14 Investments That Will Beautify Your Marriage
You need to do many things practically to make your marriage work, these are the things people fail to do that make marriage very difficult for many.
Take your time to pray for and with your spouse, you must involve a god in your marriage if you want it to work, the best of Man cannot fulfill the will of God, and you must involve the manufacturer of marriage if you want him to be involve in your marriage and family life. (Matthew 7:7) 14 Investments That Will Beautify Your Marriage 14 Investments That Will Beautify Your Marriage 14 Investments That Will Beautify Your Marriage
INVEST TIME: Time you use to spend with friends should be invested toward making your home work, you can’t make you marriage work if you are never at home, you can’t make your marriage Blissful if you are never at home.
INVEST MONEY: Take good care of your family, provide for your wife and Children, wives support your husband financially, don’t ever allow money to come between you, use it as a tool of progress not a tool of family destruction. As soon as you get married your money is no more yours but family money, use it for the progress of your family (1 Timothy 5:8)
INVEST LOVE: Release your love and affection, show your love to your spouse verbally, physically, practically and by buying good gift for her often, invest your love that is a good way to earn your marriage. (Song of Solomon 2:4)
INVEST YOUR RIGHT: One of the things that easily destroy marriage is “Right mentality” if you are all bent on getting your “right” always you may scatter your marriage. You may not get what you want always,2+2 may not be 4 atones in marriage it may end up been 3. Let go your right on the short run to get your joy on the long run.
INVEST YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER: You have to leave your Father and Mother and cleave to your spouse, thereby investing your treasured relationship with your spouse. This does not mean you will abandon your parents, not at all but it simply means they cease to be number on in your life, they cease to be your priority, and your spouse becomes number in your life after God.
Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh. And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed. (Genesis 2:24-25 KJV) 14 Investments That Will Beautify Your Marriage 14 Investments That Will Beautify Your Marriage
INVEST ATTENTION: Cleaving means you begin to give your full attention to your spouse, you deliberately spend time with him or her, he or she become your focus physically, socially, emotionally and even spiritually. Your eyes become “single” on your spouse only and your body is able to see him her clearly more than any other creature
The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light. (Matthew 6:22 KJV)
INVEST GOOD WORDS: Two cannot agree except they talk and two cannot talk except they talk. Learn to talk to your spouse, be transparent, be open, be truthful and talk in love. Never speak to hurt rather speak to motivate, edify ,inform and make your spouse happy. Invest good words. 14 Investments That Will Beautify Your Marriage
A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger. (Proverbs 15:1 KJV)
INVEST LISTENING: Don’t just talk, be a good listener, listen to your spouse, let your spouse talk, love to, listen to your spouse even if the grammar is not okay, listen even if he is cracking the same joke for the twentieth time, listen with love and rapt attention, listen with joy, listen to understand.
INVEST HUMOR: Couple that can laugh together are the couple that can enjoy together, Crack good and healthy jokes, turn things that suppose to turn to misunderstanding to jokes and laugh it off together.
INVEST APPRECIATION: Be appreciative of your spouse, don’t underestimate the power of “thank you”
Say it often for big and little things, it make the Journey easier.
As the fining pot for silver, and the furnace for gold; so is a man to his praise. (Proverbs 27:21 KJV)
INVEST TOLERANCE: Be tolerance of your spouse, you did not marry a perfect person you are only married to a good person, you will have many things to tolerate about him or her learn the act of tolerance. (Colossians 3:12-14 )
INVEST PATIENCE: To become tolerant you must be patience with your spouse. Impatience is known to be the mother of destruction of many homes and families, be patience with your spouse, things are not always the way they seems.
For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise. (Hebrews 10:36 KJV)
INVEST ROMANCE: Romance is part and parcel of marriage, be romantic, don’t live like a close neighbor with your spouse, enjoy spending time together alone playing, kissing, touching, hugging, necking fondling, discussing romantically and having good and tantalizing sex that is what good marriage is all about.
One thing that make marriage different from any other relationship is that you can have sex legally and without sinning against God, so create time for sex in your marriage, do it often and improve on it, don’t ever permit anybody to take your spouse from you because of your carelessness in the bedroom. (Song of Solomon 2:1-4)
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