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Marriage and Sexual Sin

PART 1 - Marriage - a Good Thing

Genesis 1:26-28; 2:18-25

a. God created male and female...True or False? ________________________________
b. What command does God give to Adam and Eve that lets us know sex was God's idea?

c. God said a man should leave his father and mother, and shall cleave unto his wife and they shall be

d. God took Adam's _________________ and made woman.
e. What does Jesus say about these passages (Matthew 19:4-6; Mark 10:6-9)?

Hebrews 13:4

a. Marriage is to be __________________________________________________
and the marriage bed is to be _______________________________________________________ .
b. Who will be judged? _________________________________________________________________

1 Corinthians 7:2 (verses 1-7)

a. What are two good choices?
b. One of the purposes for marriage is

c. (If married) - each man should have his own ________________________________________

and each woman should have her own ___________________________________________ .


Ephesians 5:22, 25 (verses 22-33)

a. Husbands, ______________ your wives. How?
b. Wives _________________ to your husband. How?

Proverbs 5:15-20 (See also the warnings in v. 1-14)

a. This passage lets us know that sex in marriage should be pleasurable. Verse 19 says:


Some Quick Questions

1. God created male and female as part of his activity on Day 6. What was his conclusion, when he looked over what he had created? (Genesis 1:31)

What does his conclusion tell us about marriage?
2. What is another one of the reasons for marriage? (Malachi 2:15)
3a. Who can we marry? (1 Corinthians 7:39)
3b. What can we learn from the warning in 2 Corinthians 6:14 - 7:1?



What are some of the things included in a Traditional Marriage Vow, which reflect some of the principles we have looked at in this study?


2. Read Song of Solomon. How does this book portray love between a man and a woman?



Dennis Hinks © 2005

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