United As One – MM #321

In your wedding ceremony, did you use a Unity Candle? If you did, then you and your spouse took the flames from two separate candles to light one single candle. This symbolized your two lives were being united as one. You then blew out the flames of the other two Read More…

Making a Marriage Constitution – MM #268

We realize that these messages go into homes and offices throughout the world so following the “constitutions” of your country may be different from what we follow here in the U.S. But there is one goal that we all need to abide by —living out our marriages to the glory Read More…

Being One in Purpose ON Purpose

“That they may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you…” (John 17:1) When I read this scripture, I was inspired, as it pertains to the purpose of marriage. I believe God wants us to live in unity, within marriage. Yes, I know that sounds Read More…

Success and Heroism in Marriage

This morning, as I was perusing through the various marriage web sites I visit regularly, I came across an inspirational quote from the ministry of Marriage Works. It points out the type of heroism it takes to grow a successful marriage relationship. This quote summed up so much of what my Read More…

Cleaving Rather than Leaving – MM #167

Some spouses set themselves up for leaving their marriages because they never properly “cleaved” to their spouse After they married. They forget the biblical passages that refer to cleaving and leaving. The Bible says in Genesis 2:24, “Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave Read More…