Marriage Monday: It Takes Three

three_strands9 Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. 10 For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up. 11 Again, if two lie together, then they have heat: but how can one be warm alone? 12 And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken. Ecclesiastes 4:9-12

There was a popular song years ago that said: “it takes two baby.” Yes, the union of marriage requires two hearts united together for the same purpose. However, God is the ‘glue’ that enables real success in this matter. The world’s idea of marriage is not God’s. In the world, we find every excuse to get out of the commitment we made when times get tough.

On the other hand, in the Word of God, we are taught marriage is between a man and woman for life. Of course there will be exceptions but they should be the exception and not the rule. It takes courage to weather the storms of life. But when they come, we have help and strength through the Word of God.

Let us unite with our spouse with a determination not to allow the enemy room to destroy our marriages. He will not have the space to get in if we keep God at the center of our thoughts and relationships. When we make Him the center, together we will have a cord wound together that cannot be broken.

It takes three…two is not enough!

Have Faith 1st


Sebastian is a Christian, Author and Church Leadership trainer. His ministry calling, love for God, and His people; has led him into ministry of all types for over thirty years. He and his wife enjoy helping people in their walk of faith and finding solutions to the struggles of life, especially in the area of healing and marriage. Faith1st Blog is designed to open and continue the discussion on the subject of biblical "faith" as a "living" element of the Christian life. - "the just shall live by faith" - Habakkuk 2:4; Romans 1:17; Galatians 3:11; Hebrews 10:38 (KJV).

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8 comments on “Marriage Monday: It Takes Three
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  2. Lori Lara says:

    Excellent, Sebastian! Yes, it does take 3 and God is definitely the glue.

    Thank you for this post!


  3. Amen!! No other way to be married!! 🙂 Thank you Brother Sebastian.


  4. glane8029 says:

    Amen, man and woman alone are like two pieces of bread, you got to have peanut butter to hold them together. What God has JOINED together let not man separate. Good Post


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