Coupled With Christ Ministry

 

Helping husbands and wives learn to do marriage God’s way.  Brother Michael and Sister Theresa McCabe will lead you through what the Bible has to say about marriage and how to do marriage God’s way.

 

As a society, we have lost our way when it comes to marriage. I believe our culture—Christian culture and American culture—needs to understand better why God created marriage. God makes these purposes clear in Genesis 1.

 

“Let us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, the cattle, over all the earth and over all the creeping things that creep on the earth.” So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them. Then God blessed them, and God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it; have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over every living thing that moves on the earth.” (Genesis 1:26-28)

 

These verses show us God’s four purposes of marriage.

 

1. To replicate God’s nature and image on the earth.

2. To extend God’s Kingdom authority on the earth.

3. To generationally perpetuate the nature of God and the values of His Kingdom.

4. To multiply God’s human family with righteous offspring.

 

All of these four reasons reveal why we must fight for this institution that God loves. Marriage is not just another relationship, but a key part of God’s plan. It is the foundation of society and a holy institution that reflects our Creator.

Join us every week as we explore these topics.

1. To replicate God’s nature and image on the earth. The Hebrew word we translate “God” in these verses is Elohim, which is a plural word. It means more than one, and reflects the reality of the Trinity: Father, Son and Holy Spirit, three in one.

In God’s creation of a marriage between a man and a woman, as we’ve discussed previously, the husband plays a Christlike role and the wife plays a role similar to the Holy Spirit. Then God places Himself in the center of that marriage. Again, three in one. Christian marriage reflects the Trinity.

That’s why the devil hates marriage. He wants to destroy it because it looks like God. God is in the center of marriage and it’s a sacred institution.

 

Join us the last Thursday of every month for our couples virtual Bible Study. 

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