Session one: Why Marriage? Because a godly marriage models the reconciliation between God and us. 5 Tips for a healthy marriage. 1) Be willing to extend and receive forgiveness FIRST. 2) We need to understand that there is a difference 1 Peter 3:7 3) Know your role Eph. 5 4) This is practice. Never give up. 5) Pray together! Click to see more photos.