Welcome To FamilyWelcome To Family
MattersMatters
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21 November 201021 November 201...
Spiritual CompatibilitySpiritual Compatibility
in Marriagein Marriage
Presented by: MVKPresented by: MVK
Survey Done at TFTSurvey Done at TFT
in 2010in 2010
Communication – 38.27%Communication – 38.27%
Finances – 29%Finances – ...
Divorces at Different YearsDivorces at Different Years
WHAT IS SPIRITUALITY?WHAT IS SPIRITUALITY?
The terms Spirituality andThe terms Spirituality and
Religion both refer to theReligion both refer to the
search for the a...
Irwin ThompsonIrwin Thompson
Religion is NOT identical withReligion is NOT identical with
Spirituality, rather religion is...
How These Couples InterpretHow These Couples Interpret
Spiritual ProblemsSpiritual Problems
 Irresolvable Spiritual Diffe...
SBNRSBNR
Then we have a group of those whoThen we have a group of those who
separate Spirituality from Religion byseparate...
QUESTIONQUESTION
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN ONE FAILS TOWHAT HAPPENS WHEN ONE FAILS TO
BECOME SPIRITUAL ANDBECOME SPIRITUAL AND
REL...
ALTERNATIVESALTERNATIVES
Humanism – I canHumanism – I can
Atheism – No GodAtheism – No God
Gnosticism – Don’t really careG...
THE CHALLENGETHE CHALLENGE
2 Corinthians 6:142 Corinthians 6:14
Do not be Yoked together withDo not be Yoked together with...
THE PROBLEMTHE PROBLEM
Most of us met our PartnersMost of us met our Partners
before we became Christiansbefore we became ...
THE TRUTH ISTHE TRUTH IS
YOU WERE INCOMPATIBLEYOU WERE INCOMPATIBLE
FROM THE ONSETFROM THE ONSET
INCOMPATIBILITY!INCOMPATIBILITY!
WHAT IS COMPATIBILITY?WHAT IS COMPATIBILITY?
COMPATIBILITYCOMPATIBILITY
Being Able to exist andBeing Able to exist and
Perform in Harmony orPerform in Harmony or
Agree...
So if we are truly COMPATIBLESo if we are truly COMPATIBLE
and ONE of us comes and saysand ONE of us comes and says
I HAVE...
Laws of CompatibilityLaws of Compatibility
Rule 1Rule 1
NEVER marry a person withNEVER marry a person with
the hope that t...
Laws of CompatibilityLaws of Compatibility
Rule 2Rule 2
Never marry a person who is notNever marry a person who is not
com...
Levels of CompatibilityLevels of Compatibility
Level 1Level 1
PHYSICAL COMPATIBILITYPHYSICAL COMPATIBILITY
 Do you find y...
Levels of CompatibilityLevels of Compatibility
Level 2Level 2
INTELLECTUAL COMPATIBILITYINTELLECTUAL COMPATIBILITY
 Are y...
PLEASE NOTEPLEASE NOTE
Though some people have a low levelThough some people have a low level
of Formal education they hav...
Levels of CompatibilityLevels of Compatibility
Level 3Level 3
Maturity versus Age gapMaturity versus Age gap
How old are y...
Maturity versus AgeMaturity versus Age
She may be 25 but have theShe may be 25 but have the
maturity level of a 40 year ol...
ALL THE ABOVE WILL SPILLALL THE ABOVE WILL SPILL
OVER INTO YOUR SPIRITUALOVER INTO YOUR SPIRITUAL
LIVESLIVES
AND MAY BE TH...
Laws of the Spirit in MarriageLaws of the Spirit in Marriage
Law 1Law 1
John 4:4John 4:4
Every Christian family MUSTEvery ...
Laws of the Spirit in MarriageLaws of the Spirit in Marriage
Law 2Law 2
Ephesians 5:23Ephesians 5:23
The Man MUST be the S...
The Husbands Spiritual RoleThe Husbands Spiritual Role
In marriageIn marriage
 He is the Priest – To performHe is the Pri...
Worth Considering FactWorth Considering Fact
IF A WOMAN CANT LOOK UP TO AIF A WOMAN CANT LOOK UP TO A
MAN THEN SHE SHOULD ...
CONCLUSSIONCONCLUSSION
ENCOURAGE YOUR PARTNERENCOURAGE YOUR PARTNER
FOR SELF GROWTH ANDFOR SELF GROWTH AND
IMPROVEMENTIMPROVEMENT
HEBREWS 10:24HE...
DON’T FORCE ANYTHING ONDON’T FORCE ANYTHING ON
THEMTHEM
CHANGE IS ENCOURAGED ANDCHANGE IS ENCOURAGED AND
NOT ENFORCEDNOT E...
BE PERSISTENT.BE PERSISTENT.
IF YOU GIVE UP NOW YOU WILLIF YOU GIVE UP NOW YOU WILL
ALWAYS GIVE UPALWAYS GIVE UP
NEVER LOSE HOPENEVER LOSE HOPE
HEBREWS 11:1HEBREWS 11:1
THE ENDTHE END
For a Complete Report AboutFor a Complete Report About
This WorkshopThis Workshop
Please visitPlease visit
http://montoedi...
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  1. 1. Welcome To FamilyWelcome To Family MattersMatters ---------------------------------------- 21 November 201021 November 2010 ROFCROFC Psalm 127:1Psalm 127:1
  2. 2. Spiritual CompatibilitySpiritual Compatibility in Marriagein Marriage Presented by: MVKPresented by: MVK
  3. 3. Survey Done at TFTSurvey Done at TFT in 2010in 2010 Communication – 38.27%Communication – 38.27% Finances – 29%Finances – 29% Spirituality – 28%Spirituality – 28% Children – 18.5%Children – 18.5% Neutrality – 16.04%Neutrality – 16.04% Sexual – 9.87%Sexual – 9.87%
  4. 4. Divorces at Different YearsDivorces at Different Years
  5. 5. WHAT IS SPIRITUALITY?WHAT IS SPIRITUALITY?
  6. 6. The terms Spirituality andThe terms Spirituality and Religion both refer to theReligion both refer to the search for the absolute Godsearch for the absolute God
  7. 7. Irwin ThompsonIrwin Thompson Religion is NOT identical withReligion is NOT identical with Spirituality, rather religion is theSpirituality, rather religion is the form spirituality takes inform spirituality takes in civilizationcivilization
  8. 8. How These Couples InterpretHow These Couples Interpret Spiritual ProblemsSpiritual Problems  Irresolvable Spiritual DifferencesIrresolvable Spiritual Differences  Spiritual Lukewarmness or ColdnessSpiritual Lukewarmness or Coldness  Partners who are Spiritually confusedPartners who are Spiritually confused  Partners who are resistant to religiousPartners who are resistant to religious mattersmatters
  9. 9. SBNRSBNR Then we have a group of those whoThen we have a group of those who separate Spirituality from Religion byseparate Spirituality from Religion by saying that they believe in the existence ofsaying that they believe in the existence of many different ‘Spiritual Paths”many different ‘Spiritual Paths” They emphasize the importance of findingThey emphasize the importance of finding ones own individual path to spiritualityones own individual path to spirituality They call themselves theThey call themselves the SSpiritualpiritual BButut NNotot RReligiouseligious
  10. 10. QUESTIONQUESTION WHAT HAPPENS WHEN ONE FAILS TOWHAT HAPPENS WHEN ONE FAILS TO BECOME SPIRITUAL ANDBECOME SPIRITUAL AND RELIGIOUS?RELIGIOUS?
  11. 11. ALTERNATIVESALTERNATIVES Humanism – I canHumanism – I can Atheism – No GodAtheism – No God Gnosticism – Don’t really careGnosticism – Don’t really care Traditionalism – Superstitions etc.Traditionalism – Superstitions etc. Hobbies – Sport etc.Hobbies – Sport etc.
  12. 12. THE CHALLENGETHE CHALLENGE 2 Corinthians 6:142 Corinthians 6:14 Do not be Yoked together withDo not be Yoked together with UnbelieversUnbelievers
  13. 13. THE PROBLEMTHE PROBLEM Most of us met our PartnersMost of us met our Partners before we became Christiansbefore we became Christians
  14. 14. THE TRUTH ISTHE TRUTH IS YOU WERE INCOMPATIBLEYOU WERE INCOMPATIBLE FROM THE ONSETFROM THE ONSET
  15. 15. INCOMPATIBILITY!INCOMPATIBILITY!
  16. 16. WHAT IS COMPATIBILITY?WHAT IS COMPATIBILITY?
  17. 17. COMPATIBILITYCOMPATIBILITY Being Able to exist andBeing Able to exist and Perform in Harmony orPerform in Harmony or Agreeable CombinationAgreeable Combination
  18. 18. So if we are truly COMPATIBLESo if we are truly COMPATIBLE and ONE of us comes and saysand ONE of us comes and says I HAVE FOUND JESUSI HAVE FOUND JESUS There shouldn't be a problem inThere shouldn't be a problem in TRUSTING their JUDGEMENTTRUSTING their JUDGEMENT And choice and BUYING in intoAnd choice and BUYING in into it!it!
  19. 19. Laws of CompatibilityLaws of Compatibility Rule 1Rule 1 NEVER marry a person withNEVER marry a person with the hope that they willthe hope that they will changechange
  20. 20. Laws of CompatibilityLaws of Compatibility Rule 2Rule 2 Never marry a person who is notNever marry a person who is not compatible with you and startcompatible with you and start praying that God will change thempraying that God will change them It is better to remain single andIt is better to remain single and serve God alone than to be marriedserve God alone than to be married to someone who has no interest into someone who has no interest in GodGod
  21. 21. Levels of CompatibilityLevels of Compatibility Level 1Level 1 PHYSICAL COMPATIBILITYPHYSICAL COMPATIBILITY  Do you find your Partner PhysicallyDo you find your Partner Physically attractive?attractive?  Are you happy to introduce him/herAre you happy to introduce him/her to your friends and family?to your friends and family?  Do you like the way they look?Do you like the way they look?
  22. 22. Levels of CompatibilityLevels of Compatibility Level 2Level 2 INTELLECTUAL COMPATIBILITYINTELLECTUAL COMPATIBILITY  Are you comfortable with their levelAre you comfortable with their level of Formal Education?of Formal Education?  Do you enjoy the same ideas andDo you enjoy the same ideas and Things?Things?
  23. 23. PLEASE NOTEPLEASE NOTE Though some people have a low levelThough some people have a low level of Formal education they have a veryof Formal education they have a very high level of informal education andhigh level of informal education and they can fit into any type of companythey can fit into any type of company
  24. 24. Levels of CompatibilityLevels of Compatibility Level 3Level 3 Maturity versus Age gapMaturity versus Age gap How old are you?How old are you? What is your Maturity Level?What is your Maturity Level?
  25. 25. Maturity versus AgeMaturity versus Age She may be 25 but have theShe may be 25 but have the maturity level of a 40 year oldmaturity level of a 40 year old You may be 35 but have theYou may be 35 but have the maturity level of a 25 year oldmaturity level of a 25 year old THIS MAKES YOU INCOMPATIBLE!THIS MAKES YOU INCOMPATIBLE!
  26. 26. ALL THE ABOVE WILL SPILLALL THE ABOVE WILL SPILL OVER INTO YOUR SPIRITUALOVER INTO YOUR SPIRITUAL LIVESLIVES AND MAY BE THE CAUSE WHYAND MAY BE THE CAUSE WHY YOU HAVE SPIRITUALYOU HAVE SPIRITUAL PROBLEMSPROBLEMS
  27. 27. Laws of the Spirit in MarriageLaws of the Spirit in Marriage Law 1Law 1 John 4:4John 4:4 Every Christian family MUSTEvery Christian family MUST acknowledge Godacknowledge God
  28. 28. Laws of the Spirit in MarriageLaws of the Spirit in Marriage Law 2Law 2 Ephesians 5:23Ephesians 5:23 The Man MUST be the Spiritual LeaderThe Man MUST be the Spiritual Leader of the Familyof the Family
  29. 29. The Husbands Spiritual RoleThe Husbands Spiritual Role In marriageIn marriage  He is the Priest – To performHe is the Priest – To perform Spiritual RitualsSpiritual Rituals  He is the Prophet – To direct TheHe is the Prophet – To direct The Spiritual AffairsSpiritual Affairs  He is the King – To rule like Christ inHe is the King – To rule like Christ in His familyHis family
  30. 30. Worth Considering FactWorth Considering Fact IF A WOMAN CANT LOOK UP TO AIF A WOMAN CANT LOOK UP TO A MAN THEN SHE SHOULD NOT LOOKMAN THEN SHE SHOULD NOT LOOK AT HIM AT ALL..AT HIM AT ALL..
  31. 31. CONCLUSSIONCONCLUSSION
  32. 32. ENCOURAGE YOUR PARTNERENCOURAGE YOUR PARTNER FOR SELF GROWTH ANDFOR SELF GROWTH AND IMPROVEMENTIMPROVEMENT HEBREWS 10:24HEBREWS 10:24
  33. 33. DON’T FORCE ANYTHING ONDON’T FORCE ANYTHING ON THEMTHEM CHANGE IS ENCOURAGED ANDCHANGE IS ENCOURAGED AND NOT ENFORCEDNOT ENFORCED
  34. 34. BE PERSISTENT.BE PERSISTENT. IF YOU GIVE UP NOW YOU WILLIF YOU GIVE UP NOW YOU WILL ALWAYS GIVE UPALWAYS GIVE UP
  35. 35. NEVER LOSE HOPENEVER LOSE HOPE HEBREWS 11:1HEBREWS 11:1
  36. 36. THE ENDTHE END
  37. 37. For a Complete Report AboutFor a Complete Report About This WorkshopThis Workshop Please visitPlease visit http://montoedikotu.blogspot.comhttp://montoedikotu.blogspot.com From 23 November 2010From 23 November 2010

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