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I CORINTHIANS 7:1-5
 
 
When your reference point  keeps moving,  then your “guide” becomes  useless! Whether it’s your compass… OR YOUR CONSCIENCE!
I CORINTHIANS 7:1-5 God’s Powerful Principles Concerning Marriage
The Current State of Marriage… <ul><li>In 1993, Congress passed DOMA, the “Defense of Marriage Act.” </li></ul><ul><li>Feb...
The Current State of Marriage… <ul><li>For years, presidents have proclaimed the first Thursday in May as National Day of ...
The Current State of Marriage… <ul><li>Religious pollster, George Gallop reported a poll about a month ago, that, for the ...
“ Magnetic North” is moving,  so that now… no 2 compasses point in the same direction!
Consider why this series is so important: <ul><li>Family </li></ul><ul><li>Society  </li></ul><ul><li>Churches </li></ul><...
Teaching on Marriage, for… <ul><li>Those who are married! </li></ul><ul><li>Those who may get married! </li></ul><ul><li>E...
Give Singleness a Chance! <ul><li>Consider the “good,” vv. 1, 26 </li></ul><ul><li>Consider God’s “gifts,” vv. 6-7 </li></...
CHOOSING A SPOUSE… TWO “PERSPECTIVES”: “ Right man/Right Woman” Genesis 24!
CHOOSING A SPOUSE… TWO “PERSPECTIVES”: Choose for yourself… Wisely… In the Lord! <ul><li>I Corinthians 7:39-40 </li></ul><...
If you enjoyed these slides, visit our church website at:  www.FBCEdgewater.org <ul><li>There, you can… </li></ul><ul><li>...
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Marriage 2

  1. 1. I CORINTHIANS 7:1-5
  2. 4. When your reference point keeps moving, then your “guide” becomes useless! Whether it’s your compass… OR YOUR CONSCIENCE!
  3. 5. I CORINTHIANS 7:1-5 God’s Powerful Principles Concerning Marriage
  4. 6. The Current State of Marriage… <ul><li>In 1993, Congress passed DOMA, the “Defense of Marriage Act.” </li></ul><ul><li>Feb. 23, 2011, President Obama directed the Justice Department to no longer defend DOMA, if it is challenged in the courts. </li></ul>
  5. 7. The Current State of Marriage… <ul><li>For years, presidents have proclaimed the first Thursday in May as National Day of Prayer. </li></ul><ul><li>President Obama declared June, 2011 as &quot;Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month.&quot; </li></ul>
  6. 8. The Current State of Marriage… <ul><li>Religious pollster, George Gallop reported a poll about a month ago, that, for the first time in history… </li></ul><ul><li>53% of Americans favor “Gay Marriage.” </li></ul>
  7. 9. “ Magnetic North” is moving, so that now… no 2 compasses point in the same direction!
  8. 10. Consider why this series is so important: <ul><li>Family </li></ul><ul><li>Society </li></ul><ul><li>Churches </li></ul><ul><li>Church Leadership </li></ul>
  9. 11. Teaching on Marriage, for… <ul><li>Those who are married! </li></ul><ul><li>Those who may get married! </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone, to help us “recalibrate” our thinking to a Biblical worldview! </li></ul><ul><li>Those who are part of the Church, the Bride of Christ! </li></ul>
  10. 12. Give Singleness a Chance! <ul><li>Consider the “good,” vv. 1, 26 </li></ul><ul><li>Consider God’s “gifts,” vv. 6-7 </li></ul><ul><li>Consider “continuity,” vv. 17-24 </li></ul><ul><li>Consider “expediency,” vv. 25-31 </li></ul><ul><li>Consider “devotion,” vv. 32-35 </li></ul>
  11. 13. CHOOSING A SPOUSE… TWO “PERSPECTIVES”: “ Right man/Right Woman” Genesis 24!
  12. 14. CHOOSING A SPOUSE… TWO “PERSPECTIVES”: Choose for yourself… Wisely… In the Lord! <ul><li>I Corinthians 7:39-40 </li></ul><ul><li>II Corinthians 6:14-7:1 </li></ul><ul><li>I Thessalonians 4:3-8 </li></ul>
  13. 15. If you enjoyed these slides, visit our church website at: www.FBCEdgewater.org <ul><li>There, you can… </li></ul><ul><li>Learn more about our church. </li></ul><ul><li>Sign our Guest Book </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the link, “Listen to A Recent Sermon,” and you can listen to the audio message that these slides complemented. AND, you can listen to many other messages while you are there. </li></ul>

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