Sermons on Genesis 2
Why Did God Establish Marriage?, Part 2
God did not create marriage mainly for the joy of sex, or for procreation, or for companionship, or for personal fulfillment. Those are all intended benefits of marriage, but God created marriage so that we would find our great pleasure in proclaiming the glory of God through it.
Why Did God Establish Marriage?
We worship God by rejoicing in His design and His instructions for marriage. Our worship of God is broken when we resist His design and instructions for marriage.