Since creation, God has blessed marriage as a sacred, lifetime commitment and blessing between a man and a woman.
Marriages that are built upon the foundation of Christ have divine hope. It is God’s plan that marriage lives within the hope of Christ. God’s Word directs believers to seek out a person of faith. A marriage build on Christ has a firm foundation.
God’s Word gives clear direction regarding marriage. To learn more from the Bible on Marriage check out 1 Corinthians 7:1-40
MATTHEW 19:4-6, NIV
4 “Haven’t you read,” he replied, “that at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’
5 and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh’?
6 So they are no longer two, but one. Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate.”
2 CORINTHIANS 6:14, NIV
14 “Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or what fellowship can light have with darkness?”
HEBREWS 13:4, NIV
4 Marriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure, for God will judge the adulterer and all the sexually immoral.
Does your husband or wife know you have given your life to Jesus Christ? If not, pray about the right way and time to share this.
For Those Who Are Married:
Write down 3 specific ways you would like to see your marriage grow to becoming all that God intends for it to be:
For Those Who are Not Yet Married:
Write down 3 character qualities that you are most looking for in a spouse. Are these qualities consistent with God’s word? Click here to learn more
“Father, as I pray through these things today I ask for your mind and heart. You know the kind of marriage that is best. Move me toward this by your grace and love. In Jesus name I pray, Amen”