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- 1.Proverbs 30 18 Three things are too mysterious for me; four I do not understand: 19 the way of an eagle in the sky, the way of a snake on a rock, the way of a ship on the high seas, and the way of a man with a woman.
2. mutuality and equality honesty and grace individual and joint pursuit of God 3. mutuality and equality 4. Genesis 1 26 Then God said, Let us make humankind in our image, according to our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the wild animals of the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps upon the earth. 5. Genesis 1 27 So God created humankind in his image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. 6. Genesis 2 18 Then the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper as his partner. 7. Genesis 2 18 Then the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper [ezer] as his partner. ezer- rescuer or protector (used 15x in the Bible to refer to God) 8. Genesis 3:16 your desire shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over you. 9. Ephesians 5 21 Be subject to one another out of reverence for Christ. 22 Wives, be subject to your husbands as you are to the Lord. 23For the husband is the head of the wife just as Christ is the head of the church, the body of which he is the Savior. 10. Ephesians 5 24Just as the church is subject to Christ, so also wives ought to be, in everything, to their husbands. 25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her 11. honesty and grace 12. Genesis 2 They were naked and not ashamed. 13. individual and joint pursuit of God 14. Christ You Spouse