God is “the best maker of all marriages,” and I’m convinced that He loves to do it! He brought Eve to Adam. He prompted Eliezer’s prayer for guidance, and then answered it by matching Rebekah with Isaac. He arranged for Ruth to “accidentally” bump into Boaz, inspired Naomi when she counseled Ruth to consider this man who seemed so beyond her grasp, and fueled Boaz’s determination to finish the matter that very day.
This is a picture of God’s heart. This is what He wants to do for all His children. This is what He wants to do for me.
If someday I live out my love story in light of the gospel, who can help seeing the pure and unconditional love of Jesus? That’s an exciting thought!
-Elisabeth in “His Love Stories” at Boundless.org
“Although Kerry will admit to being slightly embarrassed by the fact that he asked me to be his girlfriend in the parking lot of a grocery store, I think it was adorable and perfectly suited to his personality.”
(Kerry and Faith’s story)
“We ended up messaging back and forth for the next month, talking about all of the deeply personal, serious things that had so shaped our attitudes and lives, things like his cancer experience and my experience with Dan, and matters of healing and faith, and my arthritis, and depression and purpose…”
(Tracy & Anthony Friesen: Their Story)
Cross Cultural Love
“To a poor Mongolian pastor who made about $30 a month and a poor American girl who worked part time this seemed an insurmountable amount of money. So, we prayed. We wrote letters. And we kept our hearts warm for one another while we waited for God to do something.”
(the love story of Daja & Gana Gombojav)
Love Stories from History
“Bill carried a piece of paper with him to write at any ‘stolen’ moment and every conceivable location…rifle range, awaiting troop formations and inspections, even foxholes!”
(Bill & Jessica’s Story:
“You’re in the Army Now!”)
“As I read the blog and watched some concert clips I began to sense a surrendered spirit about her that was very attractive to me. At that point I was convinced. But how does a man get to know a traveling musician? It’s not easy.”
“A Different Ending”
“I was not initially attracted to the first man who came to court me. Yet, after truly seeking God’s heart for the situation, I felt He was calling me to love this man. So I said ‘yes’ to a ‘season of exploration’ — to a courtship. As the months passed, my choice to love selflessly bore fruit and I began to find great joy in our relationship. Then, suddenly, the Lord made it just as clear that He was calling me out of the relationship, to relinquish my desire for marital love, and to only love this man as a brother in Christ.”
(“Courtship: Dispelling the Myths“)
“Several months into our relationship, I realized that while this guy encompassed all my dreams for my life—something was missing.”
(“The Man I Almost Married“)
More Love Stories
- Love Stories Page I (A-F)
- Love Stories Page II (G-M)
- Love Stories Page III (N-Z)
- Love Stories Page IV
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