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The "A" Bomb (2 of 6)
Series: And They Lived Happily Ever After
Pastor Jeff Schreve
Bombs cause destructions. Bombs blow up. Bombs bring ruination and devastation and destruction wherever they go off. Now the worst kind of a bomb is the A" bomb.
When the United States was at war with Japan during World War II and things were just carrying on and carrying on, carrying on, we made the decision as a nation to drop the A bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Caused tremendous destruction as those nuclear bombs went off. And Japan surrendered. There is no bomb like an A bomb.
Now, when it comes to marriage, there is a thing called the "A" bomb that will bring destruction into your relationship. And the "A" bomb is not the atomic bomb, the "A" stands for Affair. And when an affair hits your marriage, it blows you apart.
Now God's plan for marriage has always been oneness. When the Lord performed the first wedding ceremony, He brought Eve to Adam, and He conducted that first wedding ceremony in Genesis chapter 2, then the Scripture says, right on the heels of Adam receiving his bride, Genesis 2:24 says this: "For this cause a man shall leave his father and his mother and shall cleave to his wife, and they shall become one flesh." To cleave together and the two become one flesh.
You want to know what God's plan is for marriage: It's that the two, the man and the woman, they come together and they become one.
Now everything in life, the world, the flesh, and the devil, works to pull that apart. Things don't naturally come to oneness. Things naturally go to isolation. And the biggest monkey wrench you can throw into your relationship as husband and wife is the "A" bomb. The "A" bomb will blow you apart and destroy God's plan for oneness.
Now, when we think of the "A" bomb, when we think of the word affair, we immediately think adultery. Affair is adultery. But I want you to think broader than that. Adultery is an affair, but I want you ...
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