John 8:44 (NIV)
[The devil] was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies.”


John 8:32 (NIV)
“Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”


4 Lies That Blow Up Marriages:


  1. I can CHANGE him/her.


YOU can’t change your SPOUSE, only GOD can!


Two ways to Pray:

– Pray for God to change THEM.


James 5:16 (NIV)
The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.


– Pray for God to change YOU.


BE the change you want to SEE.


Psalm 139:23-24 (NIV)
Search me, God, and know my heart …See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.



  1. 2. A GOOD marriage is always 50/50.


Half-Hearted EFFORT + Half-Hearted COMMITMENT = Whole-Hearted DISAPPOINTMENT


Ephesians 5:25 (NIV)
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her.



  1. This ONE little thing isn’t a BIG thing.


Song of Songs 2:15 (NIV)
Catch for us the foxes, the little foxes that ruin the vineyards, our vineyards that are in bloom.



LITTLE things become BIG things.


James 5:16 (NIV)
Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed.


Who can CALL you on your SIN and who can you CONFESS your SIN too?



  1. There’s no HOPE for my MARRIAGE.


Matthew 19:26 (NIV)
“…With God all things are possible.” – Jesus

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