Little Things Mean A Lot

Over these last blog posts we’ve been looking at ways to bring the passion back into your marriage. We’ve covered some pretty big areas, but let’s take a look at some things that often don’t get much attention. -Take your Christianity seriously.  In other words, don’t make excuses not to follow God’s Word.  For example, Philippians 2:14 says “Do everything without complaining or...
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Going Back to Move Forward

We’ve been talking about ways to add fresh passion to your marriage over the last couple of blog entries.  One of the big things we talked about last time was to “do the things you did at first.”  We’re talking about doing the types of things you did when you were dating or when you were first married.  The kind of stuff that drew you close to each other.  We started listing some...
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An Extra Ration of Passion

Last time we were talking about how 1 Corinthians 13 is a great description of love, but it is primarily talking about how we love others in the context of the church.  Love between a husband and wife needs all the elements of this passage, but needs some extra passion as well.  In marriage, we need the passion described in Song of Songs 8:6b-7 . . . a love that is as strong as death, a love...
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Love, Marriage, and the Missing Element of 1Corinthians 13

Most married couples will go to 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 for a solid definition of love.   Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.  It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.  Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.  It always protects, always trusts, always hopes,...
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