14 Encouraging Quotes about Restoring Relationships
Relationships are very important to God. After all, that’s why He sent Jesus to earth to have a relationship with mankind. God created the family unit, and God gave us the desire for friendship. When strife interferes with our relationships, it can affect every area of our lives. But there is hope! It is possible to heal broken relationships and restore what God created.
Staying married, therefore, is not mainly about staying in love. It is about keeping covenant. "Till death do us part" or "As long as we both shall live" is a sacred covenant promise - the same kind Jesus made with His bride when He died for her.
- John Piper
Many conflicts in a marriage result from living to please self instead of living to please the Lord. These conflicts can be resolved and are actually opportunities for spiritual growth when dealt with in a biblical manner.
- John C. Broger
Try praising your wife, even if it does frighten her at first.
- Billy Sunday
We each ought to take heed that our boldness to talk to others about problems with the boss or pastor or spouse is not just a pretense for self righteousness, pride and dishonour.
- Francis Frangipane
Four of the Ten Commandments deal with our relationship to God while the other six deal with our relationships with people. But all ten are about relationships.
- Rick Warren
Whoever covers an offense seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates close friends.
- Proverbs 17:9
However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.
- Ephesians 5:33
It often happens that when couples get their relationship to God straightened out, their relationships with one another begin to straighten out as well.
- Wayne Mack
God is more interested in your future and your relationships than you are.
- Billy Graham
Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends.
- 1 Corinthians 13:4-7
Forgive, forget. Bear with the faults of others as you would have them bear with yours. Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious.
- Phillips Brooks
The ones who disappoint you need you the most.
- Jack Hyles
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
I hope that you can find at least one quote or Bible verse in this collection that will help you with your relationships. God wants us to have healing and restoration in our relationships and in every part of life.