Terrific Marriage Advice from 12 Christian Couples

You Can Have a Great Marriage

You can have a great marriage!  Don’t settle for a mediocre relationship.  Engage the promises of God in your family by following this powerful advice from church members just like you.

Happily Married - Terrific Marriage Advice

 

As a pastor, I not only teach our church members, but I get the privilege of learning from them as well.  I thank God for faithful Christian people that love the Lord.  I asked 12 couples at our recent Valentine’s Banquet to give me one powerful marriage tip they have learned over the years.  We shared these during the banquet, and I commented on each one.   Their responses were worth their weight in gold!  I decided to share them with you today.   (more…)

What Does True Love Look Like?

21 Biblical Traits of True Love

It’s Valentine’s Day, and love is in the air.  Love is a word that is often used but usually misunderstood.  Do you really know what love is?  What does love look like?  How does it act?  Love deeper than ever with these Biblical traits of true love.

Happy Valentine's Day ETERNAL LOVE

1 Corinthians 13:13 “And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.”

God places a premium on love.
True love is (more…)

5 Proven Steps to Protect Sexual Purity

The world abounds with adultery, fornication and sexual sin. Yet, God has called His children to purity. How can you protect yourself and your family?  Here are 5 Proven Steps.

Steps Protect Purity

God wants you to be pure in mind, heart, and body.  Sexual desire is natural and part of God’s plan.  However, Sex outside of marriage is a sin.  Satan works to destroy purity and virtue.  Purity is still important to God!  If you are unmarried, you should save yourself for your future spouse.  If you have already committed fornication, ask God for forgiveness now and decide to honor God until you are married.

Married couples are not immune to the devices of satan.  How many marriages are rocked by infidelity?  How many married people struggle with pornography?  How many families have been shattered by adultery?  Being married doesn’t make you immune to sinful seduction and lustful desires.

These five steps are for anyone who wants to honor God with a pure life. (more…)

4 Categories of Servants at High Risk of Self-Destruction

Are You At Risk?

Some people desire to help others, but destroy themselves in the process.  There are four categories of people that have a high risk of self-destruction through service.  Are you or a loved one at risk?

The Undisciplined –

These are they whose life is chaotic. They don’t live by a schedule. They don’t live by a budget. They don’t keep a task list or calendar. Therefore, they overcommit to people and responsibilities. Then, they end up playing catch up running from emergency to emergency. That is a dangerous way to live. (more…)

The Sadly Forgotten Importance of Virginity

tBillions of people around the world celebrated the Virgin Birth of Jesus Christ last week during the Christmas holiday season.  Truly, that is a miracle worthy of celebration!  [This Post is rated PG.]

Importance of Virginity

However, I can’t help but notice how frequently people skip over the important word VIRGIN.  We live in a hyper-sexual world.  Sexual sins are not only accepted in this generation but also are celebrated.  God’s people should live differently.  God has not called us to uncleanness, but unto holiness.  Virginity is still as important to God today as it has always been!

Let’s take a few moments to remember the importance of virginity.

What is Virginity?

VIRĠIN´ITY, n. [L. virginitas.] Maidenhood; the state of having had no carnal knowledge of man.  ~Websters 1828 Dictionary.

VIR’ GIN
noun
1.  a person who has never had sexual intercourse.
2.  an unmarried girl or woman.  ~Dictionary.com

Sex is a wonderful gift of God to be enjoyed within the covenant of marriage.  Any mental or physical (more…)