Posts Tagged ‘Marriage’

Evolution and Marriage

Don Johnson Recent reading reminds me how thoroughly our world is committed to Darwinism. We see its effects in theories on a wide variety of subjects in the human experience. One such is the subject of marriage. I suppose we should not be surprised, but most of my reading focuses on Christian themes and literature,…

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Why Should You Stay Married? And How? Part 3

Matt Recker There are five strong reasons in Malachi 2:13-16 that lead believers to remain faithful to their marriage vows. Our study of the first three reasons are in part one and part two of this series. They are: Remain faithful because of the divine covenant of marriage, because of the infinite power of the…

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Why Should You Stay Married? And How? Part 2

Matt Recker There are five strong reasons in Malachi 2:13-16 that lead a believer to remain faithful to their marriage vows. The first reason (covered in Part 1) is because of the divine covenant of marriage, based on Malachi 2:14, which says, “Yet ye say, Wherefore? because the LORD hath been witness between thee and…

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Why You Should Stay Married? and How? Part 1

Matt Recker Many believers who have been married for years and who may even know intellectually all that the Bible says on this matter, still often end up divorcing their spouse. Others reading this may want to know this about their marriage: is there any hope? There is a tremendous spiritual battle for our homes…

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Who Should You Marry & Why? (Part 2)

Matt Recker I am sharing three answers from Malachi 2:10-12 to this question: who should you marry and why? In Part One I gave the first answer: we should marry someone with whom you can seek the person of God. The second answer to this question is this: marry someone with whom you can keep…

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Who Should You Marry & Why? (Part 1)

Matt Recker Getting married is one of life’s most revealing, most character making (or breaking) decisions. In Malachi’s day God’s people were dealing “treacherously” against God and one another. (This word appears five times in Malachi 2:10-16 and means to betray) How? By marrying unbelievers or those who worshiped “strange gods” (Malachi 2:11), and divorcing…

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The Love We Seek

Kim Melton My beloved spake, and said unto me, Rise up, my love, my fair one, and come away. Song of Solomon 2:10 These are words that every young girl dreams of hearing. Even as an adult, I love the stories of Cinderella, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, and Beauty and the Beast. Females long for…

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My Beloved and My Friend

Marshall and Gretchen Fant FrontLine • March/April 2007 “What is the problem, as you see it?” I asked the couple sitting across my desk. The answer I got was too predictable. The names and faces were different, but the situation that seemed unique to them was becoming so common to me that it was disturbing.…

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Should We Use the Term “Traditional Marriage”?

Don Johnson When I hear or use the term “traditional marriage,” I have a definite meaning in mind. In the shortest form, I mean “one man and one women for life.” Dictionary.com shortens it even further as “marriage between one man and one woman” and then adds this parenthesis: “(primarily used by opponents of same-sex…

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Conscience and Disobedience

Wally Morris The human conscience is a pesky part of all of us. Our conscience seems to interfere with our lives at the most inconvenient times and create (or make us aware of) knotty ethical problems which often do not have easy or simple answers. The Bible tells us that our conscience can be convicted,…

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