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     Ikeoluwapo Olanorin updated 5 months, 1 week ago 7 Members · 14 Posts
  • Ikeoluwapo Olanorin

    Member
    September 17, 2020 at 12:39

    “Love is all you need”

    Can we say this is true for intending couples?

  • Matthew Shokunbi

    Member
    September 18, 2020 at 00:05

    Love gives a good chance for a successful and healthy marriage, but it’s never enough. Love is fundamental and central to the success of marriage, but it’s never enough. Love can take you to the Altar but it takes much more to sustain it. When we get into it, our weak tendencies are exposed amidst the different life challenges and changes that come our ways, which love alone may not be able to sustain in the long-run.

    For instance in Eph. 5:22-23, Apostle Paul brings up a fundamental issue of wife’s submission to the husband, while the husband is requested to love his wife. I believe the reason why the wife is not asked to love her husband is rooted in Gen 3:16 i.e the wife is already “blessed” with longing (loving) the husband. This means love does not connote submission, a woman could love a man but not submit to him. This therefore brings up another key ingredient for marital success from the wife’s perspective – SUBMISSION.

    Although love is a common factor in all successful marriages, but there are other key factors such as discipline, commitment and life-skills/emotions, sacrifice and submission etc. that are pivotal to the success of marriage. The need for all these “other factors” is subjective to individual marriage as no two marriages are the same.

    • Ikeoluwapo Olanorin

      Member
      September 18, 2020 at 20:08

      Thank you sir. “Love is fundamental but never enough for a successful marriage”

  • Bukie Shokunbi

    Member
    September 18, 2020 at 16:09

    Love is not enough ooooo in marriage (eti 👂e melo?)but it is the founding force,we need all the 9 fruit of the spirit,Love is one which is embedded in the Holy spirit for a healthy marriage.Gal 5:22-23#myopinion.

    • Matthew Shokunbi

      Member
      September 18, 2020 at 20:10

      Yes o, especially coming from over 15 years of experience….

    • Ikeoluwapo Olanorin

      Member
      September 18, 2020 at 20:20

      😊 Thank you ma. “Love is just one ingredient out of the many to make a successful marriage “.

      ” Fruit of the Spirit is key”

  • Ruth Ogunnowo

    Member
    September 18, 2020 at 21:59

    Intending couples, love is fundamental, it is the greatest, however, make certain to possess all other fruits of the spirit.

    • Ikeoluwapo Olanorin

      Member
      September 19, 2020 at 10:12

      Thank you ma. ” Love is the greatest; however, add to it”

  • Akingoroye Benjamin

    Member
    September 19, 2020 at 15:35

    Love isnt enough, this is what our kingdom say you should get before you get married, prov24:3…..

    1) by wisdom a house build

    2) through understading its established.

    3)with knowlegde it room are filled with rare and beautiful treasure.

    • Ikeoluwapo Olanorin

      Member
      September 19, 2020 at 23:59

      Thank you sir, “Add wisdom, understanding, knowledge to the love you have for each other”

  • Ayopo Kudayisi

    Member
    September 19, 2020 at 23:00

    Most of the people that say “Love is all you need” are secular people and do not really understand what love means. True love is shed abroad in our heart by the Holy Spirit Rom5:5. Like others have said, LOVE is not enough. For instance, love can not substitute knowledge. So, like the Holy Spirit admonished us through Peter there are many things to add to love.

    2Peter1:5: But also for this very reason, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue, to virtue knowledge, 6 to knowledge self-control, to self-control [a]perseverance, to perseverance godliness, 7 to godliness brotherly kindness, and to brotherly kindness love. 8 For if these things are yours and abound, you will be neither [b]barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

    • Ikeoluwapo Olanorin

      Member
      September 20, 2020 at 00:03

      Thank you sir. “Love is not enough, back it up with diligence, virtue,faith, knowledge(of God,his word,and also of one another)……..”

  • Oluseyi Ajayi

    Member
    September 21, 2020 at 23:51

    Love alone is not sufficient but the fruit of the spirit is vital for a successful marriage.

    • Ikeoluwapo Olanorin

      Member
      September 22, 2020 at 21:18

      Thank you ma. “Love alone is not sufficient, fruit of the Spirit is needed”

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