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Practicing Kindness in Marriage

Practicing Kindness in Marriage

Kindness is the fifth fruit of the Spirit.  Kindness goes along way toward fueling enduring love between spouses. We continue with our look at the expressions of the Fruit of the Spirit in a believer’s life. (Fruit of the Spirit Blog post 5 of 9)Few things can spark...

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Developing Patience in Your Marriage

Developing Patience in Your Marriage

Patience is the fourth fruit of the Spirit. In marriage, when a husband and wife are patient with each other, they will experience peace and be blessed as God continues perfecting their spouse. (Fruit of the Spirit Blog post 4 of 9) On busy days 25,000 people walk the...

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Three Insights for Loving Your Spouse Well

Three Insights for Loving Your Spouse Well

(Fruit of the Spirit Blog post 2 of 9) We get old and we get used to each other. We think alike. We read each other’s minds. We know what the other wants without asking. Sometimes we irritate each other a little bit. Maybe sometimes we take each other for granted. But...

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Finding Peace in Your Marriage

Finding Peace in Your Marriage

While life can be chaotic, one of the things we often long for is peace, especially in our marriage. Where does that peace come from? How can we foster that peace in our homes? Read on to find out. Fruit of the Spirit–Peace Four young children made life hectic at the...

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Did I Marry the Right Person?

Did I Marry the Right Person?

Have you or anyone you know ever asked, "Did I marry the right person? How can I know for sure that I did?" We can look at the process that God took Adam through when He created Eve and gather our own conclusions on whether or not we married the right person*. Marry...

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How the Marriage Flame Fades

How the Marriage Flame Fades

After the early days of romance, the marriage relationship can deteriorate if the couple is unaware of the four reasons the flame fades and the proven methods to develop a sustainable marriage. Spoiler alert: don’t read further if unless you’re interested in...

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5 Steps to Resolve Conflict

5 Steps to Resolve Conflict

All marriages at some point or another will have conflict. It's not an "if" there is a conflict; it's "when." These 5 steps to resolve conflict will help your marriage get back on the right track and restore oneness. Resolve Conflict in Your Marriage A recent post on...

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3 Requirements of Effective Communication

3 Requirements of Effective Communication

Effective communication does not come naturally for most couples. It is perhaps one of the most difficult aspects of marriage, especially when we allow our selfish desires control our actions. Follow these 3 requirements for healthy communication in your marriage. “We...

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3 Ways Sex Enriches Your Marriage

3 Ways Sex Enriches Your Marriage

In a Christian marriage, there are three ways sex enriches your relationship: sex creates an exchange of personal knowledge, sex enhances monogamy, and sex encourages deep intimacy. Knowing Each Other If you’ve ever read the King James Version of the Bible, it might...

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Sex in Marriage: Ecstasy or Agony?

Sex in Marriage: Ecstasy or Agony?

Is sex in your marriage ecstasy or agony? Marriage is a covenant between husband, wife, and God, and we’re to grow spiritually as a couple to help us keep the romantic ecstasy of sex alive and avoid the agony that leads to a sexless marriage or divorce. Is Your Sex...

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