Step 1: Know what to Look For.
Step 2: Know what’s at Stake.
Step 3: Choose Prayerfully.
The 3 C's of Spouse Selection
Proverbs 19:14 - House and wealth are inherited from fathers, but a prudent wife is from the LORD.
Proverbs 31:10 - An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels.
Proverbs 15:22 - Without counsel plans fail, but with many advisers they succeed.
Appendix A: Am I a Wise Choice?
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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Proverbs 12:4
- How would you instruct a teenager/young adult to look for character when it comes time for them to consider a spouse?
- Suppose a friend of yours (a Christian) is in a serious relationship with a non-Christian.
Would you say something to your friend, or just let him/her be?
If you did have opportunity to speak to him/her about this situation, what would you say?
- Suppose another Christian friend of yours is married, but comes to you and says they are considering divorce and want your opinion. What would you say?
- What is your weakest area as a spouse? (for the unmarried, what do you foresee as a weak area for you when you do get married?)
- Pray for one another.