Focusing on your marriage can be a good thing. And it can really mess you up.
It depends on what kind of focusing you’re doing. If it involves a season for extra attention and conscientiousness and investment, to deepen the roots, or to heal — and so to better reflect Jesus and his bride — that can be a Godsend. Many of us have profited from seasons like this, and perhaps should do this more often.
But there’s another kind of focusing on your marriage — and in particular, the good effects of marriage — that can actually rob marriage of its God-designed, world-transforming power.
Marriage’s Amazing Effects
Marriage is an extraordinary reality, which bears extraordinary fruit not only …