Today, we interview Julius and Ayo on Till We Say I Do Interviews. I was at their wedding and I can’t believe it’s been almost 2 years already!
I remember when I visited them shortly after they got married, Ayo was literally glowing and I love how honest she was sharing her experience with my sister and I.
I hope you enjoy this interview!
Hello Julius and Ayomide Zougbor, it is a pleasure to have you on Till We Say I Do Interviews! Please tell us a bit about yourselves.
Ayo: I’m a simple-hearted lady who has the fear of God. Married and a mother of one.
Julius: I’m an easy and simple person, quiet and love to mind my business. I’m married to a gorgeous wife and I have a beautiful daughter.
How long have you been married?
We’ve been married for almost 2 years.
As newlyweds, how has the transition from being single to married been?
Ayo: It’s been a very wonderful experience, peaceful and I have rest of mind.
Julius: It’s been fun, full of grace and God’s mercy.
What attracted you to your spouse? Was it love at first sight?
Ayo: I prayed and fasted consistently for almost two years, and the first time I saw him, I knew he was the one, but waited until God spoke to him personally and God actually did.
Julius: Having never met but seeing her at for the first time at one of the church programs did not create any form of attraction, but as I continued to pray for God’s will in marriage, I was led to her. Though I struggled at first to accept it, I was filled with love for her and then our relationship started months after seeing her.
Describe your spouse in three words.
Ayo: Humble, Loving and has the fear of God.
Julius: Loving, Caring and prayerful.
Why did you decide to wait?
Ayo: Because it’s worth it, and the will of God.
Julius: In line with obedience with God’s word and to enjoy the full benefits, blessings that comes with waiting.
What practical measures did you take to abstain from pre-marital sex?
Ayo: Determination, not seeing each other often and the grace of God.
Julius: Dependence on God’s grace, avoided staying in lonely places.
How did you deal with peer pressure?
Ayo: No inferiority complex and no discussion of my relationship with friends
Julius: Too busy to consider peer pressure, actually had none.
Why is sex worth waiting for?
Ayo: It is because, as Christians we have to be focused on making heaven. Hence, premarital sex would lead one to hell and it doesn’t make a man love you more or determined to marry you. I mean, why buy the cow when you are already getting the milk free.
Julius: Premarital sex defeats the purpose of marriage, waiting for the right time makes marriage more meaningful and fulfilment of God’s commandment which brings bountiful blessings.
Any advice to young Christians?
Ayo: Obey God and keep to His commandments
Julius: Depend on God’s grace all through the period of courtship and focus on the bigger picture of married life.
Thank you both for sharing!
One vital lesson from this interview is how they both prayed concerning God’s will in marriage which is very important.
I listened to a sermon on marriage by Dr Myles Munroe some days ago (I highly recommend his marriage sermons! They are available on YouTube) and he said marriage is the second most important decision a person makes; the first being salvation. Which is absolutely true.
I’m so excited about this weekend because we have a bank holiday on Monday which means extra sleep lol.
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Have a great weekend.