Episode 107

What Does "One Flesh" in Marriage Mean?

My wife Chelsea joins me to continue our series talking about marriage.

Genesis 2:24 says God's design for marriage is that the husband and wife become "one flesh."

We discuss three areas in which husband and wife should be "one flesh":

  1. "One flesh" in intimacy--no cheating (Mat 5:28; Pro 5:15-18; 31:11; Phi 4:8)
  2. "One flesh" in goals--no competition (Act 18:26; Eph 5:33; Phi 2:3)
  3. "One flesh" in struggles--no cowardice (Jas 1:19; 1Pe 3:7)

Other episodes in this series:

How God Wrote our Love Story

Thinking Biblically About Marriage

Tips for Singles Looking for a Spouse (part 1)

Tips for Singles Looking for a Spouse (part 2)

What Does "One Flesh" in Marriage Mean?

Let's Talk: How Communication is Key to a Healthy Marriage

Conflict Resolution in Marriage (part 1): Four Things You Should Never Do

Conflict Resolution in Marriage (part 2): Five Tips to Resolve a Conflict

Casting Pearls Before Swine (part 1)

Casting Pearls Before Swine (part 2)

Casting Pearls Before Swine (part 3)

A Biblical Definition of Divorce

The Biblical Grounds for Divorce


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Daniel Mynyk

Daniel Mynyk is a software developer with experience in the education, real estate, and manufacturing industries. He is a devout Christian and an affluent lay apologist, having taught adult Sunday School classes in theology and church history. Daniel has authored the book "Freedom To Give: The Biblical Truth About Tithing." He has also been a guest on the syndicated radio show Bob Enyart Live and popular podcasts such as Apologetics Live, Theology Throw Down, and The Rap Report with Andrew Rappaport. He runs the apologetic website TruthHub.org and hosts the weekly podcast Truthspresso. Daniel lives with his wife Chelsea their four kids.