Simply One

hope and help from God's Word to strengthen your marriage

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Is your marriage everything you would like it to be? More importantly, is it everything God designed it to be?

Our desire is to offer encouragement and hope through the truths of God's Word to strengthen your marriage and help you grow closer to your spouse, closer to God, and closer to the likeness of Christ.

Thanks for visiting. And may the Lord bless you and your marriage.
David and Sabra Penley

Featured Posts

How to Have a Joyful Marriage – Part 1: It’s a Part of God’s Plan

How to Have a Joyful Marriage – Part 1: It’s a Part of God’s Plan

Nov 19, 2017 | No Comments

Since He first created it, God has intended for us to find joy in marriage. Just read Genesis 2:18: “The Lord God said, ‘It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.’” God knew we would never be happy by ourselves. So this is what He […]

How Less is More in Marriage

How Less is More in Marriage

Nov 12, 2017 | No Comments

Do you like to watch those home design shows on TV? You know, the ones like “Fixer-Upper” recently or “Trading Spaces” back in the day. All of them feature designers who put their own style on someone’s home. One type of design that had been around for some time but became popular in the 1980’s […]

The One Thing You Need for a Blessed Marriage – Part 2: Examples from Jesus

The One Thing You Need for a Blessed Marriage – Part 2: Examples from Jesus

Nov 5, 2017 | No Comments

Last week we looked at the one thing we all must do to have a blessed marriage–give our lives to Jesus and follow Him and His teaching. We used several instructions from God found in the Bible that speak to this. This week we will look at three places in the Bible where Jesus Himself […]

The One Thing You Need for a Blessed Marriage

The One Thing You Need for a Blessed Marriage

Oct 29, 2017 | No Comments

I was reading an article recently in which the author quoted from a book by philosopher Soren Kierkegaard. The title of the book? Purity of Heart Is to Will One Thing. The quote didn’t particularly impress me, but the title of the book caught my attention. We live in a culture where we like that […]

What Kind of Legacy Will Your Marriage Leave Behind?

What Kind of Legacy Will Your Marriage Leave Behind?

Oct 22, 2017 | No Comments

“My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” – John 15:12-13 This has been the spring of disasters. Three hurricanes devastated the Caribbean Islands and the eastern United States. An earthquake left tremendous damage in Mexico. […]

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