Using the terms \”husband\” and \”wife\” often causes people to think of each other in a more permanent, you\’re-a-part-of-me/I\’m-a-part-of-you wayвyou\’re technically a family now. Also, one interesting thing that happens when people get married is what theorists call \”transformation of motivation\”: You start to work together to achieve the best outcomes for you both, as opposed to acting on your own to get the things that you each want. Essentially, you take on one another\’s dreams and form a new set of mutual goals.
If you are married, you may have discovered why marriage is so important and experienced some of the good that comes from it. Or, maybe marriage was hard for some of you and youБre no longer married. However, there is hope.
But that hope starts with realizing that marriage can be more amazing than you have experienced or even thought. IБve been married many years and have experienced both the amazing as well as the very hard. Marriage eliminated loneliness for me and my wife. We are more effective working as a team versus working as individuals. Through challenges, we have both matured. And a side bonus, we have wonderful kids that came from our union. Those are all good and wonderful, but IБve also discovered something even greater. God has created marriage to reveal more about Him and how awesome He is. And this is revealed through many of His purposes for marriage. 1. Beginning б [ ]. It also provides an opportunity to grow in selflessness as you serve your wife and children.
Marriage is more than a physical union; it is also a spiritual and emotional union. This union mirrors the one between God and His Church. 2. Oneness When a man and woman get married, the Бtwo become one. Б Marriage is a bond like no other. It gives us a life partner, a teammate, as we move through the challenges of life together. 3. Purity Marriage is designed for purity. We are under assault by temptation nearly every minute and from many directions. The bond of marriage gives us the support to defeat that temptation by engaging in deep, satisfying love a love that gives to, and receives from, our mate physically, emotionally, and spiritually. 4. Parenting When a marriage produces a childб or receives a child through adoption, it is one of lifeБs greatest blessings.
Roughly 40% of children being raised today are in a home without a father. The effects of that fact are staggering. Father absence causes increases in mental and behavioral disorders as well as criminal activity and substance abuse. But when children are raised in a healthy marriage, they get a front row seat to see and experience the lasting benefits of strong family. 5. Love Marriage is designed to mirror our CreatorБs unconditional love for us. ItБs a love that will always be there and will never leave us or forsake us. When a man and woman love one another with that unconditional love, contentment follows and joy abounds. You may also like.