If He Does Not Love Jesus, He Will Not Love You

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Growing up in church as a young single woman, I heard a phrase about men I might date, “Make sure he loves Jesus more than you.”

I thought, “Well, of course,” and glossed over the cliché without really thinking about it. Adam, walking in the garden with God, would have been perplexed by that advice. For him, there would have been no competition for his heart and mind, because God gave Eve to him in a perfect and sinless world…


5 thoughts on “If He Does Not Love Jesus, He Will Not Love You”

  1. I liked your thesis, but your interpretation of Genesis 2-3 is questionable. Could we have some communication on this?

  2. Hi Liz, appreciated this post and shared it. I think your central point, reflected in the title, is probably the most important thing someone considering marriage needs to know. And not just in theory, but in practice. Blessings to you and your family.

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