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" Marriage Licenses are Strictly Secular and not Sacred"

Updated on September 20, 2013

Marriage Licenses Are Strictly Secular And Not Sacred"

Our marriage licenses today aren'[t worth anything but entrapment to the groom and the bride.
Our marriage licenses today aren'[t worth anything but entrapment to the groom and the bride.

"Marriage Licenses are Strictly Secular And Not Sacred"

  1. This is very annoying information that I thought everyone that's involved in a marriage would want to know about it. This information is from the Maricopa county Superior Court, Marriage license bureau in down town Phoenix, Arizona. You might want to check out your own state for information on general and statutory implication of the marriage license. These are the technicalities of the marriage as it operates in Arizona. I was told that marriage licensing work much the same in the other states.... but there are some differences. One significant difference is that Arizona is one of eight states that are community property states. The other states are common law states, including Utah, except for Louisiana, which is a Napoleonic code state. In the traditional sense a marriage license is a covenant between husband, wife and God but in Secular marriage contracts the states reference to God, is a ''dotted line.

Husband and wife that wish to include God in their marriage, that is a "dotted line" they will have to add him in their own minds. All state marriages are strictly secular, that means by the relationship to God being a "dotted line" means the state regards any mention of God as irrelevant, even meaningless. How terrible is it that for us that God is no longer included in our marriage licenses, and that he's only considered a "dotted line" We are slowly losing God out of all of our functions, such as schools, politics, now marriages. It's truly no wonder we have so many marriages that ends in divorces because we no longer have a strong foundation for them to stand on, so marriages and everything else is falling through the crack of society. It appeared that the foundation was flawed from the very beginning. Who gave the state the authority to remove God from the marriage licenses and replace him with a dotted line. We are all being married to the state, instead of being married to each other. In traditional religious context, marriage was a covenant between the husband, wife and God, joined as one but this is no longer the case in the secular realm of the states marriage license contracts.

The state is the principal or dominant party. The husband and wife are merely contractually joined as business partners, not in any religious union. What ever happen to the sacredness and saintliness of marriage, the states has turned it into a mockery that's no longer sacred. The marriage license bureau painted the picture of a triangle with the state at the top and a solid line extending from the apex, the state, down the right side to the husband, and a separate solid line extending down the right side to the wife, "dotted line"merely showing that they considered themselves to have entered into a religious union of some sort, that is irrelevant to the state. This is the secular marriage contract diagram:

State...................................Primary party

Husband ..........................Secondary


God........................"Just a dotted Line"

This "religious overtone" is recognized by the state by requiring that the marriage must be solemnized either by a state official or minister of religion. That has been deputized by the state to perform the marriage ceremony and make a return of the signed and executed marriage license to the state. This is such a flawed situation. Who would want to even get a marriage license from the states with all of the rules, regulations and red tape involved. We aren't aware of, and it's seem so vain and cold. The state emphasize that marriage is a strictly secular relationship. So far as the state is concerned and because it is looked upon as a "privileged business enterprise." Since various tax advantages and other political privileges have become attached to the marriages license contract. That have nothing at all to do with marriage as a religious covenant or a bond between God, man or a woman. For references sake, if you would like to read a legal treatise on marriage. One of the best is "Principles Of Community Property", by William Defuniak. He descends from Roman Civil Law through the Spanish codes, 600 A D. written by Spanish Juris Consults.

In Civil law, the marriage is considered to be a for profit venture or profit making venture. (Even though it may never actually produce profit in operation). As the wife goes out to the local market to purchase food stuffs and other supplies for the marriage household, she replenishing the stocks of the business. To restate, in the Civil law, the marriage is considered a venture. That is a for - profit business venture. Moreover, as children come into the marriage household. The business venture is considered to have born fruit. The explanation by the Maricopa County Superior Court, Marriage License Bureau Administration Assistance. Said every marriage contract must have consideration in form of the actual marriage license itself- the piece of paper, the certificate of marriage. the other part of consideration by the state is the privilege to regulated by statue. This privilege to be regulated by statues and all court cases as they're ruled on, the courts and all statues and regulations into the future years following the commencement of the marriage.

It was said that in a way a marriage license contract is a dynamic or flexible ever- changing contract. At time goes along- even though the husband and wife didn't realize it. The question is can this be considered a true contract. Even though the stat did fully disclose this to the husband and wife, a contract must be entered into knowingly, intelligently, intentionally, and with full informed consent, otherwise, technically there's no contract. We can look at it as the marriage license contract with the state, as is a contract of adhesion's, a contract between two disparate unequal parties again, it's a flawed contract. Such a contract with the state is paid to be a specific performance contract as to the privileges, duties, and responsibilities that 's attached. Consideration on the part of the husband and wife is the actual fee paid and the implied. Agreement to be subject to the state statues, rules and regulations and all court cases ruled related to marriage law, family law, children and property. This contractual consideration by the bride and groom, places them in a definite and defined- by- law position inferior and subject to the state and there are very few people that realize this.

It's very important to understand that children born to this marriage are considered by law as the "contract bearing fruit" - meaning the children primarily belongs to the state, even though the law would ever comes out and says so in so many words. In this regard, children born to the contract regarded as the "contract bearing fruit". It's vitally important for parent to understand two doctrine that established in the United States during the 1930's. The first doctrine of Parens Patriae. The second doctrine is the doctrine in Loco Parentis. Parens Patriae means literally " The Parent of the Country or to state bluntly - The sate is the undisclosed true parent of the children. Along this line, a 1930's Arizona Supreme Court case states that parent have no property rights in their children and have custody of their children as long as they don't offend the state. If they in some manner displease the state, the state can step in at any time and exercise it's superior status and take custody and control of it's children.

The parent are only conditional caretakers ( thus the Doctrine of the Loco Parentis). I think our Unites States court systems has assumed to much in regards to our children. A lot of these laws need to be changed, especially in regards to our children. Since we married to their state contract that they have jurisdictions over our lives and the lives of our children. I feel like the citizens of the United States has been violated and raped by our government and court systems. We don't seem to have certain rights, when it comes to our children. All because we got a state marriage license. I think that all of you that have a marriage license should check your marriage license bureaus to see what kind of surprises they hold for you. Fortunate for me, my husband found out about all this madness. Since we were married before, decided to go common law way and be married with God included, leaving the state out of it. When he was trying to explain it to me, it was very foreign to me. Since I've been from reading all of this information on the marriage license, I do understand, now.

Here's a few more technical details, the marriage license is an on going contractual relationship with the state. Technically, the marriage license contract with third parties and contracts mortgages and debts. Also, the marriage contract bears fruit by adding children, sometime later, the marriage fails and a divorce is merely a contractual dissolution or amendment of terms and conditions of the contract. Jurisdictions of the state over the marriage, over the husband and wife, now separated, continues overall of the aspects of the marriage. Over marital property and over the children brought into the marriage. This why Family law, and the domestic relations courts calls divorce a dissolution of the marriage because the contract continues in operation but amended or modified form. It was pointed out that the marriage license contract is of the strongest most binding contractual relationships the state has on people. This secular marriage license contract seem to have us in a no win situation,even after divorce the contract supposedly continues with the state.

Don't you think this is the most absurd situation you have ever heard of in your life, You're divorced from each other but still married to the state. I think the people that want to get married now days, need to check out the general rules and statues of the the marriage license at the marriage license bureau before saying I do to anyone. It's truly sad but does anyone one ever question the validity of the marriage license. We just take every one's word that it's a good certifiable document but I'm sure after reading all of the alarming information, the buyer will be aware. Maybe this information will help those that's contemplating getting a state marriage license That is unless they don't mind being married to the state. The marriage license as we know it, didn't come into existence until after the Civil War and didn't become standard practice in all states until the 1900's, becoming firmly established by 1920. In effect, the states or government appropriated or usurped control of marriage in secular form and in the process declared common law applicable to marriages abrogated.

Definition of the word Secular: Is worldly, temporal, not concern with religion or not sacred.

Definition of the word Abrogated: means to abolish, get rid of.

I hope this lengthy hub on secular marriages license will help some one out , because I sure didn't know all of this was going on. It's simply scary and shameful for our marriage license to mean so little now days.

Benny Faye Douglass


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    • creativeone59 profile imageAUTHOR

      benny Faye Douglass 

      8 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you msgtdoug, I apreciate your candor, But it's not my mythology, I'm talking about what God loves and that's the pure unadulterated truth. I would rather be married to God any day than the state because God is going to take care of me, because He has my best interest at heart, the state don't really give a hoot or a holler about any of us. God bless. creativeone59

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      8 years ago

      Oh boo hoo.... perhaps its time for you to recognize that not EVERYONE believes in your mythology. If you want a 'religious' marriage without the legal protections promised or afforded by the state, then go find your favorite witchdoctor and ask him/her to conduct a ceremony between you, your 'partner' and your gawd.

      Try recalling the premise that the founding fathers worked so hard to instill... FREEDOM of religion by keeping religion OUT of the government!

    • creativeone59 profile imageAUTHOR

      benny Faye Douglass 

      8 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Sad but true, we are slaves to the states. Thank you bonny2010 for stopping by and commenting on the marriage license hub. godespeed. creativeone59

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      8 years ago

      interesting hubmust check outQueensland laws - guess that, if the case here,makes us kinda slavesofthe State. Alwaya reckoned policy makers were abunch of heathens.

    • creativeone59 profile imageAUTHOR

      benny Faye Douglass 

      8 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you callmefoxxy, I agree with you.Thank for your comment and feedback. I appreciate you. Godspeed. creativeone59

    • callmefoxxy profile image


      8 years ago

      This is an eye-opening hub creativeone59. As akirchner above said, "who knew?" One must always, BEFORE signing, READ the document/contract!

      callmefoxxy, my pen is a mighty sword!

    • creativeone59 profile imageAUTHOR

      benny Faye Douglass 

      8 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      We are all in agreement that God has control of the matter, it just times make hot, that want to control people lives and how they should, live it. Thank you Lady D, for your comment and feedback on the matter. God Bless you. creativeone59

    • creativeone59 profile imageAUTHOR

      benny Faye Douglass 

      8 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Godspeed. Thank you Hello, I thought the people should know exactly what a state marriage licens entails. tThank you for your comment and feedback. creativeone59

    • creativeone59 profile imageAUTHOR

      benny Faye Douglass 

      8 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you Audrey for your input on the matter of marriage license, we follow the rules of obtaining a marriage license and they take all our privlidges away, including God in the process. thank you so much for stopping by my hubs. I truly appreciate you. Godspeed. creativeone59

    • creativeone59 profile imageAUTHOR

      benny Faye Douglass 

      8 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Revlady what you say is true, God does control everything and every action, it's so unnerving that the government try to control the people through marriage licensings. Thank you for you comment and feedback on the subject matter.Godspeed. creativeone59

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      Audrey Kirchner 

      8 years ago from Washington

      Very good information and that is really weird - marriage as a profit-making venture? Hmm....well - after all the kids and all the dogs, and all the things we've been involved with and supported - oh yes, I can see how much profit we have made! Leave it to the government to try and run the show! Seriously though - good information and who knew?

    • DeBorrah K. Ogans profile image

      DeBorrah K Ogans 

      8 years ago

      Creativeone, Interesting hub! I agree with Rev Lady "The secular world thinks it can delete God, the good news is they cannot."

      Regardless how things appear; God really does have everything under His control!

      "The earth is the Lord's and the fullness thereof the world and them that dwell therein..." AMEN! Thank you for sharing, Blessings!

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      Hello, hello, 

      8 years ago from London, UK

      Thank you a very thought provoking and eye opening hub.

    • RevLady profile image


      8 years ago from Lantana, Florida

      Hi creativeone,

      In one sense this is true, "God is been taken out of so many things." The secular world thinks it can delete God, the good news is they cannot.

      "Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God." Romans 13:1.

      God is governing everything, though appearances make it seem different. This is His world. All glory to His name!

      Forever His,

    • creativeone59 profile imageAUTHOR

      benny Faye Douglass 

      8 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you Veronica, the times has gotten serious, and God is been taken out of so many things, that it's a wonder anything works in this world of our. Thanks for you comment and feeback. Godspeed. creativeone59

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      Veronica Allen 

      8 years ago from Georgia

      You know creativeone, I never stopped and looked at it that way. You really gave us something to think about.

    • creativeone59 profile imageAUTHOR

      benny Faye Douglass 

      8 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      That's why marriages doesn't last anymore, because the foundation that keeps the marriage strong is no longer there. Thank you Ghost Whisper for your comment and feedback. May God continue to bless you. creativeone59

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      The IGNITER vs Corrupted Governments 

      8 years ago from The U.S. Government protects Nazi War Criminals

      It is shameful that God is rejected everywhere-and apparently not including in marriage licenses either!!!



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