greater numbers of people are questioning the institution of marriage every day.
Many are concerned with the direction of current trends. Still others get married on their own terms or only on a “trial basis.” Millions simply live together, unmarried—and ever-greater numbers now cohabitate in “same-sex” partnerships.
In America, civil unions have already been permitted for some time in certain states. Frustrated that “the courts are defining marriage” for the whole country, he stated that “marriage should be defined But is this true?
Is it really “the people” who have devised the institution of marriage?
Should “the people” decide who and what constitutes a marriage?