Tag Archives | relationships

An Abundance of Opportunities

AS CHRISTIANS, we  have an abundance of opportunities; but instead of pursuing our own rights, prosperity, and happiness, we have a higher calling. It’s summarized best in Luke 10:27: You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; […]

When you are not romantically interested

WHAT DO you do as a Christian when you are approached with unwanted romantic interests?  Recently I received a letter from a Christian woman asking advice on dating and marriage.  The letter included the following: This summer an attractive man at my church fell in love with me. I have never really liked him and […]

Building a Spiritually Strong Family

“BE FRUITFUL and become many and fill the earth.” (Genesis 1:28) With those words to Adam and Eve, God  instituted the family arrangement. (Ephesians 3:14, 15) Looking ahead, that first couple could envision an earth filled with their progeny—an extended family of perfect individuals living joyfully on earth and worshiping God. But Adam and Eve fell […]

Strengthen your Marriage

“I WOULD rather spend time with my wife than with anyone else,” said a Pastor in Canada. “Any happiness in life is multiplied and any pain is halved when I share it with her.” A husband in Australia wrote:  In our 11 years together, not one day has passed when I have not spoken with my […]

Marriage and Parenting – End Times

“The time left is reduced.”—1 COR. 7:29. GOD’S Word foretold that “the time of the end” would be marked by wars, earthquakes, famines, and pestilences. (Dan. 8:17; Luke 21:10, 11) The Bible also warned that this decisive period in human history would be a period of great social changes. Marriage and parenting would be among the things “hard […]