BEST FOR LAST

‘You saved the best until now’ Lord Jesus… (John 2: 10)

All marriages, no matter how strong, will eventually ‘finish’ their wine of joy and passion and end up ‘dry’: no hatred, no love, just ‘water- surviving’ arrangement. There is a moment when you discover that all the love has been exhausted on daily errands and the boring routine of life. There is a moment when fear will grip the heart that your secret relationship failure will become public display; ‘They have no more wine…’

That place of loneliness and shame is the moment for the true friend to step in and help. The best marriage counselors are not found seated at the table waiting to be served. They are found in the background, among the servants, who know the secret of brewing the miracle of supernatural love that never dies. Once you taste from the latter wine, once you are willing to allow God to love your spouse through your heart, your marriage will receive the stamp of heaven and will survive divorce… in fact, will defeat even death. Never forget the power of the latter rain! That is where the glory dwells!

In Christ I declare:
My marriage belongs to God!
Jesus is the Lord of my marriage, the Red Cord that can never be broken!
I will never lose hope in my marriage for my spouse is a gift from God and God never makes mistakes!
My marriage shall last until death will ‘part’ us! Nothing else will be able to destroy it before death!
I hate divorce!
Like the wine, my marriage shall be better as we get older!
Holy romance shall always ‘bubble’ in my marriage!
The best is yet to come!
In Jesus name, Amen!

(In the picture, my husband and I, happily married for 45 years… To God alone be all the glory!)

Tali and Malia 5

 

2 comments on “BEST FOR LAST

  1. Mary Ann says:

    Praise God! He has blessed your marriage..
    Reading your posts, I see that you put God first, and make the effort to keep love alive.

  2. Silvia Lia Leigh, MD says:

    When I got married I did not know the price for a successful marriage. Thank God that I did not know. because I could have been discouraged. The price for a holy testimony of spiritual maturity, reflected in ministry and marriage is very high. I had to die to self so that Christ can live in me and shine thru me, for His glory and for my good.
    My work as a house wife is this: by applying the Word of God and by prayer I create an island of peace in an ocean of confusion! There is great reward in this work! To God alone be all the glory!
    Thank you Mary Ann for your encouragement! God bless you!

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