BIBLE PRINCIPLE: “Let marriage be honorable among all, and let the marriage bed be without defilement.”
THE BENEFITS: Some people consider those words antiquated. But they are wrong
Jessie, who is both a husband and a father, wrote: “Marital faithfulness has contributed greatly to my strong relationship with my wife and to our happiness. Indeed, trust is very important in a marriage. Infidelity destroys that trust”
Ligaya * put her marriage in jeopardy. “I began to associate with bad people,” she says. “This led to my taking part in wild nightlife and to cheating on my husband.” Did this way of life make her happy? She and her husband constantly argued, and she was miserable. She adds: “When I reflected on the embarrassing mess I had got myself into, I realized just how right my parents were when they used to say, ‘Bad associations corrupt good morals.’”
Ligaya continues: “Before things got worse, I decided to stop my bad ways and study the Bible
^ par. 6 Some names have been changed.
Jesus explained why we need guidance and what two Biblical principles are of prime importance.
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