Is loving each other at the age of 17 right or wrong?




Is loving each other at the age of 17 right or wrong?

Your question is too vague for me to give you a good answer. You have love for your parents from the time you are a small child, and that is certainly right.

People are quite capable of falling in love during their teenage years, but it doesn't imply that getting married at 17 would be a wise choice. In fact, in many areas of the world, a person is not able to marry until they are older. Even if marriage were possible, there is a problem that arises when a person is below the age of majority -- you can't get a good paying job, sign a contract on an apartment, and do many other legal transactions. Wisdom would be to wait until a marriage relationship is practical. And if you are both truly in love, then the delay will not matter. "Love is patient ... " (I Corinthians 13:4).

But the use of the word "loving" has been abused. To some people it doesn't mean a strong preference for another person, but sexual intercourse. Such is not proper when two people are not married. "Marriage is honorable among all, and the bed undefiled; but fornicators and adulterers God will judge" (Hebrews 13:4).

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