Marriage

What does the Bible say about.. Marriage?

The Bible says at least 12 things about marriage.

1)  Marriage is God’s design

Genesis 2:24

2) Marriage is a good thing

Proverbs 18:22

3) Marriage is between one man and one woman

Genesis 2:18

4) God designed husbands and wives to be equal in value, but different in roles and responsibilities

Ephesians 5:22-23

Colossians 3:18-19

5) Marriage carries God’s name forward

Genesis 1:28

6) Biblical marriage should be between two believers

2 Corinthians 6:14

7) A unhealthy marriage hinders our prayers

1 Peter 3:7

8) Marriage is precious

Proverbs 31:10

9) Marriage is designed to be a lifelong commitment

Matthew 19:9

Mark 10:8-12

Romans 7:2-3

1 Corinthians 7:39

10) Sex is to be reserved for marriage

Hebrews 13:4

1 Corinthians 7:9

11) Marriage is designed to be a picture of Christ and the Church

Revelation 19:7-9

Ephesians 5:32

12) Foremost, marriage is meant to display to the world what Christ’s love is like for His people 

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