‘For Better, For Worse’ In Marriage

‘For Better, For Worse’ In Marriage

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We used to hear this phrase a lot long time ago, but nowadays, we hardly hear such a thing.
The world has gone digital, fast and every body seems busy.

Knowledge has made people to replace old values with modern ones. The question is does modernization makes our conclusions about marriage right?

The modern day view of marriage is contractual while the good old days view marriage in Gods eyes as a covenant.

Contractual view says, you do this, then I do that’. While covenant says, I will do this for you because I am committed to you. It doesn’t really matter what you do or don’t do’.

Marriage as a contract is always based on negotiations, convenience, and protection of self. Each spouse maintain their lanes and do what is expected. Otherwise, the marriage contact does not work and they go their separate ways which means separation or divorce.

In this case, marriage is not for a common goal. There is no fulfilling purpose or destiny together on view. There is no sense of purpose or God bringing the couples together to fulfill a mandate or an assignment.

All that is involved is ‘I am attracted to you, and you to me. We have a love connection between us and we are good to go’.

Marriage is for better, for worse. This is a little scary which brings with it a sense of awe. Two hearts and should beating as one is a mystery. That mystery can only be unraveled by the help of divinity.

Here, there is a sense of a divine assignment. Marriage is not just lived on their terms but on the terms of God, who is the covenant witness and judge in the marriage union.

Each couples live their lives following a particular road map created by the creator. That means there is a supervisory role performed by God.

The husband cannot just do whatever he likes to do, neither can the wife do whatever she likes or wishes in the marriage.

There are guiding principles, guiding both husband and wife. There is a race set before each one to run, and each one runs with passion looking to God for grace to accomplish his/her race.

Here the wife is protected as well or as much as the husband is protected too. Both husband and wife have a common father who protects their interest.

It is not based on human standards that the rights of the husband is protected above the wife. Where the woman is subjected to servitude.

Or in some cultures, where the wife is overly protected above the husband.

Marriage is indeed till death so us part.

May God grant us grace to do His will.

God bless our marriage.

CONFESSION FOR TODAY
My marriage is blessed.

PRAYER FOR TODAY
Lord, help me to live marriage as you ordained.

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
Matthew 19:6 Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.

ACTION PLAN FOR THE DAY
Go through your marriage vows again.

BIBLE READING FOR THE DAY
Matt 19

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How To Be Better In The Coming Year

How To Be Better In The Coming Year

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Decide to be better in the coming year. As the year runs out, it’s time to take stock of how you have spent the year. Look at what you have achieved and what you have not achieved.

It is time to start preparing for another year and how to be better.

Areas to prepare for include:

a. Your spiritual life:

How did it go? How was your relationship with God? How much of fellowship with the Holy Spirit did you have? How much of God’s word were you able to store up?

b. Academics:

Did you improve in your grades? Did you make more friends in school? Did your teachers commend you over your general wellbeing?

c. Health:

How often did you see the physician? Were you conscious of your food intake? Did you fill your stomach with junks and unhealthy foods?

Other areas include personal growth, social endeavors, and so on.

Do a breakdown or get the help of an adult to do so.

As you do so, the Lord will help you. Amen.

Prayer:
Lord, help me take stock of my life this year and plan better for next year.

Action point:
Make a list of areas you want to work on in the coming year.

Declaration:
I will be a better version of me in the coming year.

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Marriage is ‘For Better, For Worse’

Marriage is ‘For Better, For Worse’

Reading Time: 2 minutes

We used to hear this phrase about marriage a lot long time ago, but nowadays, we hardly hear such a thing.
The world has gone digital, fast and every body seems busy.

Knowledge has made people to replace old values with modern ones. The question is does modernization makes our conclusions about marriage right?

The modern day view of marriage is contractual while the good old days view marriage as in Gods eyes as a covenant.

Contractual view says, you do this, then I do that’. While covenant says, I will do this for you because I am committed to you. It doesn’t really matter what you do or don’t do’.

Marriage as a contract is always based on negotiations, convenience, and protection of self. Each spouse maintain their lanes and do what is expected. Otherwise the marriage contact does not work and they go their separate ways which means separation or divorce.

In this case, marriage is not for a common goal. There is no fulfilling purpose or destiny together in view. There is no sense of purpose or God bringing the couples together to fulfill a mandate or an assignment.

All that is involved is ‘I am attracted to you, and you to me. We have a love connection between us and we are good to go’.

Marriage is for better for worse. This is a little scary which brings with it a sense of awe. Two hearts beating as one is a mystery. That mystery can only be unraveled by the help of divinity.

Here, there is a sense of a divine assignment. Marriage is not just lived on their terms but on the terms of God, who is the covenant witness and judge in the marriage union.

Each couples live their lives following a particular road map created by the creator. That means there is a supervisory role performed by God.

The husband cannot just do whatever he likes to do, neither can the wife do whatever she likes or wishes in the marriage.

There are guiding principles, guiding both husband and wife. There is a race set before each one to run, and each one runs with passion looking to God for grace to accomplish his/her race.

Here, the wife is protected as well or as much as the husband is protected too. Both husband and wife have a common father who protects their interest.

It is not based on human standards that the rights of the husband is protected above the wife. Where the woman is subjected to servitude.
Or in some cultures, where the wife is overly protected above the husband.

Marriage is indeed till death so us part.

May God grant us grace to so His will.

God bless our marriage

CONFESSION FOR THE DAY
I have an understanding of what marriage is, my home is blessed

PRAYER FOR THE DAY
Lord, let the eyes of my understanding be enlightened.

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
And when she had done giving him drink, she said, I will draw water for thy camels also, until they have done drinking. Genesis 24:19 (KJV)

ACTION PLAN FOR THE DAY
Read a book on marriage.

BIBLE READING FOR THE DAY
Gen 24

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Vent anonymously, disclose that age-long secret, talk about past abuses and free your mind, report your hubby/fiance anonymously and seek advice, and so on and so forth. Pour your heart and rid yourself of the guilt that still comes after asking God for forgiveness. All are done anonymously! Questions will be attended to during REVIVE CONVERSATIONS by 9.00pm Daily!

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