Tag Archives: marital relationship

Family; June 23, 2022


1 Timothy 3:5 If anyone does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God’s church? I’ve always been struck by this enormously practical verse. It’s certainly not impossible for a single person to … Continue reading

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Parenting; August 21, 2021


Luke 2:39-40 When Joseph and Mary had done everything required by the Law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee to their own town of Nazareth. And the child grew and became strong; he was filled with wisdom, and the … Continue reading

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February 22, 2014


Revelation 2:4-5 Yet I hold this against you: You have forsaken your first love. Remember the height from which you have fallen! Repent and do the things you did at first. Ah, the perils of cold orthodoxy! This brings to … Continue reading

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August 23, 2012


1 John 4:18 There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. Here we have further evidence that our usual … Continue reading

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August 15, 2012


1 Peter 3:7 Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will … Continue reading

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July 15, 2012


Ephesians 5:25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her. Since I use this verse in every wedding I perform, I have it well memorized. However, it’s still all too easy to … Continue reading

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