Marriage and the Family Part 1 – Episode #16

In This Episode…

01:10 – Segment 1

  • The family structure is under attack today.
  • The divorce rate in the church is just as high in the church as society
  • This is professed believers
  • Marriage – who should be at the center of it? It should be Jesus.
  • God defines marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
  • James references the statement of faith from our church and how we had to change it to respond to the cultural shift in definitions.
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy buys into the new paradigm of definitions of gender
  • The culture has changed its views on things so very quickly.
  • Problems in marriage tend to arise from putting ourselves at the center of the marriage and not God.

15:09 – Segment 2

  • John agrees with James!
  • They begin the discussion of the role of husbands in the family.
  • Ephesians 5 is discussed.
  • The definition of marriage is connected to the gospel and the picture of Christ and the church.
  • Husbands are discussed in the context of the Garden of Eden.
  • That original sin turned the order of everything turned upside down.

33:56 – Segment 3

  • What is the church’s role in a marriage?
  • A brief discussion on love and how it is a verb, and not a feeling.
  • The feelings of love comes from the verb.
  • Church needs to be discipling people on how to be husbands and wives.

Scripture Discussed in the Show

  • Genesis 2:24 Episode Verse
  • Ephesians 5:22-31

Resources We Mentioned in the Show

  • We used Scripture as our main resource. We also referenced the Articles of Faith from our church. You can visit our church website here.

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Episode Length 43:37

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