Marriage is a serious, yet joyous, bond. If you are considering getting married, remember that it is permanent. It is a representation of Christ's love for His church - and just like that bond - your marriage should be a serious, lasting commitment. We are all human, so sometimes things happen in life that can cause strife in a marriage. But that does not mean that you should abandon it! Instead, we should all endure the trials that are required to fix a marriage if we are in one.

There is no storybook or fairytale love and that is what gets many marriages into trouble. People sometimes form marriage on superficial and SHORT TERM feelings. The real love you should have in a marriage is a deep, Christian love. It is the love of God, of your partner, and of life. Life should be celebrated with your chosen partner, even when the going gets tough.

So if you are thinking about getting married or you are having trouble with your current marriage, you should turn to God for help See what the Bible says about marriage to ensure that Christ is at the center of your bond between you and your spouse or future spouse.