Linda Harvey, the absolutely delusional and malignant leader of Mission America, offers up a novel argument for why same-sex marriage would undermine the “legitimacy of man-woman marriage” — since Jesus is the “bridegroom” of the church, he could be forced to marry a man!
The words “bride” and “groom” were going to be replaced with “spouse A” and “spouse B” or “person A” and “person B” on marriage licenses, according to the original proposal.
That’s right; on official marriage documents, the words “bride” and “groom” were going to disappear. When advocates of homosexual marriage say how would two men or two women being allowed to marry change your marriage, here’s one way. Nonsense like this starts showing up and the legitimacy of man-woman marriage is automatically on defense against pretenders to the throne…
Then, speaking of brides and grooms, there’s another Christian concept that illustrates the unchanging standard of man and woman as the model for marriage: in the New Testament, Jesus is referred to several times as the “bridegroom.” And when he returns, he will return as a bridegroom seeking his bride: the church, which is the body of all believers, also called the Bride of Christ. It’s a beautiful analogy.
What happens to such a concept in a same-sex marriage? Does Jesus as bridegroom seek another groom?
Yes, Linda. That’s exactly what will happen. And we would have gotten away with it too, if it weren’t for those pesky kids.