The basic texts of the Old Testament speaking on marriage can be found in the book of Genesis - stories of creation in Genesis 1, 26-28: 2, 18-25. They place the emergence of the institution of marriage at the end of the creative activity of God. Marriage in Scripture is associated with the act of creation of the human person, a man and a woman, the image and likeness of God. Sexual difference between man and woman does not just refer to the physical difference, but it is the complementarity in the implementation of unity, which involves the whole life. At the end of the act of creation takes place the blessing of God, which expresses the wish of fertility. Fertility, wanted by God, becomes a task for marriage and vocation, which can be described as social, as it should be open to the world and rule over it. Sexuality is a good thing until it expresses the intentions of the Creator. Marriage is a paradigm, which is used by God to reveal who he is: the implementation of love and friendship, reciprocity, and covenants specified category similarity. A person - a man and a woman - an image of a God who is love and therefore love is the principle of reciprocity and complementarity. God, in creating man, guided by himself, with his love. Marriage, therefore, expresses the image of God.
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