Examine Your Marriage

(originally published on October 13, 2016) In future posts, I’ll be addressing the biblical issues of headship, mutual submission, obedience to authority, role responsibilities in marriage, how to select the right godly spouse, etc. For today, know the...

Strong Willed or Weak Willed?

(originally posted on October 19, 2016) Have you ever heard of a child or an adult being referred to as “strong willed”? When I was 28 to 31 years old and serving as an associate pastor in a small country church, I developed a penpal relationship with the...

Seek Godly Counsel

(originally published on October 19, 2016) As a practical note of wisdom, if your marriage has problems or is on the rocks, don’t give other people marriage advice. You will be held at higher level of accountability for what you tell (i.e., teach) them (James...

Find Your Help in the Bible

(originally posted on October 19, 2016) The Bible claims to be sufficient (it needs absolutely nothing else to work or be effective) for the salvation of the sinner (Luke 16:30-31; 2 Tim. 3:14-15; 1 Pet. 1:23; James 1:18), and the sanctification (the practical...