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Jerome (ca. 342-420) : Christian History Institute
In giving the wealthy widow Ageruchia his reasons against remarriage, Jerome frets over what it will mean if Rome falls to the barbarians in this quotation from Christian History Institute's "In Context" series.
Unfaithful in the Bible - a Christian perspective
Jesus says that anyone who divorces his wife for anything except being unfaithful commits adultery. This contrasted the typical custom of divorcing a woman over pettier circumstances.
Love in the Bible: 1 Corinthians 13
Often called the love chapter, this section of the Bible is a primer on relationships. Whether you're trying to be a better husband or wife, boyfriend or girlfriend or just trying to be a better friend, this chapter is an amazing look at how to lovingly treat one another.
Save Your Gift For Christmas - #2597
We're talking about what you do from this moment on; and let God begin to restore your spiritual and emotional virginity. It's time to begin to set a high physical standard. Don't play on the edge. Don't press how far can I go. Live as if your gift is too precious to open early. Yes, Christmas is your wedding night. Christmas is so worth waiting for.
Dining From The Garbage Café - #5829
If you're wondering why you feel defeated so many times, why you don't feel as close to Jesus as you used to, or why your dark side keeps winning and bringing you down, well consider your diet: what you're watching, what you're listening to, who you're spending time with, or the things you laugh at.
Joined together - a Christian perspective
Marriage and divorce are not to be taken lightly. This passage cautions us not to separate what God has brought together for His purposes.
Blooming Too Soon - #3612
Whether it's a relationship, or finances, or a ministry goal, or getting justice, or meeting a need - wherever you're tempted to try to make it happen - don't. Just remember those blossoms whose instincts told them it was time when it wasn't. If it's blooming too soon, it probably won't make it. But in God's time - which is probably later than yours - in His time, it will be beautiful.
"Marry" in the BIble: 1 Corinthians 7:1-40
An extensive discussion of marriage by the apostle Paul.
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries, Inc. - Sex Without Regret - #8279 | Radio Program | A Life That Matters
Not every kind of business is suffering in our big recession. Home gardening is suddenly booming. They call them recession gardens–saving money by growing your own food. Listen, if I’m going to do a garden, I know who I’m going to look to as my consultant. My friend, Mel, has the ultimate garden, and I’ll tell you, long before it was a recession survival strategy. And guess what he’s got around his amazing garden? A fence. You know why? “Yeah, to keep everybody from enjoying it.” No, no. It’s so we can keep enjoying it. The fence is there to make sure that beautiful garden stays beautiful.
Safe in the Middle of the Flood - #2713
You know floods are coming. Just don't wait for the floods to build the wall around your family. If you make each day a flood-proofing day, your family may be in the flood - but the flood won't be in your family.