September 20, 2020
Just under 50% of all US marriages end in separation and divorce. That stat only grows in subsequent marriages ensuring the US a top ten spot in the worldwide divorce rate. Needless to say, a sermon series on marriage is necessary and ultimately affects everyone regardless of current marital status. Falling in love is a dangerous concept because, as portrayed by the world, falling out of it is even easier than falling into it. A marriage loosely based on the concept of feeling rather than the fervor of commitment will certainly fail even if it lasts. What if singleness isn’t simply God’s “call” the way it’s often explained or that marriage isn’t just God’s “gift” the way it’s often viewed? What if both are more aptly viewed as varied chances to seek and honor Him and serve others in the world?