The marriage relationship is extremely complicated, but it’s also one of the clearest pictures of God’s love for us.
Think of a couple who has a marriage that you respect and admire. What makes their relationship stand out?
Which of the marriages you observed when you were a kid had the biggest effect on you?
Each of us learned from the marriages we saw growing up. How have those relationships influenced your overall view of marriage?
When you hear God’s vision for marriage, what’s one way that this vision is encouraging to you? How about challenging?
What does it mean to have the “hard heart” Jesus refers to in verse eight? How does the temptation to have a “hard heart” impact your closest relationships?
This week, what’s one specific step you could take to show your loved ones the same kind of love that Jesus shows to you?