GETTING IT RIGHT IN MARRIAGE FOR A FULFILLED LIFE

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GETTING IT RIGHT IN MARRIAGE FOR A FULFILLED LIFE
GETTING IT RIGHT IN MARRIAGE FOR A FULFILLED LIFE

GETTING IT RIGHT IN MARRIAGE FOR A FULFILLED LIFE
Bisi Adewale
Genesis 24:1 KJV
Genesis 24:1-4 KJV
[1] And Abraham was old, and well stricken in age: and the Lord had blessed Abraham in all things.
[2] And Abraham said unto his eldest servant of his house, that ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh:
[3] And I will make thee swear by the Lord , the God of heaven, and the God of the earth, that thou shalt not take a wife unto my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell:
[4] But thou shalt go unto my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife unto my son Isaac.
FOUR PILLARS OF FULFILLMENT IN LIFE
Spiritual life
Sound Health
Sound Family Life
Career Success
3 WAYS TO GET IT RIGHT IN MARRIAGE
There are three major ways to get marriage right,we need to check it carefully here:
1) DEVELOP YOURSELF TO BE A GREAT SPOUSE
If you are better you will attract the right partner
Birds of same feathers flock together
Deep calleth unto deep
Psalm 42:7
[7] Deep calleth unto deep at the noise of thy waterspouts: all thy waves and thy billows are gone over me.
2) CHOOSE RIGHTLY: Choose in such a way that it will lead to fulfillment in life
%%% PEOPLE YOU ARE NOT TO MARRY
If you are to get it right there are people you must never marry,they are:
— Unbelievers: Genesis 24:4
But thou shalt go unto my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife unto my son Isaac.
— Strangers: somebody you don’t know will be dangerous for your life,don’t marry him/her
— People with Fundamental Character flaws.
Proverbs 21:19
It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.
— A lady you can not control: She is stubborn,proud,cocky,pompous,adamant and difficult,don’t marry her there should be only one captain in a Ship
Ephesians 5:22
Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.
— A man you can not influence: If he will not listen to you or heed to your advise,don’t marry him if you don’t want to live as a refugee in his house.
Ephesians 5:21
Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.
In a great marriage,the Man should be in total control in his house while the Wife should be number wife influence in his life
%%% THE RIGHT PERSON TO MARRY
— Someone that loves God
Genesis 24:4
But thou shalt go unto my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife unto my son Isaac.
— Someone you love
— Someone that loves you (Song of Solomon 2:4)
— Someone who is going in the direction you are going
Genesis 24:57-58
[57] And they said, We will call the damsel, and enquire at her mouth.
[58] And they called Rebekah, and said unto her, Wilt thou go with this man? And she said, I will go.
3) PREPARE ADEQUATELY FOR MARRIAGE
Proverbs 16:1 KJV
[1] The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from the Lord .
— Terrible preparation is the mother of horrible marriage
— Level of preparation will determine the level of performance,level of performance will determine the color of results
FACES OF PREPARATION
Spiritual Preparation
Financial preparation
Physical preparation etc

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