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So How Did You Two Meet?

15. November 2017

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  —Mary Brown

Married couples are often asked how they met. Answers will come forth with delight—answers that are filled with fond memories and meaningful detail. Although every couple has details unique to their love story, there are commonalities in the marriage journey. Typically, for example, somebody other than the couple was instrumental in bringing them together and in helping their relationship grow.

Similar questions can be asked of you, as part of the bride of Christ: “So, how did you meet the Savior?” Think about what your answer would be. Look with eagerness into your past and remember the important and meaningful details of how you became a child of God. Recall to mind who the Lord used in your journey to salvation and Christian growth—covenant parents, a Christian friend, a missionary, a teacher, a minister, an author, an elder. Think about those who prayed for you or gave their time and resources so you would hear the Word of life, love the Lord of life, and grow in the way of life.

These aspects of your redemption journey are common to believers around the world. God puts people in the lives of His children to guide them to the truth of His Word and to help them grow in Him. How does He do this? In His mercy and providence, God often uses small means to accomplish big purposes. He will often choose “the foolish things of the world to confound the wise…and the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty” (1 Cor. ...

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