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Must My Parents Approve My Future Spouse?

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Must My Parents Approve My Future Spouse?

The Bible encourages us to have parental consent… but doesn’t ultimately require it.

“The Bible encourages us to have parental consent on the person we want to marry. But the Bible doesn’t ultimately require it. And this has a lot to do with our understanding of parenting.”

“Bad parenting is when people want to be advisors in the early stages and they want to be instructors in the latter stages.”

Topics & Timestamps

0:00 – Must My Parents Approve My Future Spouse?
0:27 – Parents Should Be Advisors Here, Not Instructors
0:52 – It’s Good To Make Decisions With Advisors
1:20 – Parents May Have Sinful Motives
1:30 – Can I Honour My Parents If They’re Wrong?


Top Quotes: Must My Parents Approve?

“The Bible encourages us to have parental consent… but doesn’t ultimately require it.”

“Bad parenting is when people want to be advisors in the early stages and instructors in the latter stages.”

” Parents also have sinful motives for why they choose this person or not that person.”


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