"For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and cleave to his wife, and they shall become one flesh." (Genesis 2.24)

Here, God gives us two principles for marriage and the result.

The two principles: In the life of the husband and the wife…

1. Marriage is to be the primary relationship

2. Marriage is to be a permanent relationship

The result: “one flesh”—a “weaving” of two lives into one.
One flesh. In a very literal fashion, God speaks of his gift of sexual intimacy. But the unity God intends is more than just sex…