Marriage

WATCH AND PRAY

“Watch and pray that you may not enter into temptation…” (Mark 14: 38 ESV). Who made this statement? Jesus To whom was the statement made? To His disciples. On what occasion? Before His betrayal So, how does it apply to the subject matter of marriage? Read and learn! Christ’s admonition of watch and pray is...

WATCH YOUR WORDS

“A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.” Proverbs 25:11 I was at a bus stop sometimes ago when I heard a woman throw words carelessly at her daughters. It was a curse word and I could see the impact it had on the girl because the girl’s face fell....

SAVE YOUR MARRIAGE, DON’T LIVE IN LAGOS!

Married and living in Lagos? Don’t get scared just yet. I’m writing figuratively here. Lagos is a metropolitan city in Nigeria known for its ever bustling activities any time is the day. It never sleeps. It’s also known for its traffic (imagine spending 4 to 6 hours on a journey that could be less than...

WHO COMES FIRST?

Who comes first? Your kids? Your friends? Your job? Your siblings and parents? I don’t think so. If it is then there is a bit problem. We can’t over emphasize the point that your spouse comes first after God.

WHY DON’T YOU INITIATE?

Yeah, you read that title right. Women, why don’t you initiate? You’re interested in a conversation with your husband yet you’re not willingly to initiate the conversation. You feel he is busy and has other ‘important’ things he has to do. Who told you so? Except he expressly states so which even begs a question...

5 MARRIAGE LESSONS I LEARNT FROM THE MOVIE, OVERCOMER

I watched the movie, Overcomer in January after I saw a reminder on someone’s status. I had had it in mind to watch the movie since a friend of mine told me to watch it. The whole of the movie was an emotional one for me. Tears dropped at a point and lessons where learnt...

IT’S LIKE CHRIST AND THE CHURCH

“For this reason, a man shall leave his father and mother and shall be joined to his wife, and the two hall become one flesh. The mystery is very great, but I speak concerning the relation of Christ and the church.” Ephesians 5: 31&32 (AMP). What is marriage to you exactly? Is it just the...

MAKING YOUR MARRIAGE WORK

“Marriage is not a bed of roses but it has its beautiful roses, neither is it a walk in the park, but you can have a memorable walk.” Kemi Esho. Truth is every marriage you see thriving and beautiful was not achieved by two partners who folded their arms and waited on God to make...

MARRIAGE IS LIKE THE GAME OF SUBWAY SURF

I’m not so much of a game person. I don’t even have games on any of my gadgets, but I used to have. One of the games I had, and I enjoyed playing was subway surf. I’m sure many of you should be familiar with the game, but for the benefits of those who might...

5 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR MARRIAGE FUN

Why do people think after some years, marriage becomes boring and lacks the spark that was there before? Why? Just why?  I personally feel there is one key reason which is ROUTINE. After the honeymoon season and a few years of lovey dovey, couples tend to slip into the rut of routine. They begin to...