What Married Couples Need to Know

What a Husband Needs to Know

Live with your wife and obey God’s Word – I Peter 3:7
Your wife has very special needs – I Peter 3:7
Honor your wife – I Peter 3:7
Bitterness hinders a husband’s prayers – I Peter 3:7
Love your wife and avoid bitterness – Colossians 3:19
Enjoy life and love your wife – Ecclesiastes 9:9
A bitter husband will not communicate – I Samuel 25:17
Give your wife high priority in life – Titus 1:6
Be faithful to your own wife – Proverbs 5:15
Rejoice with your wife – Proverbs 5:18
God favors the man who has a good wife – Proverbs 18:22
A wise wife is a gift from God – Proverbs 19:14
Keep your wife close to your heart – Song of Solomon 8:6
Don’t allow your wife to be deceived – I Timothy 2:14
A good husband defends his wife – Nehemiah 4:14

What a Wife Needs to Know

Honor your husband – II Samuel 6:22
Respect your husband – Ephesians 5:33
Avoid women who despise their husbands – Esther 1:17
Let your husband see your godly lifestyle – I Peter 3:2
A wife must develop a gentle spirit – I Peter 3:4
A godly wife trusts God – I Peter 3:5
A godly wife submits to her husband – I Peter 3:5
Stay reconciled to your husband – I Corinthians 7:11
Don’t let go of your husband – Song of Solomon 3:4
Avoid adultery at all costs – Hebrews 13:4
A wife must not speak foolishly – Job 2:10
A good wife is a blessing to her husband – Proverbs 12:4
A virtuous wife handles money wisely – Proverbs 31:16
A prudent wife is esteemed by her husband – Proverbs 31:28
A good wife obeys God’s Word – Titus 2:5

What Both Need to Know

God made men and women differently – Matthew 19:4
Allow each other to worship the Lord – II Samuel 6:16
Avoid all pornography – II Samuel 11:2
Confess your faults to each other – James 5:16
Pray for each other – James 5:16
Submit to each other for Jesus’ sake – Ephesians 5:21
Realize you are both heirs of eternal life – I Peter 3:7
Respect one another – I Corinthians 7:3
Never withhold sex from the other – I Corinthians 7:5
Married couples will have some problems – I Corinthians 7:28
Discover new ways to please each other – I Corinthians 7:33-34
Depend on each other – I Corinthians 11:11
Allow no problem to quench your love – Song of Solomon 8:7

Maxim of the Moment

Love is made sweet by compliments; not commands.