For as a young man takes a virgin for his wife, so will your maker be married to you: and as a husband has joy in his bride, so will the Lord your God be glad over you (BBE).
Prayer: Thank the Lord that He sees you as part of His bride in whom He takes eternal delight. Ask His forgiveness for any failures or lacks in your relationship and ask, too, for new strength and commitment to love and respect each other daily.
Action: Because God loves me because He loves me because He loves me, I will confess my failures, accept forgiveness, and seek to love or respect my spouse by __________________. (For discussion questions, see page 224 in appendix A.)