Topic: The Matter Of Knowing Who To Marry [Seeds of Destiny 23 October 2019 Devotional]
Any relationship you manage can damage you; any relationship you pamper can tamper with your life and destiny
SCRIPTURE: And the LORD God said, it is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him. – Genesis 2:18
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Any relationship you manage can damage you; any relationship you pamper can tamper with your life and destiny
It is confirmed that one of the most critical directions to seek in life is the direction as to who to marry. This is because a larger percentage of a person’s success in life is connected to whom he/she married. Marriage failure at times equals destiny failure; a shattered home can equal a shattered life. No matter how anointed a man is, if his house is not in order, his ministry can never be in order. Samson’s downfall or tragedy was connected to the wrong women he associated with. (Judges 14:16-20 and 16:1-21).
Beloved, do not allow the flesh to choose for you whom to marry. That the man is tall, rich and handsome does not mean he is your husband. That the lady is beautiful, fair to look upon and intelligent does not mean that she is the right person for you. Sister, do not allow desperation or any form of pressure make you to make the wrong choice in marriage. Do not say, ‘I will manage him,’ or ‘I will manage her.’
Any relationship you manage can damage you; any relationship you pamper can tamper with your life and destiny. There is something worse than being single, and that is marrying the wrong person. Marriage is a fixed deposit.
Sister, that man you are in a relationship with, and he can lift his hand to slap you but drops it on a second thought, when you eventually marry him, know that that slap must happen.
Never marry anybody who you have lost your peace over. Do not marry anybody out of pity.
Do not cheapen your life by engaging in premarital sex. Imagine that, the man has not married you but he has seen everything about you. Apart from eternal consequences, that sort of action is a major reason for the abortion or failure of marriage. That is, the marriage ended before it even started. (Hebrew 13:4).
But you shall make it, in Jesus’ Name.
REMEMBER THIS: Any relationship you manage can damage you; any relationship you pamper can tamper with your life and destiny.
- Wait on the Lord in prayer and fasting to know who to marry. Any time spent to know who to marry is not a waste of time (Genesis 2:18).
- Ensure you have an inner witness accompanied with a peace of mind over the person you are thinking of marrying.
- Determine to keep yourself and the relationship pure devoid of premarital sex.
PRAYER: Lord, I ask for divine intervention in my marital relationship. I ask for your mercy in any area I have slipped in time past. Deliver me from marital confusion; I settle for Your Will for my life Lord, in Jesus’ Name.
QUOTE: Your masculinity is not for the beating of your wife but for protecting your wife; your femininity is not for talking back at your husband but for talking for your husband. Marriage is responsibility. Culled from ‘In-laws, In-loves and outlaws’ by Dr Becky Paul-Enenche
DAILY READING: Jer. 42:1 to 44:23, 2 Tim 2:1 to 21, Ps 92:1-93:5, Prov 26:3-5
PROPHETIC DECLARATION/WORD: The LORD guide you into His perfect will for your life in this season in Jesus’ Name.
Today’s devotional was written by Pastor Paul Enenche of the Dunamis International Gospel Centre (DIGC), headquartered at Abuja, Nigeria, with Pastor Paul and Becky Enenche, as the Senior Pastors. It is a power-packed arena where God’s Presence, Principles and Power are at work for the salvation, healing and restoration of human destinies and dignities.