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Why did Jesus never marry or have a relationship with a woman?



    
    

Clarify Share Report Asked January 06 2014 Stringio Pamela Fisher

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Mini Jennifer Henkel Bible/History Middle School Teacher, Lover of the OT!
We are not told specifically in Scripture why Jesus did not marry or have children, but He does tell us why He came into the world: 

"The Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, chief priests and teachers of the law, and he must be killed and on the third day be raised to life." Luke 9:22

"For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him." John 3:17

"I tell you the truth, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But it if dies, it produces many seeds." John 12:24

Getting married and having children was not part of His mission. Also, since the sinful nature is passed to a baby by the man (First Corinthians 15:22), any children Jesus sired would have been sinless. That would certainly complicate things!

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Mini okey okoli
Jesus came to do the will of His God and our God here on earth. The will of God for Jesus did not include marriage. Luke4:17-21 will give you a glimpse of God's will for Jesus. Also remember the Lord's Prayer...thy will be done on earth as it is done in heaven...
Jesus had very meaningful and didactic relationship with several people, both men and women, symbolizing purity, grace and truth, and his teachings touched every aspect of human life to show us how to live.

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161416 100001080686138 1440983 q Godof Israel JESUS IS LORD!
Scripture does not address this issue or say that HE didn't. We must wait to hear directly from HIM on the answer.

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