Wisdom for Marriage


by Chad Allen, Lead Pastor

As a follow up to the recent message on wisdom for marriage, here are a handful of Proverbs that offer principles and instructions that can be applied to marriage.  Although the language in some of these passages may be specific to husbands or wives, there are some obvious shared applications.  Read through these Proverbs and then tackle the self-reflection questions at the end.  For the daring… do this with your fiancé or spouse!

  • Proverbs 5:1-23
  • Proverbs 6:23-29, 32
  • Proverbs 7:1-27
  • Proverbs 12:4
  • Proverbs 19:14
  • Proverbs 20:6-7
  • Proverbs 21:9; 19
  • Proverbs 24:3-4
  • Proverbs 27:15
  • Proverbs 30:21-23
  • Proverbs 31:10

Reflection questions:

  • What themes do you see?
  • What advice and instructions do you hear?
  • Where are you feeling affirmed?
  • Where do you need to grow?
  • What action steps do you need to take?
  • Who can help you take those steps and how?