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|Format: Word Document|
Vendor: Christianity Today
Publication Date: 2009
|Availability: In Stock|
Series: Marriage Partnership Bible Study
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How do communication and self-sacrifice aid in compromise?
Seeking to know our spouse s preferences, and being willing to change in accord with those preferences, directs a marriage toward mutual compromise and greater intimacy, according to Eva Marie Everson in her article for MARRIAGE PARTNERSHIP. Scripture tells us to think of others as more important than ourselves and to give up our own rights for the sake of peace. These principles have tremendous implications for the marriage relationship.
What role does communication play in compromise? Why is compromise often difficult? How does our attitude affect our communication and our desire to compromise? Why should we be concerned about our spouse s preferences? How do we humbly communicate our desires to our spouse?
Table of Contents
SCRIPTURE: Genesis 13:5 18; Ruth 3:7 11; Romans 12:9 21; Philippians 2:3 8
Identify the Current Issue
Discover the Eternal Principles
--Teaching point one: The With humility of mind, let each of us regard one another as more important than him or herself.
--Teaching point two: Seek to know the desires of others and be willing to give up your own rights for the sake of peace.
--Teaching point three: Humbly communicate your desires to one another, and be willing to change.
--Teaching point four: Compromise by giving preference to one another in honor.
Apply Your Findings
ARTICLE FROM MARRIAGE PARTNERSHIP
Loaded Questions, by Eva Marie Everson (2005)
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