The Purpose of Marriage Part 1

God created marriage because His essence is love. He made you in his image, and that is why you hunger and search for love. This compelling need finds fulfillment within a God blessed and God-honoring monogamous relationship.

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Marriage was also created to fill the earth with humanity. God charged his creation to “be fruitful and increase in number,” and to work best with the one woman and one man for one life arrangement.

Children thrive best when raised by a mom and a dad.

All in all, marriage is the best way to fill your need to be loved, and to find happiness in a world of sin, pain, and sorrow.

The podcast is approximately 10 minutes. You can purchase Dr. Ross’ book “Seven Assumptions about Marriage” on