Marriage Covenant Quotes



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Marriage has a unique place because it speaks of an absolute faithfulness, a covenant between radically different persons, male and female; and so it echoes the absolute covenant of God with his chosen, a covenant between radically different partners. Rowan Williams

Marriage is by nature a covenant, Not just a private contract one may cancel at will.. Bruce C. Hafen

Marriage has a unique place because it speaks of an absolute faithfulness, a covenant between radically different persons, male and female; and so it echoes the absolute covenant of God with his chosen, a covenant between radically different partners. Rowan D. Williams

While it only takes one spouse to be friendly, it takes both spouses to be friends. When both spouses are unfriendly, the marriage is marked by conflict and coldness. When one spouse is friendly and the other is unfriendly, the marriage is marked by selfishness and sadness. But when both spouses each make a deep, heartfelt covenant with God to continually seek to become a better friend, increasing love and laughter mark the marriage. Mark Driscoll

Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up. Joseph Barth

Marriage. . . is the most glorious and most exalting principle of the gospel of Jesus Christ. No ordinance is of more importance and none more sacred and more necessary to the eternal joy of man. Faithfulness to the marriage covenant brings the fullest joy here and glorious rewards hereafter. Ezra Taft Benson

Let us truly be a temple-attending and a temple-loving people....Let us make the temple, with temple worship and temple covenants and temple marriage, our ultimate earthly goal and the supreme mortal experience. Howard W. Hunter

The Church has always advised against birth control and that is the only position the Church can take in view of our beliefs with respect to the eternity of the marriage covenant and the purpose of this divine relationship. Hugh B. Brown

Christ and his benefits go inseparably and undividedly... Many would willingly receive his privileges, who will not receive his person; but it cannot be; if we will have one, we must take the other too: Yea, we must accept his person first, and then his benefits: as it is in the marriage covenant, so it is here. John Flavel

To disbelieve in marriage is easy: to love a married woman is easy; but to betray a comrade, to be disloyal to a host, to break the covenant of bread and salt, is impossible. George Bernard Shaw

More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse. Doug Larson

The husband who wants a happy marriage should learn to keep his mouth shut and his checkbook open. Groucho Marx

Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, and halfway closed there after. James Dobson

If I get married, I want to be very married. Audrey Hepburn

Marriage. . . is the most glorious and most exalting principle of the gospel of Jesus Christ. No ordinance is of more importance and none more sacred and more necessary to the eternal joy of man. Faithfulness to the marriage covenant brings the fullest joy here and glorious rewards hereafter. Ezra Taft Benson

It is not your love that sustains the marriage, but from now on, the marriage that sustains your love. Dietrich Bonhoeffer

What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are but how you deal with incompatibility. Leo Tolstoy

Marriage, families, all relationships are more a process of learning the dance rather than finding the right dancer Paul Pearsall

Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he were a woman. Joseph Joubert

If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love. Michel De Montaigne

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