Good words from a godly man
When you view marriage as a set of expectations and responsibilities, you’ll get unhappy quickly. That’s what happens when you see marriage as a contract and not a covenant. In a contract, when you don’t get what you want, you can hold out on your responsibilities. A contract is built on a set of expectations – when you fulfill your part, I’ll fulfill mine. In a covenant, you come together and agree with one another to engage in the act of being married.
So, what is the “act of being married?” In the marriage covenant, you agree to follow the Biblical and relational mandate prescribed for marriage. Here are some Biblical passages to undergird your marriage covenant. This is more than, “I will love, cherish, honor and keep til death do us part.” Here’s what the Scriptures prescribe.
1.) An agreement to start a new relational family – “The…
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