SINGLES AND MARRIED SEMINAR – MARRIAGE, IS IT WORTH IT? -Dr. Paul Enenche

ANCHOR SCRIPTURE(S): MARK 10:5-9
MESSAGE TOPIC:

MESSAGE OBJECTIVE: Understanding what it takes to facilitate success for marriages and families

WHY ARE WE ASKING IF MARRIAGE IS WORTH IT?

1. The alarming rate of marriagefailures, separations and divorces including among Christians

2. The alarming rate of marital frustration

3. The alarming rate of regret of marital choices already made

THINGS TO NOTE:
1. God is the Author of marriage and God cannot author failure; He will not deliberately create what cannot work (Gen. 2:18)

2. Quality marriages are both available and workable (Heb. 6:12)

THE WORTH OF MARRIAGE:

1. The fulfilment of Divine plan and purpose in the earth
When the devil attacks homes, he attacks Divine purpose

2. The release of Godly seed upon the earth (Mal. 2:14-15)
God is saying I want to populate the earth with seed that carry oil and carry mantle that will contend with the enemy at the gate.
When you nourish a bad home, you tamper with the next generation

3. The multiplication of life’s potentials (Eccl. 4:9)
When a man has a home that is not working, it is almost like half a man
It takes a whole man and a whole woman to make a whole home and a whole destiny

4. The maximization of spirituality and the power of agreement (Matt. 18:19; 1Pet. 3:7)

5. The shielding and preservation of life from enemy traps and snares of destruction (1Sam. 25:14-35)

6. The release of true companionship, fellowship and companionship

7. The establishment of honour and dignity for life and destiny

QUICK WORDS FOR THE SINGLES:

1. Have a positive picture and vision for both marriage and the home (Prov. 23:7)

2. Never enter into marriage by trial and error

3. Never marry out of sentiment
Don’t sacrifice your future or reality because of a saviour’s mentality

4. Marry someone you cannot hurt
Marry someone who is as dear to youas a blood relation

5. Don’t ignore warning spiritual signals while you are in relationship
Marry someone who is as dear to you as a blood relation

6. In your effort to get married, trust God for the best
Be in faith, do not entertain fear

7. Deal with every identifiable negative family patterns
Deal with them at the place of prayer

8. Ask God to reveal or unveil any cause of delay or potential failure

QUICK WORDS FOR THE MARRIED:

1. Reset and renew your mind withScriptural revelations of marriage and not with earthly traditions

2. Be conscious of the enemy’s fear and fight of the home (Gen. 2:24-25; 3:1)
The very first attack of the devil on the man was an attack on the home

3. Be your spouse’s best friend and best confidant

4. Be determined to make your home work

5. Avoid actions of threat and dreadLet your family respect you but let them not dread you

6. Determine to have a joyful family – happy spouse, happy children

7. Let nobody regret marrying you orregret marriage because of you

8. Be patient with your spouse. Explain clearly your expectations and be patient; give them time to adjust

9. Be forgiving
10. Maintain a relationship with God that is physically productive

PRAYERS
Father, the declarations of your servant for my home tonight, let it come to pass, in Jesus’ Name.
Father, I ask for this one thing that will make me remember this meeting (make demands for it)
Thank You Lord for answered prayers. To You be all the glory Lord, in Jesus’ Name.

PROPHETIC DECLARATIONS:
– Everything you see working in our lives shall work in your life
– Any level of results God has given us, you shall have the same
– The will of God for you shall be made manifest
– God will give you the spouse for you
– Every home facing turbulence, that turbulence is over!
– Every help we have received from heaven that you desire in your life is released to you now
NEXT SINGLES AND MARRIED MEETING:
Monday, 23rd November 2020

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