GOD'S PLAN FOR MARRIAGE
June 2003

6/8/2003 10:45 Jn 4:5-19 Root of true happiness found in relation with God, not external circumstances; Samaritan woman
6/15/2003 9:30 4 generation curse and failed marriages; virtue love
6/15/2003 10:45 Virtue Love: Divine impersonal love and character
6/22/2003 9:30 Divine Love is the pattern; Personal love, forgiveness, reciprocal
6/22/2003 10:45 Philos - Friendship Love; humility is the code of conduct; attraction
6/29/2003 9:30 Philos verses; Attraction phase and virtue
6/29/2003 11:00 Virtue is the basis of compatibility; self control and pre marital sex

July 2003

7/6/2003 9:30 Gn 1:26-28 God's will for your life; God's image; Dominion
7/13/2003 9:30 Gn 1:26-28 Blessing and procreation; God's purpose for you is holy character
7/13/2003 11:00 Gn 2:15-17 Relationship with God; purpose of man in the Garden
7/20/2003 9:30 Gn 2:18-20 God prepares Adam for blessing; Dating; Priorities
7/20/2003 11:00 Gn 2:21-24 God builds the woman, presents her, cleaving
7/27/2003 9:30 Cleaving vs One Flesh: Cleaving is God's work, one flesh comes after
7/27/2003 11:00 Gn 2:25 One flesh - warning and command; woman's beauty; categories

August 2003

8/3/2003 9:30 A woman's true beauty is internal and eternal
8/10/2003 9:30 I Pt 3:4-6 Beauty of the woman: humble, relaxing, precious - Sarah and Abraham
8/10/2003 11:00 Gn 21:1; I Pt 3:6 Beauty of the woman: "Children of Sarah"; do the will of God; absence of fear
8/17/2003 9:30 2 Pt 3:7; Pr 31:10-30 man's conduct; woman's value
8/17/2003 11:00 I Cor 13 Value of the woman; marital mechanics; virtue love of one another
8/24/2003 9:30 I Cor 13 Virtue love: patient, useful, negative definitions
8/24/2003 11:00 I Cor 13 Virtue love: negative definitions, moral definitions, positive definitions
8/31/2003 9:30 I Cor 13 review, application, faith, hope and love
8/31/2003 11:00 I Cor 11:3-16 Authority orientation: order of authority

September 2003

9/7/2003 9:30 I Cor 11; Eph 5:15-18 man's responsibiltiy; spiritual time vs wasted time
9/14/2003 9:30 Eph 5:15-22 wisdom, mutual humility, submission and eternal advantage
9/14/2003 11:00 Eph 5:22-25 man as head of wife; analogy of Christ and the Church
9/21/2003 9:30 Eph 5:25-26 Christ's example for husbands
9/21/2003 11:00 Eph 5:26-27 Purpose of the husband's love: holiness and cleansing
9/28/2003 9:30 Eph 5:27-29 Husbands' love and sacrifice, from spiritual self esteem
9/28/2003 11:00 Eph 5:28-33 Esprit de Corps; responsibility to each other

October 2003

10/5/2003 9:30 Gn 3:1-5 Woman is vulnerable; Satan's deception
10/12/2003 9:30 Gn 3:1-6 Satan's deception of Eve; Eve's legalism and resentment; Adam's choice
10/12/2003 11:00 Gn 3:6-9 Consequences of the Fall: God approaches Adam
10/19/2003 9:30 Gn 3:12-16 Blame shifting; discipline of serpent and woman
10/19/2003 11:00 Gn 3:16-19 discipline of man and woman focuses on spiritual need
10/26/2003 11:00 Gn 3:7-24; I Pt 3:1-2 God's grace solutions; witness to a spouse

November 2003

11/2/2003 9:30 winning your spouse; kinds of joining; value marriage
11/16/2003 9:30 honor the marriage bed; physical relationship
11/16/2003 11:00 Pr 5-6 men easily tempted; solution is willpower from the Truth
11/23/2003 9:30 Pr 7 defense against immorality; temptation of adulteress; morality
11/23/2003 11:00 Principles of morality: source in God, Mosaic Lw and 10 commandments
11/30/2003 9:30 Freedom code defines immorality; immorality begins in the heart; purpose of the body
11/30/2003 11:00 verses revealing the darkness, destruction and loss in immorality

December 2003

12/7/2003 9:30 pornography, sexual addiction, Biblical view, recovery
12/14/2003 9:30 (Saddam captured) Pornography - recovery from addiction
12/14/2003 11:00 God sets prisoners of sin free; seek God through scripture
12/21/2003 9:30 recovery from addictive sin: step by step
12/21/2003 11:00 Rm 6 dying to the slavery of sin
12/28/2003 9:30 Rm 6:16-7:4 Obedience to system of teaching; marriage to Christ
12/28/2003 11:00 I Cor 7:1-11 sexual relations in marriage; divorce


January 2004

1/11/2004 9:30 Doctrine of Divorce: definitions of marriage, divorce, annulment
1/11/2004 11:00 Mt 5:31-32; 19:3-9 Doctrine of Divorce: sufficiency of God's grace
1/18/2004 9:30 Mt 5:32 Doctrine of Divorce: victim of adultery; hardness of heart
1/18/2004 11:00 Doctrine of Divorce: Ezra divorce; Foreigners and idolatry; foreigners in Israel
1/25/2004 9:30 Ez 9:5-10:17; I Cor 7:10-16 Doctrine of Divorce: Ezra incident, evangelism priority
1/25/2004 11:00 Doctrine of Divorce: Principle of status quo in difficulties; Church Age; distraction

February 2004

2/1/2004 9:30 Summary of Divorce and Marriage; Rules surrounding divorce; Principles of marriage and sex

February 2014

11 Feb 2014 7:30 PM Song 001 Introduction: marriage, benefits; history of Solomon; the woman; structure
18 Feb 2014 7:30 PM Song 002 Act One: The Wedding: Song 1:2-2:3 beauty, desire and doctrine of fragrance
25 Feb 2014 7:30 PM Song 003 Act Two: Proper longing and consummation of marriage; dream shows he has permeated her soul

March 2014

04 Mar 2014 7:30 PM Song004 Act Three: song 3:6-5:1 the wedding night; wedding procession; Solomon praises her beauty; bride reflects; call to married life
18 Mar 2014 7:30 PM Song 005 Review of acts and principles; Song 5:2-6:3 Act Four: a dream of application for married people

April 2014

01 Apr 2014 7:30 PM Song 006 Review; Act 4 is a misunderstanding and separation; each of them desire the other
08 Apr 2014 7:30 PM Song 007 Geography of the Book; History of Mahanaim; Davids' wives and concubines mentioned
09 Apr 2014 7:30 PM Song 008 Song 8:5-14 review; Naamah gives birth and dies after a sister is born; Solomon mourns her