Bible verses on dating relationships
And not just when we feel like our spouse has adequately suffered.
“‘For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.’” It’s rare for life to go according to our plans.Instead of expecting your spouse to make you happy, look for ways to make your spouse happy.Asking yourself how you can serve your spouse changes your perspective from ‘having to do something’ to ‘getting to do something.’ If Jesus came to serve us here on Earth, we should take note and serve the one we live with.The best, or worst, example of God’s love for the world around us can be seen in the way we love, or fail to love, our spouse.
My view of marriage has changed a good bit from the daydreams of my youth in the best possible way.
Forgive as the Lord forgave you.” The ones we love the most are often the ones that hurt us the most.