10 Commandments Of A Marriage

The Ten Commandments Of A Successful Marriage

Ten commandments for husbands

  1. Thou shalt not take thy wife for granted but will honor and respect her as thy equal. (1 Pet 3:7)
  2. Thy highest allegiance, except God, shall be to thy wife, not thy relatives or friends. (Gen 2:24)
  3. Thou shalt frequently tell thy wife how important & valuable she is to thee. (Phil 2:3; Prov 31:10-11)
  4. Thou shalt hold thy wife’s love by the same means that thou won it. (Sos 5:10-16)
  5. Thou shalt actively establish family discipline with thy wife’s help. (Eph 6:4)
  6. Remember to do all the little things for thy wife when you say you will. (Mt 5:37)
  7. Keep thine eyes on thy own wife, not thy neighbors. (Prov 5:15-20; Job 31:1; Jer 5:8)
  8. Thou shalt make every effort to see things from thy wife’s point of view. (Gen 21:12)
  9. Thou shalt not fail to kiss thy wife every morning. (Sos 8:1)
  10. Thou shalt not be stingy with thy wife when it comes to money. (Esther 5:3)

Read more on the extended explanation for the ten commandments of a successful marriage.

Ten commandments for wives

  1. Expect not thy husband to give thee as many luxuries as thy father hath given thee after many years of hard labor. (Phil 4:11; Amos 4:1)
  2. Thou shalt work hard to build thy house with the husband that you have, not fantasizing about “the one that could have been”. (Prov 14:1)
  3. Thou shalt not nag…hit him with thine frying pan, it is kindlier. (Prov 27:15; 21:19)
  4. Thou shalt coddle thy husband and be a warm wife. (1 Cor 7:3-5)
  5. Remember that the frank approval of thy husband is more to thee than the side glances of many strangers. (Ezek 16:32; 2 Pet 2:14)
  6. Thou shalt not yell at thy husband but will be a gentle and quiet spirit. (1 Pet 3:1-4)
  7. Permit no one to assure thee that thou art having a hard time of it. (1 Pet 5:9)
  8. Thou shall not fail to dress up for thy husband with an eye to pleasing him, as thou didst before marriage. (Sos 4:9-11)
  9. Thou shalt submit to thy husband from thy heart and allow him to be head of the household. (Col 3:18; 1 Pet 3:6; Eph 5:33)
  10. Thou shalt assure thy husband and others that he is the greatest man alive. (Phil 2:3; Sos 5:9-16)

Read the extended version of the ten commandments for the wives.

 

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