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William Lyon Phelps – The highest happiness on earth is in marriage. Every man who is happily married is a successful man even if he has failed in everything.

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2 William Lyon Phelps – The highest happiness on earth is in marriage. Every man who is happily married is a successful man even if he has failed in everything else. And every man whose marriage is a failure is not a successful man even if he has succeeded in everything else.

3 God instituted marriage Gen God instituted marriage Gen Man has made a mess of it Man has made a mess of it

4 Polygamy God intended that marriage be monogamous Multiple Mates at same time Lamech - Gen. 4:19 ~ Solomon Causes problems Jealousy Bitterness Hatred

5 Polygamy The problem that requires polygamy as a solution is that there are too many unmarried, single mothers in Malaysia. While polygamy doesnt make any sense if you cant take care of your family, it does make some level of sense if there is a shortage of men who can actually take care of a family. - Malaysian Governor

6 Polygamy Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh. Gen. 2:24 1 man + 1 woman = for life

7 Polygamy Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. For the husband is head of the wife, as also Christ is head of the church; and He is the Savior of the body. Eph. 5:22-23

8 Divorce God wanted it to be permanent Gen. 2:24 - Matt. 19:8 - Mal.2:14-16 Divorce - separations Divorce - separations No-Fault divorces No-Fault divorces No honorable divorce

9 Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh. Gen. 2:24 Divorce

10 Moses, because of the hardness of your hearts, permitted you to divorce your wives, but from the beginning it was not so. Matt. 19:8 Divorce 1 man + 1 woman = for life

11 Because the LORD has been witness Between you and the wife of your youth, With whom you have dealt treacherously; Yet she is your companion And your wife by covenant. But did He not make them one, Having a remnant of the Spirit? He seeks godly offspring. Let none deal treacherously with the wife of his youth. "For the LORD God of Israel says That He hates divorce. Mal. 2:14-16 Divorce 1 man + 1 woman = for life

12 No Marriage Live together with no intention of getting married Live together with no intention of getting married Living just like animals Living just like animals God will judge Heb. 13:4 – God will judge lake of fire Rev. 21:8 – lake of fire fornication Gal. 5:19 – fornication

13 Adultery Violation of marital vows Violation of marital vows An affair An affair Mate swapping - swinging Mate swapping - swinging

14 Adultery Now the works of the flesh are evident, which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lewdness, idolatry, sorcery, hatred, contentions, jealousies, outbursts of wrath, selfish ambitions, dissensions, heresies, envy, murders, drunkenness, revelries, and the like...those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God. Gal. 5:19-21

15 Homosexuality Gen. 19 – Sodom and Gomorrah Rom. 1:26-27 – against nature Gay RightsGay Wrongs / sins Gay Rights = Gay Wrongs / sins God did not approve of Sodoms sin, but destroyed them

16 Homosexuality Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor homosexuals, nor sodomites, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners will inherit the kingdom of God 1 Cor. 6:9-10

17 Those eligible to be married 1. Never been married 2. Mate is dead 3. Partner commits adultery

18 .For the woman who has a husband is bound by the law to her husband as long as he lives. But if the husband dies, she is released from the law of her husband. Rom. 7:2 Rom. 7:2 Marriage is for Life 1 man + 1 woman = for life

19 .So then if, while her husband lives, she marries another man, she will be called an adulteress; but if her husband dies, she is free from that law, so that she is no adulteress, though she has married another man. Rom. 7:3 Marriage is for Life

20 Jesus Teaching on Divorce Matt. 19:1-9 Matt. 19:1-6 Pharisees ask questions Is it lawful to divorce for every cause? Have you read Gods will ? Gen. 2:24-25

21 Matt. 19:7-8 Why did Moses command to give a certificate of divorce? Moses allowed – not a command Never intended for there to be divorce Jesus Teaching on Divorce Matt. 19:1-9

22 Matt. 19:9 Matt. 19:9 And I say to you, whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another, commits adultery; and whoever marries her who is divorced commits adultery Any person, all persons in or out of the church Jesus Teaching on Divorce Matt. 19:1-9

23 Matt. 19:9 Matt. 19:9 And I say to you, whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another, commits adultery; and whoever marries her who is divorced commits adultery Divorce, release, liberate Jesus Teaching on Divorce Matt. 19:1-9

24 Matt. 19:9 Matt. 19:9 And I say to you, whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another, commits adultery; and whoever marries her who is divorced commits adultery Marital unfaithfulness, Adultery Jesus Teaching on Divorce Matt. 19:1-9

25 Matt. 19:9 Matt. 19:9 And I say to you, whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another, commits adultery; and whoever marries her who is divorced commits adultery Another person Another man or woman Jesus Teaching on Divorce Matt. 19:1-9

26 Matt. 19:9 Matt. 19:9 And I say to you, whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another, commits adultery; and whoever marries her who is divorced commits adultery Jesus Teaching on Divorce Matt. 19:1-9 Keeps on – continuous action as long as they live together

27 Matt. 19:9 Matt. 19:9 And I say to you, whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another, commits adultery; and whoever marries her who is divorced commits adultery Jesus Teaching on Divorce Matt. 19:1-9 for any other cause than adultery

28 Those eligible to be married 1. Never been married 2. Mate is dead 3. Partner commits adultery [2 and 3 only reasons for re-marriage] [2 and 3 only reasons for re-marriage] 1 man + 1 woman = for life

29 Marriage can be Beautiful Eligible partners Eligible partners Love and affection Love and affection Fulfill natural sexual desires Fulfill natural sexual desires Love God and one another

30 Marriage can be Beautiful Bring children into world Bring children into world Work as a team to do Gods will Work as a team to do Gods will Grow old together Grow old together Marriage is for those who Love God and one another

31 .Marriage is honorable among all, and the bed undefiled; but fornicators and adulterers God will judge. Heb. 13:4 Valuable, honored, esteemed precious Unsoiled Condemn, Punish

32 WE MUST CHOOSE

33 Confess Matt. 10:32-33 Confess Matt. 10:32-33 Repent Lk. 13:3 Repent Lk. 13:3 Believe Jn. 8:24 Believe Jn. 8:24 Baptism Acts 2:38 Baptism Acts 2:38 Faithful Rev. 2:10 Faithful Rev. 2:10


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