Unformatted text preview: April 9, 1982) May be reason for high divorce – expect too much Christians may see it as ultimate, not really adult till married (contrary to Paul’s writing – value of singleness in I Cor. 7) Marriage is human institution (given by God, but worked out by humans), this flawed. Temporary – not in heaven. Purpose – a bit like a class, growth is purpose. Marriage is not totally fulfilling – must not expect spouse to fulfill needs Marriage is not for everyone. (singles are not secondary) Stronger Family via Commitment The Lord is my strength. Ex. 15:2, II Sam. 22:33, Ps. 18:2, 28:7, 118:14, Isa. 12:2, Ps. 46:1, 81:1 Strength in trouble. Ps. 37:39 My strength is made perfect in weakness. II Cor. 12:9 Strengthen things that remain. Rev. 3:2 Do all things in Christ which strengthen me. Phil. 4:13...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course PSY 200 taught by Professor Miller during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Fall '10