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How To Exit And End An Affair Properly

How To Exit And End An Affair Properly

It’s a generation where husbands and wives are cheating on each other, even within the church. People have a lot of excuses why it had to happen. It’s all sounding as if God has revised the scriptures and is now accommodating such lifestyles, but truthfully, the scripture remains the same. God still frowns at it! The devil is a master strategist. From the very day you are married, he begins to plot and twist, all in a bid to bring you against your maker. You must do well not to slide into his slimy descent of deception. As couples, you…
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This Is What Happens To Couples Who Don’t Cooperate

This Is What Happens To Couples Who Don’t Cooperate

This Is What Happens To Couples Who Don’t Cooperate The home was hot, and yet it was really cold outside. Sad miens, sadistic motions, palpitating hearts resulting from acute bitterness serenaded the house. Music has disappeared from their hearts and in its place is a dirge composing itself. Mr. and Mrs. Jebolade are at it again. The usual bickering have ensued. This will lead to unending quarrels, exchange of bitter words, reclusion into their shells, and eventually strife and animosity that will last for days. Both of them would feel they were right and would insist on their rights. As…
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How To Know When Your Marriage Needs New Wine

How To Know When Your Marriage Needs New Wine

Every marriage at one time or another will need the wine in the marriage to be renewed or replenish. This happens probably because we made more withdrawals than deposits in the emotional tank of each other. Life happens and a times we get too busy or occupied with our tight schedules that we lag behind in the things that make our marriage sizzle. Maybe as a wife you have been busy with house chores, children , in laws, office work and you have been a liitle grouchy lately. As a husband too, maybe you have been cranky lately with bills…
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These Types of Couples Need Urgent Help

These Types of Couples Need Urgent Help

There are couples that are sitting on a keg of powder!As married couples, you are to deliberately work things out in your marriage and with the help of the Holy Spirit. Here is what the scripture says: Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling. (Philippians 2:12 KJV) In marriage, you are to work things out. A relationship or courtship does not lead to marriage automatically, you are to work things out in your disposition, attitude and reactions.…
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Don’t Let The Devil Steal Your Joy in Marriage

Don’t Let The Devil Steal Your Joy in Marriage

Marriage is often time associated with wine, because our union with our spouse is supposed to bring joy to us. The marriage ceremony itself is a joyous occasion with the bride and groom looking their best. Everyone is happy, lots of food to eat and drinks, music, dancing and the exuberance of finding the love of your life. All these sum up to give joy and excitement. Both for the new couples, the parents, families, the couples’ friends and all. But a few years down the lane we see that joy almost vanished from the face of the once over…
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Five Levels of Communication in Marriage

Five Levels of Communication in Marriage

There are five levels of communication in marriage. Communication is simply talking, but of cause, there are more things involved than just talking. A healthy conversation involves not just what is said but what is heard. In essence, communication is a two-way conversation that involves speaking and hearing. The two spouses must form the conscious habit of allowing the other spouse to express himself or herself. While he/ she speaks, the other partner should be actively listening. Not listening for pleasure, not listening for information but should practice empathic listening. This is putting yourself in the conversation. Trying to understand…
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How To Enjoy Yourselves As Couples

How To Enjoy Yourselves As Couples

The Bible says husbands should enjoy the wife of their youth. This means you should enjoy yourself while you have strength as young couples. Don’t be too serious at home and learn to live together as best friends. The force of joy is very vital in the home front. Joy, celebration, thanksgiving, rejoicing, the sound of melody, praises, and worship to God all go hand in hand. Psa 67:5-6, KJV Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee. Then shall the earth yield her increase; and God, even our own God, shall bless us. We are…
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The Ten Commandments for All Wives on KHC

The Ten Commandments for All Wives on KHC

In today's couples' devotionals, we will be looking at commandments for all wives on KHC. These "commandments" and principles will be the game changer in your marriage. 1. Thou shalt love the Lord thy God, thou shalt love Him and thou shall ensure your relationship with God is intact.Thou shall know that is it is not by power, nor by might but by His Spirit. Thou shall know that it is not about thy beauty, thy carriage, thy acumen, thy intelligence or connections, but by the Lord thy God which helpeth thee. 2. Thou shall not double date.If thou double…
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In-Laws: How To Handle Troublesome Ones

In-Laws: How To Handle Troublesome Ones

The issue of in-laws is a very important one. If you have in-laws and they live in the town where you live, proximity should be handled with care. In laws ought to wish their children the best at least to the best of their knowledge. I believe it is best before marriage to prepare your heart to accommodate your in-laws in a cordial relationship. It is also good to accept them for who they are. I am so blessed, when it comes to my in laws. My father, brother and sisters in law are so warm, I couldn't have asked…
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Extramarital Affairs: How To Avoid Them In Marriage

Extramarital Affairs: How To Avoid Them In Marriage

Married couples, your marriage vows are very sacred and needs to be kept as such. Extramarital affairs should be avoided at all costs. Marriage should be held in high esteem and the bed must remain undefiled. We should always make sure we fulfill our roles as married couples. Marriage is for companionship, where both parties stay and stick with each other no matter what. The chief culprit in developing extra-marital affairs is when either of the party is not a real companion. Real companionship is not just about pictures all over social media. Issues in marriage don’t have to be…
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How To Enjoy The Other Room In Marriage

How To Enjoy The Other Room In Marriage

Yes, we need to take foreplay to another level. It is very possible to enjoy the other room in marriage Foreplay is so relaxing, soothing, and rejuvenating. After such a tiring day, there is nothing as good as good love-making preceded by good foreplay. I like the fact that it is therapeutic in nature. The release of hormones makes it a good medicine and it is also a good exercise. I know some married couples don't have it as good. So I would like to address both husband and wife. First, to those who are not really enjoying or having…
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Handling Stress In Marriage – Part 6

Handling Stress In Marriage – Part 6

Well, we have finally come to the end of our series on handling stress in marriage. In our final series, I will be talking about Ungratefulness The whole bible is from the old testament to the new testament has several instances where gratitude, Thanksgiving, the gratefulness of heart is encouraged and even commanded. The human heart has the capacity to be ungrateful and to forget where we were and where we were coming from. Once we get relieved, we are quick to forget the hands that held us up. Now, I would like to write today about gratitude to God…
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Stressors: How Couples Can Handle Them – Part 5

Stressors: How Couples Can Handle Them – Part 5

I will continue from where I stopped yesterday. We have been looking at different types of stressors and how we can avoid them. How these stressors cause stress and strain in our relationship with our spouse. We looked yesterday at how unforgiveness can be a sources of unhappiness in marriage. It can cause a lot of tension between couples. Today, we are moving on to 8.  Not being open and transparent. Marriage is translated H.O.T, honest, open and transparent. Husband and wife should be naked and not ashamed. And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were…
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Stress in Marriage: How Couples Can Handle It – Part 4

Stress in Marriage: How Couples Can Handle It – Part 4

We are continuing on our series, how married couples should handle stress in their marriage. We are looking at different stressors, especially those that are self-induced, and how to handle them. We have looked at the following: 1. Financial pressure 2. Dealing with in-laws 3. Comparison traps 4. Doing beyond ourselves 5. Not minding our own business 6. Not being able to say No. And today, 7. Being unforgiving to our spouse. One of the most important ingredients in having a happy marriage is when couples forgive each other quickly. The bible is so clear on the issue of forgiveness…
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Stress in Marriage: How Couples Can Handle It – Part 2

Stress in Marriage: How Couples Can Handle It – Part 2

I will be addressing the issue of how husbands and wives can handle stress in marriage thereby creating a more cordial and intimate atmosphere together. I will be writing about this topic "Stress in marriage" for some days so let enjoy the ride together. Yesterday I wrote on 1. Financial pressure 2. Handling in-laws And today 3. Comparison trap Bible tells us they that compare themselves with themselves are not wise. In the NLT we have another translation: Oh, don’t worry; we wouldn’t dare say that we are as wonderful as these other men who tell you how important they…
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Dear Pastor, We’ve Been Kissing, Are We Cool?

Dear Pastor, We’ve Been Kissing, Are We Cool?

Yes, we've only been kissing, nothing more. If as singles not yet married, you are not cool at all! You are more like carrying fire in your bosom!  Okay pastor, show me in the scripture where kissing is wrong! Well, you will never find anywhere in the scripture where the Bible says ‘thou shall not kiss! In fact, if the Bible says anything about it, it is the fact that we can kiss one another with a holy kiss! Why then do we make so much issue and big deal on what the scripture says we are advised or commanded…
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