Wives, have you ever wondered, “What exactly does God require of me as a wife?” Â If so, I hope this helps. Â But be forewarned. Â The Bible paints of picture of marriage that is in stark opposition to the cultural norms in 21st century America. Â My prayer, though, is that you will buy into God’s design […]
Husbands: Lead Like Christ (The Responsibility)
What is the purpose of marriage? Â Does marriage mainly exist for tax benefits? Â Of course not. Â The Bible states several purposes for marriage: Companionship (Gen. 2:18). Enjoyment (Prov. 5:15-19,Eccl. 9:9, Song of Solomon). NOTE: Happiness is a purpose for marriage, but unhappiness is not grounds for divorce. Procreation (Gen. 1:22,Â 28,Â 8:17,Â 9:1,Â 9:7, etc.). Reflection (i.e., “mirroring,” not […]
Husbands: Leaders Like Christ (The Position)
There exists today much controversy with regard to Paulâ€™s teaching on male headship and female submission within the context of marriage. Â But what does the Bible teach regarding headship? What The Bible Does Not Teach About Male Headship In Marriage: Some hold a view of male headship that is better defined as â€œmale domination.â€Â Harsh, […]
When Is Remarriage Okay?
This is undoubtedly a controversial issue, but one that is deeply relevant to our culture and deeply significant in Scripture. Â If you’re really interested in this issue, I cannot recommend more highly beginning your study by reading the passages in Scripture that speak to the issue of divorce and remarriage. Â So, let’s start this study […]