whom should you marry
Whom should you marry?
a good partner can make or break your life
Pro 21:9 Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife.
In ancient times women were often viewed as men's property, good for bearing children and not much more.
proverbs, addressed to a young men approaching the age of marriage, takes a different view.
It holds up marriage as a crucial choice, to be made with great care.
A good wife ( or husband ) will make or break her partner's life.
Her duties lay the foundation for her family's welfare (pro 14:1 The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down).
She shares with her husband the most significant task of teaching the children the way of wisdom.
therefore, her character matters far more than physical beauty.
Not that proverbs ignores the physical side love.
It urges marriage partners to rejoice in their love, to be captivated by it (Pro5:18;19 May you foundation be blessed, and may you rejoice in the wife of your youth. A loving doe, a graceful deer - may her breasts satisfy you always, may you ever be captivated by her love).
It warns young people against sexual sin precisely because this wastes sexuality on unsatisfying, unloving relationships.
Sex ought to be saved for the long-lasting, produce joy of marriage.
proverbs on sexual sin; 2:16-19; 5:1-23; 6:20-35; 7:6;27; 23:26;28.
Proverbs on marriage: 5:15-19; 12;4; 14;1; 18:22; 19:13-14; 21:9,19; 27:15,16; 31:10-31.
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