Ask God to begin to open your heart to see how these commands could be looked at as principles for marriage. It’s been said that Henry Ford, on his golden wedding anniversary…50 years of marriage…was asked, “What’s the secret of your success in marriage? It will send the ship of your marriage in whatever direction your words go. Some guys were out in one of those big, long speedboats drinking and zooming back and forth at 60 miles an hour. And I think we all know that if we do not schedule it, it will not happen. She found that surveys showed the average couple spends 37 minutes or less in face-to-face conversation every week.
I had a friend who challenged me to do the same, and I was amazed at what I discovered. That He wants to have an exclusive relationship with you. ” And he said, “The secret of my successful marriage is the same secret that I have in business: I stick to the same model.” In traditional wedding vows, the man and woman pledge their devotion until death parts them. Some people are on the brink of divorce because they talk divorce. I bet before you were married you spent a lot more time together in a week, didn’t you?
There are differences of opinion over the applicability today of some commandments in this list.
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9) Thou shalt not bear false witness against they neighbor.
It is not just because you married the right person and got lucky. God’s words and God’s principles are never ever outdated…never! God did not take four or five ribs and say, “Okay, Adam, here is Eve, and here is Lois, and here is Samantha, and here is Rachel.” No, it was just one. When we speak flippantly or lightly about someone, we erode our respect for that person. In it you shall do no work: you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your male servant, nor your female servant, nor your cattle, nor your stranger who is within your gates.