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Marriage – is a wedding Biblical?

As I was sitting with a married couple one day, helping them resolve some long standing conflicts, I asked the man, “How long from the time you saw this woman and thought that she was the girl you wanted for your wife, until the time you got married?”  He looked at me blankly.    It must be the language, I thought. “How long does a man get to know a girl before they decide to marry?... How many months?”  Again the look of confusion.  Then suddenly, “Ah, yes! A man can find his woman and bring her home to stay with him that same day!” After a few gulps I prod further, “So you find a woman and take her to your home – and then ...