My wife, Danielle, and I had our first date on Friday evening, January 24, 2003. Afterward, my buddy Joe prodded, “So, is she The One?” And I remember pausing. Tempting as it was to shout, “Yes!” … that seemed a touch impulsive, so I settled for a breathy, “She’s a really nice girl.” I guess didn’t want to jinx it.
Although marriage is not the only place where one can find spiritual blessing, social blessing, or material blessing, it might be the only place where one can find all of those blessings so closely tied together. If the church is wise, she will promote this full package of blessings and nothing less.
In part 1, Zach observed that marriage ought to be a spiritual blessing. This week we continue with Part 2—Embracing Marriage as a Social Blessing …
Marrying amiss is devastating, and I want to spare you that life-altering, unrelenting heartache. If you’re serious about waiting for the right husband, prayerfully consider these two faith-building projects and this biblically-based list of qualities.