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sunday schoolThese are my notes from my ladies’ Sunday School class this morning. I’ll be posting the notes from my class here each week. Click here for last week’s lesson.

Godly Womanhood – Designed by God

I. God, not man, is the initiator and designer of the roles of men and women. (Genesis 2:15-22)

A. God initiated woman (18)

1. Humanity in general, and Adam, in particular, were lacking something

2. Man needed help

3. God created someone strong enough to help man: woman.

a. Jesus- a wife’s perfect example.

i. Power under control

ii. Submission to authority

iii. Proactive, not reactionary (John 10:17-18)

 B. God designed woman (19-22)

1. God’s “personal touch”

2. Woman was specially designed for the role of helper

II. God, not man, is the initiator and designer of marriage (Genesis 2:22-25)

A. Marriage was initiated by God

1. God brought Eve to Adam

2. God performed the first “wedding”

B. Because God is the initiator and designer of marriage, man is not to alter God’s plan for marriage.

1. Divorce.

2. Cohabitation

3. Same sex “marriage”