Communication in Marriage

Communication is a matter of the heart

Matthew 15:19

“For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander.”

Communication in Marriage

Words Matter

Communication in Marriage

Learn to temper your initial reaction

Proverbs 14:29

“Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.”

Proverbs 15:28

“The heart of the righteous ponders how to answer, but the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.”

Esther 2:1

“[When] the anger of King Ahasuerus had abated, he remembered Vashti and… what had been decreed against her.”

Communication in Marriage

Be careful to curb the “ladder effect”

Proverbs 15:1

“A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.”

Communication in Marriage

The burden of responsibly lies upon you

In the incarnation…

God condescended to help us understand His heart (and better understand us!).

A New Beginning

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