The Godly Marriage (POHFW)

Preparing our Hearts to Worship

What is a Godly Marriage?


In an effort to help you prepare for the September 4th, 2016, Sunday morning corporate worship gathering and to aid you in your own reflections on Marriage, I wanted to pose a few questions and provide a few resources to prayerfully consider over the coming days. Our sermon is entitled, “What is a Godly Marriage?”. The main Scripture for the day is Ephesians 5:22-33. The other passages are either referenced in the message or provide additional insight for reflection.


(Pick and choose from the many resources and options, which I have tried to make available for your devotional life.)


From the Scriptures

Read and prayerfully reflect upon some or all of these Scriptures. Ask God to shape your life and your church’s life to match the heart of God:

Read or listen to Ephesians 5:22-33, 1 Corinthians 13:4-8, Hebrews 13:5, Romans 6:5-8.

(You can read or listen to all of these passages in a variety of translations at


From the Creeds and Confessions

Westminster Confession of Faith Chapter XXIV


From the songs, hymns and spiritual songs of the Church

Blest Be the Tie that Binds: Lyrics, Video

Covenant Hymn: Lyrics, Video

I Have Loved You with an Everlasting Love (Moen): Lyrics

The Servant Song: Lyrics, Video

Echoes of Heaven (Getty): Lyrics, Music


For Thoughtful Reflection, Prayer, or further Study

Read and Reflect upon “A Christian Husband’s Marriage Catechism

Read and Reflect upon “A Christian Wife’s Marriage Catechism

The Sermon will be available online on September 4, 2016 at 12:30 pm.


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