A Sunday School Lesson On Marriage

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Here is a Sunday school lesson or Bible study you can use on the subject of marriage as related to the teachings in the Bible.Leaving and Cleaving Mark 10:7 “Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife.” When Jesus said this, He was answering the Pharisees question of why Moses “commanded a certificate of divorce” (Mark 10:4), which by the way, Moses never commanded this but as Jesus said it was “Because of your hardness of heart” (Mark 10:5b) and it was not … [Read more...]

Where Is Divorce Talked About In The Bible?

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Where is divorce talked about in the Bible? What can these verses tell us?Divorce in the Old Testament Leviticus 21:7 “They shall not marry a prostitute or a woman who has been defiled, neither shall they marry a woman divorced from her husband, for the priest is holy to his God.” Divorce has been around for about as long as people have been and so there is a lot about divorce in the Bible and even in the Old Testament. The requirements for priests were that they “shall not marry a prost … [Read more...]

4 Good Bible Study Topics For Couples

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Here are four good Bible studies for married and even engaged couples to do together.A Threefold Cord I believe that Solomon may have displayed some of his greatest wisdom in the Book of Ecclesiastes, particularly where he wrote “though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken” (Eccl 4:12). The context of this was in the preceding verse where he wrote that “Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their to … [Read more...]

3 Prayers For A Wayward Spouse (Husband or Wife)


Here are three prayers you can pray for your husband or wife that has turned away from God.Prayers for the Memories Great God in heaven, when our relationships with our spouses are in trouble, it seems that it is too much of a burden to bear alone. I would ask You God to help me endure this time of trouble with my spouse. I can easily think of things that I did wrong and failed to do something I should have done. Please forgive me for these sins. I have confessed my faults to my spouse and … [Read more...]

3 Prayers For A Troubled Marriage


Here are three prayers you can use for someone’s troubled marriage, even if it’s yours.Prayer of Restoration God my Father, You are the One Who can restore all things, including my marriage and so I pray that You would renew our marriage in a way that only You can by Your Spirit. Send Your Spirit to show me where I have been wrong and to admit and confess my faults to my spouse and to know how I have hurt them. Please forgive me for that and I will ask for the forgiveness from my beloved too … [Read more...]

How Should a Pastor Officiate a Wedding?


Are there certain ways that a pastor or minister should officiate a wedding? What are the guidelines?The Traditions of Marriage I love tradition and some of the weddings I’ve had the privilege of officiating had some of the most beautiful vows I have ever heard and came complete with the most cherished traditions I’ve ever seen. Things like the father giving the bride away, the couples throwing rice or better yet, bird seed at the newly married couple, the bride tossing the bouquet, the mix … [Read more...]