It is important to study the biblical instructions that you will be agreeing to in marriage.
Understanding what we are committing to and considering how to apply these principles is a key part of making a strong and permanent commitment.
What does God require and want from you in marriage?
Ephesians -25, 28, 33 Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord.
Also, learn the life skills you'll need, such as budgeting, wise financial planning, home care and repair, nutrition and cooking, clothing care, communication, conflict resolution, how to treat the opposite sex, etc.
They met when they were freshmen and started dating their senior year. Of course, the couple didn't want to be separated, so Angie traveled with him as much as possible.But even before baptism we need to be aware of these characteristics and be seeking God's help to develop them. Without a growing level of emotional and spiritual maturity and character, frictions and conflicts can eat away at a marriage.With a commitment to these spiritual characteristics, we can work through the natural tensions and challenges that every marriage goes through.1 Corinthians 13:4-8 Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up; does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil; does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth; bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Galatians -23 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. These and other spiritual characteristics provide us with a lifetime goal for growth.God's Holy Spirit, given after repentance and baptism (Acts ), is a key ingredient in making this spiritual growth possible.