Home Making (Part 1)

Proverbs 31:10-11 The virtuous woman is described in relation to her husband, her work, her home, her person, and to God.  She is a good wife, a good neighbor, a good mother, and a good woman.  Proverbs 31 is the measuring stick for a Biblical woman.  Verses 28-29 are the...

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Change the Status Quo

Change the Status Quo CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When we read about John Mark in the scriptures, we find that he went with Paul and Barnabas as their minister on their first missionary journey.  But before long he defected.  When Paul and Barnabas were preparing to go on their second journey,...

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A Virtuous Woman and Her Husband Prov. 31: 10-31

A Virtuous Woman & Her Husband Prov. 31: 10-31 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This lesson, from Prov 31:10-31, is on a virtuous woman and her husband.  As a benefit to her husband: She’s trustworthy – v.11 – he safely trusts in her – unlike the woman of Prov 7:7-23, 27...

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Communication in Marriage

Mark 7:31-37 Communication is a skill that is developed.  Let’s consider the five parts of communication using the account of the Lord Jesus Christ healing a man who had communication problems.  This man is much like many marriages, unable to speak, unable to hear, and hindered in his communication. Initial...

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Foundations of Marriage (Part 2)

Genesis 2:24 Recap from last week of what God created marriage to be.  First of all it is changing your relationship PRIORITIES.  You’re moving from mom and dad to husband and wife.  God said it this way, Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother.  Mom and Dad...

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Contentious Wife Prov. 21: 9

A Contentious Wife Prov. 21:9 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Read Prov 21:9 with Prov 21:19 and Prov 19:13b. The trouble in many marriages is caused by the man – but it takes two to make a marriage and often the trouble is caused by the wife – others rarely know her...

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Foundations of Marriage (Part 1)

Genesis 2:24-25 God has established laws that govern without respect of persons. The law of gravity is a law without regard for who it affects.  If a person decides to jump out of a building they will fall.  If the President of the United States decides to jump out of...

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Love

Ephesians 5:25 & Titus 2:4 The word love is used for almost anything these days.  I love my dog.  I love ice cream.  I love baseball.  Love is also associated with certain feelings.  The poets and philosophers disagree on what love is.  They range in their descriptions from the highest...

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Finding a Wife Biblically Prov. 18: 22

Finding a Wife Prov. 18:22 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This lesson is about finding a wife biblically.  In God’s original plan for marriage, the woman was created to be a help meet for her husband. Marriage teaches you about the relationship you have with the Lord – you are to...

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A Wife’s Needs

1 Peter 3:7 According to 1 Peter 3:7, your wife needs some things from you as a husband.  Let’s look at what those are. Dwell with them according to knowledge Know your wife – difficult for men b/c you aren’t wired relationally, empathetically difficult for men b/c you don’t think...

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