God made both men and women in His image with equal worth and value. He also made them distinctive-equally different, and gave them the responsibility of ruling over creation. Gender differences are a Divine Gift to enhance our lives. The unique differences between a husband and wife can either push them apart or draw them together in their marriage. God intended them to...
Scripture: Genesis 1:26-28, Genesis 2:18-24, Matthew 19:1-6
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
Jesus had much to say about divorce and remarriage. The sermon deals with what Jesus said about marriage and divorce, whether or not Jesus was a liberal or conservative when it came to the issue of divorce, and the Biblical guidelines for marriage and divorce. The permanence of marriage is also emphasized.
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: Genesis 2:18-24, Deuteronomy 24:1, Matthew 5:31-32, Matthew 19:1-2, Mark 10:10-12
Topic: Divorce & Remarriage