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New Bride Book!

The Purposed Bride is a perfect companion to your favorite practical wedding-planning guide. From managing your wedding-season relationships and planning the event’s particulars to preparing a life with your fiancé, The Purposed Bride offers a Scriptural principle, Bible-based instruction, a practical activity, and a relevant prayer for each wedding topic. With the help of The Purposed Bride, your wedding will be well on its way to being an intentional, fruitful experience of worship designed in God’s image and in your unique personality.

The Sweet Christian Bride
The Sweet Christian Bride

Wild at Heart

by admin on February 14, 2013 in Relationship, Spouse with No Comments

Marriage is such a gift from God. Despite the pendulum of culture’s trends, God always intends marriage as an opportunity to better the husband and the wife, transforming each more into His image as He created us to be.

The Sweet Christian Bride
The Sweet Christian Bride

Thought for the Week: Song of Solomon 3:1

by admin on October 7, 2012 in Spouse, Thought for the Week with No Comments

Lord, You are lovely and vibrant! You pursued me and wooed me because You loved me. Even with the weight of the world on Your shoulders, You never lessen Your delight for me. Let me love my fiancé with the same relentless intention no matter how busy the wedding planning might get. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

The Sweet Christian Bride
The Sweet Christian Bride

Visual Veto

by admin on October 4, 2012 in Communication, Spouse with No Comments

Men are visual creatures.  For better and for worse, what they see leaves a lasting impression on them. Men are also opinionated, which can be an asset for their leadership.  Knowing what they want will allow them to lead more confidently and definitively. But what happens when a man is thrust into the plans that his lady has…continued here

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The Sweet Christian Bride

Philippians 4:8 in Marriage: Praiseworthy

by admin on September 6, 2012 in Faith, Spouse with No Comments

When our minds are fixed on praise, the glass becomes half full. Hope becomes stronger. Irritations fade. No matter the season or circumstance we are currently in, we have so much to praise God for because He is always good and there is always a reflection of God in our husbands.

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The Sweet Christian Bride

Philippians 4:8 in Marriage: Excellent

by admin on September 4, 2012 in Faith, Spouse with No Comments

Using Hebrews 12:1-3 as your manual for pressing onward towards excellent goals will change you. You will train your mind to think on what is and not on what isn’t. You will find hope in the midst of staleness or despair because you will begin to experience more and more that your life is not just for you; it is for the Lord and He can work with any material on any time frame for any reason. Seek excellence in your marriage by fixing your eyes on Jesus, and God will respond powerfully.

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The Sweet Christian Bride

Philippians 4:8 in Marriage: Admirable

by admin on August 30, 2012 in Faith, Spouse with No Comments

Usually we regard with wonder things so great that we can’t comprehend or replicate them. We regard with pleasure things that bring us joy. And we regard with approval things we value. If you combine greatness, joy, and value, your result is something excellent or first-rate. Admiration is merely an organic response to that excellence. Why, then, is it so hard to admire our husbands? If they weren’t excellent men, then we would not have chosen to spend forever with them. Why the discrepancy?

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The Sweet Christian Bride

Philippians 4:8 in Marriage: Lovely

by admin on August 28, 2012 in Spouse with No Comments

There are probably aspects of him about which he is longing for your praise but instead go unnoticed or become routine and expected.  Picture your life without him.  What things would you be left with that he normally does?  What not-so-hot qualities in yourself would no longer be tempered by his presence?  These are the kinds of layers that you want to uncover.

The Sweet Christian Bride
The Sweet Christian Bride

Philippians 4:8 in Marriage: Pure

by admin on August 23, 2012 in Faith, Purity, Purpose, Relationship, Spouse with No Comments

Regardless of where you are on the spectrum of sexual sin, you will enter into marriage with some sort of brokenness—sexual or other—that will find its way into the bedroom.

But here is the good news: You are made whole.

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The Sweet Christian Bride

Philippians 4:8 in Marriage: Right

by admin on August 21, 2012 in Faith, Purpose, Relationship, Spouse with No Comments

If you missed out on the intro to the Philippians 4:8 series, check it out here. “Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is RIGHT, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things” (Philippians 4:8). RIGHT How much can I do without getting in trouble?  How…continued here

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