10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MARRIAGE THAT WORKS.

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10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MARRIAGE THAT WORKS.
By Victor Adeyemi

10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MARRIAGE THAT WORKS.
Here are 10 things you should know about having a marriage that works:10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MARRIAGE THAT WORKS.

1) Marriage will either make you bitter or better. So it important for you to choose your spouse carefully and be committed to making your marriage work.

2) You and your spouse will have differences primarily because both of you are different. Those differences have the potential to mar your marriage. They also have the potential of building it up.

3) Marriage presents the best opportunity for growth. Don’t see marital challenges as an opportunity to escape. See them as an opportunity to grow.

4) One important factor that will lead to success in marriage is understanding the foundation of the institution. It will be helpful for you to do a Bible study of Genesis 1 and 2.

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5) It is only the agape kind of love that can sustain a marriage. This is love that is unconditional and it is not based on feelings.10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MARRIAGE THAT WORKS.

6) You won’t love everything about your spouse 100%. There are things about your spouse that will irritate and annoy you. You can still choose to love your spouse regardless.

7) The reality of life is that there are one or two things you will discover about your spouse after you get married. You will like some of them; there are others you won’t like.10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MARRIAGE THAT WORKS.

8) There is nothing love cannot do. It can change a hardened heart. Be committed to loving your spouse.

9) To have a happy marriage, you need to love yourself first. If you don’t love yourself, it will be difficult for you to love your spouse.10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MARRIAGE THAT WORKS.

10) If you will receive the unconditional love of God into your heart, you will be able to extend it to your spouse.10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MARRIAGE THAT WORKS.

Remember, loving your spouse is a choice. God wants your marriage to work. We pray that He will give you the wisdom you need to build your home and live in harmony with your spouse in Jesus’ name.
Source: gharvest.org