Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love, being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
Heavenly Father, our marriage means a lot to us and we want to see it grow in grace and deepen in love. But for starters, Lord, we must remember that we are first and foremost prisoners of You - serving and honoring You in our heart, mind and body. Let everything we do and say in our marriage reflect this submission and surrender to You.
Let humility cause our words to each other to begin by giving each other the benefit of the doubt when concerns arise. May what we say and the actions we live out be seasoned and clothed with gentleness. Our marriage bond is a covenant under Your love, Lord, and it is a bond You desire us to live out in peace. Remind us of this importance of preserving our unity and living in peace with each other when frustrations arise or needs aren't met. Remind us before we say or do things we would later regret so that we honor You and Your will for our marriage relationship. In Christ. Amen.
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