The Marvel of Ministering As One
Big Idea: Better to live in a shack together than alone in a mansion, better to be eating at BK together than alone at a steak house. Better to be making a small difference together than changing the whole world alone.
And the Lord God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him. And out of the ground the Lord God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof. And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him. And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof; And the rib, which the Lord God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man. And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man. Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh. And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed.
Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it; That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word, That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish. So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.
"just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."
1. Men were created needing a wife.
2. Women were created as the perfect complement to her husband.
3. Husbands greatest call is to set your wife up to blossom.
4. A believer’s greatest delight is to serve.
5. The Marvel of marriage is experienced when we serve Jesus as one.