8851Re: [Covenanted Reformation] honeymoon observance
- Aug 26, 2003Thanks, Kim!
I tend to agree with you. I haven't discussed it with my betrothed.
She's a "baby Christian" and would be unlikely to voice an opinion.
She is very submissive in such matters, (and in general).
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, kim White
> Congratulations, on your wedding. Its an interesting
> question brought up.
> My point of view if I where finally getting married
> and on Saturday. I would want to start my new married
> life out right and maybe not travel for that honeymoon
> until Monday and nothing would be more wonderful to go
> to church together as man and wife on Sunday. Starting
> out focusing establishing the Sabbath would be a good
> important step.
> Besides what you do in the beginning will be what you
> want throughout your married life. Because, believe me
> things will come up on Sundays we live in a world not
> focus on Sundays so you will have many temptations
> ahead so maybe this is a good test to start out right.
> As a new wife I would be thrilled to know that my
> husband loved the lord so much and obey his
> commandments even after we just got married I would
> want to support his decision.
> Of course, have you discussed this with your future
> I hope I have been of some help an encouagement its
> so easy for me to take a Sunday for granted they'll be
> other Sundays.
> --- Dan Fraas <fraasrd@y...> wrote:
> > I'm getting ready for my wedding and honeymoon, and
> > I have a question
> > in my mind concerning Sabbath observance on my
> > honeymoon. I stumbled
> > across this yesterday:
> > Deuteronomy 24
> > 5 When a man hath taken a new wife, he shall not go
> > out to war,
> > neither shall he be charged with any business: but
> > he shall be free
> > at home one year, and shall cheer up his wife which
> > he hath taken.
> > I'm getting married on a Saturday, and my question
> > is whether it is
> > proper that we attend public worship on the
> > following morning. It's
> > not burdensome and I'm not trying to weasel out of
> > corporate
> > worship. This statute says that a man should not
> > work or fight on
> > his honeymoon. (Wouldn't that have been nice to
> > take off for a whole
> > year!) Did this also apply to keeping religious
> > feasts and Temple
> > offerings? Was a man expected to observe those on
> > his honeymoon?
> > thanks,
> > Riley
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