Obviously, sexual infidelity is a visible, destructive force that can easily destroy any marriage, but emotional infidelity is an equally destructive force that are destroying marriages across the U.S., and I would say an epidemic within Christian circles.
"We gave it our best shot" was the only recourse for why the famed couple filed for divorce citing the all too often and repugnantly repeated reason termed "irreconcilable differences."
Make no mistake, this is truly the last day and our last chance to rise up and speak out against the tyranny of the war against God, His people and true Christian morals and values.
Santorum accused Obama and his administration of "implementing healthcare policies that discourage marriage and hurt families." Santorum also said, "Do you realize that if you are married under Obamacare, you pay a lot more than if you are living together under Obamacare? A lot more."
Take a very slow, close look at the following scripture in which Apostle Paul speaking to married couples addresses some fundamental concerns: "... such shall have troubles in the flesh..." It almost takes a real revelation to actually catch the down-to-earth message Paul is conveying.
When we think of our marriages, many things come to mind – longevity of life, happiness, future plans together, children in diapers, families and so on. In a spiritual sense, we rightfully parallel marriage to our walk with the Lord and the relationship between Christ and His Bride, the Church.
Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother and shall cleave unto his wife and the two shall be one flesh Genesis 2:24 (KJV)
Perhaps you know of couples, co-employees or spiritual leaders that are so busy doing either spiritual-related "Kingdom-minded" activities or success-minded work that they spend very little time together as a family? They usually say‚ “I’m doing God’s work" or, “I’m doing this for my family.”
Someone once said that a mountain is merely made of many little rocks. When we lived in Oregon many years ago, we remember well seeing a small cloud of ash brewing from Mt. St. Helens. Although we were not present during its massive eruption in 1980, we know by pictures, videos and other media forms of what all took place.
Katherine Heigl was recently on the cover of Cosmopolitan addressing some interesting topics that ranged from one-night stands to infidelity.
They say that "silence is golden," but when it comes to marriage, we simply call it a "marriage killer."
We were elated with electrified emotions when we learned that we were about to have a baby! It seemed like it took forever just to get pregnant! Years of waiting and then still it took what seemed like forever and a day just to get pregnant.
Rarely is there a topic so heated, so passionate, so debated – especially among Christians – that it not only continues to grow, but actually thrusts beyond the topic itself into the realm of "Parental Rights." The topic, in case you haven't guessed, is spanking, or more accurately termed biblical training or discipli
There are untold Christians, both saints and leaders alike, living in a marriage without intimacy, or sex as the true term is coined. This terminology for this type of marriage, whether Christian or not is deemed a “sexless marriage.”
You battle the physical with the physical, and the spiritual with the spiritual. Marriage is in the physical, using your emotions, mouth, eyes, hands, heart, and brain.
From the pulpit to the pew – we continue to hear of the ruins and rubble of marriages across the country in our very own Christian communities. And divorce and broken marriages are no respecter of persons, race or nationalities. We hear of divorces in the predominantly white as well as bishops divorcing in the predominantly black churches.
The unthinkable has happened for all Christian couples that have not been desensitized by the liberal media: the war on traditional marriage is climaxing to an almost unstoppable, destructive momentum – at least with mainstream media.
“A marriage based on full confidence, based on complete and unqualified frankness on both sides; they are not keeping anything back; there's no deception underneath it all. If I might so put it, it's an agreement for the mutual forgiveness of sin.” ~ Henrik Ibsen
The formula for a happy marriage? It's the same as the one for living in California: when you find a fault, don't dwell on it!
Many psychologists say that money is a root of divorces. We disagree. It is not money or income... it is the heart and where priorities lie. It is the "love of money" that's the root of evil, not "money" itself.
They say that opposites attract – and that's true. However, sometimes opposites can clash, even in our most spiritual state.