In a month, we will have been married for 3 years. We are so excited and thankful for the 3 amazing years we have had. To show that point Joe likes to call me his wife of 3 years (out loud) LOL. As we reflect on the last 3 years all we say is that marriage is a faith journey;

Faith in God; Faith is being sure of what we hope for, and certain of what we do not see.” (Hebrews 11:1 NIV). Faith is having the kind of trust and confidence in God and in Christ that leads you to commit your whole soul to Him. Faith in God means you can see with your heart before you can see with your eyes. Before marriage its means having faith in God that he will manifest your ideal spouse. In dating it means having Faith that God will give you all it takes to make it to the altar and in marriage it is an unwavering faith in God that the best is yet to come regardless of your current circumstances.

Authentic faith has more to do with the heart than with the head. Genuine faith involves trust. Christian faith, involves a radical trust in God. Trusting God as an individual and as a couple means we have learned to rely on God for provision, joy and peace. Our faith is ever growing and we exercise it by trusting God to come through for us in ways that only God can. This was the essence of the sermon in Church this Sunday. As we head to the Christmas Holidays, and read about the story of Mary and Joseph, it’s evident that Mary and Joseph had faith in God to figure out their future. All Joseph and Mary had to do was to obey and leave the outcome to God.

Faith in each other; Faith in God can be hard, even when we know he is infallible and unchanging. That makes having faith in your spouse almost impossible. Having faith in each other has meant seeing each other how God sees us regardless of our behavior. Faith in each other means we that we are God’s children and He has a plan for each of us, and supporting each other to each other fulfilment of God’s purpose. Faith in each other means we can call each other to God’s destiny. When your spouse believes in who God has called you to be, we begin to manifest that person.

When you have faith in each other, it changes how you treat your spouse, how you speak to them and how you pray for them. Recently Joe and I got a new chance to start over and we had to choose career paths to follow, there were instances when we were caught between purpose and financial freedom and that’s where having faith  in God and in each other kept us on the road to God’s purpose for our lives. We had to remind each other who we are in Christ even when life happens.

Faith in the institution of marriage; Marriage is God’s plan and having faith in the institution as God created it to be. All you need to do today is listen to the radio and it sounds like all marriages are meant to fail. And I know you have heard the conventional wisdom that marriage is hard. We all know some marriages that have failed. All these things make couples wonder which of their friends won’t make it, or will it be them, singles wonder why they should get married at all, if all that is ahead of them is failure. For you to have faith in marriage it is essential to understand God’s plan for marriage.

God’s plan for marriage is to reflect his image.God’s plan for marriage is to raise godly children. God’s plan for marriage is to establish and build his kingdom.God’s plan for marriage is companionship.God’s plan for marriage is for married couples to make a new family unit*.

Faith is essential to a couple’s life and Gods wants you to strengthen your faith every day in order to manifest His purposes for your spouse and marriage. Strengthening your faith will involve trusting God, obeying him and leaving the outcome to God.



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