A Given View of Marriage
Scripture: Matthew 19:1–19:12
SMALL GROUP QUESTIONS
- What was the heart of the Pharisees behind the question they asked Jesus in Matthew 19:3? How does our world today view marriage?
- Read Matthew 19:6. What do you think it Jesus means when he says a husband and wife become one flesh? In what ways does this happen? What is the one command we see in this passage? What do you think "let man not separate" means?
- What greater covenant does the marriage covenant reflect?
- How does Jesus' vision of marriage (intended by God) affect how we think of and live out our own marriages? How should it affect how we help others with their marriages? How should it affect how we raise our children to be prepared for marriage? How does the gospel help us with past mistakes in this area?