Marriage

Tell God About Your Frustrations

February 15, 2019

“5 Yes my soul, find rest in God; my hope comes from him.   6 Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will not be shaken.     7 My salvation and my honor depend on God, he is my mighty rock, my refuge.     8 Trust in him at all…

God’s Love Never Fails

February 15, 2019

“But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them. Give…

Don’t Give Up!

February 14, 2019

  “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” Romans 8:28 (NIV) Ask God to bring good from the conflict. God is able to turn the destructive argument into foundations for greater love and understanding. He can bring repentance…

This Too Shall Pass

February 14, 2019

“No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to man. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.” 1Cor. 10:13 (NIV) This too shall pass: there will be…

Practice Blessing & Building Up Each Other

February 13, 2019

“Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.” Proverbs 16:24 (KJV) Use your tongue to bless and to build. Get into the blessing business. Stop being a perfectionist and learn to criticize only when necessary. If you see something, you don’t always have to say something. Also, stop…

Don’t Accuse Your Judge Your Spouse

February 13, 2019

“Do not judge others, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn others, or it will all come back against you. Forgive others, and you will be forgiven.” Luke 6:37 (NLT) Learn to communicate without judgment and accusation. If you think that someone has wronged you, begin the conversation with sincere humility and openness…

Don’t Be Defensive

February 12, 2019

“He will make your innocence radiate like the dawn, and the justice of your cause will shine like the noonday sun.” Psalm 37:6 (NLT) Stop feeling that you must defend yourself. It is more important to act righteously than to prove yourself to be right. Pride leads to defensiveness. Humility keeps us from arguments because…

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…

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…

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,…