Couple Growth Challenges

Couple Challenge: Date Night

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If you own a boat, you could go for a ride just the two of you. If you don’t own a boat, hire one or rent one. You can save money by getting your friends together and chipping in on the cost. If a boat is not an option, then go to a pier or dock and dance together in the moonlight. Other options: rent a convertible and let the top down and drive a scenic route in the moonlight or take a moonlight horse and buggy ride.

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Couple Challenge: Personal Reflection

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To love your wife like Christ loved the church includes leading by example. Reflect on this and allow the Holy Spirit to show you where you are not leading by example.

In 1 Corinthians 11:1, Paul told the church at Corinth that they should imitate him just as he imitated Christ. Does the way you live, the way you talk, and the way you love your wife and children lead them closer to Christ? Can they see Jesus in you?

The more your focus is on imitating Christ and growing spiritually, the more you will be equipped to love and lead like Jesus. No one wants to submit or follow someone who isn’t willing to set the example. Allow the Holy Spirit to reveal to you the areas where you need to be a better example on ask God to help you grow in those areas.

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Couple Challenge: Faith & Marriage

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Look up Ephesians 5:25 in your Bible and read the verse together. Make a list of all the ways you can think of that Christ demonstrated His love for the church. Go back through your list and circle the ones you feel like are evident in your marriage. For each one you circle, ask you wife to give an example of how you love her in that way. If she cannot give an example, then reevaluate that aspect of demonstrating love to her. Is there a way that you could make this characteristic more evident? Ask her how you can demonstrate love to her in that way. Look at the remaining list – the examples you did not circle. How can you begin to demonstrate the ways that you did not circle?

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Couple Challenge: Relationship Builder

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Go to your local fire station with ice cream, cones, and toppings. Drop them off, thank them for their service and ask them if you can pray for their safety. If they say no, then simply let them know that you will be praying specifically for them today. Collect as many of their names as you can so you can call them by name as you bring them before God in prayer. If they agree to you praying for them, ask them if they have specific requests you can pray for in addition to praying for their safety.

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Couple Challenge: Conversation Starter

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To respect a person is to admire them deeply because of their abilities, qualities or achievements. What traits does your spouse have that you admire and respect? Spend a few moments telling each other what you admire about them.

Ephesians 5:33 says, “To sum up, each one of you is to love his wife as himself, and the wife is to respect her husband.” Why do you think Paul instructs the husband to love their wives and the wives to respect their husbands?

Ephesians 5:21 from the Message Bible says, “Out of respect for Christ, be courteously reverent to one another.” How does this verse apply to you respecting one another?

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