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Why Marriage?
为什么结婚?

Genesis 2:18-25
创世纪 2:18-25, CB OT p. 3
Genesis 2:18-25
创世纪 2:18-25, CB OT p. 3
“It is not good that man
should be alone”

Genesis 2:18
创世纪 2:18, CB OT p. 3
“I will make him a helper
fit for him.”

Genesis 2:18
创世纪 2:18, CB OT p. 3
“And the rib that Jehovah God had
taken from the man He made into a
woman and brought her to the man.”

Genesis 2:22
创世纪 2...
“Therefore a man shall leave his father
and his mother and hold fast to his
wife, and they shall become one flesh.”

Genes...
“Therefore a man shall leave his father
and his mother and hold fast to his
wife, and they shall become one flesh.”

Genes...
Why Marriage?

LOVE
Why Marriage?
not just

LOVE
Why Marriage?
not just

LOVE
train the young women to

love their husbands
and children

Titus 2:4
提多书 2:4, CB NT p. 377
Why Marriage?
not just

LOVE
Husbands,

train the young women to

and do not be harsh with
them.

and children

love your ...
Why Marriage?

PROCREATION
Be fruitful and multiply and
fill the earth

Genesis 1:28
创世记 1:28, CB OT p. 2
Why Marriage?
not just

PROCREATION
Be fruitful and multiply and
fill the earth

Genesis 1:28
创世记 1:28, CB OT p. 2
Why Marriage?

HELPER FIT
“I will make him a helper fit for him.”
Genesis 2:18
创世纪 2:18-25, CB OT p. 3
Which one is more important?
Engine?
Transmission?
Which one is more important?
Transmission + Engine
"As unto the bow the cord is,
So unto the man is woman;
Though she bends him, she obeys him,
Though she draws him, yet she...
Why Marriage?

HELPER FIT
“I will make him a helper fit for him.”
Genesis 2:18
创世纪 2:18-25, CB OT p. 3
Why Marriage?

HELPER FIT
“I will make him a helper fit for him.”
Genesis 2:18
创世纪 2:18-25, CB OT p. 3
selfishness
Where is your marriage GOING?
Two
are
better than
one, because they
have a good reward
for their toil.
Ecclesiastes 4:9
传道书 4:9, CB OT p.1052
Where is your marriage GOING?
Help each other go to heaven.
Help each other go to heaven.
Help each other go to heaven.
This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it
refers to Christ and the church.

Ephesian...
Help each other go to heaven.
So whether we are at home or away,
we make it our aim to please him.

2 Corinthians 5:9; 哥林多...
Where is your marriage GOING?
Where is your marriage GOING?
1. Determine the purpose for your marriage.
Where is your marriage GOING?
2. Set three specific goals for your marriage.
Where is your marriage GOING?
3. Make plans for accomplishing each
of these goals.
Where is your marriage GOING?
4. Work together to help accomplish
these goals.
Where is your marriage GOING?
5. Pray together!
Where is your marriage GOING?
1. Determine the purpose for your marriage.
2. Set three specific goals for your marriage.
3...
Will today be the day
you decide
to go to
heaven?
Photo Credits: (All photos from istockphoto.com, crestock.com, bigstock.com, dreamtime.com, thinkstock.com, and shuttersto...
Jehovah Builds the House

Compiled and Presented by:
Dave Stewart
2014 March 2
www.churchofchristmiranda.com

#02

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In this lesson you will learn the purpose of marriage. Despite common opinion is not primarily about love nor procreation. Rather, it is about help. Our marriages should focus on pleasing God, and we should be striving to help each other get to heaven.

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  1. 1. Why Marriage? 为什么结婚? Genesis 2:18-25 创世纪 2:18-25, CB OT p. 3
  2. 2. Genesis 2:18-25 创世纪 2:18-25, CB OT p. 3
  3. 3. “It is not good that man should be alone” Genesis 2:18 创世纪 2:18, CB OT p. 3
  4. 4. “I will make him a helper fit for him.” Genesis 2:18 创世纪 2:18, CB OT p. 3
  5. 5. “And the rib that Jehovah God had taken from the man He made into a woman and brought her to the man.” Genesis 2:22 创世纪 2:22, CB OT p. 3
  6. 6. “Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.” Genesis 2:24 创世纪 2:24, CB OT p. 4
  7. 7. “Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.” Genesis 2:24 创世纪 2:24, CB OT p. 4
  8. 8. Why Marriage? LOVE
  9. 9. Why Marriage? not just LOVE
  10. 10. Why Marriage? not just LOVE train the young women to love their husbands and children Titus 2:4 提多书 2:4, CB NT p. 377
  11. 11. Why Marriage? not just LOVE Husbands, train the young women to and do not be harsh with them. and children love your wives, Colossians 3:19 歌罗西书 3:19, CB NT p.354 love their husbands Titus 2:4 提多书 2:4, CB NT p. 377
  12. 12. Why Marriage? PROCREATION Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth Genesis 1:28 创世记 1:28, CB OT p. 2
  13. 13. Why Marriage? not just PROCREATION Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth Genesis 1:28 创世记 1:28, CB OT p. 2
  14. 14. Why Marriage? HELPER FIT “I will make him a helper fit for him.” Genesis 2:18 创世纪 2:18-25, CB OT p. 3
  15. 15. Which one is more important? Engine? Transmission?
  16. 16. Which one is more important? Transmission + Engine
  17. 17. "As unto the bow the cord is, So unto the man is woman; Though she bends him, she obeys him, Though she draws him, yet she follows; Useless each without the other!" “弦对⼸弓来说, 就好像⼥女⼈人对于男⼈人; 尽管她使他弯曲,但她却服从他; 尽管她拉扯他,但她却跟着他; 除⾮非两者离开彼此。”
  18. 18. Why Marriage? HELPER FIT “I will make him a helper fit for him.” Genesis 2:18 创世纪 2:18-25, CB OT p. 3
  19. 19. Why Marriage? HELPER FIT “I will make him a helper fit for him.” Genesis 2:18 创世纪 2:18-25, CB OT p. 3
  20. 20. selfishness
  21. 21. Where is your marriage GOING?
  22. 22. Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. Ecclesiastes 4:9 传道书 4:9, CB OT p.1052
  23. 23. Where is your marriage GOING?
  24. 24. Help each other go to heaven.
  25. 25. Help each other go to heaven.
  26. 26. Help each other go to heaven. This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church. Ephesians 5:32; 以弗所书 5:32, CB NT p. 341
  27. 27. Help each other go to heaven. So whether we are at home or away, we make it our aim to please him. 2 Corinthians 5:9; 哥林多后书 5:9, CB NT p. 316
  28. 28. Where is your marriage GOING?
  29. 29. Where is your marriage GOING? 1. Determine the purpose for your marriage.
  30. 30. Where is your marriage GOING? 2. Set three specific goals for your marriage.
  31. 31. Where is your marriage GOING? 3. Make plans for accomplishing each of these goals.
  32. 32. Where is your marriage GOING? 4. Work together to help accomplish these goals.
  33. 33. Where is your marriage GOING? 5. Pray together!
  34. 34. Where is your marriage GOING? 1. Determine the purpose for your marriage. 2. Set three specific goals for your marriage. 3. Make plans for accomplishing each of these goals. 4. Work together to help accomplish these goals. 5. Pray together!
  35. 35. Will today be the day you decide to go to heaven?
  36. 36. Photo Credits: (All photos from istockphoto.com, crestock.com, bigstock.com, dreamtime.com, thinkstock.com, and shutterstock.com are copyright protected.They are used by permission. Please do not reuse without permission.) Sunset Couple: http://www.flickr.com/photos/gregoryjordan/3482171164/sizes/l/ Lone man at Sunset: http://pixabay.com/en/sunset-atacama-desert-man-74766/ Man kissing forehead: http://www.thinkstockphotos.ca/image/stock-photo-affectionate-couple/82089058 Family: dreamstimefree_2379921 Painting couple: iStock_000022276595 Riding Bikes: iStock_000011082865 Fighting couple: iStock_000007871522 Rope: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/f7/SuperMacro_Rope.JPG/1280px-SuperMacro_Rope.JPG Couple holding hands silhouette: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Couple_01.JPG Holding hands: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmcphers/117976932/sizes/l/
  37. 37. Jehovah Builds the House Compiled and Presented by: Dave Stewart 2014 March 2 www.churchofchristmiranda.com #02 Why Marriage? Genesis 2.18-25 Synopsis: In this lesson you will learn the purpose of marriage. Despite common opinion is not primarily about love nor procreation. Rather, it is about help. Our marriages should focus on pleasing God, and we should be striving to help each other get to heaven. "Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version, copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.” “Let all that you do be done with love.”

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