LOOK TO GOD FOR A HAPPY MARRIAGE

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Are you looking for a happy marriage?

Jehovah God performed the first marriage. The Bible tells us that he made the first women and “brought her to the man.”Adam was so happy that he said: “This is at last bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh.” (Genesis 2:22, 23) Jehovah still wants married people to be happy.

LOOK TO GOD FOR A HAPPY MARRIAGE

When you get married, you may think that everything will be perfect. Realistically, though, even a husband and a wife who truly love each other will have some problems. (1 Corinthians 7:28) In this brochure, you will find bible principles that, if applied, can make your marriage and family happy. Psalm 19:8-11.

LOOK TO GOD FOR A HAPPY MARRIAGE

  • ACCEPT THE ROLE JEHOVAH GAVE YOU.

WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS: The husband is the head of the family. –Ephesians 5:23.

If you are a husband Jehovah expects you to care for your wife tenderly. (1 Peter 3:7)  He made her a complement of you, and he wants you to treat her with dignity and love. (Genesis 2:18) You must love your wife so much that you are willing to put her interests ahead of your own. –Ephesians 5:25, 29.

If you are a wife, Jehovah expects you to respect your husband deeply and to help him fulfil his role. (1 Corinthians 11:3: Ephesians 5:33) support his decisions and wholeheartedly cooperate with him. (Colossians 3:18) When you do, you will be beautiful in the eyes of your husband and of Jehovah. – 1 Peter 3:1-6.

LOOK TO GOD FOR A HAPPY MARRIAGE

WHAT YOU CAN DO:

Ask your mate how you can be a better husband or wife. Listen carefully, and do what you can to improve. Be patient. It will take time for both of you to learn how to make each other happy.

  • REALLY CARE ABOUT YOUR MATE’S FEELINGS

WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS: You need to look out for the interests of your marriage mate. (Philippians2:3, 4) Treat your mate as precious, remembering that Jehovah requires his servants to be “gentle towards all.” (2 Timothy 2:24) “Thoughtless speech is like the stab of a sword, but the tongue of the wise is a healing.” So choose your words carefully. (Proverb 12:18) Jehovah’s spirit will help you to speak with kindness and love. – Galatians 5:22, 23; Colossians 4:6.

WHAT YOU CAN DO:

Pray for help to remain calm and to keep an open mind before discussing serious matters with your mate. Think carefully about what you will say and how you will say it.

 

LOOK TO GOD FOR A HAPPY MARRIAGE

 

  • THINK AS A TEAM

WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS: When you get married, you become “one flesh” with your mate. (Matthew 19:5) But you are still two individuals and may have different opinions. So you need to learn to be united in your thoughts and feelings. (Philippians 2; 2 Unity is essential when making decisions. The bible says: By consultation plans will succeed.” (Proverbs20:18) let bible principles guide you as you make important decisions together. -Proverb 8:32-33.

LOOK TO GOD FOR A HAPPY MARRIAGE

WHAT YOU CAN DO:

Share your feelings with your mate, not just information or opinions. Consults with your mate before making commitments.

 

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