Give it up

Your marriage is of God, every family is named after Him. He is such a loving Father, full of all good things, which He has made available for His children to enjoy. The family of God is full of love, joy, forgiveness, peace, kindness, favour, victory, healing and all good things. He so wants your marriage to be full of all these. Giving Jesus Lordship over your marriage is one…

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Honouring and Enjoying Each Other

Everyone needs appreciation, appreciation is honouring, it is edifying, and it makes a person feel very special. Appreciation increases self worth and value, it also helps to bring out the best in you. When words of appreciation come from someone really special like your spouse, life becomes more interesting, it stirs up the strength and courage to move on. Life and marriage is full of different storms and challenges and…

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Don’t give up

Perhaps you have been dealing with the same issue for such a long time, and you may have reached the point where you are about to give in, thinking things probably would never get better. We have a word for you, don’t give up, commit your heart to trusting God. What the situation demands is God’s wisdom, humbly ask the Lord to give you wisdom on what to do. Trust…

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A Living Sacrifice

God commands all His children to present themselves to Him as a living sacrifice set apart for Him alone. Likewise God requires each couple to set their marriage apart, for Him alone. What God commands is that you do not behave conventionally according to the world’s standard, you do not blend in, keep in step, fit in or toe the line according to the system around you. The system around…

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Considering One Another

Sometimes it is possible to be so consumed with what you want to do without considering your spouse or even caring about how he/she will feel. Whenever you do things without considering your spouse you are likely to be wrong. Love considers others. It is probably easier to do things on your own, but the moment you are married you’ve lost the right to do things based how just you…

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Your Marriage Is A Very Special Gift From God

Everything God created is very good, God makes no mistakes. God’s intention for every marriage is a relationship that will show forth His wisdom, His joy and His goodness. Your marriage is very special. The word special means exceptional, peculiar, for a particular purpose, extraordinary, important, remarkable and memorable. Your marriage is unique. The same way both of you are unique, so is your marriage. The word unique means being…

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Avoid Frustration

In a marriage both spouses have their separate world of dreams and expectations. This is not strange, it only goes to show that they are both unique and different. What also happens sometimes is that each spouse can be unaware of the other’s dreams and desires. Such great desires unmet day in and day out lead to a lot frustration. The best thing you can do is to first come…

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Speak Words That Will Affirm And Build Up Your Spouse

Words have power to either build up or bring down. Words determine the prevailing atmosphere in any environment. For example, when you find someone laughing or smiling it indicates that joy filled words are being spoken. Likewise when people are in disagreement, sad and bottled up un-edifying words are likely to have been spoken. A marriage in which you make it a point of duty every day to say affirming…

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Avoid A Crash

Communication is one of the most important aspects of the human race. Man has developed many different ways of communicating with one another. The advancement that has taken place in this field shows how important communication is. We have the radio, television, minidisks, cassettes, cd’s, cell/mobile phones, computers etc. Let us examine just one of these, the computer, this can be a very fast and effective way of communicating with…

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Time Together

A marriage relationship is meant for companionship and fellowship. God’s intention is for you to enjoy each other and have fun while doing this. As your marriage grows you realize there is the tendency to forget the reason and purpose for which you came together and therefore begin to drift apart. It is important to recognise and understand the purpose for your relationship and set goals and targets to meet…

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