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Don’t Dwell On Small Things

February 12, 2019

  “Sensible people control their temper; they earn respect by overlooking wrongs.” Proverbs 19:11 (NLT) Learn to ignore the molehills before you turn them into mountains. “It is the glory of a man to overlook a transgression.” We take on too many things. Too many small things become big things. Learn to walk away when conflict…

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Tell The Truth In The Right Way At The Right Time

February 12, 2019

“And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” John 8:32 (KJV) Don’t be afraid to tell the truth and to offer firm biblical correction. You must say what is right at the right time and in the right way. Silence can lead to sin. Truth told wisely will set others…

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Don’t Rationalize the Wrong

February 8, 2019

   “People who conceal their sins will not prosper, but if they confess and turn from them, they will receive mercy.” Proverbs 28:13 (NLT) Never make excuses for indecent or shabby behavior. Hold yourself accountable to higher standards. Confess your sins to God and to your spouse. Then make a new covenant with yourself, your spouse,…

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How to save your marriage

September 27, 2018

Put faith in God’s beautiful vision and powerful support for your marriage. Believe that God wants your marriage to be joyful and lasting.  He wants to mend your relationship and draw you closer to each other. God loves marriage, and he is willing to give you all the grace and wisdom you need to make…

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Mastering Money

July 31, 2018

Three tips for dealing with financial conflicts: 1. Beliefs determine behavior: Remember that only changed beliefs can lead to changed behavior. So don’t attack the symptoms such as wasteful spending. Spend your time working to understand the deeply rooted belief system in your spouse’s heart that is at the root of such behavior. 2. Avoid…

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How To Turn Two Into One

July 26, 2018

Practical steps to take: The “One Flesh” approach to finding mutual understanding about sensitive issues. Step 1: Love believes all things: Give the benefit of the doubt: “There must be a good reason why he or she wants, feels, or thinks this.” Step 2: ASK (Ask, Seek, Knock) Seek clarification for understanding. Step 3: Listen attentively…

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Sharing is Caring

July 24, 2018

In summary, we must consider each other’s desires as if they were our own. This again emphasizes the need for us to listen and to talk to each other. How else can we understand our spouse’s needs? Too often, we think only from our perspective. A wife, for example, says that she would like to…

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We Are One (Part 2)

July 12, 2018

The “One Flesh” perspective is the only way for couples to truly love each other: “So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife, loveth himself. For no man ever yet hated his own flesh, but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church: For we…

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We Are One (part 1)

July 10, 2018

One flesh means that we must regard our partner’s desires as our own. God made Adam’s wife, Eve, from Adam’s flesh. Though they were distinct individuals, they came from one flesh physically and returned to one flesh spiritually in their union as man and wife. Every marriage is a re-union of a man and a…

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