Category Archives: Should I get married?

God wants to use marriage to change you

For this plan to work, husbands and wives must be secure in their love for each other. Continue reading

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A closer look at love

Relationships are miserable when love is absent. But is there an objective way to identify true love?  Love defined The fourteen qualities of love in First Corinthians thirteen offer the best available description of love known to humans. This text remains one of … Continue reading

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Sex and Marriage

Men and women tend to approach sex very differently and couples need to understanding this in order to minimize the conflict about sex. Continue reading

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To love and to cherish

I typically use the traditional vows in wedding ceremonies. Some couples, however, ask to write their own vows.  When they do this, I always ask to review their vows to make sure they align with the substance of the traditional … Continue reading

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What Should You Expect?

What should we expect to see in a person’s life if he or she experiences God’s forgiveness and salvation? Continue reading

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The Greatest Way to Live

If you don’t like the life you’re living, allow me to point you to “the most excellent way” (I Corinthians 12:31). If you want to leave mediocrity and complacency behind to pursue a transformed life, faith and hope are important … Continue reading

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Does Ephesians 5:21 teach mutual submission?

  The biblical command for wives to submit to their husbands is one of the more difficult teachings for people to accept. This is partly due to ways that the command has been misrepresented or abused. Unfortunately, there will always … Continue reading

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