In marriage, God calls spouses to lay aside their self-serving expectations of comfort and preferment and embrace Christ's cross-like calling to love and prefer one another above themselves. This sermon examines the duty and means for achieving it.
The Bible supplies us with a number of marital foundations which we considered last time. In this sermon, we're going to explore how these foundations are sometimes undermined and in some cases irrevocably broken. But it's not all bad news. We're also going to see the hope that available to all who rest in God's grace, power and victory in Christ.
One of the most cherished beliefs in our Catechism is that God is more willing to hear our requests than we even are to pray them. But what do we make of those times when it feels and seems like God isn't listening? This final sermon in our series on the Lord's Prayer considers God's faithfulness in the midst of silence.