What can help marriage succeed?

Adapted from an article published in The Christian Science Monitor, August 16, 2017.

Marriages are under a lot of pressure. So many are short-lived or never happen in the first place. Marriage, however, has tremendous potential to help individuals and society.

What can help marriage succeed? My short answer would be that the good we find in marriage really comes from the good—the love—we give. Unselfish love for each other and our children makes a marriage strong.

At our wedding, a friend read the Bible story of Isaac and Rebekah (see Genesis 24:1–19). He chose it because it’s all about unselfish love.

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October 23, 2017

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