The following is taken from the book What the Bible Says about Parenting by John Macarthur. It is from Appendix 2 in a section called “What Makes a Marriage Strong?” The following emphasis is mine. Marriage for two Christians is first of all a commitment to Jesus Christ and then to each other. Satan loves to destroy … More What Makes a Marriage Strong?
As I was looking through some resources for Christian dating, I came across this podcast by John Piper. I heard this awhile ago, and the content was intriguing so I figured it would be helpful to post on the blog. There are some good principles here that may assist anyone thinking through this heavy topic. You may … More Is It Sinful to Date a Non-Christian? (John Piper)
This is a repost from my old blog on May 2, 2011. The way that Calvin loved his wife is evident in these letters. I highlighted a few items throughout these two letters that really hit me about the character of both Calvin and Idelette. She died in 1549 to a lengthy illness. ————————- In the two … More Relationship Goals: John and Idelette Calvin
Recently, I took a stroll down memory lane and visited my first blog called “Faithful Wounds of a Friend.” It was fun seeing the different devotionals and entries I posted during the different milestones of my early Christian life. I got a chuckle at how emotional, lengthy, and slightly arrogant many of my entries were. … More Relationship Goals: Martin and Katie Luther
Everyone is looking for that special someone to marry. The local church is filled with single men and women who are eager to settle down with someone who loves them. Sadly, we see a compromise in Christian convictions happening more and more frequently in the name of “true love.” It seems as though believers are … More Spiritual Compatibility: Who Should I Marry?