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Battle of the Sexes (6 of 6)
Series: Understanding the Sexes: God's Blueprint for Men and Women
Pastor Jeff Schreve
If you have your Bible, please turn to Genesis chapter 3, Genesis chapter 3. We're finishing up our series called "Understanding the Sexes: God's Blueprint for Men and Women."
Now in March of 1986 my wife and I got married. And, we were so in love and just married, and we had decided to go on our honeymoon to Carmel, California. We were going to Monterey and Carmel. And we had a big week planned. I think it was a 5 or 6 day honeymoon. And about half way into the honeymoon, so in love, just married, everything great, halfway into the honeymoon we got into a fight. And it was a big fight. And we had never really fought when we dated, so this was like new to the experience on the honeymoon. Did I mention it was the honeymoon? And we get in a fight. And it, I can't remember all that much about it, although I know she did something that she shouldn't have done. That's all I can remember (laughter). And so I, I just stopped talking to her 'cause I was mad and I was kind of pouting. And then she didn't know what was going on. And here we are. There's still some honeymoon left, and neither one of us are calling the other honey, you know. I mean, this was just a bad deal.
Hey, why is marriage so hard? Why do people get in big fights even on the honeymoon? Why does it seem hard to get along with that person of the opposite sex?
Why does it seem to, hard to get along with friends of the same sex? Why does life seem so difficult? Why is it hard to have a good marriage and a good family? Why is it so hard to make a living? Why do you have to work so hard to make life work? Why did God create it that way? God didn't create it that way. Man took what God created, which was perfect and wonderful and awesome, and the Lord saw at the end of day 6 everything that He made and it was very good.
And Genesis chapter 2, verse 25, "The man and ...
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