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

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The Genesis of Marriage – Part 3: An Earthly Illustration

The Genesis of Marriage – Part 3: An Earthly Illustration

Jan 14, 2018 | No Comments

Last week we discussed how God created us with a need for companionship. And we saw how marriage meets that need. But we were created with an even greater need–the need for a relationship with God. This week we will see how marriage illustrates to the world the relationship God wants to have with us. […]

The Genesis of Marriage – Part 2: God Created It for Companionship

The Genesis of Marriage – Part 2: God Created It for Companionship

Jan 7, 2018 | No Comments

“The Lord God said, ‘It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.’” – Genesis 2:18 Last week we introduced this study about what God teaches us about marriage in the book of Genesis. By looking at several of those early married couples, we can learn […]

The Genesis of Marriage – Part 1: In the Beginning…

The Genesis of Marriage – Part 1: In the Beginning…

Jan 1, 2018 | No Comments

“In the beginning…” – Genesis 1:1 This is the first teaching of a new year. The beginning, or origin, of 2018. As you most likely know, the first book of the Bible is Genesis. Its name is a transliteration of the Greek word “genesis,” which means “origin.” It is so named because of the first […]

The Best Christmas Love Story

The Best Christmas Love Story

Dec 11, 2017 | No Comments

As I’ve mentioned before, my wife Sabra enjoys watching movies on the Hallmark Channel. Especially the love stories. The Hallmark Channel has become well known for their Christmas movies it airs every year. The first movie this year, “Marry Me at Christmas,” aired on October 28th. The last one will air on December 31st. In-between those […]

How to Have a Joyful Marriage – Part 3: Have Fun Together

How to Have a Joyful Marriage – Part 3: Have Fun Together

Dec 4, 2017 | No Comments

The last couple of weeks we’ve been discussing how to have a joyful marriage. God created marriage and intended from the beginning for us to enjoy it. He wants us to be happy in our marriage and have fun together as a couple. We’ve already looked at some of the ways Solomon–who is considered to […]

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