Praying For a Godly Marriage Partner

 

Since God loves us to follow His Word, wouldn't it be nice if God gave us a set of plans like He gave Moses for the Tabernacle, so that we would know how to be the best husband or wife? And wouldn't it be great to have a set of guidelines to know just who we should marry: what they would look like, act like, and so on?

 

Well the great news is that God has provided a completely detailed set of instructions for how to recognize the absolutely right person to marry if you are looking, or the exact set of operating instructions to become the best husband or wife if you are already married. That is what so much of God's Word is written about: How we can please and serve God in the relationship and activity that will span most of our earthly lives.

 

Today, whoever we are, and where ever we are in our life, we can be praying about our life and marriage and the lives and marriages of those we love—from God's Word!

 

What a Godly Partner Looks Like

 

God's Word says much about men and women. The Lord goes so far as to even identify what type of person we should avoid, stay away from, and especially never consider as a viable marriage partner. The list is timeless, and can be your guide to a joyous Biblical marriage.

 

The following list is either what you should be praying for and heading towards if you are married. Or, what you are prayerfully looking for in a partner if you are not yet married.

 

  1. A godly marriage partner is: a person who wants to follow God's rules for a wonderful marriage.

 

Genesis 2:18 "And the Lord God said, "It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper comparable to him." 

 

  1. A godly marriage partner is: a person who sees the home as their primary ministry. 

 

Deuteronomy 6:7  "You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up."

 

3.      A godly marriage partner is: a person who loves children and wants to teach them.

 

Deuteronomy 6:7  "You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up."

 

4.      A godly marriage partner is: a person that wants a pure home. 

 

Deuteronomy 6:9 "You shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates."

 

Today, whoever we are, and where ever we are in our life, we can be praying about our life and marriage and the lives and marriages of those we love—from God's Word!

 

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