The Four Laws Of Love: The Law Of Purity
March 7, 2021
Genesis 2:224-25 NIV
That is why a man leaves his father and his mother (PRIORITY) and is united to his wife, (PURSUE) and they become one flesh. (PARTNERSHIP) Adam and his wife were both naked, and they felt no shame. (PURITY)
Law 4: The Law of : God created marriage to be a safe place of complete exposure, honesty, vulnerability and intimacy.
is the greatest obstacle to openness and an atmosphere of total exposure.
Seven steps to purity in Marriage:
- Take for your own behavior.
Luke 6:41-42 NIV
“Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? How can you say to your brother, ‘Brother, let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when you yourself fail to see the plank in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye.
- Do not sin for sin.
- Admit your .
1 John 1:9 NIV
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
Matthew 6:14-15 NIV
…if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.
- Speak the truth in .
Ephesians 4:15 NIV
…speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ.
- for each other.
James 5:16 NIV
…confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.
- Commit to do life with friends.
1 Corinthians 15:33 NIV
Do not be misled: “Bad company corrupts good character.”
Matthew 5:8 NIV
Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.