The goal of marriage is Oneness. You can’t have division & selfishness & still be aiming at Oneness.
“and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh’”
12 Lemon Lessons
1. Attention to detail demonstrates passion
2. Own your mistakes — Many people try to deflect towards an area of their spouse as distraction from their personal responsibility in the error
3. Selfishness is the enemy of… “How can I help?”
4. Going nuclear is not a strategy for transformation
Aim your own arrow at God’s will, governed by his word.
“13 But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far away have been brought nearby the blood of Christ. 14 For he himself is our peace, who has made the two groups one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility”
I. AVOIDING DIVORCE
IV. SPIRITUAL GROWTH
V. BLENDED FAMILIES
VI. KIDS & SCHEDULES
VIII. SEX & INTIMACY