Category Archives: marriage

The wisdom of God regarding rape

In our day, having failed to study the law of God, the people of God are not familiar with it. Being unfamiliar with it, we don’t understand it, and not understanding it we lack confidence in it. This makes us … Continue reading

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The Father and the Son

And he looked at us and he said to us from his chair, “I don’t have to do anything. I don’t have to take any message. You’re my message now.” And we came to an understanding of what it means … Continue reading

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On teaching our wives

If they desire to learn anything, let them ask their own husbands at home… – 1 Corinthians 14:35 Boy do we bristle and hiss at the Word of the Lord, don’t we? In the present verse there are responsibilities for … Continue reading

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You husbands in the same way…

For what credit is there if, when you sin and are harshly treated, you endure it with patience? But if when you do what is right and suffer for it you patiently endure it, this finds favor with God. For … Continue reading

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Violent submission

Give ear to my prayer, O God; And do not hide Yourself from my supplication. Give heed to me and answer me; I am restless in my complaint and am surely distracted – Psalm 55:1-2 NASB The psalmist is bold: … Continue reading

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Book review: Each for the Other

This is a review of Each for the Other: Marriage As It’s Meant to Be, by Bryan Chapell (Baker Books, 1998). Each for the Other is popularly read in conservative presbyterian circles.  Bryan Chapell is the president of Covenant Seminary, … Continue reading

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A husband’s lordship

In recent months I’ve been hungering to get a better grasp of God’s design for the husband-wife roles in marriage, as revealed by the Holy Spirit in Scripture. I wrote a poem, a short piece about what a husband authority … Continue reading

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