Saturday, October 24, 2009

"Drawing Closer" Bullet Points

Here are the bullets from this weekend's Drawing Closer Marriage Conference.

Thanks and blessings to all the couples who came!


Discover how two different persons can overcome their differences and partner together to advance God’s Kingdom.

Y A wedding is a welding (Matthew 19:6)
YLeave, Cleave, Weave (Genesis 2:24_
YTo “leave” means: emotionally, financially, & spiritually
YHumility (James 4:6)
Y Mutual submission (Ephesians 5:21-33)
Y Serve one another
Y Understand one another (Proverbs 20:5)
Y Perfect love casts out fear (1 John 4:18)
Y Confess & forgive (James 5:16)
Y To forgive means to cancel the debt
Y Speak the truth in love/care & confront (Ephesians 4:15)
Y Be angry but don’t sin (Ephesians 4:26)
Y Clarify expectations
Y Prioritize – 1) God, 2) spouse, 3) kids, 4) job, 5) other
Y God uses godly marriages to advance His Kingdom