Marriage

Transformations

June 18, 2019

Instead of focusing on your spouse and his/her faults, focus on transforming yourself more and more into the personality of Christ through the power that Christ has already given to you. Remember the truth: you are the only person that you can change immediately and directly. And when you begin to change yourself, those changes…

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And the Two Shall become—and Should Always Be—One

June 14, 2019

The Seed of Ownership means that we must regard our partner’s desires as our own: it can also be properly called the “One Flesh” mindset. God made Adam’s wife, Eve, from Adam’s flesh. Though they were distinct individuals, they came from one flesh physically and became one flesh spiritually in their union as man and…

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Money Matters

June 13, 2019

Sowing the seed of “Ownership” (or the “One Flesh” mindset) can save you from calamitous conflicts over finances. Marital conflicts can easily arise over the way money is spent or not spent. Husbands and wives come into marriage with very different views about money. But these conflicts can be resolved if couples sow the Seed…

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What True Love Is

June 12, 2019

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always…

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F.L.O.V.E.R.S.

June 12, 2019

To truly love others you must begin by putting Faith in God’s power and in His laws of love so that you can Listen to others, and take Ownership of their needs and desires. Then, You must affirm their Value, and keep exciting them with hope and Expectations that are born from the promises you…

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What If I’m Married to an Unbeliever?

June 7, 2019

“. . .in the same way. . .if any of them do not believe the word, they may be won over without words by. . .behavior. . .” (I Peter 3:1, NIV) If your spouse is currently an unbeliever, you must sow the Seed of Faith by believing in the power of one to save…

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The Greatest of These…Is Faith

June 6, 2019

In summary, Faith is the first seed because one or both spouses must have faith in God’s power, in the Laws of Love, and in the Law of Sowing and Reaping. It is the Faith that believes that the best days are yet to come, that if you hold to God’s way, your marriage will…

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Service

June 5, 2019

“. . .through love serve one another.” (Gal. 5:13 ESV) “Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.” (Gal. 6:2 ESV) “When he had washed their feet and put on his outer garments and resumed his place, he said to them, “. . .If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed…

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Value

May 30, 2019

Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. (Romans 12:10 NIV) The Seed of Value is the commitment to seeing each other as God’s special creations made uniquely in God’s image. We must sow the Seed of Value to meet the need for mutual respect. We sow that seed when we…

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The Seed of Listening

May 24, 2019

So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath;” (James 1:19 NKJV) “If one gives an answer before he hears,     it is his folly and shame.” (Prov. 18:13 ESV) The Seed of Listening is the commitment to giving full attention to understanding the emotions, words, and…

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