What is the purpose of marriage?

Posted 9/22/2001

Dr. Mark Minnick, Couples' Conference 2001

  1. Procreation Ge 1:28, with the intent of raising godly children Mal 2:15, to send into areas we cannot goPs 127:5
  2. Partnership Ge 2:18
    - man is not complete without a wife
    - they are a team; the woman helping the man
  3. Purity 1Co 7:1-5
    - each spouse has authority over the other's body
    - don't deprive one another
    - the control of the Spirit is essential to overcoming lack of self-control
  4. Picture of Christ & the church Eph 5:25

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