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No Fear In Marriage

October 14, 2012 Speaker: Joe Walser Series: Marriage by design

Topic: Biblical Passage: 1 Peter 3:1–3:6

*1 Peter 1:3-9
Introduction:
1.In marriage, you put the joy and pleasure of the glorious Christ on display for the world.
2.There is mutual submission! Ephesians 5:18,21
The foundation of your life is the gospel. The gospel will give you inexpressible joy.
*1 Peter 3:13-15 God is glorified in community, there are roles in community that must submit themselves.
*1 Peter 2:21-25; 1 Corinthians 11:3
*1 Peter 3:1-6
1.The gospel means that all men need to be changed.
2.The optimal strategy is by displaying the gospel. Not by your own power.
3.Words are not the optimal strategy. A seminar won't do it. A "honey-do" list won't do it. Galatians 5; The optimal strategy is to put the gospel on display. Proverbs 12:4
4.Beauty and sex as a strategy will be short-lived.
Imperishable beauty! That's the gospel:
1.Imperishable beauty means your are submitted to his leadership.
Submission:
-it's not a silent bobbly head.
-doesn't mean unqualified.
-doesn't mean your a doormat.
2.Imperishable beauty means pure conduct.
3.Imperishable beauty means your hope is in Christ.
4.Imperishable beauty means a quiet and gentle spirit.
Perfect love, the gospel cast/drive out fear. Your greatest fear is what you worship.

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