when your wife sees that you love her people, “you are concerned about their welfare and you are interested in what they are doing, it gives room for more dedication on the part of your wife towards you and it makes for a better marital relationship.
The starting point of respect is with your father-in-law and your mother-law honoring them Ephesians6v2 Honour thy father and mother; which is the first commandment with promise; with every support couples can give not in detriment of their marriage or themselves . Nevertheless marriage is not meant for the in-laws, it is the business of the couples to please God and to design their family in clouding the in-laws hence Matthew19v3-6 The Pharisees also came unto him, tempting him, and saying unto him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause? 4 And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female, 5 And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh? 6 Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.
Marriage is the responsibility of couples as both join together in a holy matrimony being mandated by the scripture for this cause a man leave his father and mother be cleave to his wife becoming one not family or friends affairs, what therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder including inlaws and whoever. Please let this sink into you whoever you are, stay clear from your children’s, friends marriage because you are not joined together with them, never you try fighting their union if not you are fighting God who created marriage institution. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder not even tradition. Many inlaws and friends use this privilege in taken charge of their children’s marriage detecting what happen and how their children’s home be run which Genesis30v26-27 Give me my wives and my children, for whom I have served thee, and let me go: for thou knowest my service which I have done thee. 27 And Laban said unto him, I pray thee, if I have found favour in thine eyes, tarry: for I have learned by experience that the LORD hath blessed me for thy sake. Many Christian families are victims of laying their marriage before their parents as a determiners of their relationship, for you to marry me you must marry my family the scripture didn’t say so, a husband beating wife for telling his mother that she is wrong, a wife keeping malice for not accenting her parent proposer you are bewitching yourself. Genesis31v1-3 And he heard the words of Laban’s sons, saying, Jacob hath taken away all that was our father’s; and of that which was our father’s hath he gotten all this glory. 2 And Jacob beheld the countenance of Laban, and, behold, it was not toward him as before. 3 And the LORD said unto Jacob, Return unto the land of thy fathers, and to thy kindred; and I will be with thee.
If you still wanting the decision of your parent to stand your home it is wrong it prove you are immature, marriage is for men not boys who take decision from parent because in anything the couples are accountable to God on their actions, God didn’t want it parent subjection hence he say for this cause leave your family including wife’s own, why her own is not pointed is in the old times, women were generalized in subject to whatever ascribed to her husband, not been recognized aside him subjecting
Malachi2v13-15 And this have ye done again, covering the altar of the LORD with tears, with weeping, and with crying out, insomuch that he regardeth not the offering any more, or receiveth it with good will at your hand. 14 Yet ye say, Wherefore? Because the LORD hath been witness between thee and the wife of thy youth, against whom thou hast dealt treacherously: yet is she thy companion, and the wife of thy covenant. 15 And did not he make one? Yet had he the residue of the spirit. And wherefore one? That he might seek a godly seed. Therefore take heed to your spirit, and let none deal treacherously against the wife of his youth.
Genesis31v6-7 And ye know that with all my power I have served your father. 7 And your father hath deceived me, and changed my wages ten times; but God suffered him not to hurt me.
22 And it was told Laban on the third day that Jacob was fled. 23 And he took his brethren with him, and pursued after him seven days’ journey; and they overtook him in the mount Gilead. 24 And God came to Laban the Syrian in a dream by night, and said unto him, Take heed that thou speak not to Jacob either good or bad.
Your relationship with your parent must die to save and stabilize your marital bond with your spouses
Mark3v32 And the multitude sat about him, and they said unto him, Behold, thy mother and thy brethren without seek for thee. 33 And he answered them, saying, Who is my mother, or my brethren? 34 And he looked round about on them which sat about him, and said, Behold my mother and my brethren!
1. Oh lord grant us grace to pattern our marriage the ways that please you to avoid marital crisis in thy name of Jesus
2. Father uphold us to love you as ourselves to work in thy status in Jesus name
3. Father help us to maintain divine relationship with our inlaws in the measures of your will in thy name of Jesus
4. Holy spirit help us to uproot every seed of wrong nurture between us and our inlaws in Jesus name

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