The Biblical Foundation for Marriage

 

Links to Bible messages on the family and marriage:

pastormarkworden.sermoncampus.info/rss/marriagesermons/audio

Link to a sermon player on my other blog for messages on the family and marriage:

http://pastormarkworden.blogspot.com/2014/03/family-related-bible-messages.html

These are the passages that I use in premarital counseling.  By reading and meditating on them a couple can lay a Biblical foundation for their marriage.  Enjoy, learn, and obey,  Pastor Mark

1. God instituted or created marriage:

Genesis 2:18-25

2. What are the reasons for marriage?

Genesis 2:18; Proverbs 18:22

Genesis 1:28; Psalm 127, 128

Hebrews 13:4; I Cor. 7:1-5, 9

3. Are there reasons not to marry?

I Corinthians 7:6-9, 25-40

4. What are the terms of marriage?

Malachi 2:14

Mark 10:1-12; 1 Corinthians 6:15-20; 7:1-5

Romans 7:1-3; I Corinthians 7:10-11

Matthew 22:23-30

5. What are the enemies of marriage?

Mat. 5:27-28; II Peter 2:14; I Thess. 4:3

Matthew 5:31-32; 19:1-10; Deut. 24:1-4; Malachi 2:15-16

Colossians 3:19

Ephesians 4:22-32

I Corinthians 13:1-8

6. What is the potential of marriage?

Ecclesiastes 9:9

Proverbs 5:18-19

7. What are the duties or role of the husband?

Ephesians 5:25-33

I Peter 3:7

I Timothy 3:4-5, 12

8. What are the duties or role of the wife?

Ephesians 5:22-24

I Peter 3:1-6

I Timothy 2:9-10

I Timothy 3:11

Titus 2:4-5

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