The Institution of Marriage

/The Institution of Marriage
May 30, 2019

The Institution of Marriage

Passage: Ephesians 5:21-33
Service Type:
  • Introduction
    • The oldest institution
    • The foundational institution
  • Marriage is a divine institution (Ephesians 5:23)
    • It's God's design, it is not up to us to change it
    • Be careful what views you allow into your home
    • Teach your children the proper way
  • Marriage is a supreme institution (Ephesians 5:31)
    • It takes precedence over all other human relations
    • Marriage is a picture of Christ and the Church, we must put it 1st as He does
    • Your spouse comes first! (Ephesians 5:1-2)
  • Marriage is a united institution (Ephesians 5:31)
    • One in mutual self-giving
    • One in mutual self-interest
    • One in spiritual interest
    • One flesh, but both a part of the body (Ephesians 4:15)
  • Marriage is a permanent institution (Ephesians 5:23)
    • There are no exceptions (1 Corinthians 7:11)

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