|Marriage was God's Idea|
Today my daughter Judie and I visited
Genesis 2:21-25 (NKJV)
21 And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall on Adam, and he slept; and He took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh in its place. 22 Then the rib which the Lord God had taken from man He made into a woman, and He brought her to the man.
23 And Adam said: “This is now bone of my bones, And flesh of my flesh; She shall be called Woman, Because she was taken out of
24 Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh. 25 And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed.
The outline on the bulletin read:
1. To grow deeper in marriage, we must cleave (be joined) to one another.
2. To grow deeper in marriage, we must communicate with one another.
3. To grow deeper in marriage, we must respect, honor, trust, support, both be in subjection to one another.
In a marriage we must celebrate one another, dream together, be likeminded read the Bible and pray together.
Mark 10:7-8 (KJV)For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife; And they twain shall be one flesh: so then they are no more twain, but one flesh.
Ephesians 5:31King James Version (KJV)31 For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.
Marriage between "a man and a woman" is a Holy Union. To become "Husband and Wife" was God’s idea.
Marriage is a symbol of the church the Bride of Christ Jesus, and one of these days, perhaps very soon there will be in Heaven, the Marriage Supper of the Lamb.
Do you have your invitation ready? Be sure to R.S.V.P.
|I Corinthians 15:52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, |
at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound,
and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.