Bloom Module 1

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Bloom Module 1

  1. 1. Bloom! A 5-WEEK TUNE-UP FOR ANY MARRIAGE1 © Mass Ignition
  2. 2. Brian Rhen: Rhen: • Pastor • Marriage Coach • Married • Kids • Addiction • Death2 © Mass Ignition
  3. 3. YOU • Why are you here? • Obstacles next 6wks? •What do you want? • Metaphor3 © Mass Ignition
  4. 4. Whether you are fully aware of it or not, you are in one cycle or the other Doom Vs. Bloom Cycle Cycle4 © Mass Ignition
  5. 5. WHY WE DOOM “ONENESS BROKEN” Finances Passions/Hobbies Family Health Kids Career Loss Addictions Friends Culture Your desire will be for your husband and he will rule over5 you…through painful toil…all the days… Gen. 3
  6. 6. HOW WE BLOOM “ONENESS SUSTAINED” Finances Passions/Hobbies Family Health Kids Career Loss Addictions Friends Culture …they will become one flesh Gen. 2:246 Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. Eph. 5:21
  7. 7. WHY WE MUST BLOOM God patterned them after Himself. Gen. 1:277 …so that we can be mirrors that reflect His glory 2Cor. 3:18
  8. 8. What it takes to BLOOM! The 5 key nutrients: •Commit to Love •Cherish & Respect •Be Gracious & Forgive •Choose the Right Words •Seek a Greater Purpose8 © Mass Ignition
  9. 9. DOOMING Myth #1: Wedding vows are the most important commitment you make BLOOMING Truth #1: Committing to sacrificial love daily, yearly, and seasonally is essential9 © Mass Ignition
  10. 10. COMMIT To “sacrificial” LOVE This is my command: Love (agape) each other. John 15:17 DAILY YEARLY SEASONALLY10 © Mass Ignition
  11. 11. COMMIT To “sacrificial” LOVE She has abandon her husband and ignores the covenant she made before God. Proverbs 2:17 Love and commitment leak.11 © Mass Ignition
  12. 12. COMMIT To “sacrificial” LOVE 3 Types of Love Eros: Biological— love that seeks sensual expression, romance Philo: Relational—love that seeks companionship, friends Agape: Sacrificial— love that seeks out the other’s needs This is my command: Love (agape) each other. John 15:1712 © Mass Ignition
  13. 13. COMMIT To “sacrificial” LOVE This is my command: Love (agape) each other. John 15:17 DAILY YEARLY SEASONALLY13 © Mass Ignition
  14. 14. COMMIT TO “sacrificial” LOVE 5 Love Languages -WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT -QUALITY TIME -GIFTS -ACTS OF SERVICE -PHYSICAL TOUCH14 © Mass Ignition
  15. 15. HOMEWORK: A COMMITMENT PLAN -to sacrificially love daily, yearly, & seasonally 1. Find your vows and verses. Decide what to do with them. 2. Clarify your top 2 love languages and list 5 ways it can be met 3. Determine what are the top 3 threats to your oneness 4. List the top 5 reasons you married the other 5. Discuss how you will handle your future anniversaries Bonus: Within the next 6 weeks, write a note of recommitment15 © Mass Ignition

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