Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with righteous judgment. No Perfect Marriage

Luke_6-37: Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven

Luke_6-37: Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven

Comparison Shopping By Barbara Rainey

Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with righteous judgment. JOHN 7:24

It’s so easy for a woman to look at her husband and say:

“He’s sure not very _______.”

“He doesn’t _______ or _______ or ________.”

“I wish I was married to someone more like ________.”

But every time you say or even think something along these lines—every time you focus on those inevitable aspects about him that are disappointing or negative—you catch him in a comparison trap. You forget that God has a plan for your man that is different from the one He has for somebody else’s husband. You ignore the fact that your job is to respect him, to be used by God to help reveal that plan in his life, whatever it may be.

When I married Dennis, I had no idea we would end up doing the kinds of things God has led us to do. It hasn’t always been easy to have Dennis Rainey for a husband. It would have been so easy at times to settle back and say, “I wish he was more like so-and-so,” rather than being content with the one God had given me and helping him develop into the man God wanted him to be. There are so many things that Dennis does well. There are a lot of things he doesn’t. But when I’m lasering in on those things he doesn’t do quite so well, I’m expecting him to be someone he’s not. No, he’s not perfect. Neither am I. Nobody is.

But I believe that God can change your heart as He does mine when I slip into seeing only the imperfections. The key is recognizing what you are looking at in his life and being willing to let God adjust your focus from the negative to the positive.

DISCUSS

Spend some time encouraging each other right now. I’m sure both of you could use some building up.

PRAY

Ask God to adjust your view of each other toward something more grateful and positive.

Culled:  http://familylife.com

May God Bless Nigeria, America And Israel And Take Care Of Us; May God Make His Face Shine Upon Us, And Be Gracious To Us; May The Lord Lift Up His Countenance Upon Us, And Give Us Peace, In Jesus Christ Name, We Pray! Amen!

 

 

 

May The Grace The Lord Jesus Christ, And The Love Of God, And The Fellowship Of The Holy Spirit Be With You All. Amen!

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6 Responses to Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with righteous judgment. No Perfect Marriage

  1. omolara says:

    i luv ur words of encouragement God bless you

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  3. Anonymous says:

    Pleas I have a question is it Lawful for someone
    to get married to his or ha cousin the
    relationship is very distant (the grandfather of
    the Woman is a younger brother to d man’s
    Grandmother and the father of the man is a
    cousin to the father of the woman i.e 1st cousin
    whilethe children of the first cousin are the
    once that intend to get married) pleas I really
    need a clear answer to this question because
    there are examples of people that were
    married from their family . Eleazar’s daughters
    each
    married first cousins, as they were instructed( I
    Chronicles 23:22). See below
    Forbidden Marriages Scripture
    Between parents and children -Leviticus 18:7-8
    Between stepparents and stepchildren-
    Leviticus 18:8, 17
    With your paternal or maternal aunt-Leviticus
    18:12-13
    With your uncle or aunt -Leviticus 18:14
    Between brother and sister and half-brother
    and half-sister-Leviticus 18:9
    Between stepbrothers and stepsisters-Leviticus
    18:11
    With your daughter-in-law -Leviticus 18:15
    With your sister-in-law -Leviticus 18:16
    With your granddaughter -Leviticus 18:10
    With your step-granddaughter -Leviticus 18:17
    However, it’s important to remember that
    many laws do condemn this type of marriage
    and Christians are commanded to “Submit
    yourselves to every ordinance of man for the
    Lord’s sake: whether it be to the king, as
    supreme; Or unto governors, as unto them that
    are sent by him for the punishment of
    evildoers, and for the praise of them that do
    well. For so is the will of God, that with well
    doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of
    foolish men” (1 Peter 2:13-15, See also Romans
    13:1-2).

  4. Anthony says:

    Pleas I have a question is it Lawful for someone
    to get married to his or ha cousin the
    relationship is very distant (the grandfather of
    the Woman is a younger brother to d man’s
    Grandmother and the father of the man is a
    cousin to the father of the woman i.e 1st cousin
    whilethe children of the first cousin are the
    once that intend to get married) pleas I really
    need a clear answer to this question because
    there are examples of people that were
    married from their family . Eleazar’s daughters
    each
    married first cousins, as they were instructed( I
    Chronicles 23:22). See below
    Forbidden Marriages Scripture
    Between parents and children -Leviticus 18:7-8
    Between stepparents and stepchildren-
    Leviticus 18:8, 17
    With your paternal or maternal aunt-Leviticus
    18:12-13
    With your uncle or aunt -Leviticus 18:14
    Between brother and sister and half-brother
    and half-sister-Leviticus 18:9
    Between stepbrothers and stepsisters-Leviticus
    18:11
    With your daughter-in-law -Leviticus 18:15
    With your sister-in-law -Leviticus 18:16
    With your granddaughter -Leviticus 18:10
    With your step-granddaughter -Leviticus 18:17
    However, it’s important to remember that
    many laws do condemn this type of marriage
    and Christians are commanded to “Submit
    yourselves to every ordinance of man for the
    Lord’s sake: whether it be to the king, as
    supreme; Or unto governors, as unto them that
    are sent by him for the punishment of
    evildoers, and for the praise of them that do
    well. For so is the will of God, that with well
    doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of
    foolish men” (1 Peter 2:13-15, See also Romans
    13:1-2).

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