Do Christian couples fight?


Clarify Share Report Asked February 07 2016 1459673450 Felix De Evangelist Itsuokor

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Me Steve Nearman A sinner saved by grace. Fredericksburg, VA
That is like asking is water wet. Part of the human condition is ALL have an old nature. ALL have sinned and fallen short. After salvation, accepting Christ as your Lord, gives you control of your behavior in a way that was not possible before salvation. You have Christ in you the hope of glory. Greater is he that is in you then he that is in the world.

Christians have a dual nature. The new nature, Christ and the one each was born with the sin nature or "old man". So depending on which one you let guide you at any particular moment effects the relationship.

We have this treasure, Christ, in an earthen vessel. We make errors in judgement, we are selfish, we can look out for self instead of the other, we sin daily, but we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous and His mercies are renewed every day.

February 09 2016 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

Mini Tim Maas Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army
Whenever a man and a woman develop a close relationship (and especially one as close as marriage), that degree of intimacy and knowledge of another person may reveal areas where disagreement between the partners is present, and cannot always be ignored or overlooked, as it might be possible to do with more casual acquaintances or even close friends, with whom each partner is not in continual contact, or where the same degree of commitment does not exist. Also, from a Biblical perspective, in this life, even Christian couples remain susceptible to sin.

In addition, a couple who have made such a commitment to each other will normally be confronted with situations or issues that they have to face or address as a unified team. Disagreements about how these occurrences should be addressed therefore have to be resolved in a way which both partners can accept and support. And the more basic or important the area of disagreement, the more necessary it is to reach a mutual understanding.

This resolution should ideally be done in a caring manner that is respectful of each partner's views and emotions. However, even Christian spouses are capable of anger at each other, especially with regard to subjects they feel strongly about (although that anger, however strong, never serves as a justification for violence or physical injury).

The Bible, in both the Old (Psalm 4:4) and New (Ephesians 4:26-27) Testaments, recognizes the possibility of disagreement and anger, but counsels prompt resolution of any such disputes, rather than allowing Satan to gain a foothold in a relationship through retaining anger, dwelling on it, and allowing it to progress to the point of sin.

February 08 2016 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

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