Who's Got Your Back? - I Do Every Day - July 7

Who’s got your back?

So, honestly? Most of us didn’t say our marriage vows anticipating we were making them for sicker, for poorer, and for worse.

But a lot of times, it’s exactly what life hands us. And often, the suffering is profound.

Unfortunately, our tendency is often to pull away to our separate corners and turn against each other, rather than choosing to be allies—the two of us against the problem. 

In those battles, your spouse is God’s gift of support for you—someone who’s got your back. 

Marriage requires a lot of faith. But ultimately, that faith isn’t in your spouse, or even in yourself. It’s in a God who gives you everything you need to stay together in whatever flies your way.

For help in gradually rebuilding trust, click here.

THE GOOD STUFF: The Lord is good … he knows those who take refuge in him. (Nahum 1:7)

ACTION POINTS: If you had to pick one thing, what sabotages your ability to cling to your spouse—and the God who’s far bigger—in tough times? What’s one active thing you could do to work toward having your spouse’s back, and trusting your spouse to have yours, too?

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