7 Steps to a SucSEXful Marriage!

Posted on February 10, 2012

A great marriage doesn’t just happen. It takes purpose and intentionality. Here are 7 steps that will help you reach the level God has in store for your marriage!

Have A Spouse Centric Relationship!  The most important earthly relationship you have is with your spouse. Husbands, put your wife first. Wives, put your husband first. Yes, even above the kids. Because remember…kids leave and spouses stay!

Have Regular Date Night/Mate Nights When you have a regular time that you can get away as a couple, even for a few hours, it’s like an oasis in the middle of the desert!

Remember Special Occasions And Keep Them Holy Throughout Scripture, God challenges his people to remember what he has done for them. Remember those times in your marriage that are special to you…and celebrate them together!

Speak About Your Spouse With Words Of Honor! Proverbs 25:11, “A word aptly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver.”

Install A Purification System Set ground rules and guardrails that ensure you won’t go over the edge and the ledge of compromise. For example, Lisa and I have developed our own “10 Commandments of Purity”. Write yours out together and commit to keeping your marriage pure.

Satisfy Your Spouse Sexually The Bible challenges us to satisfy our spouses regularly, not to neglect them (1 Corinthians 7:5). Be intentional about meeting your spouse’s sexual needs. Marriage should be a needs-meeting contest!

Crash Through Quitting Points – Every marriage has those times when you want to quit. But don’t base your marriage on feelings. Commit your way…see your covenant to your spouse the way God sees it. And break through  those quitting points to discover greatness on the other side!


6 Replies to "7 Steps to a SucSEXful Marriage!"

  • Matt Ethan
    February 10, 2012 (2:59 pm)
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    Great stuff Ed! Thanks for this!

  • Yarnap zed
    February 10, 2012 (3:12 pm)
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    This is glorious becos it has just saved a relationship between a man & his wife

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    February 10, 2012 (3:56 pm)
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  • Nicole Avesani
    February 13, 2012 (9:58 pm)
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    I love that last one. So many couples quit too soon…
    Thanks for this!

  • stephen larbi
    May 1, 2012 (6:16 am)
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    I am so blessed by your teachings on love.

  • instellation
    June 19, 2012 (11:38 am)
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