Posts in Love
Is Sex Before Marriage a Sin?

Do you know unmarried couples who attend church, have consensual sex, and may even live together? According to a study by the Barna Group, of the 65 percent of American adults who are okay with cohabitation, a good number of them identify themselves as Christians. What does the Bible have to say about sex before marriage?

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What Is Mutual Submission and How Does It Apply to Marriage?

Is the increasing emphasis on “servant leadership” on the part of Christian husbands actually diminishing their authoritative role in marriage? What is Paul saying in Ephesians 5 about mutual submission and how does it apply to marriage for husbands and wives?

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7 Parenting Errors That Can Influence Adult Children to Leave the Faith

Despite bedtime prayers, careful church attendance, family Bible reading, and a firm commitment to living out the faith, neither of our two adult children is currently following Christ. I hope to see others avoid such an outcome. In that light, here are seven parenting errors that can influence adult children to leave the faith.

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Is It True That You Can't Help Falling in Love with Someone?

“I couldn’t help it. You can’t help who you fall in love with.” I heard a woman say this recently about her adultery with a married man with four daughters. The idea that we are helpless victims of love is a very ancient one. How does love happen? And how should we respond when our passions, desires, and instincts urge us to have sexual intimacy with someone if the Bible forbids it?

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It's Chemistry! Practical Advice for Protecting Your Marriage from an Affair

We hear stories of pastors having extramarital affairs, and we wonder how that could happen. Of course he knew better—he is a pastor! Well, most of the time, we can bet that sexual chemistry ignited the fuse. Here is some practical advice for protecting your marriage—and the marriages of others—from an affair.

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