|Staying in the Word|
Chapter Five, Lesson Five
THE SPIRIT FILLED LIFE - Part 5 Page
** Back in our text for today, to drive home the point of body/head oneness or unity, what does Paul say a husband is doing by loving His wife?
V.29 ** Ok, let's hang onto the fact that the husband is not on a self-love ego trip, but is instead unwaveringly committed to the love of his wife because he views her as his body. With that in mind, what rationale does Paul introduce in verse 29.
** In this metaphor, who is represented by the flesh?
** Instead of hating his flesh, what does he do for her?
** What are some ways that a man should care for his physical body?
** This passage is going to introduce us to the romance in our marriage - these next two terms provide that for us. What does it mean to "nourish"?
** How about the next term, what does cherish mean?