LOVE NEVER GIVES UP

17 Sep

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LOVE  NEVER GIVES UP

“Having loved His own who were in the world, He loved them to the end.  John 13:1

If your spouse is not in a place of receiving your love right now, the act of covenant keeping can be more daunting with each passing day.

But marriage is not a contract with convenient escape clauses and selfish exception wordings.

Marriage is a covenant intended to cut off all avenues of retreat or withdrawal.

There’s no going back.

There’s no opting out.

There’s nothing in the world that should sever what God has joined together.

Your love is based on a covenant.

And your covenant is based on the changing character of a covenant-keeping God.

The prophet Malachi wrote that one reason God withholds His blessing is that He hates divorce and is angered when husbands deal treacherously with their wives, breaking the covenant they made (Malachi 2:16).

Seeing marriage as a contract is like saying to your spouse, “I take you for me, and we’ll see if it works out.”

But realizing it as a covenant changes it around to say, “I give myself to you and commit to this marriage for life.”

Questions

Have you committed to your marriage for life?

Could you remind your spouse of your lifelong covenant with them?

Why not renew your love in a creative way?

NOTE:  This article is from the book, “The Love Dare – Day by Day authored by Kendrick

NOTE:  Every day there is a new post to help your marriage succeed.

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4 Responses to “LOVE NEVER GIVES UP”

  1. suzette September 17, 2015 at 7:13 am #

    Hello sista thank u for this post I go to San Jose new harvest my Pastor is Abel. I want to share I divorce my husband about four years ago. Well to make this short we remarried Sept 5. 2915. I was wrong for divorcing him and I went to him and asked for forgiveness and he did and like I said we got married. However it’s been difficult but I vowed to him I will not walking away or ask him to leave. I’m in this for the long hall. He is in the world right now back sliding and it’s a struggling. But with ur post and help from my sista in the church helps. Thank u so much

    • nancy salaar September 17, 2015 at 4:42 pm #

      Hi Suzette! I am so proud of you for the bold steps you have taken to rebuild your marriage. Don’t listen to the devils lies. God will reward you for your accomplishments. He will strongthen you!

  2. Monica berumen September 17, 2015 at 10:03 am #

    Love the way you put it sister RENEW YOUR LOVE IN A CREATIVE WAY 😇

    • nancy salaar September 17, 2015 at 4:43 pm #

      Hi Monica! Praying for your beautiful family! Love you so much!!!

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