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What to Look for in a Spouse

Marriage is an important decision in life.  Alistair Begg has given a list of important qualities to look for in a spouse for those dating. He goes more in depth on each quality in the message "Relationships" and in his book "Lasting Love."  

What Should I Look for in a Husband?

  1. The man should be committed to growing in his relationship with Christ.
  2. A husband should be an individual of obvious integrity.
  3. A husband should be able to lead boldly.
  4. A husband should display the ability to love sacrificially.
  5. A husband should be able to laugh heartily.
  6. A husband should model genuine humility.

What Should I Look for in a Wife?

  1. A good wife must have personal faith and trust in the Lord Jesus.
  2. A wife should possess beauty that is deeper than the skin.
  3. A wife should be an initiative taker with an attitude of submission.
  4. A wife's behavior should build her husband's confidence.
  5. A wife should display kindness that touches others.
  6. A wife should have a sense of humor that braves adversity.

Related Blog Posts Series

  1. The Most Important Attribute in a Potential Spouse (1 of 6)
  2. Integrity is an Important Quality in a Future Spouse (2 of 6)
  3. What Makes For A Successful Marriage? (3 of 6)
  4. In Marriage, Who Leads, Who Follows, and Why Is It Important? (4 of 6)
  5. Laughter and Kindness are Keys in Marriage (5 of 6)
  6. Attitude is Everything in Marriage (6 of 6)

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