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He answered, “Have you not read that he who created them from the beginning made them male and female, and said, Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh’? So they are no longer two but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate.” Matthew 19:4-6

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Marriage is Important

The benefits of marriage, as established by many social researchers through to the present time, are widely and regularly published. We present some of these in “Some Benefits of Marriage” but here we look at the Importance of Marriage primarily from the perspective of Scripture.

God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. (Genesis 1:27)
Right from the start God made men and women equal, in “the image of God” but with complimentary differences as men and women.

On the creation of man God placed him in the garden and gave him His vision for life in the world that He, God had created. God then saw that something was incomplete and said “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him” (Genesis 2:18). God saw that it was not good for the first man, and for most of us, to be left by himself. God then created/crafted woman out of the rib of that first man ( Genesis 2:21-22). God presented and entrusted this remarkable gift to the man. God had instituted what we know as marriage. A man and a woman becoming one new entity and, as we are told later being “one flesh”. That entity of one man and one woman being the fundamental human relationship in God’s created world. This human relationship being the basis for family — a relationship that is there ahead of the parent-child relationship.
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Prayer for marriage ~ July

The Sphere of Arts has the potential to touch lives in a powerful way and can be, and often is, used to communicate the gospel message. Drama, dance, story, music and visual image can be expressions both of the reality of our brokenness, and of the hope that is centred in the gospel that all things will be made new. In the world of mission, the arts are an untapped resource. It is an important means for believers to engage with society, whether through the performing arts, visual arts or other creative arts.

  • Thank God for the many singers and musicians who have used their gift to encourage people and for those who have made their music resources available at no cost during the challenges that have faced the world this year. Pray that they would humbly model purity and chastity and not yield to any temptations that may come their way.(1 Cor 10:13)
  • Pray for wisdom and discernment for those who use public monies to support the arts, and for that which is displayed in the public arena.
  • Pray that all artists who are in a traditional marriage would reflect accurately in their art, the beauty and challenges of married life in a way that honours their spouse. Pray that they would remain faithful to their spouse and be a good role model to their family. Please pray that they would make the time to engage with their family.
  • Pray that as artists use their art to reflect truth and the good, the […] Read More
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Time for a Date

“God is guiding your marriage. Marriage is more than your love for each other. It has a higher dignity and power, for it is God’s holy ordinance, through which He wills to perpetuate the human race till the end of time.
In your love you see only your two selves in the world, but in marriage you are a link in the chain of the generations, which God causes to come and to pass away to His glory, and calls into His kingdom. In your love you see only the heaven of your own happiness, but in marriage you are placed at a post of responsibility towards the world and mankind. Your love is your own private possession, but marriage is more than something personal—it is a status, an office. Just as it is the crown, and not merely the will to rule, that makes the king, so it is marriage, and not merely your love for each other, that joins you together in the sight of God and man.”

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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