The Product Of Marriage


Matthew 19:6 says, “Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.” What is the product of marriage? One flesh. And there is nothing more beautiful or intimate between a husband and a wife.

Let me give you a picture of what this is like. There on a mountain top is a little stream that begins to trickle down. On a distant mountain another spring bubbles and forms a second spring and it begins to trickle down. Now each stream takes a unique course as it comes down the mountain side. And when these two streams meet and the water intermingles, they become one stream. That is like marriage.

So many people think monogamy is a penalty of marriage. People jokingly refer to monogamous marriages as monotonous. They think of holy wedlock as deadlock. But you see, God’s plans are for your good and your welfare.


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