In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we discuss why people should get married.
Why Do People Get Married according to Cosmo:
- It makes it official give your relationship more substance
- You are more likely to stick out tough times
- You will feel and act like a team
- You will become more relaxed and grounded
- It shows how important your partner is
- There are practical benefits like tax advantages
- You will do ‘it’ more
Why Do People Get Married according to the Bible:
We go to the very creator of marriage…God.
For transformation go to Philippians 2:5 & Romans 12:1-2
- Have a heart full of compassion for people that have wrecked
- Construct guard rails and remove obstacles
- Teach the drivers how to drive
Genesis 2:21-24 shows the Priority, Permanence, and the Purpose
Priority– the highest of human relationships is mate to mate
Permanence– What God has put together let not man put asunder- til death do us part. People that stay married and get divorced have the same problems. The difference is not in the problem but in the commitment.
In a marriage we are to be brought together as one unit Genesis 2:24
Do two walk together unless they have agreed to do so? Amos 3:3
Sanctification it’s not about me, it’s about me being more like Christ
Ephesians 5:22-32 (the hierarchy)
The Process of Salvation:
Justification– I have been saved from the penalty of sin
Sanctification– I am being saved from the power of sin every day I should be less like myself and more like Christ
Glorification– I will be saved from the presence of sin
Episode 4: UnMet Expectations and Marriage Fairytales
Episodes 14-17 Husbands/Wives Biblical Roles and Responsibilities
Genesis 3 Divine Illustration vs The devil’s Distortion
1 Peter 3:7
LIFE IS HARD ENOUGH, DON’T FIGHT WITH EACH OTHER
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