It’s one thing to tell people what they should do; it’s another to show them. Jesus did both. He said, “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another” (John 13:34).
FINALLY, the guys’ side of the story. THESE ARE OUR RULES!
PLEASE NOTE. THESE ARE ALL NUMBERED #1 ON PURPOSE! Continue reading
When I forgive, I bring the matter before the one who is both Judge of all the earth and my faithful and merciful High Priest. No moral neutrality involved here! Continue reading
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Think of how many times we could defuse a situation by choosing better words and tones. But don’t miss my WARNING LABEL! Continue reading
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When couples understand that marriage is not about being in love but an agreement to love; not about feeling loved but truly valuing each other, then they will find the path to deeply meaningful companionship. Continue reading
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Tagged Courting, Dating, Divorce, Engagement, Marriage, Relationships, Remarriage
Notice the connection between the ministry of the Spirit and the power to overcome destructive relationships. Continue reading
The danger in emotional love is that it can lead to a delusional euphoric state of stupidity. Have you ever been in the state of stupidity? Do you know anyone in one now? Continue reading
Posted in Broken Relationships, Choosing a mate, Conflict, Counseling, Dating, Discernment, Divorce, Divorce and Remarriage, Emotions, Engagement, Environmentalism, Love, Marriage, Relationships, Wisdom
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