Marriage - God's Idea

Communication

Text: Ephesians 4:25-32, other selected passages Summary:  Effective communication is perhaps the most difficult thing to accomplish.  It’s true of an organization and its true of a relationship. Although difficult to achieve, effective communication is essential.  Tony Gaskins once said, “Communication to a relationship is like oxygen to life. Without it … it dies.” God communicates.…

Before You Say I Do

Texts 1 Peter 3:1-6, 1 Peter 5:5-7, other selected passages Summary When considering what we want and need in a future spouse, most of us don’t look deep enough.  While we should place a certain emphasis on the physical and psychological qualities of the other person, the spiritual life is what will cause a marriage…

Why Marriage?

Texts Genesis 1:26-31, Genesis 2:5-25  Hosea 1-3 (selected passages)  Summary Most people have high hopes for marriage. And many are disappointed with what they see. What if our view of marriage isn’t grand enough? What if God gave us marriage for something far greater than we are experiencing. Marriage is God’s idea. He gave us…