The scriptures make us to understand that marriage is good Heb. 13:4; Gen. 2:18. And every good thing is the believer’s entitlement in Christ, which God will not deny anyone of His child Psa. 34:10; 84:11; Pro. 3:27-28; Jms. 1:17. In essence, God is committed to give every of His child that desires it a timely, peaceful, joyful, fruitful and settled marital life Psa. 68:6; Isa. 34:16. But it takes God’s favor to experience marital settlement, peace and fruitfulness Pro. 18:22; Lk. 1:28-31.
How to Invoke Divine Favor for Marital Settlement.
One do not wait for favor, it is invoked by engaging relevant covenant forces Psa. 45:12. What are these forces, especially favor for marital settlement.
At new birth, the favor of God is invoked on the believer 2Cor. 5:21; Psa. 5:12. By that favor, his marital life takes a dramatic glorious turn as he is supernaturally settled.
Love makes one to enjoy preferential attention and treatment from who one loves Jn. 14:21,23. One of the definitions of favor is preferential treatment; it makes an individual not to go through what others go through before enjoying result. When the believer love for God is established, divine favor begins to answer on his life, resulting in marital settlement among other things Rms. 8:28.
Everyone that will be committed to the advancement of God’s kingdom is guaranteed access to divine favor Psa. 102:13-15. By that favor, what others struggle to get will be cheaply placed in his hands Mat. 6:33.
Pride is over-estimation of self, which makes one to think and see oneself more highly than is in reality. Pride will make an individual to see everyone coming his or her way for marriage as not qualified. It makes God to resist an individual, which will always result in failure and destruction 1Pet. 5:5-6; Pro. 16:18; 15:33.
Everything in God’s kingdom is accessible only through faith Mat. 9:29. Faith is being confident in God and what He says to the point of doing what God instructs with the expectation of experiencing the reality of what He promised Gen. 15:5-6; Rms. 4:17-21.
When the believer has any other thing or person he looks unto, he is disconnected from God and His favor Psa. 62:5; 16:4. In essence, we must have all our hope, eyes and expectation on God alone, for us to experience His favor that guarantees marital settlement Jms. 1:6-7.
In conclusion, redemption has the marital life of the believer covered, if only we will give ourselves to the covenant demands. Make the choice to become committed to the covenant demands for divine favor, and watch the dramatic change in your marital life.
To anyone reading this that will love to give his/her life to Christ, pray this prayer out loud with me from your heart: “Lord Jesus, I surrender my life to you today. Forgive me my sins; wash me with your blood. I believe you died for me, on the third day you rose again that I may be justified. Right now, I believe that my sins are forgiven; I’m justified by your blood; I’m born-again; I’m saved; I’m a child of God; I’m free from the power of sin to serve the living God. Thank you Jesus for receiving me; thank you Jesus for restoring me; thank you Jesus for