What the Bell?
Someone please tell Rob that the Rabbis of the Mishnah, Tosefta, Talmud, Midrash, and Haggadah are neither the Pharisees of the NT nor were they around during the time of the OT). He makes the point that the marriage was not “official” until the couple had sex. He then talks about a couple who might be living together and their friends might encourage them to get married. Rob then writes:
But maybe it’s already a marriage in God’s eyes, and maybe their having sex has already joined them as a man and a wife from God’s perspective. (p. 137)
Hey dads isn’t that exactly the argument you want your daughter’s Pastor making?