Theology

Seeing Through God’s Eyes

April 5, 2019

Next, imitate God’s vision for your marriage and see your relationship as a new creation. Every day, practice seeing yourself and your spouse through God’s redemptive eyes: “Old things have passed away; all things have become new.” (2 Cor. 5:17, NKJV)   Start there—with His beautiful and joyful vision of your marriage. Visualize how you…

“If God Be for Us…”

April 4, 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

Eyes of the Beholder

April 3, 2019

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…

Faith and Patience

April 2, 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…

The Seven Healthy Needs

March 28, 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. (1) Each of us hungers to be truly known and understood by the one we love. (2) Each of us hungers for the…

Sowing Seeds

March 27, 2019

There must be a daily commitment to sowing and cultivating the right seeds (the right words and actions) into the relationship to meet each other’s most basic needs. 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…

A True Test of Character

March 22, 2019

You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on…

If It Were Easy, Anyone Could Do It.

March 21, 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…

Three Things Learned From Sowing and Reaping

March 20, 2019

When My wife and I were experiencing tempestuous conflicts earlier in our marriage, we learned three things from this eternal principle of sowing and reaping. First, each of us had to take responsibility for our relationship. We couldn’t blame one another for the way things were. Both of us could look back and see that…

Sowing Is Growing

March 19, 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…