Preserving & Promoting Love In Your Marriage
Read chapter 9 of Deepening
Love--For Marital Happiness and answer the following questions.
Psalm 118:1 states: "Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his love endures forever."
- Human love falters, fades,
and fails. But whose love for you never will?
In response to the Lord's
unfailing, everlasting love for us, we will honor him by
preserving our marriage and following his will for our marriage,
which includes preserving and promoting our mutual love and
See pages 144-146.
- Do you desire to have your
partner love you? What can you do to arouse that love in
him or her for you?
Fifty-six percent of all
marriages end in failure with the couples saying they do not love
one another anymore. Those couples married with the same human
loves you now share.
- Based on what happened to
their love, what could happen to yours if you are not
To preserve the love in your
- What do each of you have to
be? See pages 147 & 148.
What do each of you need to maintain on a daily basis?
See pages 148-152.
With God's help you must replace your sins against one
another with what? See pages 152 & 153.
Above all, your growth in what is needed? See pages 153
If you do not spend enjoyable
time together during your marriage, what effect will this have on
your love for one another?
Flirting comments and digs about
the attractiveness and desirability of someone else of the
opposite sex will have what effect on your partner and on your
love for one another? In your marriage vows you promise to
forsake all others for your partner. Compare this promise to such
comments and digs.