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...

Not Equal but Equal

(originally posted on October 6, 2016) Equality at the Cross This is going to come as a real shock to some of you, but in the majority of ways considered, my wife and I are not equal. For example, she is superior to me when it comes to giving birth to children, being...

Complementarianism or Egalitarianism?

(originally published on October 6, 2016) As I’ve been sharing biblical materials each day about marriage, I have been asked for clarification regarding the differences between complementarianism (the correct biblical view that the roles and responsibilities of...

Marital Pneumatology

(originally posted on October 6, 2016)  How about a little marital pneumatology? In other words, how does the Holy Spirit operate within marriage? It is basically the same way the Spirit works in an individual Christian’s life, only applied to the context of...

Reality Check

Originally published on September 22, 2016 Pastor Jeffery S. White, South Creek Church, Springfield, Missouri Reality Check: Are you living in continual               or intentional or premeditated sin? In Galatians 5:19–21, God says, 19 Now the deeds of the flesh are...