Several years ago, my husband and I made a commitment to read the Bible and pray together in the morning. It took us 2. Praying together not only brings us closer to each other, it deeply reinforces our relationship with the Lord.
Most women, whether they will readily admit it or not, desire to be married. Many young girls have dreamed about the white dress and handsome groom since their earliest childhood. Even those with career or educational goals usually say that some day they would like to be married.
Some of the advice was sound. It advised against marrying women who are not followers of Christ, as well as women who love to gossip or slander. Those are wise warnings. However, I was surprised and then a little bit tickled when I discovered this type of women at
John should know. To be honest, he probably should never have gotten married. His wife was a well-to-do widow not used to the sacrifice required of an itinerant preacher who refused to eat meat, drink wine, and who pledged to die with less than ten pounds to his name a promise he kept by the way.
In the Bible it says a woman should not divorce her husband and if she does she should remain without a husband for the rest of her life if she is older. What if a woman had to divorce her husband to save herself from his addictions and violence? Why should a woman be left alone for the rest of her life for something that was not her choice?
Many single Christians are excited for marriage. Well and good, for marriage is truly exciting, but there's always a perfect time for everything, including tying the knot. How do you know if it's the right time to get married?
One may meet a winsome Christian person who has attractive spiritual and personal qualities that appear to be ideal for a life-long marital union. Certainly children of God, who opt for marriage, ought to seek companions who are compatible with them, and with the Lord — someone who will be able to enhance their journey toward heaven. It should be recognized, however, that marriage is an option, not an obligation.
We have uncovered an ancient writing that is encrypted with a hidden meaning. What the Vatican feared—and Dan Brown only suspected—has come true. There is now written evidence that Jesus was married to Mary the Magdalene, and that they had children together. More than this, based on the new evidence, we now know what the original Jesus movement looked like and the unexpected role sexuality played in it.