Learn God's prescription and promises for keeping your marriage strong over the long haul. In this message, we learn the importance of faithfulness to the relationships God has put into our lives, especially our marriages.
Growing Your Family with Faithfulness
Growing a Stronger Family – Part 7
Life Church St. Louis – March 25, 2012
Pastor Dan Walker
Hebrews 13:4 (NLT) Give honor to marriage, and remain faithful to one another in marriage. God will surely judge people who are immoral and those who commit adultery.
Malachi 2:16 (NLT) “For I hate divorce!” says the Lord, the God of Israel. “To divorce your wife is to overwhelm her with cruelty,” says the Lord of Heaven’s Armies. “So guard your heart; do not be unfaithful to your wife.”
1. Make a commitment to God’s _______________
Proverbs 5:15 (NLT) Drink water from your own well— share your love only with your wife.
Ephesians 5:3 (NIV) But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God's holy people.
2. Magnify the ___________________
Proverbs 6:32 (NLT) But the man who commits adultery is an utter fool, for he destroys himself.
1 Corinthians 6:18 (NLT) Run from sexual sin! No other sin so clearly affects the body as this one does. For sexual immorality is a sin against your own body.
3. Maintain your _________________
1 Corinthians 7:3 (TEV) A man should fulfill his duty as a husband, and a woman should fulfill her duty as a wife, and each should satisfy the other's needs.
1 Peter 3:7 (NLT) In the same way, you husbands must give honor to your wives. Treat your wife with understanding as you live together.
4. Manage your _________________
James 1:14 (NLT) Temptation comes from our own desires, which entice us and drag us away.
5. Maintain proper _________________
Song of Songs 8:6 (TEV) Close your heart to every love but mine; hold no one in your arms but me.
6. Minimize the _________________
1 Corinthians 10:12 (NLT) If you think you are standing strong, be careful not to fall.
1 Corinthians 15:33 (NIV) Do not be misled: "Bad company corrupts good character."