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United by God

The ultimate goal of surrendering is oneness with God and your spouse,  “for this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.” This is a profound mystery–but I am talking about Christ and the church. (Ephesians 5:31–32) If the husband is a picture of Christ and the wife is a picture of the church and God …Read More

Communication in Marriage Altered by Sin

Genesis 3: 2 – 3, The woman said to the serpent, “We may eat fruit from the trees in the garden, but God did say, ‘You must not eat fruit from the tree that is in the middle of the garden, and you must not touch it, or you will die.’ ” (NIV) Given Eve’s response to Satan, we see a breakdown in communication between Adam and Eve in what …Read More

Marriage is About God, Not Us

We need to analyze what the marriage covenant is truly about. It’s not about what we get from marriage, it’s about what we can do for God through our marriage. Ephesians 5: 31- 32 states, “For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh. This is a profound mystery – but I am talking about …Read More

Marriage Involves Service

God uses marriage to refine us. Marriage is the one relationship where followers of Christ take a vow to intimately serve the other. Jesus demonstrated that service is part of His kingdom work when he washed the feet of the disciples at the Last Supper in John 13: 1 – 20. This principle of service applies to marriages because striving to have a godly marriage is part of His kingdom work. The …Read More