Principles for Marriage
1Now concerning the matters about which you wrote: “It is good for a man not to have sexual relations with a woman.” 2But because of the temptation to sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband. 3The husband should give to his wife her conjugal rights, and likewise the wife to her husband. 4For the wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does. Likewise the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does. 5Do not deprive one another, except perhaps by agreement for a limited time, that you may devote yourselves to prayer; but then come together again, so that Satan may not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.
6Now as a concession, not a command, I say this.1 7I wish that all were as I myself am. But each has his own gift from God, one of one kind and one of another.
- 1 7:6 Or I say this:
To Marry or Not to Marry? — Part Two1 Corinthians 7:25-40 Sermon • Includes Transcript • 38:31 • ID: 1644
To Marry or Not to Marry? — Part One1 Corinthians 7:25-40 Sermon • Includes Transcript • 41:12 • ID: 1642
Bloom Where You’re Planted1 Corinthians 7:17-24 Sermon • 39:23 • ID: 1640
Marriage and Divorce1 Corinthians 7:8-16 Sermon • Includes Transcript • 38:04 • ID: 1638
We Two Are One1 Corinthians 7:1-7 Sermon • Includes Transcript • 49:44 • ID: 1635
Firm Foundation, Volume 31 Corinthians 7:1-9:27 Series • ID: 14603
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