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Antioch, California, United States
John is the under-shepherd of Agape International Church & Ministries Inc, Antioch, California and the President of Agape International Ministries Foundation, Inc (www.agapebfm.net) John has been a Preacher, Bible Teacher, Counselor and a mission-minded servant of God from 1984 till the present time. Married to Alice since 1987, he enjoys being a father to 2 sons and 1 daughter. He is available to preach, participate in evangelistic crusades and revivals, lead or participate in a Marriage Enrichment program internationally. John preaches on a weekly radio broadcast called "KNOW THE TRUTH" (Based on John 8:32)and the broadcast is aired every Sunday at Radio KDIA 1640AM. The broadcast is also accessible through the website of the radio station: www.kdia.com. You can follow him on twitter @agapebfm

Sunday, March 24, 2013

Why Marriage

Marriage for Lovers & Aspirers
Why Marriage
March 17, 2013
Genesis 2:18 (NKJV) 18 And the Lord God said, “It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper comparable to him.”

"The ruin of a nation begins in the homes of its people." Ghanaian Proverb
Hebrews 11:1 (NKJV) Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

"You must act as if it is impossible to fail." Ashanti Proverb

Matthew 19:6; Genesis 2:21–24  
Why Marriage?

1.     Sociological Reason—For Companionship.
Genesis 2:18; Genesis 1:4; Genesis 1:10 ; Genesis 1:12; Genesis 1:18;  Genesis 1:21; Genesis 1:25; Psalm 33:20; Psalm 70:5; Psalm 115:9; Genesis 2:20

Illustration: Humans Can’t Survive Alone

2.     Biological Reason—For  Procreation and fulfillment. Genesis 1:28

3.     Theological Reason—Living according to God’s purpose
Genesis 2:18
4.     Physiological Reasons—Marriage brings Fulfillment
1 Corinthians 7:1–6