Forgiveness in Marriage

By   •   June 20   •   Topics: ,

couple arguing

It is unfortunate in a marriage if there is an array of sordid memories of past sins on the part of either partner. If young people could only realize that a happy marriage depends not only on the present, but upon the past, they would be more reluctant to enter into loose, intimate relations with anyone and everyone. Many a marriage has been imperiled by the backlash of past sins, which were not just confessed, but “found out.”

As to the necessity of confessing past sins to one’s mate, I don’t think it is always advisable or necessary. I have known of homes that were wrecked by such confessions. The main thing is to confess any past wrongs to God, resolve to be true to your marriage vows; and absolve the black past by a spotless present.

Prayer for the day

Thank You for forgiving and forgetting the past. Help me to do the same, Lord.

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28 Comments

  1. Brenda says:

    Please pray for me , I don’t understand my husband can be the loving est affectionate man and it’s all about us and getting it right , then bam he gets in these moods he is angry with everything I say or do he says mean cruel hurtful things , he stays that way for days , then all of a sudden he is back to the man I married , he never really says he is sorry , or want to talk about it , what do I do my time with him is so very important to me he is now 70 and we have only been married 3 years I waited a long time to be with someone that I could really love and want it to be great , I don’t like being alone yet in the same house God help me

  2. Anne says:

    Excellent advice!

  3. Gerry says:

    Don’t be tormented by your past sin. Satan would love to keep you in its painful grip. Instead, confess it to God and be set free…… Eternally

  4. Joyce Paul says:

    Fellowship with Christ is the secret of happiness now n forever. God bless us! Amen.

  5. Sid says:

    Very sincere and true talk. Excellent advice. It’s all biblical about wisdom