Thinking Biblically About Marriage

Genesis 2:15-25

 

1. Marriage is instituted by God.

 

2. Marriage is governed by God’s commands.

 

Three regulations God puts on marriage:

 

a) forbids homosexual marriage

b) forbids polygamy

c) forbids marriage to an unbeliever

 

* Philippians 2:3-7

 

3. Marriage is designed for lasting joy.

 

4. Marriage is a covenant

 

* Ecclesiastes 5:1-7

* Malachi 2:13-16

 

5. Marriage has a mission

 

* Psalm 34:3