Speaker: Phillip Gummerson
Marriage and Honouring God1. Defining marriage
2. Enjoying marriage
3. Supporting marriage
1. Defining marriage:Marriage is a covenant of companionship, a commitment between one man and one woman, before a Holy God, for life
Matthew 19:3-6, Genesis 2:22-25A wife is a gift to the man. A partnership. A companionship. Completely at ease. Completely vulnerable. Completely honest.
Equality of worth, value and importance.
2. Enjoying marriage:Centre on Christ: Ephesians 5:21-33
Forgive freely: Matthew 18:21-35
Pursue romantically: Revelation 2:1-7
Appreciate effort: Ecclesiastes 4:9-12
Express love: Song of Solomon
3. Supporting marriage:Galatians 6:2 - carry one another's burdens.