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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 Pauls 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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