Samson and Manhood V

One of the biggest decisions a man will ever make is whom he will marry.  The riddle of the lion and the honey brings out the character of Samson’s new bride. 

Judges 14:17

“So she cried whenever she was with him and she kept it up for the rest of the celebration. At last, on the seventh and last day he told her the answer because she was tormenting him with her nagging. Then she explained the riddle to the young men.”

Note: ‘she was tormenting him with her nagging.’ To nag is ‘to annoy by persistent fault finding, complaints or demands’. Nagging will wear a person down over time. King Solomon warns of the nagging wife in: 

Proverbs 21:9

“Better to live on the corner of a roof than to share a house with a nagging wife.”

Samson chose poorly when it came to finding a wife. His primary attraction was to her beauty and not to her faith and to her character.  

Question: How can I help younger men choose wisely in finding a wife?

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