Tag Archives: marriage

Marriage; July 27, 2020


Matthew 19:4-6 “Haven’t you read,” he replied, “that at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two … Continue reading

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Commitment; July 11, 2020


Matthew 4:19-20 “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will make you fishers of men.” At once they left their nets and followed him. Just reading Matthew you might think this was Jesus’ first encounter with these men, but John … Continue reading

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Unity; May 24, 2020


Joshua 5:13-14 Now when Joshua was near Jericho, he looked up and saw a man standing in front of him with a drawn sword in his hand. Joshua went up to him and asked, “Are you for us or for … Continue reading

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Consequences; May 15, 2020


Revelation 2:23 I will strike her children dead. Then all the churches will know that I am he who searches hearts and minds, and I will repay each of you according to your deeds. This is not a feel-good message! … Continue reading

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Prohibitions; March 27, 2020


1 Timothy 4:3-5 They forbid people to marry and order them to abstain from certain foods, which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and who know the truth. For everything God created is good, and … Continue reading

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Perseverance; March 23, 2020


2 Thessalonians 3:5 May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance. We like to talk about God’s love, but not so often about Christ’s perseverance. Frankly, patient endurance (perseverance) seems to be a rare grace these … Continue reading

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Sexual Sin; March 19, 2020


1 Thessalonians 4:7-8 For God did not call us to be impure, but to live a holy life. Therefore, he who rejects this instruction does not reject man but God, who gives you his Holy Spirit. The section from verse … Continue reading

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God’s Love; March 2, 2020


Ephesians 3:17-19 And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the saints, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this … Continue reading

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The Law of Love; February 26, 2020


Galatians 5:13 You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love. Much of the Church needs a powerful reminder of this verse. We tend … Continue reading

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Gender; February 15, 2020


1 Corinthians 16:13-14 Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be men of courage; be strong. Do everything in love. These two verses together like this violate all sorts of societal expectations. In the first place, “be manly” … Continue reading

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