Marriage in Exile

This last Sunday at LifePoint I preached on 1 Peter 3:1-7, which instructs Christians on the characteristics of a redeemed marriage. We saw a great response. There were 170 different people who filled out cards identifying different application points that they would tackle as “Next Steps.”

Here are a few results:

  • 26 men and 30 women said their response to the message would be to “apologize to my spouse for not honoring or respecting them”
  • 48 men said “I am going to pursue my wife more this week than last week.”
  • 61 women said “I am going to nurture my husband with a Christ-centered respect more this week than last.”
  • 42 women said “I am going to turn my focus from outward beauty to inward beauty.”
  • 43 men said “I am going to begin thinking more about my responsibilities in my marriage than my rights.”
  • 7 men said “I am a single man and I will prepare for marriage this week by fighting my selfishness.”
  • 63 women responded by saying “I will reflect this week on the fact that I am a daughter of God.”

Jesus redeems marriage by redeeming sinners. It’s awesome to be a part of this process, growing together as the church at LifePoint.

About Pastor Andrew

Follower of Jesus, Husband to Carissa, Daddy to four daughters, Lead Pastor at LifePoint Church in Vancouver, WA.
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