MARRIAGE MEDITATION 433
The choice of a marriage partner must not be done in haste or desperation. It must be free from sentiments, lusts, pity, pressure, selfish ambitions or motives.
“But the Lord said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the Lord seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lordlooketh on the heart.” – 1Samuel 16: 7
“Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.” – Proverbs 3: 5-6
“The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them.” – Proverbs 11: 3