Getting Back to Marriage Commitment


Faithless in Marriage is Faithless to God

Review: Matthew 5:23 | 1 Timothy 3:4-5 | 1 Timothy 5:8

  1. Because you made a Covenant before God. (Mal 2:10-12)

  2. Because you are being Joined Together by God. (Mal 2:13-15a)

  3. Matthew 19:6 - So they are no longer two but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate.

  4. Because you have a Purpose for God. (Mal 2:15b-16)

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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Malachi 2:1-16

  1.  What were the issues God was calling out the priests on in Malachi 2:8? What does this say about people in (any) ministry today?

  2. Why is it you need to be faithful in your horizontal relationships in order to be faithful in your vertical relationship with God? See Matthew 5:23 & 1 John 4:20.

  3. What are some specific modern day examples of people not keeping their word? Why do you think people don’t keep their word today?

  4. How is oneness in marriage a reality and a process at the same time (Mal 2:15)? See Genesis 2:24.

  5. What are some ways, if you are married, you can "guard yourself" (Mal 2:15-16)? Be specific.

Breakout Questions:
Married people: How are you making your marriage a priority?