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The Relationship Playbook: Week 4 - Wednesday

For wives, this means submit to your husbands as to the Lord. Ephesians 5:22 The healthiest marriages consist of husbands and wives looking out for each other's needs constantly. In these marriages, both husbands and wives understand that they are one team. When their spouse is doing well...

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The Relationship Playbook: Week 4 - Tuesday

And further, submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. Ephesians 5:21 I will never forget my first time playing basketball as a kid. I remember playing the sport and wanting to make as many points as possible so that everyone watching would know that I was a good basketball player. I...

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The Relationship Playbook: Week 4 - Monday

So humble yourselves before God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. James 4:7 When followers of Christ give their lives to Him, our lives are no longer ours. Everything that we are, everything we hope to be, and everything that we have belong to Christ. The decisions we make are made...

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The Relationship Playbook: Week 3 - Saturday

Three things will last forever—faith, hope, and love—and the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13:13 Love is such an overused word today. We flip from saying we love our spouse and family members to saying we love a certain tool or item of clothing. As a result, we do not...

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The Relationship Playbook: Week 3 - Friday

And we are members of His body. Ephesians 5:30 Years and years ago, my sister broke her pinky. We were both in elementary school. I remember thinking about how her broken pinky would not affect her greatly. After all, it was just her pinky. It was not as if she broke her arm or leg. Imagine our...

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The Relationship Playbook: Week 3 - Thursday

No one hates his own body but feeds and cares for it, just as Christ cares for the church. Ephesians 5:29 Because we are concerned for ourselves and our well being, you and I take measures to care for ourselves and to make sure that we are healthy. It's true, isn't it? We go to the doctor. We...

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The Relationship Playbook: Week 3 - Wednesday

In the same way, husbands ought to love their wives as they love their own bodies. For a man who loves his wife actually shows love for himself. Ephesians 5:28 Our culture today teaches us to look out for "number one." Ourselves. Society tells us that it is perfectly acceptable, and even good...

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The Relationship Playbook: Week 3 - Tuesday

For husbands, this means love your wives, just as Christ loved the church. He gave up His life for her. Ephesians 5:25 If you are following along with these Daily Devotionals this week, then you know that yesterday we read about Christ's great love for us. He loved us so much that He sacrificed...

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The Relationship Playbook: Week 3 - Monday

He took some bread and gave thanks to God for it. Then He broke it in pieces and gave it to the disciples, saying, "This is My body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of Me." After supper, he took another cup of wine and said, "This cup is the new covenant between God and His...

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The Relationship Playbook: Week 2 - Saturday

So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing. 1 Thessalonians 5:11 According to Webster's dictionary, several synonyms to the word "encourage" are "bear up," "cheer up," and "embolden." Isn't that what all of us need today? Don't we all need someone to bear us...

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