1299: How to Draw Closer to God as a Couple (Part 1)

how to draw closer to God


On today’s episode of the Right to R.E.A.L. Love Radio podcast, Yahnathan Immanuel and authors Jessie & Keandra Upson discuss how to draw closer to God as a couple.

We will explain what it means to draw close to God and how we can do it with another person. We’ll also share the value in seeking God for yourself first and the drawbacks of focusing too much on another person’s spiritual growth. That’s just the beginning of what is a great discussion. Check out the details below for a full rundown of everything we discuss on Episode 1299.


Questions We Answer:

  • What does it mean to draw close to God? (3:03)
  • How can we draw closer to God with another person? (5:11)
  • What causes some couples to struggle when trying to pursue God together? (15:01)


Key Things You Will Learn:

  • Why couples need the right instructions and tools to draw closer to God (1:56)
  • The value in seeking God for yourself first (6:34)
  • Why someone needs to lead the way when a couple seeks God together (6:46)
  • How God will provide us with the strategies we need (10:14)
  • Why spiritual maturity is more important than reaching a certain spiritual level (11:07)
  • The drawback of focusing too much on trying to get the other person to reach your spiritual level (12:38)
  • The vital role of leadership in a relationship (13:37)
  • Different aspects to our spirituality (14:15)


Biblical Kingdom Principles We Discuss:

  • “So Jesus said to them, ‚ÄúTruly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of his own accord, but only what he sees the Father doing. For whatever the Father does, that the Son does likewise.John 5:19 (ESV)


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