Marriage: God’s Plan

God’s Plan for Marriage (Genesis 2:24):

  1. LEAVE for your new priority.
  2. Four Things Parents Say:

    1. Do it my way.
    2. Let me do it for you.
    3. Do what we've always done.
    4. Criticize your spouse.

  3. CLEAVE to your wife/husband exclusively.

    • Keep no secrets.
    • Do nothing that makes your spouse uncomfortable.
    • My money is our money.

  4. WEAVE your lives together in unity.

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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Genesis 2:18-25

  1. Why was it “not good” for man to be alone? What does this statement say about God (Gen 2:18)?
  2. What is the significance that woman was taken “out of man” (Gen 2:22)?
  3. Explain God’s plan for marriage (Gen 2:24) in your own words. Why is this the most important verse in the Bible about marriage?

Breakout Questions:
Pray for the marriages in HBCPN that

  • God would strengthen those that are healthy, in order to encourage others
  • God would do a miracle in marriages that are struggling