TEXT: PROVERBS 18:22
A man, who finds a wife, finds a treasure and receives favor from the lord.
Marriage is one of the help God has given to man to make life worth living.
Those who handle marriage with honor will enjoy favor.
Attach value to marriage and handle it with care.
How you handle marriage will determine how your life will be decorated.
Marriage is beautification.
Marriage is a good thing from God to man.
How you handle marriage determines the beauty that will come out of your life.
Marriage was designed to add color to your life.
Even when You do what you know, what you don’t know can still undo you.
Don’t assume you know marriage because is an institution you cannot graduate from.
HOW TO MAKE THE JOURNEY OF MARRIAGE A TESTIMONY.
1 Every marriage must be built on the power of love. (Songs of Solomon 8:6-8
You don’t buy love with money and manipulation.
Love is more than a feeling, love is a knowing.
A life time long marriage is a long time.
One day without love in a marriage is like ten years in hell.
Marriage is not only spiritual, it is also physical.
2 The vision both of you have must go in the direction.
Any man that hates to talk but only loves to touch is not a husband.
Marital decisions are destiny determined decisions.
You don’t marry by signs, you marry by conviction.
Don’t build your marriage on vision, you build your marriage on the word of God.
A wrong foundational decision will affect your life’s decision.(1sam 16:7
When you choose only by the natural, the unnatural will mess up your choice.( Proverbs 31:30
Marital choice is not about the best option, but about the right portion.(Proverbs 19:14
Never allow your heart overrule your head.
Let your passion always agree with your purpose. (1 test 5:21
THINGS TO CHECK IF YOU WANT TO MARRY
1 His/her commitment to God.
2 character content.
3 the course of destiny
4 physical qualities and attributes.
If you don’t resist strange forces, you can’t resist strange decisions.
PEOPLE YOU SHOULD BE CAREFUL OF IN CHOOSING A PARTNER?
1 Manipulative prophets and spiritual confusionist.
2 Good intention but misguided family.
3 Demonic bondage and immoral addiction.
HOW DO I GET MY PARTNER?
1 Ask God to guide you.
2 You must use courtship to set up your marriage patterns.
When you get it at the beginning, it will be easier to correct it when something goes wrong.
Courtship is a place where you lay out critical foundation for marriage.
HOW TO USE COURTSHIP TO PATTERN YOUR MARRIAGE?
1 Whatever you negotiate you will navigate.
2 you must have a good communication command.