Lecture Outline Schedule:
9:00-9:30 Prayer, Personal Introductions, Course Requirements.
9:30-10:30 Premarital Counseling Inventory Questions for a Couple's first session.
10:45-11:15 Discerning a Couple's Readiness for Marriage
11:15-11:45 Why Marriage? Genesis 2:4-25
11:45- 12:30 God's Equation for a Successful Marriage Genesis 2:18-25
9:00-9:15 Prayer and Questions from Previous session
9:15-10:15 The Key to a Successful Relationship Galatians 5:1-6
10:30-11:30 Ephesians 5:18-6:9 Spirit-Filled Living in the Home
11:30-12:30 Ephesians 5:21-24, 1 Peter 2:21-3:6 The Power of a Submissive Wife
9:00-9:30 Prayer and Questions from Previous session
9:30-10:30 Ephesians 5:25-33, 1 Peter 3:7 How to Be a Loving Husband
10:45-11:15 Questions and Answers
11:15-12:30 Ephesians 6:1-4 How to Discipline your Kids.
9:00-9:30 Prayer and Questions from Previous Session
9:30-10:30 Genesis 1:28, Psalm 127:3-5 How to Choose Your Family Size
10:45-12:30 1 Corinthians 7:1-8 Questions about Sex in Marriage
9:00- 9:30 Prayer and Questions from Previous Session
9:30-10:15 Scripture Memory Test.
10:30-11:30 1 Corinthians 7:8-24, Matthew 19:12, Desertion, Divorce, and Remarriage
11:30-12:30 Ephesians 4:25-30 Godly Communication, Spiritual Warfare in Marriage
Pre-Marital Counseling Questions for 1st Session
Your full name _________________________________ Date of Birth ____________
Religious Background? ____________________________________________________
Would you consider yourself a Christian? If so, why? _______________________
Are you attending church regularly? If so, which one? _______________________
Why do you want to get married? ____________________________________________
How long have you know each other? _________________________________________
Describe your family. _____________________________________________________
Describe your parent's relationship. What was good/bad?__________________________
Are your parents living together/separated/divorced?
Have you been married before? ______________________________________________
Do your parents approve of your marriage? ____________________________________
Have you scheduled a wedding date? _________________________________________
Are you living together/pregnant/or having sexual relations? ______________________
Do you want to have kids? If so, how many? ___________________________________
Do you want to use birth control? If so, what kind? _____________________________
What do you think the husband's role in the marriage should be? __________________
What do think the wife's role in the marriage should be? __________________________
Do you plan for both spouses to work? ________________________________________
How do you plan to discipline your kids? _____________________________________
Have you read any marriage preparation books? _________________________________
Have you discussed your past sexual history with your partner? ____________________
What are the 10 most important things you want from your spouse in this marriage? List them in order.