One of the reasons why it is so important for one to develop an intimate relationship with God before pursuing marriage is because if you have not learnt how to receive the unconditional love of God, it’ll be difficult for you to share that love with someone. If you have no experience of being loved unconditionally, it’ll be very difficult for you to love anyone else unconditionally. We grow in intimate relationship with God when we grow in our understanding & acceptance of His love for us.
Here’s a teaching series you can listen to that’ll help you begin to understand & receive this great love of God. It’s titled “The True Nature of God” by Andrew Wommack. Just follow the link & download it. The teachings are free for download: http://www.awmi.net/extra/audio/1002
John 13:34-35 NKJV
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.”
Ephesians 5:1-2 NKJV
Therefore be imitators of God as dear children. And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling aroma.
Ephesians 5:25 NKJV
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself for her,