Couple’s Bible Study

Couple’s Bible Study are weekly Bible study posts, in a series format, written by David Penley–a former pastor and seminary professor. These teachings are designed to give you a foundational knowledge of what God’s Word has to say about living as a godly husband and wife.

As the world’s ways are not God’s ways, it is essential that we search the Scriptures to know His will and gain understanding of how to live as one in marriage.

These posts are great for individual study, but we encourage you to go over them as a couple in a weekly devotional time or during Couple Connect.

Here are links to every Couple’s Bible Study post…

HOW TO HAVE A JOYFUL MARRIAGE

Part 1: It’s a Part of God’s Plan

HOW LESS IS MORE IN MARRIAGE

How Less is More in Marriage

THE ONE THING YOU NEED FOR A BLESSED MARRIAGE

The One Thing You Need for a Blessed Marriage
Part 2: Examples from Jesus

WHAT KIND OF LEGACY WILL YOUR MARRIAGE LEAVE BEHIND?

What Kind of Legacy Will Your Marriage Leave Behind?

PEACEMAKING IN MARRIAGE

Peacemaking in Marriage

HOW TO HAVE A FRUITFUL MARRIAGE FOR THE GLORY OF GOD

How to Have a Fruitful Marriage for the Glory of God

HOW YOUR MARRIAGE CAN WEATHER ANY STORM

How Your Marriage Can Weather Any Storm

LET YOUR MARRIAGE SHOUT GOD’S TRUTH TO THE WORLD

Let Your Marriage Shout God’s Truth to the World

WHAT WILL YOU DO WITH THE REST OF YOUR LIFE?

What Will You Do with the Rest of Your Life?

GOD’S ANGER MANAGEMENT PLAN

God’s Anger Management Plan

DISTRACTIONS IN MARRIAGE

Part 1: Distractions Can Be Dangerous
Part 2: Three Steps to Avoid Their Harmful Effects
Part 3: Controlling Technology
Part 4: Choosing What Is Best
Part 5: Setting Priorities
Part 6: Caring for Loved Ones

HOW TO HAVE AN AMAZING MARRIAGE

How to Have an Amazing Marriage

GOD’S SIMPLE WORD FOR A GREAT MARRIAGE

A Simple Word from God for a Great Marriage
God’s Simple Recipe for a Great Marriage

FEAR OF GOD IN MARRIAGE

The Fear and Comfort of God: Your Marriage Needs Both
A Stronger Marriage Through the Fear of the Lord
Dealing with Fear in Your Marriage

THE IMPORTANCE OF… SERIES

The Importance of Scripture to Your Marriage
The Importance of Words in Your Marriage
The Importance of Love to Your Marriage

 

ARE YOU PLAYING THIS DESTRUCTIVE GAME?

Are You Playing This Destructive Game?

STOP WISHING FOR A GREAT MARRIAGE

Stop Wishing for a Great Marriage

THE INFLUENCE OF YOUR MARRIAGE

The Influence of Your Marriage

GIVING THANKS FOR GODLY INFLUENCES
Giving Thanks for Godly Influences

Ten CommandmentsGUIDING YOUR MARRIAGE WITH THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

Part 1: Introduction
Part 2: Making God First
Part 3: Worship and Honor
Part 4: A Sabbath Day
Part 5: Honoring Your Parents
Part 6: Don’t Kill Each Other
Part 7: On Adultery and Stealing
Part 8: Being Honest
Part 9: Being Content
Part 10: Love and Devotion

Super Bowl (1)The Super Bowl, the Bible, and WINNING AT MARRIAGE

The Super Bowl, the Bible, and WINNING AT MARRIAGE

On Learning PATIENCEOn Learning PATIENCE

On Learning PATIENCE
Five Key Truths About PATIENCE

God's Greatest Gift for Your MarriageGod’s Greatest Gift for Your Marriage

God’s Greatest Gift for Your Marriage

God Knows What We NeedGod Knows What We Need for Christmas

God Knows What We Need for Christmas

The Perfect Gift that Keeps on Giving | Simply One in MarriageThe Perfect Gift that Keeps on Giving

The Perfect Gift that Keeps on Giving

A Marriage Blessed by Thankful Hearts | Simply One in Marriage.A Marriage Blessed by Thankful Hearts

A Marriage Blessed by Thankful Hearts

The Essential Element of a Godly MarriageThe Essential Element of a Godly Marriage

The Essential Element of a Godly Marriage

What We Need to Serve God Together in Marriage - Couples Bible Study | Simply One in Marriage.What We Need to Serve God Together in Marriage

What We Need to Serve God Together in Marriage

Your Marriage Goal CBS | Simply One in MarriageYour Marriage Goal: What Is It? What Should It Be?

Your Marriage Goal: What Is It? What Should It Be?

The Power of Prayer in Your MarriageThe Power of Prayer in Your Marriage

The Power of Prayer in Your Marriage

How to Survive the Storms in MarriageHow to Survive the Storms in Marriage

How to Survive the Storms in Marriage

Wisdom for Marriage from the Book of Revelation | Couple's Bible Study | Simply One in Marriage.Wisdom for Marriage from the Book of Revelation

Part 1: Can This Book Really Teach Us About Marriage?
Part 2: Lessons from the Letter to the Ephesus Church
Part 3: Lessons from the Letter to the Smyrna Church
Part 4: Lessons from the Letter to the Pergamum Church
Part 5: Lessons from the Letter to the Thyatira Church
Part 6: Lessons from the Letter to the Sardis Church
Part 7: Lessons from the Letter to the Philadelphia Church
Part 8: Lessons from the Letter to the Laodicea Church

After It's All Said and Done... | Simply One in MarriageAfter It’s All Said and Done…What Really Matters in Marriage

After It’s All Said and Done…What Really Matters in Marriage

How Your Marriage Can Help This Hurting World | Simply One in MarriageHow Your Marriage Can Help This Hurting World

How Your Marriage Can Help This Hurting World

UNITY IN MARRIAGE | Simply One in MarriageUnity in Marriage

Part 1: The Secret to a Great Marriage
Part 2: The Strength of Being One

Wondering About the Future | Simply One in Marriage.Wondering About the Future

Wondering About the Future

Overcoming Satan's Strategies for Destroying Your MarriageOvercoming Satan’s Strategies for Destroying Your Marriage

Part 1: Know the Enemy’s Ways
Part 2: Know God’s Truth
Part 3: Reject the Lies…Follow the Truth
Part 4: Love with God’s Love

Time & Marriage CBSTime & Marriage

Introduction
Part 1 – Five Years Ago…Five Years Ahead
Part 2 – One in Purpose
Part 3 – Making Time for Rest
Part 4 – Making Time to Love and Serve
Part 5 – The Value of Waiting
Part 6 – How to Wait Well
                                                                         Part 7 – Strong to the End

Change Your Perspective, Change Your Marriage | Simply One in Marriage.Change Your Perspective, Change Your Marriage

Change Your Perspective, Change Your Marriage

A Special Blessing: Praise Your SpouseA Special Blessing: Praise Your Spouse

A Special Blessing: Praise Your Spouse

God’s Desire: Enjoy Your Life Together

God’s Desire: Enjoy Your Life Together

CBS long journeyThe Long Journey of Marriage

The Long Journey of Marriage: Seeing God’s Goodness All Along the Way

emotions CBS pageMarriage and Our Emotions

Part 1: More Than a Feeling
Part 2: What Can You Trust?
Part 3: About Love
Part 4: About Fear
Part 5: About Joy
Part 6: About Anger
Part 7: About Peace

A Powerful Prayer for Your Marriage | Simply One in Marriage.A Powerful Prayer for Your Marriage

A Powerful Prayer for Your Marriage

focus promises smallFocus on the Promises of God

Focus on the Promises of God

home christmas header 5Home for Christmas

Home for Christmas

gentle lamb header 3A Gentle Spirit and Marriage

A Gentle Spirit and Marriage

Christmas stress header 2How to Lessen the Stress Before It Threatens Your Marriage

How to Lessen the Stress Before It Threatens Your Marriage

everythingJesus is Everything…in Marriage, Too

Jesus is Everything…in Marriage, Too

A Marriage Full of Thankfulness

A Marriage Full of Thankfulness

tools couplesThe Tools of the Enemy

Part 1: The Battle from Inside
Part 2: The Battle from Outside
Part 3: Satan’s Personal Attacks

 

Seasons CouplesRejoicing Together in the Seasons of Life

Rejoicing Together in the Seasons of Life

Sunrise Beach PageYesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: Keeping the Right Focus

Remember pageSomething Worth Remembering

Something Worth Remembering

better or worse logoFor Better or For Worse

For Better or For Worse

Serving God TogetherServing God Together

Part 1–Made for Good Works
Part 2–Keeping Him First in Your Life
P
art 3–Using Your Spiritual Gifts
Part 4–Learning from a Bible Couple
Part 5–Finding Ways to Serve
Part 6–An Inspiring Example

Prepare Your Marriage to Thrive - A Study fro the Parable of the Sower | Simply One in Marriage.Preparing Your Marriage to Thrive

Part 1–The Importance of Your Heart’s Condition
Part 2–Softening the Hard Places
Part 3–Breaking Through the Rocky Places
Part 4–Removing the Thorns
Part 5–Cultivating the Good Things

fireworks studyKeeping the Fireworks in Your Marriage

Keeping the Fireworks in Your Marriage

armor of God coupleProtecting Your Marriage with the Armor of God

Part 1–We’re in a Battle
Part 2–The Belt of Truth
Part 3–The Breastplate of Righteousness
Part 4–The Shoes of God’s Peace
Part 5–The Shield of Faith
Part 6–The Helmet of Salvation
Part 7–The Sword of the Spirit
Part 8–The Power of Prayer

love and respect coupleA Wife’s Love and Respect from a Husband’s View

Part 1–Encouragement
Part 2–Companionship
Part 3–Praying for Him

Following Jesus New 1Following Jesus: Our Perfect Example

Following Jesus: Our Perfect Example

Forgiveness CouplesForgiveness in Marriage

Part 1–Because of God’s Grace
Part 2–The Need for Confession
Part 3–God’s Steps to Reconciliation
Part 4–Seeing with Clear Eyes

sex marriage bigSex and Marriage

Part 1–Created by God
Part 2–Love and Understanding
Part 3–For the Good of the Other
Part 4–Two Warnings

A PROPER FOCUSA Proper Focus

Part 1–How to Keep Your Marriage from Falling Apart
Part 2–The Better Way to a Better Marriage
Part 3–How to Have Peace and Contentment
Part 4–The Best Way to Deal with Problems in Marriage

ContinuingContinuing the Advent Celebration

Continuing the Celebration All Year Long

Advent and MarriageAdvent and Marriage

Introduction–A Beautiful Celebration
Part 1–Our Hope
Part 2–Our Preparation
Part 3–Our Joy
Part 4–Our Peace
Part 5–Our Light Has Come

Importance ThankfulnessThe Importance of Thankfulness in Marriage

Part 1–A New Perspective of Thanksgiving
Part 2–The Right Focus
Part 3–Thanks, Love, and Joy 

CommunicationWTBSCommunication in Marriage

Part 1–Words Matter
Part 2–A Key Passage
Part 3–Prepare and Practice
Part 4–6 Essential Steps to Communicate God’s Way
Part 5–4 Ways of Relating to Each Other

Oneness in MarriageOneness in Marriage

Part 1–What is Oneness?
Part 2–How Two Become One
Part 3–Together with God
Part 4–Testimony to the Gospel
Part 5–Stronger Together as One

Last updated – November 19, 2017
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