Whether we're talking about friendships, dating relationships, marriages, families, or dealings between brothers and sisters in Christ, the Bible has a great deal to say about our relationships with one another.
Proverbs Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.
Do not deprive one another except with consent for a time, that you may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; and come together again so that Satan does not tempt you because of your lack of self-control ... (NKJV)Ephesians –33For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior.
Our earthly relationships are important to the Lord.God the Father ordained the institution of marriage and designed for us to live within families.(NLT)Ecclesiastes 4:9–12Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed.If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. Likewise, two people lying close together can keep each other warm. A person standing alone can be attacked and defeated, but two can stand back-to-back and conquer.(NLT)Matthew 19:5..said, ' For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh' ... Nevertheless, because of sexual immorality, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband.
Let the husband render to his wife the affection due her, and likewise also the wife to her husband.And the man and his wife were both naked and were not ashamed.(ESV)Proverbs –11Who can find a virtuous and capable wife? Her husband can trust her, and she will greatly enrich his life.(NKJV)Proverbs There are "friends" who destroy each other, but a real friend sticks closer than a brother.(NLT)Proverbs 27:6Wounds from a sincere friend are better than many kisses from an enemy.(NLT)Genesis –25Then the LORD God said, "It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him." ...