This text is a part of the Passages to Learn collection.
1. Genesis 1:26–28
Then God mentioned, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”
So God created man in his personal picture,
within the picture of God he created him;
female and male he created them.
And God blessed them. And God mentioned to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.”
2. Genesis 2:18–25
Then the LORD God mentioned, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.” Now out of the bottom the LORD God had fashioned each beast of the sphere and each hen of the heavens and introduced them to the person to see what he would name them. And regardless of the man known as each dwelling creature, that was its identify. The person gave names to all livestock and to the birds of the heavens and to each beast of the sphere. However for Adam there was not discovered a helper match for him. So the LORD God precipitated a deep sleep to fall upon the person, and whereas he slept took considered one of his ribs and closed up its place with flesh. And the rib that the LORD God had taken from the person he made into a girl and introduced her to the person. Then the person mentioned,
“This finally is bone of my bones
and flesh of my flesh;
she shall be known as Girl,
as a result of she was taken out of Man.”
Subsequently a person shall go away his father and his mom and maintain quick to his spouse, and so they shall turn into one flesh. And the person and his spouse had been each bare and weren’t ashamed. (ESV)
3. Colossians 3:18–19
Wives, undergo your husbands, as is becoming within the Lord. Husbands, love your wives, and don’t be harsh with them.
4. Proverbs 3:3–4
Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you;
bind them round your neck;
write them on the pill of your coronary heart.
So you’ll find favor and good success
within the sight of God and man.
5. Hebrews 10:24–25
And allow us to contemplate how one can fire up each other to like and good works, not neglecting to fulfill collectively, as is the behavior of some, however encouraging each other, and all of the extra as you see the Day drawing close to.
6. 1 John 4:7
Beloved, allow us to love each other, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and is aware of God.
7. Ephesians 5:25–33
Husbands, love your wives, as Christ liked the church and gave himself up for her, that he would possibly sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the phrase, in order that he would possibly current the church to himself in splendor, with out spot or wrinkle or any such factor, that she is likely to be holy and with out blemish. In the identical manner husbands ought to love their wives as their very own our bodies. He who loves his spouse loves himself. For nobody ever hated his personal flesh, however nourishes and cherishes it, simply as Christ does the church, as a result of we’re members of his physique. “Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.” This thriller is profound, and I’m saying that it refers to Christ and the church. Nevertheless, let every considered one of you like his spouse as himself, and let the spouse see that she respects her husband.
8. Ecclesiastes 4:9–10
Two are higher than one, as a result of they’ve an excellent reward for his or her toil. For in the event that they fall, one will raise up his fellow. However woe to him who’s alone when he falls and has not one other to raise him up!
9. 1 Peter 3:7
Likewise, husbands, stay along with your wives in an understanding manner, displaying honor to the girl because the weaker vessel, since they’re heirs with you of the grace of life, in order that your prayers is probably not hindered.