Category Archives: Husband of one wife

Excellent Marriage Advice from an Unexpected Source

After the reporter opens in a different language, this video offers what might seem to be unexpected but excellent advice on marriage from Rock Star Alice (Vince) Cooper. I felt the conviction and challenge in it. The next video is … Continue reading

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Great advice on marriage

This morning, I read a great article on marriage. How can a marriage thrive in a culture of discontentment and misguided expectations? The solid advice of this article is what we need to hear. For example:  “Don’t be discouraged when you … Continue reading

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Husband of one wife?

Some believe (on cultural grounds) that it was forbidding polygamy.
The Catholic view (in support of their practice of celibacy for the priesthood), understands it as requiring marriage to the Church.
Others believe that this qualification excludes those who are divorced and remarried from positions of leadership. Continue reading

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What does “husband of one wife” mean?

What did Paul mean when he said in 1 Timothy 3:2 that an overseer/elder must be “the husband of but one wife”? Does it require all Church leaders to be married men? Does it exclude single men from eldership? In … Continue reading

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