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Marriage Vow

 

Introduction

1.    Question: Is the marriage vow in the Bible?

2.    Show me the passage

3.    Answer: No Not in one passage or in those exact words

4.    Answer: Yes Every part of the vow is in the Bible

 

Typical Vow

1.    To be your lawful wedded companion

a.    Lawful Romans 13:1-2

b.    Companion Malachi 2:14; Genesis 2:18

2.    To live together after the ordinance of God

a.    Matthew 19:5, 6b

3.    In the holy estate of matrimony

a.    Hebrews 13:6

b.    1 Timothy 4:14

4.    To love

a.    Ephesians 5:25, 28

b.    Titus 2:4

5.    Honor

a.    1 Peter 3:7

6.    Obey / Submission

a.    1 Peter 3:5-6

b.    Ephesians 5:22-23

7.    Cherish

a.    Ephesians 5:29

8.    Protect in sickness and in health

a.    1 Corinthians 7:3

9.    In prosperity and adversity

a.    Life has ups and downs

10. Forsaking all others

a.    Romans 7:3

b.    Mark 10:7

c.    1 Timothy 5:9

11. Keep yourself to him / her alone

a.    1 Timothy 3:2

b.    1 Corinthians 7:2

12. Until death do us part

a.    1 Corinthians 7:39

b.    Romans 7:1-3

13. There are two important words

a.    Matthew 19:5; Mark 10:7; Genesis 2:24

b.    Leave and Cleave

c.    I DO



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