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Marriage 4


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Marriage 4

  1. 1. I CORINTHIANS 7:1-5 God’s Powerful Principles Concerning Marriage
  2. 2. The Current State of Marriage…
  3. 3. Purposes of Marriage! Genesis 2:18-25 <ul><li>Companionship! “ Alone” </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperation! “Helper” </li></ul><ul><li>Counterpart! “Suitable to him” </li></ul><ul><li>Children! “ Be fruitful…multiply…” </li></ul>
  4. 4. FUNDAMENTALS OF MARRIAGE: <ul><li>Unity </li></ul><ul><li>Exclusivity </li></ul>
  5. 5. “ Non-monogamy” “ Marital Unfaithfulness” “ Adultery”/“Fornication” “ Polygamy” “ Immorality”
  6. 6. Terminology is so important! One man’s “Stand for Morality and Integrity” is another man’s… “ Intolerance!”
  7. 7. FUNDAMENTALS OF MARRIAGE: <ul><li>Unity </li></ul><ul><li>Exclusivity </li></ul><ul><li> Physically </li></ul><ul><li>Mentally </li></ul><ul><li>Emotionally </li></ul>
  8. 8. FUNDAMENTALS OF MARRIAGE: <ul><li>Unity </li></ul><ul><li>Exclusivity </li></ul><ul><li>Intimacy </li></ul>
  9. 9. Levels of “Intimacy” I Corinthians 6:16-17 <ul><li>Sex = “One Body” (Soma) </li></ul><ul><li>Marriage = “One Flesh” (Sarkx) </li></ul><ul><li>Salvation = “One Spirit” </li></ul>
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