Blueprint for Marriage: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly!

By Dr. Don Pahl, originally preached on October 18, 2015.

 

Slide Show:

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly!

 

A. THE CREATION STORY

1. Monogamy or polygamy.

2. Permanence or divorce.

3. Fidelity or adultery.

4. Heterosexual of homosexuality.

5. Fertility or sterility.

6. Male and female or gender confusion.

 

B. THE MARRIAGE STORY

 

C. THE SIN STORY

1. God returns to his original design.

2. Every sin has a full context.

3. Covenantal faithfulness is the norm.

4. In Jesus, God “resets the clock.”

 

D. THE GRACE STORY

1. God’s standards do not change.

2. Sexuality issues are difficult. Be gracious!

3. God’s grace is sufficient.

 

Only in Jesus Christ do God’s creation purposes

find restoration.

 

Next Week:

Jesus: “Check the Original Blueprint”

Matthew 19