8 Important Principles Every Couple Should Know From the Scriptures

Let your marriage be led by God's word. Read these Scripture-based principles to know how to get it right.

Marriage is under great attack in our culture these days, and unfortunately also within Christendom. Marriage, which was created by God to illustrate His self-sacrificing love for His people, has been deeply marred through selfishness and sin.

Instead of being about our holiness, we've decided marriage is about our happiness. Therein lies the problem.

So how do we fix this divorce epidemic? More teachings on divorce? More studying about divorce statistics?

What we need is a greater commitment to God-honoring marriages. When we choose to honor God through our marriages, divorce will exit the conversation. Using the acronym "MARRIAGE," here are eight marriage principles from scripture that will help us honour God through the covenant of marriage:

Here's the bottom line: Whether your marriage is on a mountain peak, in Death Valley or anywhere in between, let it push you closer to Jesus! After all, that's the point of marriage – for us to understand the Gospel on an even deeper level!

Culled from The Leaf Chronicle

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