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The Meaning of Marriage by Timothy Keller – Chp 1 – The Secret of Marriage


Opening Prayer Ice Breaker Small Group Guidelines Resting in the Text:  Ephesians 5:18-33 (p. 19 of The Meaning of Marriage) Discussion Questions: When you were (or since you are) single, what were your expectations of marriage? On pages 22-23, author … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Marriage by Timothy Keller – Chp 2 – The Power for Marriage


Opening Prayer Ice Breaker Resting in the Text:  Ephesians 5:18-33 (p. 19 of The Meaning of Marriage) Discussion Questions: How does being filled with the Spirit, that is, knowing that you are  unconditionally loved by Jesus, help a person to … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Marriage by Timothy Keller – Chp 3 – The Essence of Marriage


Opening Prayer Ice Breaker Resting in the Text:  Ephesians 5:18-33 (p. 19 of The Meaning of Marriage) Discussion Questions: One of the key issues in Chapter 3 is the difference between viewing marriage as a covenant (where the good of … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Marriage by Timothy Keller – Chp 4 – The Mission of Marriage


Opening Prayer Ice Breaker Resting in the Text:  Ephesians 5:18-33 (p. 19 of The Meaning of Marriage) Discussion Questions: As he seeks, in this chapter, to explain the purpose of marriage, Timothy Keller writes, “The Bible’s answer to this question … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Marriage by Timothy Keller – Chp 5 – Loving the Stranger


Opening Prayer Ice Breaker Resting in the Text:  Ephesians 5:18-33 (p. 19 of The Meaning of Marriage) Discussion Questions: What are the three powers inherent in marriage (136)?  Why must we accept and use them all? Timothy Keller writes, “When … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Marriage by Timothy Keller – Chp 6 – Embracing the Other


Opening Prayer Ice Breaker Resting in the Text:  Ephesians 5:18-33 (p. 19 of The Meaning of Marriage) Discussion Questions: Author Kathy Keller writes, “Male and female are ‘like opposite’ to one another.  They are like two pieces of a puzzle … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Marriage by Timothy Keller – Chp 7 – Singleness and Marriage


Opening Prayer Ice Breaker Resting in the Text:  Ephesians 5:18-33 (p. 19 of The Meaning of Marriage)  Discussion Questions: Early in this chapter, Timothy Keller writes, “…single people cannot live their lives well as singles without a balanced, informed view … Continue reading

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