The day you enter a wrong marriage marks the beginning of the end of your joy, peace, success, health, . . . name it. My heart leaps when it comes to the point of vow exchange at weddings. I wonder if the couple really understand what they are getting themselves into. To me, that is the most important aspect of the ceremony. I tell you, you’ll be faced with reality soon or later.
Marriage is a commitment, a life covenant. Whether she is able to bear a child or not; whether his money increases or otherwise; whether he now looks or behaves the way you thought he/she would or not, . . . Whatever your package contains, you are in a house that has no exit. Only death is the door.
So why would you joke with something that determines what the rest of your life would look like- for better or worse. Are you prepared for this life-long journey? Let God lead you. Please my dear, pray through and think again before you step into the boat with that fellow. Be sure you are not going into marriage because of ephemeral things. Don’t be in a hurry so you won’t be sorry. I pray for you, may you not miss it!
-Omosebi Mary Omolola
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Someone pointed out that some people claim to have prayed through before getting married yet their homes got broken. Here's my response:
It is possible that it was not God's instructions to them to marry the people they actually did, maybe they just listened to their own voice of reasoning. It is also truly possible that they prayed and they have a correct foundation- they married in God's will. Marrying right is the foundation that will withstand storms when they come. Storms must surely rage. But after having a correct foundation, one must build on it. And that is the hardwork we talk about in marriage. Prayer tops the list of the works that must be done. No one is perfect or has the formular for a successful marriage in her hands. We must continually trust God to help us build with the right materials and specifications to suit the uniqueness of each of our marriages.