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|Format: Word Document|
Vendor: Christianity Today
|Publication Date: 2009|
Series: Marriage Partnership Bible Study
Marriage and Opposite-Sex Friends - Word Document [Download]Christianity Today InternationalChristianity Today / 2009 / Word Document$4.95
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True romance follows God s design for marriage and for us as created beings.
Romance isn t a tough concept to sell. It s fun. It makes us feel good. It helps us forget, at least for a little while, the hassles of work, the stresses of rearing children, and the drudgery of everyday life. It brings couples closer. Despite all of this, though, romance often falls to the bottom of spouses priority lists.
Several factors contribute to the sensual shortfall, including lack of time, low energy, unresolved conflicts, and poor communication. But another element might be missing for many couples as well a godly perspective on sexuality. Why did God create us male and female? What does it mean for the two to become one flesh? How does the union of bodies nurture the soul? We ll begin to explore each of these questions in this study.
Table of Contents
SCRIPTURE: Genesis 2:18 25; Leviticus 18:6 30; Song of Songs 1:1 4; Matthew 19:3 6, 8 9; Romans 7:1 3;
1 Corinthians 6:12 20, 7:3 5; Ephesians 5:22 33; Hebrews 13:4
Identify the Current Issue
Discover the Eternal Principles
--Teaching point one: Sexuality is an integral component of God s creation.
--Teaching point two: God s design for sexuality means that becoming one flesh is not optional.
--Teaching point three: In relationships, as in individuals, the physical and the spiritual work together to create wholeness.
Apply Your Findings
ARTICLE FROM MARRIAGE PARTNERSHIP
The Romance Factor, by Twanda R. Smith (2004)
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