Don’t Jump To Conclusions

“Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance.” – 1 Corinthians 13:7.   The reality is that when you have been married for a period of time, you start to make some assumptions. In addition, you start to speculate more and more. Here is the $64,000 question: do…

The Heart Of Marriage

“Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.” – Proverbs 4:23.  Have you ever said something and wondered where that comment came from? Or maybe it was an idea that came out of nowhere. Or maybe you did something completely out of character and ask yourself, what was I…

Mutual Submission

“ Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.” — Romans 12:10 (NIV). Submission is fundamental to Christian living and healthy relationships that honor God. Yet, the concept of submission has been misunderstood and distorted by many people, including well-meaning Christians. The Bible teaches that our relationships should be characterized by humility, love,…

Love In Action

“My children, our love should not be just words and talk; it must be true love, which shows itself in action.” –  1 John 3:18 (GNT).  Fiddler on the Roof is a musical that debuted in 1964. It is a story about Tevye, his wife Golde and their 5 daughters. There is a scene where…

Tethered To God

“Yes, I am the vine; you are the branches. Those who remain in me, and I in them, will produce much fruit. For apart from me you can do nothing.” – John 15:5.  At about 3:45 p.m. on June 3, 1965, orbiting somewhere above the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii, astronaut Ed White opened the hatch…