The Mystery of Marriage

February 14, 2016 Speaker: Steve Thiel Series: Gospel-Centered

Topic: Gospel-Centered Passage: Ephesians 5:22–5:33

THE MYSTERY OF MARRIAGE
Christ Proclamation Church
Ephesians 5:22-33
Sunday, February 14, 2016

Sermon Theme: The mystery of marriage is that it is ultimately about Christ and the church. As men and women, our roles and responsibilities as husbands and wives are divinely given to provide the clearest picture of the gospel possible, for our good and for God’s glory!

I.      RELATIONSHIP OF CHRIST AND THE CHURCH

            A.     Marriage is a Picture of the Gospel – (5:31-32)

            B.     Christ Initiates with the Church – (5:23, 25)

                        1.     Christ Loves the Church - (5:22b)

                        2.     Christ Died for the Church - (5:25c)

                        3.     Christ Leads the Church - (5:23)

            C.     The Church Responds to Christ - (5:24, 26-27)

                        1.     The Church Submits to Christ - (5:24)

                        2.     The Church Sanctified by Christ - (5:26-27)

II.    RELATIONSHIP OF HUSBANDS AND WIVES

            A.     Husbands Love Your Wives - (5:25a, 28-30, 33a)

            B.     Wives Submit to Your Husbands - (5:22-24, 33b)

            C.     Our Greatest Good and God's Greatest Glory

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