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Happy ever after


Happily ever after #4 communication and conflict

Communication and conflict are two key pressure points in marriage.
We’ve talked a lot about being ‘happily ever after’ – whether married, single, divorced, separated, …We started in Philippians 2:3-5
3 Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. 4 Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. 5 Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus,…
There Paul teaches the keys to marital success: firstly, a meaningful relationship to Jesus Christ (vv 1,5); and secondly, a measured relationship to each other (vv 2-4).


Happily Ever After #3 – creating new pathways for marriage

In Galatians 5:16-26 the apostle Paul outlines for us principles for marital and relationship bliss. It’s not always that there is some huge breakdown or wanting the relationship to fail… [sometimes]. It’s often pressure points that are draining us of our spiritual and/or relational vitality. Like a slow leak the relationship withers like a flower in the hot sun…