Why Marriage

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Published on March 3, 2014

Author: DaveSinNM

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In this lesson you will learn the purpose of marriage. Despite common opinion is not primarily about love nor procreation. Rather, it is about help. Our marriages should focus on pleasing God, and we should be striving to help each other get to heaven.

Why Marriage? 为什么结婚? Genesis 2:18-25 创世纪 2:18-25, CB OT p. 3

Genesis 2:18-25 创世纪 2:18-25, CB OT p. 3

“It is not good that man should be alone” Genesis 2:18 创世纪 2:18, CB OT p. 3

“I will make him a helper fit for him.” Genesis 2:18 创世纪 2:18, CB OT p. 3

“And the rib that Jehovah God had taken from the man He made into a woman and brought her to the man.” Genesis 2:22 创世纪 2:22, CB OT p. 3

“Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.” Genesis 2:24 创世纪 2:24, CB OT p. 4

“Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.” Genesis 2:24 创世纪 2:24, CB OT p. 4

Why Marriage? LOVE

Why Marriage? not just LOVE

Why Marriage? not just LOVE train the young women to love their husbands and children Titus 2:4 提多书 2:4, CB NT p. 377

Why Marriage? not just LOVE Husbands, train the young women to and do not be harsh with them. and children love your wives, Colossians 3:19 歌罗西书 3:19, CB NT p.354 love their husbands Titus 2:4 提多书 2:4, CB NT p. 377

Why Marriage? PROCREATION Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth Genesis 1:28 创世记 1:28, CB OT p. 2

Why Marriage? not just PROCREATION Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth Genesis 1:28 创世记 1:28, CB OT p. 2

Why Marriage? HELPER FIT “I will make him a helper fit for him.” Genesis 2:18 创世纪 2:18-25, CB OT p. 3

Which one is more important? Engine? Transmission?

Which one is more important? Transmission + Engine

"As unto the bow the cord is, So unto the man is woman; Though she bends him, she obeys him, Though she draws him, yet she follows; Useless each without the other!" “弦对⼸弓来说, 就好像⼥女⼈人对于男⼈人; 尽管她使他弯曲,但她却服从他; 尽管她拉扯他,但她却跟着他; 除⾮非两者离开彼此。”

Why Marriage? HELPER FIT “I will make him a helper fit for him.” Genesis 2:18 创世纪 2:18-25, CB OT p. 3

Why Marriage? HELPER FIT “I will make him a helper fit for him.” Genesis 2:18 创世纪 2:18-25, CB OT p. 3

selfishness

Where is your marriage GOING?

Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. Ecclesiastes 4:9 传道书 4:9, CB OT p.1052

Where is your marriage GOING?

Help each other go to heaven.

Help each other go to heaven.

Help each other go to heaven. This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church. Ephesians 5:32; 以弗所书 5:32, CB NT p. 341

Help each other go to heaven. So whether we are at home or away, we make it our aim to please him. 2 Corinthians 5:9; 哥林多后书 5:9, CB NT p. 316

Where is your marriage GOING?

Where is your marriage GOING? 1. Determine the purpose for your marriage.

Where is your marriage GOING? 2. Set three specific goals for your marriage.

Where is your marriage GOING? 3. Make plans for accomplishing each of these goals.

Where is your marriage GOING? 4. Work together to help accomplish these goals.

Where is your marriage GOING? 5. Pray together!

Where is your marriage GOING? 1. Determine the purpose for your marriage. 2. Set three specific goals for your marriage. 3. Make plans for accomplishing each of these goals. 4. Work together to help accomplish these goals. 5. Pray together!

Will today be the day you decide to go to heaven?

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Jehovah Builds the House Compiled and Presented by: Dave Stewart 2014 March 2 www.churchofchristmiranda.com #02 Why Marriage? Genesis 2.18-25 Synopsis: In this lesson you will learn the purpose of marriage. Despite common opinion is not primarily about love nor procreation. Rather, it is about help. Our marriages should focus on pleasing God, and we should be striving to help each other get to heaven. "Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version, copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.” “Let all that you do be done with love.”

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