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The marriage covenant (4)

Paul writes, ‘The wife must respect her husband.’ Pay close attention to the word ‘must’. This is a command from the Lord, not a suggestion or a topic that’s open to debate (see Ephesians 5:33 NLT). Notice, the Bible doesn’t...

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The marriage covenant (3)

A good marriage is built on mutual sacrifice. Adam had to sacrifice something near and dear to him in order to get Eve – a rib. And your wife will know you love her when you’re willing to give up...

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The marriage covenant (2)

We throw the word ‘love’ around loosely, leaving it to be defined in many different ways. People say things like, ‘I love chocolate cake,’ or ‘I love football,’ or ‘I love that television show.’ What they really mean is they...

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The marriage covenant (1)

Having God’s blessing on your marriage is contingent upon your operating according to His rules. To enjoy His protection, peace, and prosperity you must follow His instructions. For example, you can spend hours arguing and still not resolve the issue,...

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Jealousy in Marriage

Solomon writes, ‘Jealousy is cruel as the grave’ (Song of Solomon 8:6 KJV). There are many practical applications for this verse, and one of them is that jealousy can cause the death of a marriage. When you’re jealous of your...

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Ten commandments for a great marriage

Here are Ten Commandments for building a great marriage: 1) God said, ‘Honor…marriage,’ so remain faithful to one another. Forsaking all others, put your mate before your mother, your father, your son, and your daughter. Your mate is your lifelong...

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What You Need to Know About Marriage (or WYNTKAB)

A couple celebrating their fiftieth wedding anniversary was asked the secret to their success. The husband replied, ‘The day we got married we agreed that if an argument arose I’d go out and stand on the porch until I cooled...

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On Marriage (5)

Ask the elders: they were quick to discover that the greatest threat to marriage is—selfishness! A mother was trying to explain to her little son the benefits of unselfishness. She concluded her talk by saying, ‘We’re in this world to...

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On Marriage (4)

Thinking about tying the knot? In a healthy marriage, a shared faith is the glue that will hold you together in times of trouble. But when one spouse is an unbeliever, it can be difficult for the other. Concerning marriage,...

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On Marriage (3)

Clara Null says: ‘My Sunday school class was learning the Ten Commandments. When we got to ‘‘Thou shalt not commit adultery’’, I wondered if I’d have to explain it. Sure enough, a seven-year-old girl raised her hand and asked, ‘‘What...