Then, in response to a question about divorce, Jesus continued:
"He said to them, 'Because of your hardness of heart Moses allowed you to divorce your wives, but from the beginning it was not so. And I say to you: whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another, commits adultery.'" Matthew 19:8-9
One way to make that lifelong commitment stick is to pray over your marriage. Checkout 30 Prayers to Pray Over Your Marriage. Some of the best newlywed advice I've read is found here Marriage Advice for Future Me.
What if I'm Struggling With This Lifelong Commitment?
A lifelong commitment in a marriage relationship is a beautiful thing. It's a gift! Unfortunately, not everyone is blessed with this gift. You may be one that is struggling in a marriage relationship right now, and you're not sure where it's going. Recently, I came across this list of 10 Things Successful Couples Do by Mitch Temple and I was inspired by it! I thought I'd share them with you here today.
But first, let me tell you a little bit about the author: Mitch Temple writes for Focus On The Family and holds graduate degrees in counseling and marriage/family therapy. He has served as a pulpit and counseling pastor, specializing in crisis, business and marriage-and family-related issues. He is also the author or co-author of five books, including The Marriage Turnaround and HELP! My Spouse and I Are Drifting Apart. He's a published author in various professional journals as well. Mitch and his wife, Rhonda, have been married for over 30 years and have 3 grown children.
I hope this inspiring list of 10 Things Successful Couple Do is an encouragement to you today, and if you're working at one of those lifelong commitments, I hope it makes that commitment even sweeter!
10 Things Successful Couples Do
Today, we want to hear your lifelong commitment stories. If you've seen one or been blessed to be a part of one, please share your story with us.
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