Restoring Marriages Bible Study: Our Sorrow

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Psalm 30:5 says

Weeping may endure for a night,
But joy comes in the morning.

In marriage, we all go through times of sorrow. This is true for life in general. We all go through moments of sorrow. Right now, your marriage may be living in sorrow. Even if you are rebuilding, you may be caught in sorrow.

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Restoring Marriages Bible Study: Day 10-Faith in God

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If you would like to read further days in the Restoring Marriages Bible Study, please click here. Our last study was about Turning to God. Today we will look at our faith in God.

Restoring Marriages Bible Study: Day 10-Faith in God

James 1:6 is a verse that speaks to my heart quite often.

But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea driven and tossed by the wind. (NKJV)

Many times we bring requests to God. We may be sincere in our asking and earnestly seek God. However, many times we walk away not believing that God will hear and answer our requests.

I am sure you have asked God for help in your marriage many times. You may have asked God to heal your hurts. You may have asked God to help bring change in your spouse. There are just so many things that we ask God!

Some things that I have come to God about are forgiveness, healing, help with anger, my husband, my marriage, my emotions, etc. This list can go on and on.

But, what we go to God with is not as important as the faith we have in God.

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Restoring Marriages Bible Study Day 8: Cleansing Our Minds

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Cleansing Our Minds

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy- meditate on these things. (NKJV)

Today we are going to talk about cleansing our minds. One thing that I always hear from marriages is their worry about having pure minds. Many wives are very concerned with the thoughts that remain in their husbands’ minds from watching pornography.

Even when our husbands actively turn away from pornography and lust, the memories are still there. This is a very sad consequence of watching pornography. Once you watch it, it doesn’t leave you for a very long time.

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Restoring Marriages Bible Study: Day 7

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1 Peter 4:8 says

And above all things have fervent love for one another, for “love will cover a multitude of sins.”

It’s very important to discuss protecting our marriages. One mistake that I made is I never thought I would have to protect my marriage. I thought our marriage was so wonderful and it would always be happy. I never stopped to think that outside forces could destroy what was sacred inside. I’m sure many of you could say the very same thing. And I think most married people will admit that they could have prevented certain things. We don’t have to dwell on that because we can’t change anything from the past. However, we can change the future. And that is why we must take the time to protect our marriage.

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Restoring Marriages Bible Study: Day 4

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Psalm 30:2 (NKJV):

O Lord, my God, I cried out to You, and You healed me.

When our marriage is being restored, we greatly need a healer. We need the One who will come into our lives and mend the broken places. There are so many areas that need the miraculous touch of our Savior. These areas are in our marriage, but also in ourselves. That is why today’s verse is about God’s healing.

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Restoring Marriages Bible Study: Day 3

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Psalm 33:4 (NKJV)

For the word of the Lord is right, and all His work is done in truth.

Today we are going to discuss truth. Specifically-God’s truth. Truth has to do with a lot of other things. Truth can mean openness, faithfulness, or trust. If your marriage is hurting because of pornography use or unfaithfulness, truth probably means a lot to you. Most commonly, when one spouse is unfaithful, it is a hidden lie. And when our husbands are deeply addicted to pornography, it is usually something that was hidden their whole life. Now, everything is known and exposed. Now we have the truth. This truth is such a difficult thing. It is crushing. It is suffocating. It can consume our whole marriage and life if we let it. But, God can show us how truth can be a blessing too.

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Restoring Marriages Bible Study: Day 2

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Psalm 119:105 (NKJV)

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

Today we are going to discuss God’s word and how important it is for our lives. The number one way that we hear from God is through His word called the Bible. In the Bible we have God’s message, written through people, to everyone. God’s word is relevant and powerful. It is a guide for our entire life. There should never be a time in our life that we stop reading the Bible. During this time of rebuilding your marriage, reading the Bible together and individually should be one of the most important things you do.

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Restoring Marriages Bible Study: Day 1

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I am very excited that God has called me to start a Bible Study. This Bible Study is intended for wives and husbands to do together. It will take about 10-15 minutes. The purpose is to lead marriages closer to God and each other after going through a crisis. Specifically, this crisis is when a wife finds out her husband has been watching pornography or being unfaithful to her in some way. Each study will focus on a bible verse. Of course any wife or husband can do this study alone. But, ideally if you can ask your spouse to do this study with you would be wonderful. I have never conducted a bible study before so please if you have any suggestions or feedback, feel free to comment below. I’m not sure how often I will post this bible study, but I will try to regularly. Additionally, there is a new page called Prayer Requests. If you have a specific prayer request and would like to write about it, please do so. Continue reading