Living first for God and then for each other is the foundation of a marriage and a shadow of the Bride’s marriage to Jesus. Keith and I have been married 43 years. Through those 43 years, God carried us through financial challenges, sickness, living in foreign lands with minimal communications, and many sacrifices. We learned to depend upon God and each other. That takes the discipline Pastor Tim Burt is writing about. It’s like Romans 12:1, offering your body as a living sacrifice. Thank you, Pastor Tim. May the Lord richly bless you. Karen
by Pastor Tim Burt
Renee and I have been married for 36 years. Our marriage started off extremely rocky because we were young, immature, and selfish. Today we have what I would consider the marriage of my dreams. Even though I say that, it’s not perfect and we infrequently have our moments. But for the most part, we have the kind of marriage that we both hoped we would have when we first got married. We deeply love each other. We have great admiration for each other. We serve each other. And we work to serve the Lord together. What has helped us move from one end of the spectrum to the other is keeping God in the center of our lives and prioritizing our relationship with Him and each other.
Jesus meant it when He spoke the words, “But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness…
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