Genesis 2:15-25 1 Corinthians 11:1-16 1 Timothy 2:8-15 1 Corinthians 12:12-26 Ephesians 5:22-33

Sermon Outline:

  1. God designed humanity in two halves in order to glorify and enjoy Him in a way that is very good
    1. God is our leader and defender 
    2. God is our helper and nurturer
  2. Christ renews men and women into the identify which He has given them

Family Discussion Questions:

  1. How many parts did God create humanity in - and what are those parts?
  2. Though God never reveals Himself as a mother, in what ways would humanity be unable to fully image Him without womanhood?
  3. Holiness involves embracing and expressing the gender which God gives a person by one’s anatomy. How would you teach and explain that using Scripture?
  4. What are the two ditches which we could fall into when considering culture when asking what it means to live as a man or a woman?
  5. How does God’s design for the church honour the dignity of maleness and femaleness?
  6. What would you say to someone who is struggling to embrace God’s design for marriage or for gender? What is the offer of the Gospel to that person?