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Getting “the family” right starts with getting “the marriage” right.
July 18, 2021
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Genesis 2:24-25

Getting “the family” right starts with getting “the marriage” right.

July 18, 2021 / Genesis 2:24-25

Marriage, parenting, and running a home is important to every couple. And we could all use a little help getting it right. One of the keys to success is realizing a great home life begins with a great marriage. But there are so many things that creep into the center of our homes and end up getting more focus than they deserve.

I. What’s in the center of your family?

  1. Culture = “I want us .”
  2. Career = “I want to
  3. Children = “I want the
  4. Christ = “I want

Christ-centered come from Christ-centered .

II. Why did God create marriage anyways?

  1. Genesis 2:24
  2. God uses marriage to…
    1. To you.
    2. To you.
    3. To the .
  3. But there are two problems…
    1. We often like our .
    2. We often want our spouse to into our .

A Christ-centered marriage happens when individuals allow God to use the marriage to AND them in order to His love them.

III. Talk about it with your spouse…

  1. What is one example of trying to change your spouse to reflect your image rather than trusting God to transform them into His image?
  2. Are there remnants of brokenness your marriage reveals that you are not ready to give up?
  3. How has God showcased His love through your spouse recently?

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