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

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 […]

How to Have a Joyful Marriage – Part 2: Trust and Follow God’s Ways

How to Have a Joyful Marriage – Part 2: Trust and Follow God’s Ways

Nov 26, 2017 | No Comments

Last week we discussed how God created marriage and intended from the beginning for us to enjoy it. He wants us to be happy in our marriage. He wants us to have fun together as a couple. Sabra and I believe this. It’s why we have included on this website a “Simply Fun” section. We […]

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 […]

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