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Wrong Reasons For Getting Married

Genesis 2:18-25, Ruth 2,3,4. Judges 14,15,16

 The beginning of the failure of any endeavors is to have the wrong reasons for embarking on it. Many people got married without knowing why? Today broken homes and divorce is on the increase because many people have the wrong reasons for getting married.

 In my view, a few of the followings are some wrong reasons for getting married.

  1. To get over sexual urge: This is one of the wrong reasons for getting married. Marriage does not give victory over sexual urge. At least, several records and reports show people having extra-marital affairs despite their good sexual relationship with their spouse at home. Thus, if you are not sexually disciplined when you are single you’re not likely to keep your fidelity in marriage. This is because the best couples sometimes have low season sexually.
  2. Get away from home responsibly: Among other wrong reasons for getting married is thinking it is an escape route from house chores or responsibility.
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What Not To Do When Marriage Delays

 1 Samuel 13:8-10,Psalm 13:1, Romans 8:28, Hebrews 11:6, Habakkuk2:3, Ezekiel 12:28

Human beings are social beings. Therefore, one major area of sociality is marriage. But if marriage delays reactions and counter-reactions follow. At such times spontaneous negative behavior is exhibited. So what are the don’ts when marriage delays?

Unfortunately, negative reaction rather than improve the situation compound it the more. I agreed it is natural for people at this level to assume the world is falling round about them. When marriage delays feeling of loneliness and a sense of being an outcast among one’s peers heightens. At that stage, the voice of reasoning, especially from the married, is misunderstood.  They’ll see them as not being emphatic enough with their plight. They interpret the encouraging words of people in the same shoe with them as that of a drowned man seeking a companion. What are these don’ts when marriage delays that the concerned people must know? Read more »