Dating and courtship in preparation for marriage
With teamwork and careful planning, however, he explained that they were able to buy and pay for their first home.
Over the years, Ed and Angie Smith survived many other trials that tested their faith and courage. I still remember vividly praying (as best I knew how): 'God, if it is Your will and this is the wife I should have, please let it be.' He graciously answered with the 'best wife in all the world!
God's Holy Spirit, given after repentance and baptism (Acts ), is a key ingredient in making this spiritual growth possible.
Chances are you will be handled in much the same way." Ed Smith summed up his secrets of true love with these Cs: "Commitment, communication, cooperation and compromise for the mutual care and concern of one another is most vital.
Planning and doing things together is very necessary.
Nevertheless let each one of you in particular so love his own wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.
1 Peter 3:1-2, 5-7 Wives, likewise, be submissive to your own husbands, that even if some do not obey the word, they, without a word, may be won by the conduct of their wives, when they observe your chaste conduct accompanied by fear...