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God’s Design for Marriage (Genesis 2:18-25)

Main point: God’s design for marriage is for a man and woman who commits to a covenantal relationship.

  1. God’s Design for Marriage
    1. It is “not good” for man to be alone (v18a)
    2. A helper fit for the man (18b; 20b)
    3. A covenantal response (v23)
    4. Leaving, cleaving and becoming “One flesh” (V24)
  2. Marriage is a Covenant with God.
    1. God values our marriages.
    2. Humility to learn and grow the marriage.
    3. Cultivating love and respect in our marriage


  • How does God’s design for marriage inform my attitude towards marriage?
  • How can I grow in love and respect for my spouse?