LEGALLY MARRIED AT PUBERTY
by Tony Alamo
“Now the SPIRIT speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and [satanic] doctrines of devils; Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron [sealed shut]; Forbidding to marry” (I Tim. 4:1-3). The Apostle Paul, by the HOLY SPIRIT stated, “I will therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, guide the house, give none occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully” (I Tim. 5:14). (Preteen and teenage young women who have reached puberty and are having sex without being married do give occasion for the adversary to speak reproachfully about them, and is fornication, sin, which causes fornicators to go to Hell.1 If they get abortions, this is murder. Murderers cannot enter Heaven!2)
What is a young woman? GOD’S commandment, if a woman desires to be married, would be at the age of puberty. Webster’s definition of “puberty” is: “the age when one becomes capable to bear children, which is marked by maturing of the reproductive organs, with the onset of menstruation in the female; the period at which sexual maturity is reached. The age of puberty varies in different climates and environments, being from thirteen to sixteen in boys and from twelve to fourteen in girls, and is commonly designated legally as fourteen for boys and twelve for girls.” Webster’s Dictionary states “childhood” is the “state or time of being a child; state or time from birth or infancy to puberty or maturity.”
The National Geographic Society, in its 1967 book, Everyday Life in Bible Times, states that Mary, the mother of JESUS, was probably no more than fourteen years of age when she bore JESUS (pg. 332). Historically, she was around ten to twelve. Puberty has been undeniably, firmly established as the legal marital age for women in the Bible and in every GOD-fearing society in the world. There are many historical, well-respected, well-documented writings on this subject.3
GOD’S law commands that women must be virgins at marriage.4 This law is important to obey. It is the difference between the women living or dying, going to Heaven or to Hell.5 A woman’s virginity is so important6 because GOD’S law never changes.7 Man-made federal and state law is condemned by GOD. This is GOD’S judgment. This is GOD’S commandment. This is why we must watch out for seducing spirits. Seducing spirits will forbid marriage, and a satanic government will enforce whatever the seducing spirits want. Seducing spirits are sent by Satan to beguile the entire world into disobeying the LORD GOD. The words that the HOLY SPIRIT speaks to His children today are the same words that are in GOD’S WORD. “In the beginning was the WORD, and the WORD was with GOD, and the WORD was GOD.” “The WORD was made flesh, and dwelt among us” (John 1:1, 14).8
Seducing spirits are the same as devils. These are the one-third of the fallen angels that were put out of Heaven by Michael the archangel.9 Are you to become a seducing spirit by executing the satanic command to not marry at the age of puberty if you like, when you can keep the command of the LORD GOD to “Be fruitful, and multiply [in other words, have children], and replenish the earth” (Gen. 1:28)? Why replenish the earth? Because GOD is destroying millions of people on earth today for their defiance to His WORD.
The Pope in Rome is just one of the millions of people that Satan lives and works in. The millions that he works in are one body, the body of Antichrist. CHRIST is the WORD of GOD (John 1:1-3, 10-14),10 and Satan, with his seducing spirits, hate those of us that exalt GOD’S WORD. GOD exalts His WORD over His name (Psa. 138:2).11
Judgment has already come upon the inhabitants of this entire world. Billions of people are saying that what they see happening now on earth they have never seen happen like this before. These are just “the beginning of sorrows” (Matt. 24:8). Very soon, and I mean very soon, seven major plagues will hit this earth.12 “In those days shall men seek death, and shall not find it; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them” (Rev. 9:6).
Many young women who have reached the age of puberty want to be married, and if they want to be married, they have the perfect, legal right to do so in the eyes of the ALMIGHTY GOD.13 The only ones that don’t allow them to be married are Satan, his seducing spirits, members of the world government (headed by the pope in Rome [headed by Satan]), the media, and the billions of people who have given their souls to Satan. Satan and his seducing spirits, who live in the pope in Rome, the government, and the media at large, are attempting to keep young women who have reached maturity in bondage. (The devil doesn’t care if they fornicate and get abortions because he wants them to go to Hell. The devil’s public schools hand out free condoms and birth control pills, which is the same as telling them to go ahead and commit sin and go to Hell.) However, as I said before, the WORD of GOD is JESUS14, and it is said of JESUS, “If the SON therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed” (John 8:35). JESUS wants you to be loosed from the bondage of Satan and his seducing spirits and their doctrines of devils. He doesn’t want you to listen to Satan, the seducing spirits, the Pope in Rome, the world government, and the world media at large because He doesn’t want you to be bound up with these unlawful, sinful, satanic, man-made laws. JESUS, the WORD of GOD, wants to set you free to marry and not sin. “Believe on the LORD JESUS CHRIST [the WORD of GOD], and thou shalt be saved” (Acts 16:31). When you believe on the LORD JESUS CHRIST, you believe the WORD of GOD because again, the LORD JESUS CHRIST is the WORD of GOD.15 If you want to live in bondage, you can. But if you prefer bondage more than being free from Satan, his seducing spirits, the one world church, the one world government, and the one world media, you’re going to be bound by Satan throughout eternity, and you will spend eternity in the Lake of Fire with the devil. When you pass through the veil, you’ll be in Hell, and the Bible says that “death and Hell [will be] cast into the Lake of Fire” (Rev. 20:13).
GOD wants to replenish the earth, and women, when they reach puberty, want to do that. They don’t want to believe that it’s evil to follow what the LORD GOD commands. Satan, Satan’s church, Satan’s government, and Satan’s media don’t want you to be married because they’re afraid you’re going to have children and they’ll have to support them. With them, it’s all about money. This is why GOD wants young women to marry older men who are able to support them and their children! With people that are of the LORD, it’s not about money at all, but about keeping the commandments of the LORD. Even Satan’s Internal Revenue Service gives you a tax break if you don’t marry or are in a same sex marriage. How evil!
Now, if a young lady doesn’t want to be married at all, she doesn’t have to. There’s no command that you must be married. However, the LORD does command, “No fornication!”16 and says that men and women should replenish the earth.17 Russia has only one-third of its population because of the seducing spirits! The Bible later states that some are celibate, and some are eunuchs (Matt. 19:12), and that’s perfectly okay with the LORD. What I’m saying here is that Satan has the world bound, but JESUS sets you free (John 8:36). And Isaiah 14:17, by the HOLY SPIRIT, says the devil is making the world a wilderness. It is a desolation, “the abomination that maketh desolate!”18
Satan says, “I will be like the Most High.” (I will run the world.) GOD tells him, “Thou shalt be brought down to Hell, to the sides of the pit. They that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee, and consider thee, saying, Is this the man [the whole Antichrist] that made the earth to tremble, that did shake kingdoms; That made the world as a wilderness, and destroyed the cities thereof; that opened not the house of his prisoners?” (Isa. 14:14-17). And read on!
Yes, Satan has you bound, but JESUS sets you free. Satan has you bound, but JESUS sets you free. I’m singing glory, hallelujah! JESUS sets you free! Receive the Gospel, and be saved.19
I couldn’t care less whether people marry or they don’t marry. I’m just telling you what the LORD says. Now, if you want to believe the Antichrist, which is the world government, that great red dragon, the devil, the Roman Catholic cult which controls the world government and the media, that’s up to you.20 If you want to partake in the Antichrist and be bound by Satan as a slave, do it. But again, I’m telling you what GOD says, and the LORD wants you to break free through the power of GOD in CHRIST JESUS. “All power is given unto [JESUS] in Heaven and in earth” (Matt. 28:18). You may say that the devil has power. JESUS destroyed his power.21 The blood of JESUS, the WORD of GOD, JESUS, sets the prisoner free from the bondage of Satan.22
If you foolishly want to resist the WORD of GOD, you have chosen, with your own free will, to do the will of Satan rather than the will of GOD. Therefore, there’s a Judgment Day coming, and you’ll be judged for denying GOD’S WORD and accepting Satan’s word, as Eve and Adam did in the Garden
of Eden.23 All humanity has been cursed since then.24 However, “In the beginning was the WORD, and the WORD was with GOD, and [as a matter of fact] the WORD was GOD” (John 1:1). GOD, the WORD, came into the world in the human flesh of CHRIST (John 1:14).
First Timothy 3:16 states that there is a “mystery of godliness,” which is that GOD lives in human flesh.25 “And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: GOD was manifest in the flesh, justified in the SPIRIT, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.” GOD came into this world in human flesh, and HE continues, by HIS SPIRIT living in people, to continue HIS work in human flesh.26 That’s the “mystery of godliness.”
GOD says that it’s all right for women to be married if they want to at the age when they reach puberty. This is different for each female. In the Middle East, some girls become women at the age of nine, ten, or eleven. The Book of Jasher speaks of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Isaac married Rebecca when she was ten years old. Isaac, her husband, was forty. “The young woman was…a virgin, and Rebecca was ten years old in those days…And Isaac took Rebecca, and she became his wife, and he brought her into the tent. And Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebecca, the daughter of his uncle Bethuel, for a wife” (Jasher 24:39, 44-45). He was four times her age, but he had wealth, and he could support her and any children that would evolve from their union. David was seventy when he married Abishag, his preteen virgin bride.27 David had many other preteen virgin brides.28 His son, King Solomon, is recorded to have had 700 wives and 300 concubines, all teen and preteen virgins.29 But many of them didn’t believe the WORD of GOD. The WORD of GOD states that the Jew was not to marry heathen women.30 This is where Solomon went astray.
Abraham was well over one hundred years of age when, after Sarah’s death, he married several young virgin brides who subsequently bore him many sons.31 Boaz commended his young (Levirate Law32) bride, Ruth (a widow), with these words: “Blessed be thou of the LORD, my daughter: for thou hast showed more kindness in the latter end than at the beginning, inasmuch as thou followedst not young men, whether poor or rich” (Ruth 3:10). Only the dirtiest of minds could call these very holy men of GOD “dirty old men.” They and their wives simply did what GOD’S holy WORD permits.
The judgment of the LORD came to King David through the prophet Nathan regarding David’s unlawful adultery with Bathsheba, who was the lawful child wife of the deceased Uriah.33 Nathan told David this message from GOD: “The poor man [Uriah] had nothing, save one little ewe lamb [symbolizing little Bathsheba], which he had bought and nourished up: and it [little preteen Bathsheba] grew up together with him, and with his children; it did eat of his [Uriah’s] own meat, and drank of his own cup, and lay in his bosom, and was unto him as a daughter” (II Sam. 12:3).
GOD did not withhold HIS judgments and punishment from David for his sins of adultery and murder. David paid for his sins by GOD’S continuous plagues upon him until the very day he died, and David never sinned again.34 GOD didn’t punish David for having many teenage virgin wives, because they were all gifts from GOD, for his pleasure and for David to lead to Heaven, as well as his helpmates in his large ministry.35 Whatever GOD does is excellent, perfect.36
Satan is a hypocrite. Satan’s cult is hypocritical, his government is hypocritical, and the media is hypocritical. Again, millions, maybe billions of young pre-teen and teenage women are having sex (fornication, sin) in schools, and this anti-Christ government is furnishing pre-teen and teenage men and women with condoms and birth control pills. Why? Because they know that some girls reach puberty at nine, ten, eleven, or twelve, and some at thirteen or fourteen. Why would this filthy government hand out condoms and birth control pills if they didn’t know that young girls could become women in their pre-teen and teenage years?
So many people say it’s hard to figure out what’s going on today. It’s hard to figure out what is going on because they don’t know the WORD of GOD which tells us what’s going on. The Bible says Satan, the great red dragon, the devil,37 is doing everything in his power to make the world desolate.38 He is the “abomination that maketh [the entire world] desolate” (Isa. 14:12-32, Dan. 11:31). You can’t understand Satan’s mind. You know the things the world government is doing is insanity, and you know that what the media is saying and doing, backing up the government, is insanity. If you have the SPIRIT of GOD, you know that the Roman Catholic cult is insane. We are quickly moving into a dictatorship. Many police and politicians say, when you ask them, “Isn’t this America?” they say, “Not any more!”
The Roman Catholic anti-Christ cult, government, and media are making a bunch of fornicators and first-degree murderers and communists out of the children of the world. You won’t be excused at the Judgment Bar of GOD because people say everyone is doing it. The unrepentant sinners sometimes excuse themselves by saying of professed Christians, “I’m as good as they are. They are no better than me. They are no more self-denying, no more sober, and no more circumspect in their conduct than I am. They love pleasure and self-indulgence as well as I do.” They make the faults of others an excuse for their own neglect of repentance and duty to CHRIST. But the sins and defects of others do not excuse anyone, for the LORD has not given us an erring human pattern to follow. The spotless Son of GOD has been given as our example.39 We are to be HIS bride, and those who complain of the wrong cause and the wrong course of professed Christianity are the ones who should show better lives and nobler examples. They have so high a conception of what a Christian should be. Does this not make their own sins that much worse? They know what is right, and yet refuse to do it. The people of Noah’s day were all doing the same thing that today’s world is doing. The Bible says so. GOD despised them, and HE destroyed them all with the exception of Noah, his wife, his three sons, and their wives.40 That’s it. Everybody else was wrong. Just because the entire world has gone crazy, doesn’t mean you can follow their example and get away with it at the Judgment Bar of GOD. You won’t. GOD is a good GOD, but HE is severe.
HE doesn’t want to stop you from being married. HE wants you to be married rather than sin by committing fornication, if you’ve reached puberty. It isn’t GOD that wants you to suffer; the cult, the government, and the media are the ones that want you to suffer. Reject Satan so that CHRIST can set you free.
We see the condemnation that GOD is pouring out on the world through all these plagues, and we see that our government has sent our industries out of the United States until this nation is weak enough to be overthrown. Proverbs 12:7 states, “The wicked are overthrown and are not.” There are millions of babies murdered every year. Babies are alive when they are first conceived, and they are able to grow up to be in the likeness and image of CHRIST (Gen. 1:26). When you wickedly allow young girls and young women, those who have reached puberty, to fornicate and then commit murder, this is the hand of Satan. Why is our nation overthrown? Proverbs 12:7 says, “The wicked are overthrown and are not.” You people in this nation and this world are wicked, and you’re being overthrown. GOD is doing it, and it’s going to get worse and worse (II Tim. 3:13). Again, “The wicked are overthrown and are not” (Prov. 12:7). In other words, they’re not around anymore. They’ve been killed, have gone to the Judgment Bar of GOD, and are in Hell as I speak, waiting for Hell to be cast into the Lake of Fire.
Satan has gutted the United States of America. Our automobiles are made in Japan. Some are made here and are now owned by the Roman government posing as the U.S. government. Our clothing is made in China and other areas; we’ve been had, gutted. Satan has cut the United States open, thrown its guts into a bucket, stuffed it with cotton, stapled its gums together, and you don’t really know what’s happening to you because Satan is a master of deceit. You obviously don’t believe the WORD of GOD. GOD said that the devil is the master of deceit, that “he is a liar, and the father of it” (John 8:44).41 Satan “cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy” (John 10:10).
JESUS said, “Hell hath enlarged herself” (Isa. 5:14). It has to be enlarged to accommodate all the people that are filled with Satan’s word and seducing spirits, those who have already taken the Mark of the Beast in their hearts. This is a sin that there’s no forgiveness for, in this world or in the world to come.42
The Battle of Armageddon is a war of words. Everything boils down to whether you believe GOD or believe the Antichrist. If you believe GOD, you’ll say the prayer at the end of this piece of literature, then “deny [yourself], and take up [your] cross daily, and follow [the LORD]” (Luke 9:23). Just to say the prayer at the end of the piece of literature doesn’t mean that you’re saved. We must take up our old rugged cross. We must carry our old rugged cross, and then exchange it one of these days for a crown in the Kingdom of Heaven. Don’t tarry; don’t delay. Repent and forsake your belief in Satan. Forsake everything he’s telling you to do, and believe the Gospel so you might have everlasting life. Say this prayer to GOD right now:
My Lord and my God, have mercy upon my soul, a sinner. 1 I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of the Living God. 2 I believe that He died on the cross and shed His precious blood for the forgiveness of all my sins. 3 I believe that God raised Jesus from the dead by the power of the Holy Spirit 4 and that He sits on the right hand of God at this moment, hearing my confession of sin and this prayer. 5 I open up the door of my heart and I invite You into my heart, Lord Jesus. 6 Wash all of my filthy sins away in the precious blood that You shed in my place on the cross at Calvary. 7 You will not turn me away, Lord Jesus, You will forgive my sins and save my soul. I know because Your Word, the Bible says so. 8 Your Word says that You will turn no one away, and that includes me. 9 Therefore, I know that You have heard me, and I know that You have answered me, and I know that I am saved. 10 And I thank You, Lord Jesus, for saving my soul, and I will show my thankfulness by doing as You command and sin no more. 11
You've just completed the first step in a series of five steps which are necessary to receive salvation. Your second step is to deny yourself and take up the cross daily for the purpose of mortifying yourself, that is, for putting to death your own will, your soulful self, and the world with all of its lusts. All these must be baptized into the death of Christ.
Step three is your resurrection from the satanic life of Adam unto the sinless life of Christ. Step four is your ascension into a position of authority to reign for God on earth, and the fifth step is to reign for God on earth to the end for the purpose of bringing about the kingdom of Heaven on earth. You must learn the Word of God, then submit yourself and do what the Word says, so that the Church and the world may see evidence of your submission to God's Word, His order, and His authority in and by you.
Praise the Lord. May God reward you abundantly.
Pastor Tony Alamo
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Legally Married At Puberty footnotes:
3. Everyday Life in Bible Times, National Geographic Society, p. 305; The Encyclopedia of Judaism, MacMillan Publishing Co., p. 462; The Bible Almanac, Thomas Nelson Publishers, p. 414; Jewish Literacy, Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, pp. 611-612; The Lion Encyclopedia of the Bible, Reader’s Digest Assoc., Inc., p. 166; The Path’s of Culture, Kaj Birket-Smith, p. 304; Manners and Customs in the Bible, Victor H. Matthews, p. 21; Women in the Ancient Near East, Abingdon Press, pp. 960-961; Marriage Laws and Decisions in the United States, Geoffrey May LL.B., pp. 9-10, Law of Marriage and Divorce Simplified, Richard V. MacKay, LLB., LLM, (Harvard), pp. 5, 8; Strange Customs of Courtship and Marriage, William J. Fielding, p. 166; A Guide to Jewish Religious Practice, Isaac Klein, p. 397; Webster’s Dictionary, and thousands more. return
1. Psa. 51:5, Rom. 3:10-12, 23 return
2. Matt. 26:63-64, 27:54, Luke 1:30-33, John 9:35-37, Rom. 1:3-4 return
3. Acts 4:12, 20:28, Rom. 3:25, I John 1:7, Rev. 5:9 return
4. Psa. 16:9-10, Matt. 28:5-7, Mark 16:9, 12, 14, John 2:19, 21, 10:17-18, 11:25, Acts 2:24, 3:15, Rom. 8:11, I Cor. 15:3-7 return
5. Luke 22:69, Acts 2:25-36, Heb. 10:12-13 return
6. I Cor. 3:16, Rev. 3:20 return
7. Eph. 2:13-22, Heb. 9:22, 13:12, 20-21, I John 1:7, Rev. 1:5, 7:14 return
8. Matt. 26:28, Acts 2:21, 4:12, Eph. 1:7, Col. 1:14 return
9. Matt. 21:22, John 6:35, 37-40, Rom. 10:13 return
10. Heb. 11:6 return
11. John 5:14, 8:11, Rom. 6:4, I Cor. 15:10, Rev. 7:14, 22:14 return