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Rev. Jim Henry, Pastor
First Baptist Church Of Orlando
3000 South John Young Parkway
Orlando, Florida 32805-6691
THE MARRIAGE TREE
"The Power Of Marriages Made In Heaven," Part 1
Today you can go to marriage seminars on finances, in-laws,
sexual happiness, and every other kind of thing in order to make a
marriage successful. You can look in women's magazines and books, but
there is one kind of marriage that God will truly bless. It has the power of
God on it, and that is a marriage that is made in heaven. You say, "Aren't
all marriages made in heaven?" No, I don't think so. But those that are
made in heaven have certain blessings upon them and are made up of
certain ingredients. Look at Genesis, chapter 2, with me. Let's look
together at The Power Of A Marriage Made In Heaven. Clint missed it but
we can find it or build upon what God says that kind of marriage is to be.
18. The Lord God said, "It is not good for the
man to be alone. I will make a helper
suitable for him."
19. Now the Lord God had formed out of the
ground all the beasts of the field and all
the birds of the air. He brought them to
man to see what he would name them;
and whatever the man called each living
creature, that was its name.
20. So the man gave names to all the livestock,
the birds of the air and all the beasts of
the field. But for Adam no suitable helper
21. So the Lord God caused the man to fall into
a deep sleep; and while he was sleeping,
he took one of the man's ribs and closed up
the place with flesh.
22. Then the Lord God made a woman from
the rib he had taken out of the man, and he
brought her to the man.
23. The man said, "This is now bone of my bones
and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called
'woman,' for she was taken out of man."
24. For this reason a man will leave his father
and mot ...
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