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Law and Liberation: The Seventh Commandment

This commandment protects marriage. In an age of godliness and righteousness the sanctity of the marriage partnership is preserved to the glory of Almighty God who instituted it. It is a day of rebellion and departure from God's revealed will which treats marriage lightly. The initial romantic feelings give way to a relationship in which, very often, each spouse exploits the other for selfish gain until nothing is left but self-pity and the ready arms of the other person.