We should diligently study and plan our education to prepare for a career that not only makes use of our talents, interests and skills, but will help support our future family.
We should learn the value of being a valuable employee.
For in this manner, in former times, the holy women who trusted in God also adorned themselves, being submissive to their own husbands, as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord, whose daughters you are if you do good and are not afraid with any terror.
Husbands, likewise, dwell with them with understanding, giving honor to the wife, as to the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life, that your prayers may not be hindered.
Nevertheless let each one of you in particular so love his own wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.
1 Peter 3:1-2, 5-7 Wives, likewise, be submissive to your own husbands, that even if some do not obey the word, they, without a word, may be won by the conduct of their wives, when they observe your chaste conduct accompanied by fear...
It is important to study the biblical instructions that you will be agreeing to in marriage.
Understanding what we are committing to and considering how to apply these principles is a key part of making a strong and permanent commitment.
He blesses this union in marriage, and He teaches us in the Bible many things we can do to prepare for a successful and happy marriage.
1 Timothy 5:8 But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
God's way of life is a way of planning and preparation.
For the husband is head of the wife, as also Christ is head of the church; and He is the Savior of the body.
Therefore, just as the church is subject to Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in everything.