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Ten Reasons Why "Same-Sex Marriage” Affects Your Marriage: A Reply to My Critics
John Barber, Ph.D.

Only recently did I learn that an article I wrote many months ago, titled, “Ten Reasons Why Same Sex Marriage Affects Your Marriage” (April 1st, 2013), had garnished a large number of responses by LGBTQ advocates (The original article can be seen here: http://johnjbarber.blogspot.com/2013/04/tenreasons-why-same-sex-marriage.html or here: http://theaquilareport.com/ten-reasons-why-same-sex-marriage-affects-your-marriage/).
So this reply comes somewhat late. Before I comment on counterpoints to my ten reasons, I wish to put forth a few preliminaries.  
First, I want to be clear that the authority for my views on marriage and sexuality is Scripture. Although my original article drew from legal, sociological, and rational data, all of it reasoned outward from a point of origination in God’s Word. The following response will manifest that source of divine revelation even more emphatically t…