Marriage is a beautiful God-ordained union between men and women (Gen. 2:18,23,24). In marriage, there is a solemn vow to maintain faithfulness to one another until death. For this reason, it should never be entered haphazardly (Rom. 7:2; Mat. 19:6). Since God is the originator of marriage, He is the one who has set the bounds for proper marriage relationships. In other words, acceptable marriages must be in accordance with God’s New Testament law. This is clearly seen in the situation with Herod Antipas (Mat. 14). John the Baptist told Herod that his marriage was unlawful (Mat. 14:4). The reason…Log in or Register to save this content for later.