Spiritual Sunday — The Two Ingredients For Successful Relationships

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Hello my Lovlies. This week on Spiritual Sunday the topic is Two Key Ingredients for Successful Relationships.

Below is the link to this weeks sermon.

Following please find this week's sermon notes so you can follow along with the sermon. 

The Two Key Ingredients for 
Successful Relationships


Emerson Eggerichs || Saddleback Church 

I. What Are the Two Key Ingredients for
Successful Relationships?

A. The Discovery from Research!    

The University of Washington studied 2000 couples for 20 years and found that

and R 

are the two key ingredients.

Shaunti Feldhahn asked a random sample of American males, "Would you rather be left alone and

in the world or viewed as inadequate and

by everyone?"

Dr. Emerson Eggerichs asked 7000 people, "When in a conflict with your spouse do you feel

or D  

B. The Revelation from the Bible!   

"However, each one of you also must

his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must

her husband"
Ephesians 5:33 (NIV)

". . . wives . . . even if any (husbands) are disobedient to the word, they may be won . . . as they observe your . . .

1 Peter 3:1-2 (NASB)

"Husbands, L  

your wives and do not be embittered against them."
Colossians 3:19 (NASB)

II. What Happens When We Innocently Overlook These Two Key Ingredients for Successful Relationships?

A. We Step On Air Hoses Connected to the

& R  

Air Tanks!

B. We Start the Crazy Cycle: Without

She Reacts Without R 

and Without R 

He Reacts Without L  

III. How Do We Ensure Applying These Two Key Ingredients in Order to Succeed in Relationships?

A. By Valuing God's Design.
"(Jesus said) Have you not read that He who created them from the beginning made them

and F 
Matthew 19:4 (NASB)

B. By Doing What God Calls Me to Do in the Marriage.

• I will trust in my spouse's goodwill even though I have moments when I feel they lack concern to please me.(1 Corinthians 7:33-34 NASB)

• I will accept some marital trouble as God's design between two people who have personal preferences that differ.(1 Corinthians 7:3-4, 28 NASB)

• I will follow God's revelation to me in Ephesians 5:33 since my spouse affords me the opportunity to show my loving and reverent obedience to God.(Ephesians 5:21 NIV)

• I will wholeheartedly buy into the truth that everything I do in my marriage counts and leads to an eternal reward.(Ephesians 6:8-9 NIV)

Well my Lovlies I hope you take the time to listen to today's sermon and take notes.  I listen to sermon and take diligent notes each week. During the week I spend time researching and reflecting on the sermon notes. 

Happy Sunday! 

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