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Who Defines Marriage?
God defined marriage (Genesis 2). He did not leave it for humans to decide.
Moses and the prophets explained the significance of God's definition. Everything outside of God's definition is sin, perversion and depravity.
Jesus affirmed God's definition and affirmed that the definition was actually from God (Matthew 19).
The apostles affirmed the significance of God's definition, every time the issue came up. (It wasn't their purpose to simply re-quote the entire law and prophets, so some issues are not explicitly mentioned.)
Therefore, since God has defined marriage, and through the prophets and apostles, has explained its significance, humans have no right or authority to invent their own definitions.
Dennis Hinks © 2006