Comment count

2. We view marriage as a CONTRACT but not as a COVENANT.

When you get married, the state views your union as nothing more than a contract. My two lawyer brothers have taught me that a “contract” is simply a document ultimately built on distrust between two parties where each person is primarily concerned only with his or her best interests. God created marriage to be much more than a contract; it’s a covenant. In a covenant, the focus isn’t on your own best interests but on the best interests of another. It’s selfless, and it’s timeless and there’s NO exit strategy. That’s the only way a marriage can really work, but our modern world has lost sight of this.

Dave Willis quote seven laws of love book marriage feelings commitment



Terms of Service Patheos Privacy Policy
Loading next post