VITAL IMPORTANCE OF MARRIAGE
Day Marriage series introduction message 9/15/19
God established marriage as the foundation of the family.
2:18 and 21 reads, “The LORD God said,
‘It is not good for the man to be alone.
I will make a helper suitable for him’…
the LORD God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep; and while he was
sleeping, he took one of the man’s ribs and closed up the place with flesh.“
22-23 reads, “Then the LORD God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of
the man, and he brought her to the man.
man said, ‘This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be
called “woman,” for she was taken out of man.’”
24 says, “For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united
to his wife, and they will become one flesh.”
- God created marriage so that we
can experience the deepest relationship possible on earth.
- God created marriage so that
children could have a secure, loving environment in which to grow up.
- God created marriage so there
would be a tangible example of His relationship with us.
this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife,
and the two will become one flesh.
is a profound mystery—but I am talking about Christ and the church“ (Eph 5:32).
Marriage is the foundational relationship for all of society
For a civilization to succeed, the family must succeed.