In a husband and wife relationship, the first desire of the couple is to have a successful marriage. But many are ignorant of the success secret to a "heaven on earth" marital life. Marriage is to be enjoyed and not endured. Lay hands on the marriage secrets and you will have memorable story to tell generations after you. This article talks about one marriage secret that will change your attitude towards your spouse for the better.
Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered 1 Peter 3:7 (KJV)
Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge Hebrews 13:4 (KJV)
And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me Matthew 25:40 (KJV)
In a husband and wife relationship, ability to honour one another is a virtue that a couple should have if they are to enjoy a successful marriage. Honouring one another among other things ensures that your prayers are not hindered. But then what is the yard-stick for honouring your spouse?
One major success secret is to honour your spouse as you honour God. This is the yard-stick. It is an act of worship unto God when you honour your spouse because he/she is a creation of God. God instituted marriage and He being a God of honour expects you to honour marriage by honouring your spouse.
Whatever you do to your spouse, do it as unto God. When you respond to or react against your spouse know that you have done it to God. Imbibing this truth and walking in it will help you to weigh whatever you want to say or do to your spouse before you do so: you will be able to determine whether your proposed action will honour God or not.
This marriage secret in a husband and wife relationship will help you to do what is right to your spouse even if you think he/she does not deserve it. Also, honouring your spouse as unto God will help you not to feel used by your spouse. You will walk in love with excitement towards your spouse knowing that it pleases God.
Now, your own benefits for walking in this success secret are as follows:
Your relationship with God will be intact because you are obedient to His instructions.
The enemy won't be able to attack your marriage.
Your spouse is provoked to honour you too as unto God
Successful marriage will ultimately be your portion.
You will become a role model both to your children and other people who desire to honour God and enjoy their husband and wife relationship.
In conclusion, it is possible to enjoy a "heaven on earth" marital life. Act on this marriage secret and the wine in your marriage will never run out. Even a dying relationship revives following this success secret.
Ngozi Nwoke is a teacher, counselor and author of "Peace Money Can't Buy" and "The Man Jesus" . She has a passion to teach people how to enjoy peace, God's love and christian living for more fulfilling life. Want more fulfilling life? Subscribe for free email updates today. http://stepswithgod.co
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