I Corinthians 13:6 says this to us: “Love does not rejoice at wrongdoing but rejoices with the truth.” What does that look like lived out in marriage? In this Double Date with Mark and Jill we are exploring how to make truth safe in marriage.
Talk about it:
What is one takeaway or personal challenge you have from this teaching?
Is there an unloving action I do that you you feel I justify or rationalize? (When your spouse answers this, just listen and then respond with, “Thank you for sharing that. I’ll try to be more aware in the future.”)
Think about it:
Are you possibly guilty of driving the hurt in your marriage?
Can you identify an unloving action that you rationalize is ok?
Notes and Quotes
1 Corinthians 13:6 ESV love does not rejoice at wrongdoing but rejoices with the truth.
1 Corinthians 13:6 ERV Love is never happy when others do wrong, but it is always happy with the truth.
Love isn’t a feeling. It is a choice, an action, a decision that aligns with God’s Truth.