Words of Healing “Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away” – Jesus (Matt 24:35).

15Sep/100

Christian-ese “It’s not a Religion, It’s a Relationship”

If you’ve been around Christians much, you’ve probably heard someone say, “It’s not a religion, it’s a relationship.”  Christians have thrown this phrase around so much that I can’t help but wonder if anyone considers what it really means.  For the person who’s not a Christian that hears this, they’re probably thinking, “Um, look up […]

7Dec/012

The Husband is Called to Serve His Wife

The Last is First Jesus called them together and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them. Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be your […]

25Dec/009

Is “Mutual Submission” Biblical?

There is a movement today which teaches that the Bible commands mutual submission between a husband and wife.  The argument states that Ephesians 5:21 commands this mutual submission because it states, “Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ” (NIV).  Then, in the following verse, it tells wives, “Wives, submit to your husbands as […]

1Jan/000

Is the Bible Relevant to Modern Marriages?

Misperception and Distortion As a post-Christian culture, many people have mistaken traditional perspectives of marriage as Biblically based. The Bible, however, is not as closely linked with American perspectives and traditions as some would think. While the traditional perspective of American culture places women in a subordinate position of less value, the Bible actually empowers […]