In this series, we tackle the controversial topic of what exactly the Bible says about God, Sex, and Marriage. This week, we further discuss how marriage means two becoming one, and thinking of marriage as a covenant, not a contract.
Ephesians 5:21 and Philippians 2:1-8 tell us that marriage is the making of one out of two through self-denial, service, accountability, and forgiveness. And it is this type of transformative relationship that shows us marriage should not be thought of like a contract but like a covenant. This means marriage should be thought of as a personal, not legal, relationship, and that we are called to honor God through marriages that echo His own covenant relationship to us.