How to Invest In Your Marriage
The first investment that will help rekindle some sizzle in your marriage is to:
- Make a commitment to a LONG TERM GROWING marriage.
"This explains why a man leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and the two are united into one." (Gen. 2:24 NLT)
"This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh." (Gen. 2:23 NAS)
"Since everything God created is good, we should not reject any of it. We may receive it gladly, with thankful hearts." (1 Tim. 4:4 NLT)
- Make a commitment to SERVE YOUR SPOUSE.
"Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other." (Rom. 12:10 NLT)
"Then make me truly happy by loving each other and agreeing wholeheartedly with each other, working together with one heart and mind and purpose." (Phil. 2:2 LB)
"Don't just think about your own affairs, but be interested in others, too, and in what they are doing." (Phil. 2:4 LB)
"Pay all your debts except the debt of love for others--never finish paying that!" (Rom. 13:8 LB)
Who starts? YOU DO.
Make a commitment to SHATTER ROUTINE.
"Enjoy life with your wife." (Eccl. 9:9 NIV)
"...God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment." (1 Tim. 6:17 NIV)
HERES HOW ARE WE ABLE TO ENJOY ONE ANOTHER
- E - ENCOURAGE.
- N - NEW.
- J - JUST TOUCH.
- O - OFFER TO DO.
- Y - YES.
- E - ENCOURAGE.
4. Make a commitment to put GOD FIRST.
"But if we are living in the light of God's presence, just as Christ does, then we have wonderful fellowship and joy with each other." (1 John 1:7 LB)
"But when the Holy Spirit controls our lives He will produce this kind of fruit in us: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control." (Gal. 5:22-23 LB)
"But to all who believed Him and accepted Him, He gave the right to become children of God." (John 1:12 NLT)