A Simple Word from God for a Great Marriage

A Simple Word from God for a Great Marriage

“To love him [God] with all your heart, with all your understanding and with all your strength, and to love your neighbor as yourself is more important than all burnt offerings and sacrifices.” – Mark 12:33 As I get older, the more I enjoy simpler things. When I was young, my dad would take me to […]

Dealing with Fear in Your Marriage

Dealing with Fear in Your Marriage

“There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love” – 1 John 4:18 In the last two weeks we have looked at the fear of God and how it gives us stronger marriages. Fear can work […]

A Stronger Marriage Through The Fear of the Lord

A Stronger Marriage Through The Fear of the Lord

For a stronger marriage, fear seems an unlikely topic to discuss. But when we’re talking about the fear of the Lord, that’s exactly what it will do. “…what does the LORD your God ask of you but to fear the LORD your God, to walk in all his ways, to love him, to serve the […]

The Fear and Comfort of God: Your Marriage Needs Both

The Fear and Comfort of God: Your Marriage Needs Both

Comfort is something we welcome. Fear is something we…well…fear. But both are needed to have a blessed marriage. That is, when they find their source in God. “Then the church throughout Judea, Galilee and Samaria enjoyed a time of peace and was strengthened. Living in the fear of the Lord and encouraged by the Holy […]

The Importance of Love to Your Marriage

The Importance of Love to Your Marriage

This week we conclude our series, “The Importance of ….” We have discussed two things that God tells us in His Word are important for us if we are going to have the marriage He desires for us—God’s Word to us and our words to each other. “My command is this: Love each other as […]

The Importance of Words in Your Marriage

The Importance of Words in Your Marriage

Last week we began a short series entitled, “The Importance of ….” We will look at several things that God tells us in His Word are important so we can have the thriving marriage He desires for us. “Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.” – Proverbs 16:24 […]

The Importance of Scripture to Your Marriage

The Importance of Scripture to Your Marriage

This week we begin a new series entitled, “The Importance of ….” We will look at several things God tells us in His Word that are important for us to have the marriage He desires for us. The first of those is Scripture–God’s Word to us. “As for God, his way is perfect: The Lord’s […]

Being There for Each Other in Times of Loss

Being There for Each Other in Times of Loss

“Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.” – Galatians 6:2 We said goodbye to my husband’s sweet father a few weeks back. The Lord called him home to heaven quicker than we expected. And it hurts. It just simply hurts. Although I feel the sting sure and […]

Are You Playing This Destructive Game?

Are You Playing This Destructive Game?

When we think about Friday the 13th, we usually think about bad things. It is thought to be an unlucky day when unfortunate things are likely to happen. No one is certain where this idea started. But the number twelve has long been considered a complete–and therefore–lucky number. And so it follows that thirteen came […]

Stop Wishing for a Great Marriage

Stop Wishing for a Great Marriage

Do you wish you had a great marriage? Is it your desire to grow stronger as a couple and to glorify God through your relationship for life? “This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears […]