The Love Story of Adam and Eve

Made for Each Other

Bible Love Stories Volume One

This is the first episode in a series (Bible Love Stories).

Link to my new book, Marriage and the Fruit of the Spirit.

God put Adam and Eve together, literally making them for each other and inventing the institution of marriage.  In making marriage, God laid out the principles for a lifetime together.  

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Link to the Bible Love Stories Series page

Genesis 1:26-29; 2:15-25

  • Creation’s 6th Day- Genesis 1:26-29
  • The Edenic Covenant (God’s 1st Covenant with Man)- Genesis 2:15-25
  • The Creation of Eve- Genesis 2:21-22
  • The 1st Marriage (God’s Model)- Genesis 2:23-25

Some things you can do together:

Some ideas about pursuing each other:

  • Look nice for your spouse.
  • Do thoughtful things for each other.
  • Be affectionate. (Touching, kissing, and petting)
  • Listen to what your spouse has to say with interest. 
  • Ask your spouse questions about them.
  • Compliment each other.

How can you be all in for your marriage?

  • Do everything you can for love.
  • Pray fervently for and with each other.
  • No matter what, keep your relationship first.
  • Never give up on each other.
  • Do not do anything half-heartedly.

The below chart is based on the book His Needs, Her Needs by Willard Harley Jr.:

His NeedsHer Needs
Sexual fulfillmentAffection
Recreational companionshipIntimate conversation
Physical attractivenessHonesty and openness
Domestic supportFinancial support
AdmirationFamily commitment

The purpose of marriage:

  1. To share the mission
  2. To prepare for eternity
  3. To keep life in perspective

Daily questions:

  • Do I have any unconfessed sins of actions or neglect?   
  • Who in my life can I help lead to Christ?
  • What can I do today that will matter in eternity?
  • How can I help my spouse serve God today?

List of priorities for life, family, and marriage:

  1. God
  2. Spouse
  3. Children

 Podcast music by Dan Lebowitz