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
Leah, wife of Jacob and sister of Rachel, was switched with her sister on Jacob and Rachel's wedding night. She lived in a loveless marriage, unappreciated and unsupported. We can love, affirm and respect our wives and mothers.
Speaker: Julie Barrier
Scripture: Genesis 29:16-35
Topic: Parenting, Motherhood
Fifty-four percent of American couples are choosing to live together rather than to be married. We must ask ourselves: Which “benefits” of cohabitating are you most tempted to believe? How are those “benefits” really a cheap imitation of the real thing? What are some real benefits of being single? Of being...
Speaker: Pete Briscoe
Scripture: Genesis 2:24-24, 1 Corinthians 6:15-20, 1 Thessalonians 4:3-6
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