There are many reasons to choose wisely and carefully when picking a spouse, but here's one you may not know: New research suggests that a good marriage is good for your health -- and that a bad one can be a real heartbreaker.
There are many good reasons to choose wisely and carefully when picking a spouse -- not the least of which is that you'll be spending an awful lot of time with them in both the near and distant future, possibly even raising children together.
We see elsewhere in Scripture a similar emphasis on foundations, such as in Psalm 11:3.
CMI has spoken and written extensively on the importance of the foundation of our Christian faith—the plain understanding of the creation account in Genesis being the bedrock of our theology of a Holy God, sinful man, the need for a Savior, and that Savior needing to be God Himself in the form of Jesus Christ, the eternal Son of God.
You even checked the foundation outside before you went in—it looked fine.
And when I say intimacy, I don't just mean sex.Many churches and people that have drifted from teaching this fundamental Christian truth have either begun sliding (or are well on their way) down the slippery slope towards rejecting the essentials of Christianity.The plain understanding of the creation account in Genesis [is] the bedrock of our theology of a Holy God, sinful man, the need for a Savior, and that Savior needing to be God Himself in the form of Jesus Christ, the eternal Son of God.So you want to find someone with whom you are compatible, share values -- someone who makes you happy.But perhaps one of the most compelling reasons to make an informed choice is that your spouse can affect your physical health in very direct, measurable ways.