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

Distractions in Marriage – Part 4: Choosing What Is Best

Distractions in Marriage – Part 4: Choosing What Is Best

Aug 20, 2017 | No Comments

As we’ve previously discussed in this Couple’s Bible Study series, distractions can be disastrous to our lives and marriages…and to our relationship with God. We’ve specifically mentioned technology, because it is so much a part of our everyday lives. And we noted that the real problem is not the technology itself, but our unwillingness to […]

LISTENING… A Profound Act of Love

LISTENING… A Profound Act of Love

Aug 12, 2017 | No Comments

Due to computer issues this week, David was not able to prepare a new Couple’s Bible Study post for the Distractions in Marriage series. This post was originally published on September 11, 2015. And as it speaks directly to listening while distracted, we thought it would fit well with our current topic of study. David should have […]

Distractions in Marriage – Part 3: Controlling Technology

Distractions in Marriage – Part 3: Controlling Technology

Aug 6, 2017 | No Comments

We are in the midst of a series on distractions and their impact on our lives. They can be deadly to our marriages, and they can be disastrous to our relationship with God. Last week we began looking at some solutions from God’s Word to the problems that can arise from distractions. This week we […]

Distractions in Marriage – Part 2: Three Steps to Avoid Their Harmful Effects

Distractions in Marriage – Part 2: Three Steps to Avoid Their Harmful Effects

Jul 31, 2017 | No Comments

Last week we began this series on distractions and how they impact our marriages. We gave an example of the danger distractions can cause by texting while driving. Researchers at the University of Ohio have discovered that distractions from being on your cell phone while walking can be almost as problematic. Jack Nasar and Derek […]

Distractions in Marriage – Part 1: Distractions Can Be Dangerous

Distractions in Marriage – Part 1: Distractions Can Be Dangerous

Jul 24, 2017 | 4 Comments

“…let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith.” – Hebrews 12:1-2 Life is full of distractions. And those distractions can be dangerous. Take driving for example. Distractions […]

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