It's the month of love! You know I had to talk about love. Do you feel loved?How do you know you are loved? Do you get butterflies in your stomach, a feeling like your heart is full or dizziness when you feel the love? Learn what speaks to you of love. Write it in the comments if you know your love language. My love language is acts of service.
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Marriage series pt3: sacrifice
The last of the Marriage Series focuses on sacrifice. When we are truly in love there are sacrifices that we are willing to make. The blog post What Love Is goes into love and its characteristics, listen to that again if you need a reminder.
As I have said before in previous posts; love should never hurt you physically or emotionally. It is not a healthy relationship when one is manipulative, abusive (emotional and physical), selfish, bullies, etc. I pray you don’t even get close to someone like that (see healthy relationship post for more info and free tool). Literally dying because of someone is not the sacrifice you want to make. If you are in a domestic abuse situation, call the National Domestic Violence Helpline now at 1-800-799-7233.
To sum it up, the marriage covenant is very similar to the New Covenant and its Peacemaker, Jesus. Jesus is God’s covenant with us. Jesus is the blood covenant that covers our sins and forgives us, the gate to heaven. (There is so much more on that subject that I would be writing for days! That will be a future post.)
“It puts the law within us, writes it on our hearts
It makes God our God, and us his people.
We will know the Lord – small or great in the eyes of others –
We will know him!
Our iniquities will be forgiven; our sin remembered no more!”1 (see Hebrews 8:10 – 12 NASB).
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Learn more about the covenant of marriage and God's design for sex. There is more to sex then pleasure, pregnancy and STD's. This is the truth given to you in love, it may sting a little but it will help your quality of life. Transcript is below. (Excuse my voice, my allergies are kicking.) Disclosure: There are affiliate links at the end of this post, I'll earn a commision if you shop through them.
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