The Uniqueness of a Christian Marriage1
The marriage relationship is a God-given, God-defined relationship between one man and one woman for one life. It is the fundamental relationship for every society. Marriage is to honored by all, believer and unbeliever alike. However there are 3 unique aspects to a Christian marriage, that is, a marriage between two Christians:
1. A Unique Relationship - For Christians in marriage, not only are they husband and wife, they are brother and sister in Christ.
2. A Unique Purpose - A Christian marriage is to display Christ's love for His bride, the Church and the church's submission to Christ.
3. A Unique Advantage - Married Christians are indwelt with the Holy Spirit, God's very presence, enabling them to love with the love of Christ.