Pre-Reading Questions: 预读问题:
Before you read this chapter, answer these questions. 你读本章之前请回答这些问题。
In one of his novels, the French writer, Albert Camus, has one of his characters declare: “People say that I am cold and unloving. This is not true. There is one great love that I have conceived in my life – a love of which I am always the object.” List 3 problems that you can envision this kind of love causing in a marriage.
Share your belief on where a person can acquire the ability to love a marriage partner in an unselfish way.
Chapter 2 – The Power For Marriage Questions: 第二章—-婚姻的力量 问题：
Answer these questions as you read or after you read the chapter.
What roles do Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit play in a person’s ability to follow God’s plan for marriage?
在个人遵行神婚姻计划的能力中，耶稣基督和圣灵扮演什么角色?（Submit To One Another） 彼此顺服（The Problem Of Self-Centeredness ) 自我为中心的问题
Give 2 examples of how a person’s self-centeredness can interfere with a close, loving relationship between marriage partners.
Why does God call on married people to put aside their selfish interests and willing seek the interest of their spouses?
为什么神要呼吁已婚的人放下私心自愿去寻求配偶的利益?(The Wounds We Carry) 伤痕累累
Give an example you are familiar with of how unhealed emotional wounds a person has experienced in the past have harmed or destroyed a marriage.
举一个你熟悉的例子，说明一个人过去经历中未治愈的情感创伤是如何伤害或破坏了婚姻的。(Confronting Our Self-Centeredness) 面对私心
(It Only Takes One To Begin Healing） 从我开始
How resolved are you to work on dealing with your own self-centeredness in your marriage and other relationships?
Why should you be willing to work on improving yourself as a marriage partner even if your spouse is not interested in improving himself/herself?
(The Fear Of Christ) 敬畏基督
(Growing In The Fear Of The Lord) 在敬虔中成长（更加敬畏主）
What does the author mean when he says we should have a proper “fear of the Lord”?
What difference does it make if a person lives by the principle of loving one’s spouse because of God’s grace in Jesus Christ and not because the spouse is deserving of love?