200 - The Eternal Family
Marriage Between Man and Woman
is Ordained of God
"WE, THE FIRST PRESIDENCY and the Council of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
proclaim that marriage between a man and a woman is ordained of God and
that the family is central to the Creator’s plan
for the eternal destiny of His children."
The Family: A Proclamation to
Questions for Review
1) According to German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer, what position do we occupy in this life through marriage? (Elder D. Todd Christofferson - Why Marriage, Why Family)
Rather than just being about "the love and happiness of adults", what
does a family built on the marriage of a man and woman provide? (Elder D. Todd Christofferson - Why Marriage, Why Family)
to Elder D. Todd Christofferson, how can we attain "the most complete
meaning of our having been made in the image of God"? (Elder D. Todd Christofferson - Why Marriage, Why Family)
4) What can we say to those who ignore or abandon marriage and family in search of self-fulfillment and individual autonomy? (Elder D. Todd Christofferson - Why Marriage, Why Family)
5) What can we say to those who say they can't do enough because their circumstances will not allow it? (Elder D. Todd Christofferson - Why Marriage, Why Family)
prepared to present your understanding about this topic to your classmates,
and see if you have additional questions to ask me.
I'll be glad to answer them.
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