Requirement For Choice Making
Choosing a life partner is a crucial decision a man or woman will make in life. It determine the over all success of any man. The decision can either make or mar a man or woman. therefore, Before you think of choosing a life partner, you must put the following things into consideration:
1.Genuine Conversion. You must be genuinely converted; you must be truly born again.
2.You must be filled with the Holy Spirit. Baptism of the Holy Spirit is a must if you want your choice to please God. Romans 8:14.
3.Prayer. You must be prayerful, committing your choice into the hands of God. You must stand against every manipulative power in you and your choice.
4.Maturity. You must be mature physically, mentally, spiritually, emotionally, socially, temperamentally, vocationally, financially, morally etc.
5.Patience. You must be patient. If you rush into marriage you may be crushed.
6.Counsel. No matter how anointed you are, you can not see your back. That is why you need people to counsel you. Go for counsel before marriage. Prov. 12:15; 15:22, 11:14.
7.God’s leading. Don’t just jump into marriage. Let the Lord lead you. He will not lead you astray.
8.Love. You must love the person before you marry him or her. Love is the bedrock of any successful home.
9.Godly Character. You need to build a godly character and deal with anger, pride, bitterness, stinginess, oversleeping, dirtiness, laziness, stubbornness, extravagance, Unforgiveness, malice, nagging, etc.
10.Conviction. You must be convinced you are not making a mistake by going into that marriage.
Pastor Bisi Adewale is a family and relationship expert; author of Secret of Irresistible Wife and more than 70 other books on marriage and family life. You can reach him on firstname.lastname@example.org, 08068312004, 08051512823, BB: 2AF5C883, Blog: www.bisiadewale.com, Website:www.familybooster.com facebook.com/PastorBisiAdewale.Twitter@bisiadewale