I’m happy to be guest posting several times this month to help women in unequally yoked marriages. This week I posted on two other bloggers’ sites, and I hope you’ll check them out! Here are two sneak peeks for you:
If you are in an unequally yoked marriage, I understand your hidden heartache. For 17 years, I have been unequally yoked to my husband. But God has blessed our marriage as two believers on different spiritual planes.
When you are unequally yoked, it affects almost every area of your marriage. Being unmatched in your most important point of connection can create a lot of friction and disappointment.
As a new, disillusioned bride 17 years ago, I was driven to the scriptures to find hope. God lovingly comforted and corrected me. He showed me how to prioritize love for my husband despite our differences.
We’ve had some hard times in our marriage, including a brief separation. But as I stayed close to God and continued to show love to my husband, God has given me new hope.
These six scriptures have helped me the most. I pray they will help you too.
If you are in a spiritually mismatched marriage, God has not forgotten you. He sees your heartache, frustration, and doubt that things will ever improve. You can find fresh hope in him, just as I have in my marriage.
My husband and I had a whirlwind romance. We met in February 2000 and were married that November. I had many hints that we were not on the same spiritual page, but I was madly in love and desperate to be married. When we married, I didn’t understand how MANY ways our marriage would be impacted by our spiritual differences. I discovered the truth about those differences only a few weeks after the wedding, and they are still popping up, 18 years later.
You may have known beforehand that you were mismatched, like me. You may have been saved once the marriage had begun. Perhaps you are both believers, but you are more interested in your faith than he is. Whatever your situation, there is still hope, joy, and peace waiting for you with Jesus. He is your lasting hope that will carry you through the special challenges you face.Encouraging reads for women in unequally yoked marriages. Click To Tweet
Want more encouragement for your marriage? Here are several links for you:
2. Read the second post in the series: How to Adjust Your Expectations in a Difficult Marriage.
3. Visit my friend Beth’s site for my first guest post this month, and it’s titled 12 Tested Verses to Give Hope to the Unequally Yoked Spouse.
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