Sunday February 10, 2013 – Having a marriage built on faith is important. A God empowered marriage is ruling over your world together and responding to each other with love and blessing.
To stay married, you need a faith based relationship. – Pastor Dwayne Terry
Preemptive Strikes in Marriage
Preemptive Strike, Part 02
Genesis 1:28 – God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and over every living creature that moves on the ground.”
A Preemptive Strike is humbling yourself before God every day and focusing on His power to work through you.
How To Have A God-Empowered Marriage
Have a faith-based relationship. Rule over your world together.
Ephesians 6:12 – For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.
Romans 8:37 – No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.
Respond with love & blessing.
1 Peter 3:8-12 – Finally, all of you, live in harmony with one another; be sympathetic, love as brothers, be compassionate & humble. 9 Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult, but with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing. 10For, “Whoever would love life & see good days must keep his tongue from evil & his lips from deceitful speech. 11He must turn from evil & do good; he must seek peace & pursue it. 12For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous & his ears are attentive to their prayer, but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”
Instead of giving love the way you want to give it, give love the way your mate wants to receive it.
Matthew 7:12 – So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you…