Daily Hope Devotionals - Marriage

Why We Need Each Other

Your abilities are for the benefit of other people. The Bible says in 1 Peter 4:10, “Each of you as a good manager must use the gift that God has given you to serve others” … Continue reading Why We Need Each Other

What Is Love?

Because love should be central to our lives, we need to be sure to understand what love really is. The Bible says love is a command. God commands that we love each other: “Love means … Continue reading What Is Love?

You Can’t Connect If You Don’t Commit

Good relationships don’t happen by accident. They take cultivation, work, and a lot of time. They take commitment! I can’t count the number of times my wife Kay and I have felt like walking out … Continue reading You Can’t Connect If You Don’t Commit

You Have to Let It Go

You’ve heard it before—and maybe experienced yourself—that opposites attract. When you’re single and see somebody that’s not like you, it’s fascinating. You find their characteristics and personality traits that are not like yours exciting and … Continue reading You Have to Let It Go

Show Your Love by Being Gentle

Gentleness diffuses conflict. It disarms critics. It’s persuasive. It’s attractive. And gentleness communicates love. If you’re married, the quickest way to improve your marriage is to start talking to your spouse more gently. It’ll do … Continue reading Show Your Love by Being Gentle

Strong Marriages Are Good for Everyone

Strong marriages are good for everyone. They benefit the individuals who are part of those relationships and can even help to strengthen whole societies. Throughout history, marriage has been the fundamental building block of every … Continue reading Strong Marriages Are Good for Everyone

Marriage Is Meant for Connection

Marriage doesn’t solve your problems. Marriage does not create your problems. Marriage reveals your problems. It simply magnifies what was already a problem when you were living as a single adult. So if marriage doesn’t … Continue reading Marriage Is Meant for Connection

5 Ways Couples Can Grow Spiritually Together

You can do many different things to keep your marriage growing. You can show affection, act unselfishly, and forgive each other. But by far the most important decision you and your spouse can make in … Continue reading 5 Ways Couples Can Grow Spiritually Together

Be Your Spouse’s Biggest Fan

If you’re married, God has given you an incredibly important role: to be your spouse’s biggest fan. It’s a job only you can do in the way God desires—and your spouse desperately needs you to … Continue reading Be Your Spouse’s Biggest Fan

How to Rekindle Love

At first glance you may not think the book of Revelation—with its images of beasts, lambs, and angels—has anything to do with romance and the kind of affection needed to sustain a growing marriage. But … Continue reading How to Rekindle Love