3 Biggest Secrets For Staying Married For Life
Copyright 2006 Heaven Ministries
Copyright 2006 Heaven Ministries
your marriage doesnít have to be difficult. It takes a few initiatives on your
part to get yourself into the proper prospective of how marriage really works.
Marriage is about living your purpose and attaining your goals that are related
to that purpose.
Marriage Takes Team Players
takes team players working together to accomplish the same objectives. It
doesnít matter what those goals are, but what does matter is how you play the
game. For an example, a wife should not go her own way, and not consider her
husband and the husband should not go his own way without considering his wife.
What is that anyway? Thatís not the intention of Gods design for marriage. I
think thatís downright selfishness.
marriage there is no room for selfish actions. Each spouse should look for ways
to build each other up for the good of the marriage.
When you work with your spouse, helping them and encouraging them when
they need it, you are helping the marriage to become all that it can be.
Do you realize that marriage is a gift from God?
gave Adam and Eve the gift of each other. Eve was a beautiful sight to behold
for Adam and the marriage was consummated when he became one in flesh with her.
The gift to us is that a man will leave his parents so he can be united
to his wife, and become one in the sexual joining together with her.
This is what marriage is!
could imagine for moment, the person you married as a gift from God, then your
actions would begin to work towards building up the gift you have been blessed
with, instead of doing things that would tear down the gift and damage the
this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife,
and they will become one flesh. Genesis 2:22-24
Marriage Takes Commitment
marriage commitment is finishing what you start? When you stand at the altar,
making promises and stating your vows to the person you love that is the
starting point for your commitment to stay married for life?
well you keep those promises and vows shows your level of commitment to the
marriage. Are you still married to your first love? Commitment is not difficult
to achieve when we make marriage an important aspect of our life.
follow Godís design meant for marriage or we can follow the flawed design of
culture of today has shown us how to throw marriage aside as if it means
nothing. But Godís intention for
marriage is a commitment for life. At the beginning of the world God created the
union of marriage between a man and a woman to be permanent until death.
Treat your gift with the commitment it deserves.
Marriage Takes Respect
the person you married takes action. Respect is submission, humility and
appreciation all rolled into one. The
flawed view of this is that couples believe these things need to be earned.
Earning points to be treated with respect is wrong. This is what conditional
love is all about. But Godís design for marriage is based upon unconditional
love for each other. Submission is voluntarily cooperating with your spouse out
of love and respect for them.
opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble. Humble yourselves, therefore,
under Godís mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your
anxiety on him because he cares for you. Be self controlled and alert. Your
enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.
1 Peter 5:5-6
Bottom line is if you work
together, commit yourselves to the marriage and respect one another the devil
cannot come in and devour your marriage.
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Copyright © 2006 Heaven Ministries ~ Angie Lewis