Therefore, the act of entering a marital state is a public act. A humble Christian couple (this is relevant for our culture) who wants to be biblical should be eager to use the cultural and legally appointed ways of solemnizing and legalizing their covenant union. They will treat every act of sexual self-control before marriage as an exaltation of the preciousness and the beauty and the meaning of this act as the consummation of covenant commitment in marriage.
Synopsis A Hilarious Romantic Comedy about Love and Marriage For Those Who Will Never Give Up on Love Kong Ki-tae, who cannot stand his family nagging him to find someone to marry, gets the perfect idea to introduce Joo Jang-mi, who’s the complete opposite of what his family wants, as his fiancée.
Finally Ki-tae announces in front of his family that he will never get married if they won’t allow him to marry Jang-mi.
For 33 years, he served as pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
He is author of more than 50 books, including Reading the Bible Supernaturally.
” I would respond by recording an Ask Pastor John podcast to say how tragically wrong they are. It’s not okay for couples to have sex outside the marriage covenant — engaged or not engaged. It’s not okay to pretend that setting a marriage date is the same in God’s eyes as making the marriage vows in the presence of God’s people with the symbolic cultural sanctions — rings and vows and pronouncements and licenses.