Getting Used To Being One Together

The sudden change that comes after the honeymoon can be one of life’s most sobering moments. Some young couples describe this as “being hit in the face with cold water” or “being struck by lightning.” It’s the problem of getting used to being one together. Others express it this way: 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…

When the “WE” Breaks Apart – MM #217

We’ve been to a number of weddings that include lighting a Unity Candle, which is to symbolize two individual lives becoming “one” after the ceremony. But do they? From that day forward, do they start behaving as if they’re united as a marital team as they pledge they will? Or 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…

Reflecting the Image and Unity of God – MM #14

Are you reflecting the image and unity of God in your marriage? It’s important to remember something that Rev. Bill Versteeg points out: “Marriage is from God. It is God’s work; it is his doing.” Have you ever thought of marriage in that way —that it is GOD’S work that Read More…