Begin With the End in Mind

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Begin With the End in Mind

January 24, 2021 | David McQueen

Passage: Song of Solomon 8:6-7

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The Talk

Begin With the End in Mind

Text: Song of Solomon 8:6-7

The purpose of marriage is to learn to .

When Jesus uses this word "love" as in "," it is the same kind of love as in the Song of Solomon. (Mt. 5:43-45)

Love is desiring for someone, even your , what God desires for them and treating them in such a way as to communicate they're what God desires for them.

How can we have God-like love for our  when we struggle to have God-like love for our spouse?

Marriage is where a man and a woman with some wonderful attributes, but also with a lot of imperfections, weaknesses, ugliness and , are thrown into the closest and most intense of human relationships.

Husbands, love your wives, just as  the  and gave himself up for her. Ephesians 5:33

...and the wife must  her husband. Ephesians 5:33

God will again and again put us in places where we are called to do and be what is .

He does this so we will live as we were designed to live - daily, moment by moment, abiding in Him, depending on Him to empower in me that which is  on my own. (Mt. 19:26)

The most important thing any of us can do for our current or future marriage is to  and draw near to our God.

As we do that, I am confident He will enable the  in each of us.


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