First, Christ is the only head. He believed marriage could be a distraction from an urgent mission,  that he was living in a time of crisis and urgency where the Kingdom of God would be established where there would be no marriage nor giving in marriage:. Paul to the Romans in the New Testament of the Bible. Thus, he implicitly emphasized that it is God-made "God has joined together""male and female," [Genesis 1: Peter's conversion of Cornelius in Caesarea 10the mission led by Barnabas to the dispersion and Hellenists in Antioch 11followed by Herod's persecution of James and Peter Chapters 10 to 12 detail the inauguration of the mission to the Gentiles: Such codes existed in Greek tradition.
Paul elevates singleness to that of the preferable position, but does offer a caveat suggesting this is "because of the impending crisis"—which could itself extend to present times see also Pauline privilege.
Christian views on marriage
Christian Egalitarians believe in an equal partnership of the wife and husband with neither being designated as the leader in the marriage or family. It is important to note that verse 22 contains no verb in the original manuscripts: Westerfield 27 April B The church of God. Traditionally, the wedding couple would wear their wedding crowns for eight days, and there is a special prayer said by the priest at the removal of the crowns. Indeed the followers of Jesus were first called Christians in Antioch Acts In another sense, Israel was meant to be it.