Sermon Series
  • 1. This Light And Momentary Marriage

    Contributed on Jul 11, 2013
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    Marriage is not ultimate; it’s just a symbol of something ultimate.

    We’ll start at end where Paul sums up his teaching on marriage 31 “Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.” 32 This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church. more

  • 2. One Simple Question

    Contributed on Jul 11, 2013
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    Apostle Paul teaches us a principle that should undergird all of our relationships.

    Introduction: Couple of important points from last week: First, there are no married people issues; only single people issues that get worse in marriage. Marriage doesn’t create problems; it merely exposes them. Let me apologize in advance for this illustration, but how more

  • 3. Friendship And Communication

    Contributed on Jul 11, 2013

    If you want a marriage to be endearing and enduring, friendship has to be the core basis of it.

    Introduction: I sent you out last weekend with the assignment to ask significant relationships in your life, “What can I do to serve you?” I’ve heard some great stories… One guy told me he asked his boss and got assigned overtime and was not too happy about it. The best more

  • 4. Fighting, Jesus Style

    Contributed on Jul 11, 2013
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    Conflict happens in all relationships, but especially marriage.

    Introduction We are in our 4th week in a series called First Love. We are studying the New Testaments’ classic passage on relationships, Ephesians 5:21–32. Eph 5:21–32 is specifically about marriage and singleness, but Paul says these things are really just windows into our more

  • 5. God's Purpose And Plan For Gender

    Contributed on Jul 12, 2013
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    Biblically, men and women are given specific, differing commands to follow. The two genders are a more complete view of the image of God than would one gender by itself.

    The ancient view of marriage was that marriage is primarily functional. Established economic stability. Give you kids who could take care of you in old age. So choose a woman whose family was wealthy and had good birthing hips. The modern view of marriage is that marriage is about romantic more

  • 6. Sex Mystery

    Contributed on Jul 12, 2013
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    Sex is NOT just physical. It is so much more. Sex is symbolic, sacred and service.

    Ephesians 21 …submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ. 22 Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. 23 For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior. 24 Now as the church submits to Christ, so also more