Ancient Wisdom - Mark Brauss - January 16, 2022

January 16th, 2022

☼ Understanding Culture in Corinth…

 

□ Roman Law → 4 Types of Marriage

 

● Contubernium

 

● Usus

 

● Coemptio in Manum

 

● Confarreatio

 

☼ 1st Century Marriage Advice……I Corinthians 7:1-7

 

● Spouses should have sexual relations with each other.

 

● Spouses should fulfill their marital duty to each other.

 

● Spouses do not have authority over their own body.

 

● Spouses are too yield to each other.

 

● Spouses are not to deprive each other.

 

 

□ An Attitude of Surrender

 

□ Fire Your Inner Lawyer

 

□ Prepare to Run to Jesus

 

□ Ask → How Can I make your life better today?

 

□ Learn to express Gratitude…..

 

☼ Divine Guidelines…….I Corinthians 7:8-16

 

□ For Single Christians ….vs. 8-9

 

►Spirituality is not determined by marital status.

 

 

□ For the Married Christians …. vs. 10-11

 

 

 

□ For those Married to Unbelievers ….vs. 12 -16

 

 

☼ Your Calling……I Corinthians 7:17-24

 

⌂ God assigns your situation.

 

 

⌂ Your Identity…..

 

• Circumcised?

• Uncircumcised?

• Slave?

• Free?

 

☼ Application….

 

⌂ What is my attitude toward sexuality?

 

⌂ Is my attitude biblical? Do I have a problem

with surrender?

 

⌂ What is my calling….my situation?

 
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