SERMON BASED EMPOWER GROUP QUESTIONS
OBSOLETE - WEEK 3
New Covenant Marriage
Read Ephesians 5:21
How does mutual submission change your view on how you love your spouse?
What is the necessary ingredient/attribute/attitude for this kind of love?
Read Ephesians 5:22-24
Is Paul implying women submit to all men everywhere/anytime?
Why should the wife be subject to her own husband?
Read 1 Peter 2:21-25
What lessons can we glean from Jesus for our marriages?
Read 1 Peter 3:1-4
Is there a qualifier for when wives should submit to their own husbands?
What should be the priority for a wife that truly wants to love her husband in the same way
Jesus loved us?
What are the results for a wife who makes her heart more of a priority than her look?
Read 1 Peter 3:7
Husbands, how can you be more understanding (sensitive and considerate)?
Wives, how do you feel about Peter calling you weaker?
Have you ever been in the same room with someone you simply respect?
How do you typically treat that person?
In light of Jesus’ view on love, why does Peter say our prayers will be hindered if we don’t show her honor and see her as the grace of life?
Read 1 Peter 3:8-9
From the list of purposes of a husband and wife, which do you struggle with the most?
Read Ephesians 5:28-32
Why does Paul equate loving your wife with loving yourself?
What makes the institution of marriage such a great mystery?
Why does Paul equate marriage as Christ and the church?