My marriage needs help. - April 29

 
 

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My marriage needs help. Discussion Guide

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OPEN

What do you think the purpose of marriage is? Why do you think that?
 

REFLECT

What is one thing you learned from this sermon?

How do Matthew 19:5-6 and Ephesians 5:22-27 inform how you view marriage?

What are the similarities and differences between how God views marriage and how the world views marriage?

Why do people struggle with submitting to God’s way of marriage?

Why is sticking to a marriage, no matter what, worth the price you might have to pay?

What does Jesus’ sacrifice tell us about the way one should love his or her spouse?
 

APPLY

What are the positives of being in a marital relationship?

When have you experienced a “disconnect” in marriage or when have you seen a disconnection in a marriage? What happened? What did you learn from it?

How have you noticed the difference between godly couples and ungodly couples?

How have you personally grown from a close relationship like a marriage or even a very close friendship?
 

PRAY

This week, pray as a group for God’s will to be done in any and all relationships, especially marriages that you know of.
 

NEXT STEPS

When the concerns of life are more than enough for you, you can find hope in a God who is more than enough for those concerns. To go deeper in your relationship with God and others, here are some next steps for you:

  1. Attend Welcome to the Creek! This is place where you can find out more information about who we are as a church. This experience occurs the 1st and 3rd weekend of every month in South Room 2 during the 11:00 service.
  2. Check out other “More Than Enough” resources! If you are looking for additional help regarding this sermon series—books, videos, seminars, and more—we have created a page on our website with those resources to help you navigate the concerns of life. You can find them at www.thecreek.org/morethanenough.
  3. Come to the “Pillars of Marriage” seminar on May 19, 9:00a.m.-12:00p.m., in the East Hall at Franklin Road campus!