Marriage: The HEAVEN of the Home (4 of 5) by Steve Wagers

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Marriage: The HEAVEN of the Home (4 of 5)
Extreme Home Makeover
Steve Wagers
1 Peter 3:1-7
June 10. 2007

Sermon Outline
1. How to LOVE!
A) The Beauty of a Heavenly Love
B) The Bond of a Human Love
2. How to LIVE!
A) Her Godly Obligation
B) Her Golden Opportunity
3. How to LAST!
A) Physical Habitation
B) Emotional Consideration
C) Spiritual Participation

A couple came upon a wishing well. The wife leaned over, made a wish and threw in a penny. The husband decided he would make a wish, too. As he leaned over, he leaned too far and fell into the well. The wife just stood there looking down into the well and then finally said, "Well, I'll be. It really works."

Someone has said, "Every wife wants a husband who is handsome, understanding, patient and romantic. But the law only allows one husband."

Another has said that there are three rings of marriage. "There is the engagement ring, the wedding ring and the suffering."

A little girl had learned the story of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." She was telling the story to her mother. When she got down to the place where the prince kissed Snow White and woke her from her sleep the little girl said, "Mother, do you know what happened then?" The mother, knowing the story, replied, "They lived happily ever after?" The little girl said, "No, they got married!"

I think of an ad in the classified section:

Wedding dress. Never worn. Will trade for a .38 caliber pistol.

Another read:

Complete set of Encyclopedia Britannica. Excellent condition. $1000 or best offer. No longer needed. Got married last weekend. He thinks he knows everything.

Sad to say, many share the sentiments of the old man who asked a wizard if he could remove a curse he had been living with the past 40 years. The wizard replied, "Maybe, but you'll have to tell me the exact words that were used to put the curse on you." The man replied, "I now pronounce you husband and wife."

Sadly ...

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