How to make marriages work: A Biblical Perspective


James Parker

4 min read

Marriage is more than rings and a ceremony. It's a lifelong commitment that needs effort, understanding, and dedication.

In today's post, I will share some helpful insights that transformed my understanding of marriage. These insights come from "The Excellent Wife: A Biblical Perspective" and have brought new life to many marriages.

Ready to rekindle that marital spark? Let's dive right in.

1. A Foundation Built on Faith

The cornerstone of a thriving marriage? Faith.

The book highlights how important it is for a marriage to have a spiritual connection and mutual understanding. When couples focus on their spiritual bond, they forge an unbreakable link that withstands the test of time.

2. Communication is Key

Talk, listen, understand.

Clear communication bridges gaps and mends rifts. Understanding your partner's perspective and voicing your feelings can dissolve many conflicts.

3. Respect & Love: Two Sides of the Same Coin

To love is to respect.

"The Excellent Wife" delves deep into the interplay between love and respect. Mutual admiration and understanding pave the way for a harmonious union.

4. Embrace Your Roles

Every partner has a unique role.

Rather than fighting against traditional roles, embracing them with a modern mindset can bring a refreshing dynamic to a relationship.

Much like a garden, marriage requires regular attention and care to bloom. Now that you have the wisdom from "The Excellent Wife," you can fully nurture your relationship.

Now, I'd like to hear from you. Which strategy from this post are you going to try first? Leave a comment below sharing your thoughts or personal experiences.


How To make marriages work:

  1. A Foundation Built on Faith
  2. Communication is Key
  3. Respect & Love
  4. Embrace Your Roles