BUILDING THE HOME  A Series of Lessons
BUILDING THE HOME    Consult the Architect
Introduction    Home and family are in serious decline    Marriages are falling apart    Difference in “home” and “hous...
Text – Genesis 2:21-2421 And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall on Adam, and he slept; and He took one of his ribs, ...
SEVERANCE                          LEAVE FATHER AND MOTHER    Cut the cord with parents                  Parents – cut ...
SEVERANCE                      LEAVE FATHER AND MOTHER    How old is she, Billy Boy, Billy Boy?    How old is she charm...
SEVERANCE                      LEAVE FATHER AND MOTHER    Problems will arise in every relationship    DONT call your p...
PERMANENCE                                JOINED TO HIS WIFE    KJV - “cleave”    Cleave = bound, glued, stick together...
UNITY                                            BECOME ONE    Not instant – Work at it, learn to become one    Blend y...
UNITY                                          BECOME ONE    Unity is not a duplicate, a clone    Uniformity = donut ma...
The Floor Plan                     Proverbs 24:3-4  3 Through wisdom a house is built,  And by understanding it is  esta...
The Floor Plan                                    BUILT WITH WISDOM    Built –                  To construct, repair, a...
The Floor Plan                                      BUILT WITH WISDOM            ESTABLISHED WITH UNDERSTANDING    Esta...
The Floor Plan                                          BUILT WITH WISDOM              ESTABLISHED WITH UNDERSTANDING   ...
Final Thought    Charlie Shedd, author“Marriage . . . is not so muchfinding the right person as it is    being the right p...
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  1. 1. BUILDING THE HOME A Series of Lessons
  2. 2. BUILDING THE HOME Consult the Architect
  3. 3. Introduction Home and family are in serious decline Marriages are falling apart Difference in “home” and “house” Use analogy of building a house, apply to home What if your house burned to the ground?  Lose – THINGS  Still have home, family, memories, character Today – 3 Demands of the Architect
  4. 4. Text – Genesis 2:21-2421 And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall on Adam, and he slept; and He took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh in its place. 22 Then the rib which the Lord God had taken from man He made into a woman, and He brought her to the man. 23 And Adam said: "This is now bone of my bones And flesh of my flesh; he shall be called Woman, Because she was taken out of Man." 24 Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.
  5. 5. SEVERANCE  LEAVE FATHER AND MOTHER Cut the cord with parents  Parents – cut the apron strings  Children – no longer dependent  Love, respect, honor, seek advice At wedding – father “gives away” the bride
  6. 6. SEVERANCE  LEAVE FATHER AND MOTHER How old is she, Billy Boy, Billy Boy? How old is she charming Billy? Three times six and four times seven Twenty-eight and eleven. Shes a young thing and cannot leave her mother. NOTE: She is 85 years old.
  7. 7. SEVERANCE  LEAVE FATHER AND MOTHER Problems will arise in every relationship DONT call your parents CALL your spouse In argument some say, “Do what I want or I will go home to mama.”
  8. 8. PERMANENCE  JOINED TO HIS WIFE KJV - “cleave” Cleave = bound, glued, stick together Greek word – means “to glue”, join together Winston Churchill - “Wars are not won by evacuation.”
  9. 9. UNITY  BECOME ONE Not instant – Work at it, learn to become one Blend your:  Temperaments  Gifts  Habits  Backgrounds  Values
  10. 10. UNITY  BECOME ONE Unity is not a duplicate, a clone Uniformity = donut machine, assembly line Unity = 2 people who blend into each other
  11. 11. The Floor Plan  Proverbs 24:3-4 3 Through wisdom a house is built, And by understanding it is established; 4 By knowledge the rooms are filled With all precious and pleasant riches.
  12. 12. The Floor Plan  BUILT WITH WISDOM Built –  To construct, repair, assemble, put together  Building takes time and energy Wisdom –  Seeing with discernment  Use your “common sense”
  13. 13. The Floor Plan  BUILT WITH WISDOM  ESTABLISHED WITH UNDERSTANDING Establish –  To erect, put upright position  Set the foundation and build from there Understanding –  Responding with insight  Seek to understand each other
  14. 14. The Floor Plan  BUILT WITH WISDOM  ESTABLISHED WITH UNDERSTANDING  FILLED WITH KNOWLEDGE Filled –  Overflowing  More than just “getting by” Knowledge –  Learning with perception
  15. 15. Final Thought Charlie Shedd, author“Marriage . . . is not so muchfinding the right person as it is being the right person.”

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