"Priority & Pursuit"
By Pastor Duane Cross
COMMON MYTHS ABOUT MARRIAGE
MYTH #1: Living with your partner prior to marriage significantly decreases problems and the risk of divorce in marriage.
MYTH #2: Sex is the Number 1 issue that married couples fight about.
MYTH #3: Married couples have a less satisfying sex life, and less sex, than unmarried couples.
MYTH #4: Having children typically brings a married couple closer together and increases marital happiness.
MYTH #5: Being very unhappy at certain points in a marriage is a sign the marriage will eventually end in divorce.
“For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh.”
I. LAW OF PRIORITY
“For this reason a man will leave his father and mother.”
“Do not worship any other god, for the Lord, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God.”
4 WAYS TO PROTECT THE PRIORITY OF YOUR RELATIONSHIP
II. LAW OF PURSUIT
“Yet I hold this against you: You have forsaken the love you had at first. Consider how far you have fallen! Repent and do the things you did at first.”
Take notes here: