Three purposes for Marriage


We’re less likely to do well in marriage, if we don’t understand what God intended for the relationship.

A primary reason for many marital problems is a failure to understand, respect and live by God’s intended purposes for marriage.

Take a few moments and review some of what we know about God’s purpose for the marriage relationship. Consider three purposes for marriage

1. A gift from God

Marriage is God’s gift to humans. It was given to us to resolve the problem of human loneliness. God meant for marriage to be a complimentary companionship. “The Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him” (Genesis 2:18).

It’s possible that your marriage doesn’t feel like a gift because it’s a troubled relationship. But for marriages to flourish in their God-intended way, a husband and wife must see their marriage…

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