FAMILY DUTIES II
Sept. 27, 1998
INTRODUCTION: When we love the right things in the
right way, our lives are deeper and fuller.
Matt 6:33, "But seek first the kingdom of God and His
righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.”
QUESTION: Are we better off? Premarital pregnancies are
at a record level. Rape is about epidemic. Venereal disease,
herpes, and aids are like a plague on our society. Family life is
going to pieces. Divorce is rampant; homes are being
shattered. Children are being brought up in abusive situations.
STATEMENT; You will never go wrong going God’s way!
Billy Graham has commented that writings coming out of
contemporary authors are “like the drippings of a broken
sewer.” It is not possible to live and act against the moral
grain of the universe established by God and not suffer terrible
Last Week: I. FAMILY’S PROJECTION.
I. MARRIAGE’S PRECIOUSNESS. 4a
“Let marriage be held in honor among all”
The home is the first place love should be practiced.
“honor” - precious; highly esteemed. Our society often
belittles marriage, but God says marriage is precious.
Honor speaks of warm and tender bond, held as the most
valuable of bonds, as being the dearest of relationships;
of great price.
STORY: South Georgia layman came to one of my
Men’s Conferences. He told me that he loved his wife and
would not take a million dollars for her. “Now,” he said,
“I wouldn’t give you a nickel for another one just like
The whole Trinity testifies that marriage is honorable
A. GOD ESTABLISHING MARRIAGE.
In the Garden - Adam/Eve
B. JESUS HONORING MARRIAGE.
First miracle performed at wedding in Cana
C. HOLY SPIRIT PICTURING MARRIAGE.
Using it to picture the church Eph. 5
1. Propagation ...
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