Termites in a Marriage
18 July 2021 PM – Genesis 20 – Gen2021 – Scott Childs
Introduction: Tiny termites are capable of eating their way into the centre of a living tree. They may be unseen from the outside. The tree may continue to look healthy for quite some time, but eventually the termites will kill the tree and bring it to the ground in a crash.
If you are married, your marriage is like a big gum tree. It will withstand many outward storms of life, but if you get careless, unseen “marital termites” will ruin your marriage from the inside out.
Transition: As we study Genesis 20, we see that Abraham and Sarah’s marriage was in danger. Three kinds of “marital termites” were eating away at the core of their marriage. Every married couple must exterminate these three invaders before they do their destructive work.
The First Marital Termite is Selfishness