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A Recipe for Relating (2 of 2)
Series: The Art of Love - From Mess to Masterpiece
1 John 4:7-11, 16, 18, 19
''Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him. This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. … And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in him. … There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. We love because he first loved us.'' 1 John 4:7-11, 16, 18, 19 (NIV)
''Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other.'' Romans 12:10 (NLT)
His = Sexual Intimacy
Hers = Feel Treasured
''Sexual drives are strong, but marriage is strong enough to contain them and provide for a balanced and fulfilling sexual life in a world of sexual disorder. The marriage bed must be a place of mutality - the husband seeking to satisfy his wife, the wife seeking to satisfy her husband.''
1 Corinthians 7:2-3 (MSG)
''A truly good wife is the most precious treasure a man can find.''
Proverbs 3:10 (CEV)
''For the Lord is your security. He will keep your foot from being caught in a trap.'' Proverbs 3:26 (NLT
His = Encouragement
Hers = Feel Protected
''Wives, understand and support your husbands ….'' Colossians 3:18-19 (MSG)
''Reverence for the Lord gives confidence and security to a man and his family.''
Proverbs 14:26 (TEV)
''And the Lord God said, 'It isn't good for man to be alone; I will make a companion for him, a ...
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