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Preparing for Marriage, Part 1

W.D. Frazee

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W.D. Frazee

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how are we to fix the preview will be found in the very face after John John fifteen verse eleven I wanted a notice for the purpose of the Lord 's instructions is why God tells us something John fifteen verse eleven these things of I spoken unto you that my joy might remain in you and that your joy might be full why does God tell us things so that we will have more joy call nine wonderful metaphor form of July they were joyful but right know I hope that every one of you in the is the result of studying these wonderful principles will have more joy in UK no matter how much you have you can have more for your heart can expand you get bigger you can hold report tonight they'll come it would hold to courts and on and on now with this I'd like to put this statement in ministry of healing three sixty three just one short sentence the gospel is a wonderful simplify her of life 's problems are there any problems in the world today are the odd run into the Molokai the world is full of problems and a lot of them are concerned with this question of marriage in the home fact that one marriage in every four inches in the divorce courts in some parts of the country one marriage in every three ends in divorce courts that fact is eloquent on this point that is that there are not so many happy home but room in her statement near the gospel is a wonderful far of lives from the wisdom of this world makes things more and more complex let me illustrate that some years ago when is the most man found out a way to take the weed barrier and separate the brand and the shorts and the middling in the germ the germ and get buzz that beautiful white product white flour route was only a matter of time until certain problems begin arrives all sorts of symptoms what was the answer well the simple answer would be for everybody to go back to doing well eating whole would grant that would be the simple answer but that's too simple for the sophisticated modern age and soul through the decades all sorts of things have been invented and prepared to keep adding to an enriching that white flour as I sometimes say to audiences when I'm giving a series of health lectures if a man stole ten dollars out of your pocket and gave you five or six back would you say he had enriched your the fact is dear friends that no matter how many chemicals they had to that white flour they never quite get it back to the superior quality of what God put into but we married when he made in the never width they never will and so I might go along with many other illustrations but remember the gospel is a wonderful simplified of lives from the way to find the best answer to any problem the way to find the best plan concerning anything in life is to go back to God 's original creation already we go back to Genesis the first chapter we find no it annoyances interesting thing about when God had made this world in the six day out it would plan on animal life men made my the last thing he did before he arrested and made this the first thing you do in the life of man was to create the institution of the home everything else was preparatory to but when this was done everything was completed Ray the story of Erin Genesis one to notice is included in that wonderful statement in Genesis one thirty one and God saw everything that he had made and behold it was law very good very good that is the home of Oregon all it now official that the home is a direct and deliberate creation of God we note in the second chapter of Genesis that when Adam was created he was given dominion over all beer and then is he looked upon the whole creation God arranged for him to reveal his need of a companion in the record here Janice is the second chapter verses twenty one and twenty two is that the Lord caused Adam to sleep and hope one of his ribs and from it made the woman noticed that on the second verse and the ramp which the Lord God had taken from man made he a woman and brought her unto the man was it then arrange that first marriage what was the Lord made no what all human history let's comes on all four thousand years later and turned the gospel of John the second chapter of the Gospel of John there we find the Lord Jesus beginning of his public ministry and a big engine where in Cana of Galilee the marriage ceremony now there was a divine purpose in this Jesus had come to this world to restore man for the original perfection and he began his work by performing a miracle of love and mercy hear of his wedding feast I want to notice a comment on this in the book of this poem is twenty eight this is a beautiful statement that is from page twenty the presence of Christ alone and make men and women happy what does it take to make people happy makes the presence of Christ all the common waters of life Christ conferred into the wine of heaven go home then becomes as an evening of lists the family a beautiful symbol of the family in heaven and inevitable of what somebody says that sport that's just something to sing about but when you get down to the actual living of life it isn't quite that pretty I want to tell you something and I know what I'm talking a Christian home and be a happier than anything that could ever be written about and more wonderful more blessed more a fountain of joy and haven of rest and heaven on earth are more than anything that can be written about laws somebody's as Brother Brazil you're dreaming no I haven't measured in addition inspired it comes from the word of God the problem is simply this friend that few people are allowing the architect of the universe the plan there home every building needs a blueprint that have a architect that have a plan view agreement and let me tell you something if it was rising it would be playing level all people who have never had a Christian home never been there know so much about what they're going to do and how to do it so much that they want Nolan much less God to direct and plan for I said it weren't so tragic it would be plain laughable this is a road that most of the school were only ones and therefore in a finding that is done for it in advance needs to be done by someone who knows the road and you and I do not know the road in advance only God is promised to guide those who want to guide the problem is as I say that silver you are seeking divine guidance no inviting for the testimonies page five hundred four I read this challenging statement there is not one American one hundred but results have that bears the citation of God and places the parties in the position better to glorify him we started out with a refer donors for his rings in order that we may be wrong joyful happy mood of course if we don't listen when we won't be hot and there isn't one marriage is not hungry but results have been I has to bring its face reality right here at the beginning of this first-class addition if a plan that I give you in this class and the Christian home repairing for marriage if a plan I give you is like what most people are following women bring you happiness not according to because there isn't one marriage at all hundred results have started having around if I give you the right to the divine plan God 's plan and if you look around you while first since of people when you find following the plan that I'm presenting to you if I'm giving you the right length what percentage of the people would you find following less than one percent now what do I present it to you so that when we study these things that were going to study you won't expect to hear something that is ordinarily done August be honest with you you're going to hear some things in this class and you're going to say whoever heard of such a now a lot of people never have heard that that's the problem that's why there are so few happy home but I know that when things were going to study in this class will make happy homes I have no question about that the first lays on annoyed because it's from the word of God and the testimonies of the Spirit in the second place I've been working with people on these principles now for over forty years and I've seen him work out in human lives I know by personal experience by the observation of the experience of others as well as by the word of the living God that these print work when people accept them but please read don't expect to bring in some ham stew and then put in a little picture of so IV and call up a webpage no most they put into new bottles if you try to take the principles were going to study in this class and mix them with what is ordinarily done today you will have a mixture that will and will have just enough of reform and it can make you look ridiculous but a lot of people on nominal get the happy results better the aim of God in him the book messages to young people we have a clear statement of what's happening today page four hundred and fifty new the bottom of the page messages feeling and I've invited you to bring these two books messages to young people and that is home to the class also your Bible and notebook you have messages young people look at the bottom of page four hundred fifty seven lines up from the bottom courtship is carried on in this age is a scheme of deception and hypocrisy with which the enemy of souls has far more to do than the law was running most of the tortured the devil and if this was true when it was written in eighteen eighty six I don't think I will need to spend much time proving that it must be even more so now or the batting average on happy homes is less today than it has ever been the divorce court statistics show that once the problem the problem is that the devil is running most of a courtship in the world today now what is his purpose and that you will find the answer to that in page four hundred and fifty five the bottom of the page Satan is busily engaged in influencing those who are wholly unsuited to each other to unite their interest insults in this work for biotin can produce more misery on hopeless woe to the human family than by exercising his scale in any other direction why does the devil spends so much time on the courtship and marriage court because he knows that's the way he can make more people more unhappy than any other work that I'd like to look at the other side of that then if you and I will spend some time on God 's instructions on this we can get at the plan of the way to make many people happier than anything else we can do that help the user interested in Satan is busily engaged in influencing those who are wholly unsuited to each other via nine you know what the devil is doing right now right this minute collaborating the devil is bending over and whispering in the ear of some married birds here that's your problem you're married to the wrong person the doing I'm somewhat acquainted with the nine oh how he operates but I have covered that in a closet I conducted a few weeks ago for husbands and lives and you married couples who took the class know that we met that at all we read a clear statement from the inspired sources that even though a person 's marriage has been led by the enemy when they're married they why make a backup but this clown is that I'm giving now is not for the purpose of becoming married people how to make a success of what they already have I've already have that glass is good that Ms. did you get a job in the pendulum experience I had over a thousand miles away from here just a few days ago a man sat down to talk with me begin to tell me his problems in his story in his life been married old twenty twenty five years they have three lovely children Summit Academy in college there home with breaking up to come in the story these days and the tears were in his eyes and voices he told me about I said brother I'm so happy I've got something to help and I told them about the class that I have just conducted out here at Eden Valley organizing to get the tapes you said you and your wife sit down together for a one-hour lessons and follow that instruction you will have a happy home and I can tell in America so as we go into these classes on preparing for marriage how to lay the foundations of a Christian home remember if you're already married your purpose in listening to these glasses should be twofold first so that you can be wise counselors to your own children and to others and help them to do the thing right when it's time for them to engage in courtship and marriage second and this is even more important than don't miss this every one of you married couples remember if you didn't learn how to spell in the first grade you'd better learn in the second grade is not right somewhere you missed in the second grade usually don't want to misspell a word all the rest of your life just because you manage to get out of the second grade in the third grade without learning to spell at work am I correct no matter how old you are is to make you learn to spell my point is my dear friend if your courtship wasn't carried on in harmony with the word of God and the testimonies of the spirit it's true it's too late now to go back and do it over again but it's not too late to learn how you should have done it that Nintendo God is looking for people who are willing to go back and learn how things ought to be done and merely because God in his mercy to you where you were and had pity on and has given you a Christian home when you didn't all these principal I say nearly because he took pity on you don't be presumptuous because of don't say all well we didn't do so bad and we didn't follow all these rules and principles listen God has mercy on people that don't know anything about the Sabbath and break the Sabbath day every week if they don't on a better but listen when they come to the light what does God want them to do walk-in that life repent of their past transgressions and keep the Sabbath holy so these principles that were going to study and how they got ready to build a successful Christian home are just as important for people who are married already to study learn and understand as for people that aren't married yet for the reasons that I have given all right now back to the original creation and ask you again who was at that established the institution of the home garden laws that United Adam and even marriage God the not saying dear Lord for a thousand years later for and for marital of the wedding feast at Cana Shaw his regard for his interest in this very important in note please book of Proverbs we'll also noticed a couple of texts here just across the page from each other Proverbs the nineteenth chapter fourteen verse Proverbs the eighteenth chapter on the twenty second nineteen fourteen eighteen twenty two last part of the fourteenth verse in Proverbs nineteen a prudent wife is from the Lord work as a manager but why from the Lord again Proverbs eighteen twenty two who so find of the line is ministry this will so find of cipher lock that is the right kind find is a good thing and obtain the favor of the Lord in each of these verses and notice that the right life the good life comes from home from the law all right I want to ask you that is the perfect if a prudent wife are good life the right wife is from the Lord who dishes belong to would she have to belong to the Lord of the Lord gave her away witnesses go the large area of a wife to a man give the wife was not in the hands of the Lord to give away then if a girl wishes to have a Christian home we should she give herself to do the lower plethora is a girl you can manage that the Martin have to not the lard is the only one that knows the one that you can best be happy with the mother says I already know now I don't know whether you do or not you may change your mind six weeks from now but if you approach router large woman completely then you will be as it were writing on the largely give you away when he gets ready in all there's hardly any girl does that most girls today are out hunting notes treacherous business for the garlands a husband quite often gets one worthy of a request a true Christian girl who understands these principles that I'm going to study is not hunting on over somebody said brother varies a audio talking about well I already warned you that were going to study things in this class that are clear out of fashion in the Holocaust but remember the way things are going today how many marriages result happily less than one percent so Don don't be surprised if we throw most of what's happening in the garbage can work below no we are dealing with a way of courtship and marriage in this class which is fundamentally different from what you see going on in the world today and even in religious circles fundamentally they were going to get our principles straight from the Bible and the spirit of prophecy inspired sources were going to build step by step a ladder of success and have raised that must be laid solid in our first principle would we want to get familiar hearings that it's gone it's running this business for those that led a prudent wife is is from home from the Lord who so find a site who I find it a good thing and obtain the favor of a law not address the question of young women I want to address the question of the young men my dear young friend if you want a happy home a Christian home the successful where would you go to find your wife where we grow in reason versus where we go will have scored only right answer this is a class officer nor you would readily agree with me that you would hardly expect to go to the dance hall hunting for her if you had asked the Lord to give you a life in you agree with me on that one don't there's a lot of other place you would go the devil has many variations of the fence all the some places people are afraid of the dance hall unless their wheels on the shoes of the people in that their wheels that it's all right so there many a variation in the now back to our basic or who is in the business of guiding people together to establish a successful Christian home who was in a business the Lord now we also found somebody else is in the business of guiding people together who was that we read about site he is busily engaged now notice the difference we read their messages the only people that the devil is in the business of guiding people together that don't fit together though not well much they don't make each other happy they make each other miserable I wonder how the devil is so successful in getting ninety nine out of a hundred marriages on his client you know if the devil were to walk up to young men's a view does follow me succeed in making you miserable a rest of your life in the devil would do that you wouldn't fool people living in of the devil were to walk up to a girl insane now listen if you just let me also arrange things that you get married to a man that you'll never be able to be fully happy with which he listened to you see there must be a deception about this thing there must be an enchantment a bewitching influence driver what happened than conventional courtship in conventional courtship people fall in love this event is a sure don't have it all the time people are falling in love indeed it's having on but I wanted to do something per you can never fall up to over somebody says I think it is wonderful to evolve in law but many a person who falls in love few years later perhaps even a few months would give so much to get hold of the rope that would drag them up on out of what they validated her the love were studying about people don't fall into a Depaul the steps that your messages are your either this will now turn to page forty nine use it what I mean that is total page forty nine lead at every step toward a marriage alliance be characterized by Mother's Day simplicity sincerity and an earnest purpose leaves and honor God speaks of steps card and marriage I want to study some of those steps would be were beginning to not have some more tomorrow night next weekend we saw in fact that's the great purpose of this class is to study these steps there is series of steps which by the Christian in his advertisement for a successful happy home others says that every step toward marriage regards arrived by the different causes that express at every step indicated far as the numbers there's more than one you see that don't him me on a number of steps I want to study with you what some of those covers are but each step is to be characterized by what the first word Mother's Day the second set of blizzard and the fire is Saturday on the form and on his purpose to pleased and honored off is there ever a step toward marriage is to be characterized by modern that's one of the reasons that I hope to the young women about that they are not to be on the counter out there to attract attention they're not for sale the Christian girl is not per se nonadult nodded she mutters she reserved she has to be saw she's not out hunting for a race that began to rise by Mother's Day simplicity and sincerity want to ask yourself don't you think it would save a lot of heartache broken hearts all I know it would take some of the exciting romance out of life but don't you think it would take a lot of broken hearts who would prevent a lot of broken hearts if ever a step toward a marriage alliance was characterized by simplicity and sincerity which carried on in the world a young woman doesn't know for sure when a young man is dating or whether he has any serious purpose or not but we hear the expression of renowned and about some couple looks like they're getting serried I tell you in this class the time to get serious is before the first day after I are going to start it right out of the boat and if this sounds impossible impractical and unworkable don't forget the statistics ninety nine out of a hundred in the very result in law on happiness where studying a plan that will give true success every time I know it no question about but we will never arrive at that go buy this DVD set gave him accuracy so characteristic of conventional courtship every step is to be characterized by modernistic simplicity simplicity sincerity and an earnest purpose of believes and honor God as a Christian young man what this pond before he ever had his first date with any young woman is seeking the counsel of home of raw helmet it is seeking the counsel of God we really need allow himself to even consider a date with a young woman that he wouldn't consider Mary IV that person you're with you to think about it would save a lot of hard the same whether Christian or when a Christian girl accepted a date from a young man that she wouldn't even think of marrying why should she wants the purpose of the night over somebody says that's when you have a good time that brings me to one of the biggest questions that I want to ask you in this what is this whole matter of the relationship between men and women for is it for fun or is it for the sacred institution of marriage which is a talk on somebody says Bo Ono not both not because they lead in different directions if the purpose of association of young people in their teens and twenties are it any other ages many of her father in the world is madly pursuing its goal today giving us a frightening exhibition about that philosophy leads I submit to you my dear friend the purpose of the high and attractions between man and woman are not rhyme and therefore found it all they are not for fun they were something very sacred burial moment variable let's go to the nineteenth chapter of Matthew Matthew nineteen very season asking Jesus the questions about divorce and marriage into something back to the beginning Matthew nineteen verse four beginning have you not read that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female unsaid for this cause shall a man leave father and mother and shall cleave to his wife and they twain shall be one flat wire for they are no more twain but one flesh on display name to all right then God takes two people one man and one woman and joins them in marriage how many of anywhere to go on many hot enough lot and then Jesus goes on to say that anything apart from that is a breaking of the seventh commandment in the seventh amendment law of God declares thou shalt not commit adultery adultery is the bringing in of any third party into this relationship now somebody says all that's talking about married people I want to tell your friends the seventh commandment is just as much for single people visitors are married and have a young man has demonstrated full obedience to the seventh commandment single is not ready to be married so the young woman let's face the wedding day is called the bride and groom stand there before the in the price is going the young man with you John Jones a cruise woman Mary Smith PRWeb live with her after God 's ordinance in the holy estate of matrimony where you love her honor cherish our and forsaking all other age you only on your her as long as you both shall live as many a young man if you were real honest would have to say something like this course is never happen I just say it would have to happen if we were dealing with realities instead of forms and ceremonies that young man would have to say the minister preacher what is a sure asking me you're asking me to promise that I never look at another girl again nevertheless while still another girl that I supposed to keep this one as long as we both shall live and he myself only longer my eyes my hands my thoughts my heart my body all just burn her alone printer is not asking all the preacher would say that he stuck with the word of God yes it's asking a lot it's asking everything and then the young man to be were real honest would have to include the dialogue by saying Bridger to the truth I don't know whether I can promise that he I'd never try since I was a teenager all the way through I run with whoever I felt like I could get them I put my hand is where I pleased if the other party permitted I've run first with this one and that one is sometimes with several at once and you are asking me to leave all my cell phone land of this girl I don't know preacher when in an real honest when I say that ever happened with all my dear friend if you really want to a successful a Christian home you have to start keeping the seventh commandment when you're a child you will have to start guarding your infections and controlling your affections and passions and not letting your thoughts run out of this one and that when this woman that when this will not run in your body follows the on on the B2C friends of theirs quite a bit of this preparation for marriage my lesson tomorrow evening I'm going to study with you how to make a success of childhood and adolescence in order to get ready for a successful matter shall we stand in his heavenly father as we study the references that we've looked at this evening as we read again these wonderful statements in the Bible in the spirit of prophecy rightly interpreted to our hearts the new Google and will I pray that it

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