Topical Index – 1500 Principles
Genesis; Principle #3; Gen 2:8-24; p. 7
Marital Union: To grow in openess and unity, we are to follow God's plan regarding a one man-one woman relationship within the bonds of marriage.
Genesis; Principle #6; Gen 3:16; p. 9
Avoiding Marital Conflict: To avoid tensions in our marriages, we are to follow Christs example of love.
Genesis; Principle #36; Gen. 24:28-25:26; p. 36
Modeling Christ: As husbands, we should be an example to our wives in living the Christian life.
Genesis; Principle #47; Gen. 29:31-30:24; p. 45
God's Moral Laws: We must obey God's moral laws if we are to avoid family dysfunction in marriage relationships.
Deuteronomy; Principle #26; Deut. 24:1-4; p. 249
Marriage and Divorce: When determining God's will regarding marriage relationships, we are to follow the teachings in the New Testament.
Ruth; Principle #10; Ruth 4:11-12; p. 340
Marital Commitments: When entering a marriage relationship, we should plan a public ceremony to demonstrate our lifelong commitment.
1 Samuel; Principle #1; 1 Sm. 1:1-8; p. 346
Marital Relationships: To experience marital fulfillment as God intended, we must practice the one man-one woman plan instituted in the Garden of Eden.
2 Kings; Principle #13; 2 Kg. 8:16-18; p. 484
Marital Influence: When choosing a life mate, men and women should carefully consider whether that person is committed to walking in the will of God.
Esther; Principle #2; Est. 1:13-22; p. 636
Restoration in Christ: Husbands and wives are to practice mutual love and submission as made possible through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.
Esther; Principle #3; Est. 2:1-14; p. 637
Equality in Christ: As men and women who have put our faith in the Lord Jesus Christ for salvation we are to honor and respect one another as spiritual equals.
Proverbs; Principle #47; Prov. 31:10-31; p. 878
A Godly Wife: When contemplating marriage, every man should consider inner qualities in a woman as more important than external beauty.
Acts; Principle #34; Acts 18:1-28; p. 1513
Serving Together: Spiritual leaders should encourage husband and wife teams to look for unique ministry opportunities.
1 Peter; Principle #8; 1 Pet. 3:1-7; p. 1746
Marital Relationships: As husbands and wives, we are to fulfill our God-ordained roles by following Jesus Christ's servant-leadership model.
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