Home Study for July 8 through 13, 2013

Monday – Read Genesis 2:18-25
Who created marriage?
Who alone then has the power to define it?
What does it mean to “become one flesh?”
How did Adam and Eve feel in their married state?
What does this say to you?

Tuesday – Read Matthew 19:1-9
What was God’s original intent for marriage?
Why did Jesus say God permitted divorce through Moses?
What was the only reason Jesus gives here to justify divorce?
How did that challenge the understanding of the Pharisees?
How does it challenge our culture’s attitude on divorce today?

Wednesday – Read I Corinthians 7:12-16
How might a believing spouse have a role in the salvation of an
unbelieving spouse and their children?
What is the believing spouse to do if the unbelieving spouse wants out
of the marriage? Why?
What are some things you can do to encourage the believers in your
life who are married to unbelievers?

Thursday – Read Malachi 2:15-16
Recognizing that marriage was created by God for the good of men and women and it is a demonstration of
the kind of relationship that He desires to have with people, does it surprise you that God hates
God has a high view and purpose of marriage, how can we best reflect that to the world around us?

Friday – Read Ephesians 5:22-33
What would be the result if a couple truly lived as we read here?
How does a couple’s relationship with Jesus help them to live as we read here?
If more believing couples lived like this how could it change our culture’s view of marriage?

Saturday – Read Matthew 5:33-37

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