PUT THE TOILET SEAT DOWN

6 Aug

PUT THE TOILET SEAT DOWN

Do you get annoyed when your husband leaves the toilet seat up?

How about when he TAILGATES, does that get to you?

Does he pick his teeth with his finger in front of company?

Do you enjoy those SHAVINGS all over the bathroom counter from cleaning his shaver?

Does he make a joke when you are saying something serious?

The questions above are marital ISSUES that I hear about a lot while counseling wives.

In marriage, there will  be things that will occur which will get you angry.

At those moments, you will FEEL like taking a swing or totally giving up in your marriage.

Even if the violation isn’t a big deal, it’s just the thought of having to deal with the same issues over and over again.

Many times I will listen to wives who are tired of being married to men who are great but their wife is just tired of the “small stuff.”

God knows that and he has us covered.

Let’s look at 1Pet.4:8 to get God’s instruction to understand.

1Peter 4:8 “And above all things have fervent love among yourselves: for love shall cover the multitude of sins.”

The word COVER implies “to hide from view.”

This doesn’t mean for you to ignore the sin, it means you cover it.

Cover is the definite action of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the VIEW of it.

When we respond in love to our spouse, we prevent the development of sin.

DIVINE love is not seeing sin in a person and then shutting our eyes to it.

Divine love makes us care for our spouse and helps us to seek the good of our partner.

In James 5:20, our focal point needs to be for restoration and recovery.

“Let him know, that he which converteth the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.” (Jas. 5:20)

Take action to RESTORE your spouse by covering any multitude of sin and violations against you.

Love doesn’t cover all sin because there is a “sin unto death.”

Love does cover a multitude of sin but there is a large quantity of sin that it does NOT cover.

I have learned from the years of being married, that I SHOULDN’T make a big deal out of everything that goes wrong.

I have learned that the more I let go, the more peace and power of the Holy Spirit I see in our marriage.

Also, one of the main benefits is that I am being a testimony to my CHILDREN.

My goal in life is to not quench the precious Holy Spirit in my life and marriage.

WHAT IS YOUR GOAL?

Is having a toilet seat down that important?

NOTE:  Tomorrow is another new post with great marriage tips.

 

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2 Responses to “PUT THE TOILET SEAT DOWN”

  1. Blanca Gonzalez August 6, 2015 at 9:02 am #

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    From:”LOVE YOUR SPOUSE” Date:Thu, Aug 6, 2015 at 5:03 AM Subject:[New post] PUT THE TOILET SEAT DOWN

    nancysalazar posted: ” PUT THE TOILET SEAT DOWN Do you get annoyed when your husband leaves the toilet seat up? How about when he TAILGATES, does that get to you? Does he pick his teeth with his finger in front of company? Do you enjoy those SHAVINGS all over the ba”

  2. Ruby August 7, 2015 at 12:08 am #

    This is awesome because its so true. Sometimes we do focus on the little things that we really shouldn’t. We put our heart, mind and soul into it for something so insignificant. Thankfully for me one of the things that I decided to let go early on in my marriage was the toilet seat and boy am I glad that it never bugged me cause now I have three boys. It would’ve been a battle that I never would of won. Lol!

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