Making the Most of Marriage

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Making the Most of Marriage
Understanding What Keeps A Marriage Standing

Ephesians 5:21-32

 I. The marriage design.

A. Marriage is not a matter of dependence or independence, but interdependence.
The Six Reasons for Marriage:

  1. Partnership (Gen. 2:18)
  2. Procrastination (Gen. 1:18, Mal. 2:15)
  3. Purity (I Cor. 7:2, Heb. 13.4)
  4. Pleasure ( Gen. 2:23, Prov. 5:15-20)
  5. Perfecting (Gen 2:26)
  6. Picture (Eph 5:32)


B. For every one wedding there needs to be two funerals.
(The death of singleness.)

II. The marriage dynamics.

  1. Equal but different.
  2. Two but one.
  3. Fixed but flexible.
  4. Grown but growing.

 III. The marriage demand.

  1. Communication.
  2. Commonality.
  3. Compromise.
  4. Community.
  5. Commitment.

 

 

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About Kenny Grant

Kenny Grant has served as Senior Pastor since November 2012. A former Marine Drill Instructor, his unique style of teaching and preaching communicates with insight, clarity, passion, and humor. His impactful messages leave his audiences informed, inspired, and equipped to apply God’s Word. Kenny’s wife, Shirley “completes him.” They are the parents of Kenetha, Gina, KJ, Kameron, and proud Grandparents.