Prisms and Prisons

May 22, 2019

You will be tempted to see yourself, your spouse, and your marriage through the eyes of failure and hopelessness; but if the past is your prism, it’s also your prison. Instead, constantly reaffirm God’s perspective.  Put your faith in his support and perspective again and again.  Keep seeing yourself, your spouse, and your marriage as…

Say What You Need To Say

May 21, 2019

In summary, say these powerful, transformational truths to yourself as often as you need to: “I believe that God loves me, my spouse, and our marriage.”  “God is pulling for both of us to succeed. He is actively working with us to help us.”   “I am a new creation in Christ. My spouse is…

Mountains and Marriage

May 16, 2019

Apply the laws of faith to your marriage: see what you desire and expect it to take shape (slowly or quickly) according to God’s promise.  Apply Jesus’ teaching on faith: “And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God. For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou…

The Rock, The Shield, and The Protector

May 15, 2019

 “If God be for us, who can be against us.” (Romans 8:31, NIV) Put faith in God’s support.  Pray and believe that you are now receiving all that you need to either resurrect your marriage or to keep it going in the right direction—no matter how difficult the road might have become.

The Seed of Faith

May 10, 2019

“But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.” (Heb 11:6 KJV) “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm…

Faith of LOVERS

May 9, 2019

These are the 7 Seeds that meet our most basic needs: They are the FAITH of LOVERS. Faith Listening Ownership Value Expectation Redemption Service We have arranged them to form the term The “FAITH OF LOVERS” because these commitments define the words and actions that make for happy and lasting marriages

The Bare Necessities of Marriage

May 8, 2019

From our own experience and the Word of God, my wife and I believe that husbands and wives have seven basic needs that must be fulfilled to keep the marriage from dying. These needs are not desires—they are hungers that must be satisfied. God, himself, has placed these hungers into our hearts that we might…

Playtime is Over

May 7, 2019

This is why most couples fail at the very beginning. No one tells them that after the honeymoon, hard work is going to be required to keep the lines of communication open, to keep from falling into the contempt of familiarity, to keep befriending each other, and to keep knowing and being known. Marriage requires…

May 2, 2019

Because seeds have life within them, every good and necessary deed or word puts (or sows) life into the marriage. Seeds also represent the promise of abundance: “But this [I say], He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully.” ( 2 Cor. 9:6) This meant that…

Sowing for Growing

May 1, 2019

“A man reaps what he sows” (Gal. 6:7) The Law of Sowing and Reaping means this: you can only get back what you put in. If you want apples, you must sow or plant apple seeds. The same applies to relationships: you must sow or put into the relationship whatever you want back from the…