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Category Archives: Family
Roe v. Wade Overturned, Now What?
A great legal victory occurred on June 24, 2022. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade after more than 49 years (Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization). The issue of abortion is returned to the states. Now what? … Continue reading
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Biblical Gender Equality
Let me begin by clarifying what is meant by “gender.” Cambridge Dictionary’s first listing says, “the male or female sex, or the state of being male or female” (dictionary.cambridge.org). One certainly can find other definitions. However, this is how I … Continue reading
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Ghosting (Don’t Ghost Me)
Are you familiar with this word, and its modern usage? I was not, until recently. What does the word mean? Here are some definitions – Psychology Today: “Ghosting… is having someone that you believe cares about you, whether it be … Continue reading
Posted in Dating, Ethics, Family, Fellowship, Forgiveness, friends, Marriage Tagged 1 Corinthians 13, 1 Corintians 12, 1 thessalonians 5:14, brethren, church, Collosians 3:12-13, Colossians 3:21, communication, dating, employers, Ephesians 4:16, Ephesians 6:1-2, esau, Exodus 20:5, fair weaher friends, family, father and prodigal son, fellowship, forgivness, friends, Galatians 6:1-2, Genesis 33, Genesis 45, Genesis 50, honor father and mother, James 3:9, jennice vilhauer, John 13:14, joseph, Jude 3, kenny rogers, loyalty, Luke 15, Mark 7:9-12, Matthew 18:15-17, Matthew 19:6, Matthew 5:16, Matthew 5:23-24, Matthew 7:12, Philippians 2:4, Proverbs 25:19, Proverbs 27:10, Proverbs 27:17, psychology today, reconciliation, responsibilty, Romans 12, Romans 12:15, song you picked a fine time to leave me lucille, stats on ghosting, Titus 2:5, urban dictionary, wikipedia Leave a comment
What Constitutes A God-Approved Marriage? (Part 1)
What constitutes marriage? Jesus taught, “from the beginning of the creation, God ‘made them male and female.’ ‘For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Government, Marriage, Phrase Study, Textual study Tagged adam and eve, be joined, civil law, eligibility, God approved marriage, government, Helper, intent, jacob, leaving and cleaving, made known to others, male and female, man and woman, Mark 10, marriage, maturity, moses, Noah, one flesh, three classes eligible to marry, Truth for Today, wedding ceremony, what constitutes marriage, william w. grasham, work Leave a comment
Society is filled with self-centered people. It always has been, to one degree or another. It is all about them. They are only your friends or close family members, so long as they see a direct benefit to them. The … Continue reading
Posted in Chruch, Endurance, Family, Fellowship, friends, Love, Marriage, Priorities Tagged Andrei Shleifer, baby boomers and church, brethren/local church, church shopping, Cicero, Cicero On the good life, Doug Bernheim, elisha hoffman, fair weaher friends, four areas of growth, frances havergal, friends/Family, husband/wife, ineritance, john hobbs, Johnson Oatman, Larry Summers, Levitt and Dubner, love, loyalty, News Week, parent/child, retirment homes, self-centered, Singapore, song I will be a friend to Jesus, song to Christ e true, song true hearted whole hearted, stephen dubner, super freakonomics, The Compelling Power of The Cross, visiting elderly parents, Wade Roof 1 Comment
A Quiver Full of Arrows
“Behold, children are a heritage (gift NASB) from the LORD, the fruit of the womb is a reward” (Psalm 127:3). The reason that humans can reproduce is because God gave them this ability. He could have made them without this … Continue reading
Peace Series: Peace or Sword?
“Do not think that I came to bring peace but a sword. For I have come to ‘set a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law’; and ‘a man’s enemies will … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Peace, Textual study Tagged committment, john w haley, loyalty, Luke 12, Luke 12:51-53, Matthew 10, Matthew 10:34-35, opposition, peace, peace or sword, peace series, religious conflict, sword Leave a comment
Two Are Better Than One
“There is one alone, without companion: He has neither son or brother. Yet there is not end to all his labors, nor is his eye satisfied with riches… Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for … Continue reading
Posted in Ecclesiastes, Family, Love, Marriage Tagged bill bennett, book the moral compass, castle of weinsberg, charlotte yonge, duke frederick, duke wolf, Eccesiasties 4, emperor konrad, germany, middle ages, story the wives of weinsberg, two are better than one, wives love of husbands Leave a comment