Category Archives: Marriage

Husbands and Headship: The Art of Dying

We live in a culture that views headship as abusive. In the Bible, however, headship is central to the stability of the home. Protestant and evangelical men need to see this headship in the context of the great covenant responsibilities … Continue reading

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Sermon: Marriage and the Public Gospel

People of God, after a lengthy series on I Corinthians 15, we are going to shift our attention to a topic of great importance, the topic of marriage. I will be absent from the pulpit these next two coming weeks, … Continue reading

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The Christian Marriage

In light of the upcoming book I am editing, I hope to be able to post a few quotes: The Christian marriage is a Spirit-filled song and dance; as with all dances, the man leads and the woman follows. Together … Continue reading

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Standing for Righteousness Rally

For those who were not able to attend, here is my four minute speech:  

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Standing 4 Righteousness Rally, My Brief Address

I am very grateful to be here addressing an issue of utmost importance to this community, to this nation, and for the good of civilization. We are standing for righteousness. But righteousness is not rooted in the philosophies of men, … Continue reading

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Chesterton and Marriage

In preparing for my speech at the Standing 4 Righteousness Rally, I have been reading some Chesterton. I came across this piece on LifeSiteNews.  

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John Piper on the Myth of Same-Sex Marriage

In his recent sermon, which has caused some misunderstandings, John Piper explores the myth of same-sex marriage. He asserts that in fact “there is no such thing as so-called same-sex marriage.” He elaborates further: The point here is not only … Continue reading

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Loving her forever…

The Bible is—as we have said before—a marriage story. It is a story of how God showers his bride with love when she is polluted by sin, how he pursues her when she is chasing after other gods, and how … Continue reading

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The Idolization of Marriage

A marriage which does not constantly crucify its own selfishness and self-sufficiency, which does not “die to itself” that it may point beyond itself, is not a Christian marriage. The real sin of marriage today is not adultery or lack … Continue reading

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Eight Year Anniversary!

Eight Years married to my lovely Bride!

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The Problem with Husbandry

The problem with husbandry is that we are called to be humble; and that word tends to condemn us quite often. Abstractly, humility is quite beautiful, but when our wives correct our grammar than the abstractness vanishes. But this is … Continue reading

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Makers of Marriage

Used with Permission My friend Rich Blesdoe always amazes me with his wisdom and insight. The following as an example: Somewhere, Paul Tournier says this, but it is common experience anyway. Children who experience deep conflict in the home of … Continue reading

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Voddie Baucham on Love and Marriage

I have listened to the first of four lectures by Baptist Minister Voddie Baucham on Love and Marriage. His first lecture is a brief exposition of Genesis 2:18-24. Voddie is both humorous and piercing in his application. These lectures are … Continue reading

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Reforming Marriage by Douglas Wilson; Review and Analysis, part 3

Review, Part I Review, Part II The second earthly reason for marriage is “godly children.”[1] Malachi 2:15 states that God seeks a godly offspring. Man alone is completely helpless. God desires that this world be filled with godly children. His … Continue reading

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Reforming Marriage by Douglas Wilson; Review and Analysis, part 2

Wilson begins chapter one by making a worldview observation: “God is the Lord. He is central to the coherence of all things, including marriage.”[1] Biblical maturity in marriage comes from acknowledging this central truth of Christianity. It is impossible to … Continue reading

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Reforming Marriage by Douglas Wilson; Review and Analysis, part 1

Reforming Marriage by Douglas Wilson marks the end of the unbiblical agenda of most books on marraige.  Wilson wants to bring back the biblical aroma to the household of faith. Only a “Christ-like home atmosphere produces this sort of aroma … Continue reading

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