The Bible and Jesus insists that marriage has everything to do with a commitment between a man and a woman. This marriage carries with it the possibility of producing children. From the beginning of Genesis to the end of Revelation, the Bible is consistent in it’s use of spousal language in referring to marriage being between a husband and wife (meaning male and female).
One activist and revisionist Supreme Court ruling cannot overthrow the truth about marriage expressed in faith. But it is not only faith but thousands of years of reason as well.
According to American icon and signer of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson, “The care of human life and happiness and not their destruction is the first and only legitimate object of good government.”
This bit of wisdom is seen in many of America’s policies and traditions, including the abolition of slavery and our respect for religious liberty.
It’s also why marriage deserves special attention from government — and its redefinition does not.
What is it about marriage that earns special attention from government when no other sexual relationship does? As David told Huffington Post reporter Jen Bendery last month on a panel at The Daily Caller, marriage has numerous benefits that are exclusive to heterosexual relationships.