Every fighter knows that the battle begins long before entering the ring. We evaluate our relationship to God, our marriage and our children. We must train our children to grow up godly and leave successfully. Families battle for attention, time and love. Preached at Fellowship Church, www.creativepastors.com. Used by permission.
Speaker: Ed Young Jr.
Scripture: Matthew 6:33-33, Ephesians 5:1-1, Ephesians 6:1-1, Ephesians 5:25-25, Ephesians, Deuteronomy 6:6-7, Proverbs 22:6-6, Genesis 2:24-24
When your marriage is losing altitude, your relationship devolves from fascination to boredom to contempt. When your marriage is gaining altitude, your relationship goes from intimacy to connectedness to fascination. Mutual submission is engagement which leads to connectedness.
Speaker: Glenn Barteau
Scripture: Ephesians 5:19-21, Genesis 2:24-25, Genesis 4:1
Staying married is not about staying in love. It is about keeping covenant. "Till death do us part," or, "As long as we both shall live" is sacred covenant promise: the same kind Jesus made with his bride when he died for her. Therefore, what makes divorce and remarriage so horrific in God's eyes is not merely that it involves covenant breaking to the spouse, but that it...
Speaker: John Piper
Scripture: Matthew 9:10-12, Genesis 2:18-25, Luke 24:44, Matthew 19:4-5, Ephesians 5:31-32