Everything listed under: Marriage & Family

  • 35 Things I Wish I Knew in High School

    Things I Wish I’d Known In High Schoolby Erin Davis edited and revised by GrammyGod’s promises are trueNormal is a mirage.  Embrace your weirdness.He really does have a hope and a future for me (Jer 29:11)Insecurity is a massive waste of time and energy.  Be confident in God’s love.“Only one life, ‘twill soon be past.

  • Don't Burn:1 Corinthians 7:9

    Question: What did Paul have in mind when he warned against "burning" in 1 Corinthians 7:9? Answer: What is this “burning” (πυρόω)? First, it is a metaphorical use – not a picture of touching a pan and being physically burned. And it is passive, thus to be burned up or inflamed. There are two possibilities as to what this might mean.

  • Whose Body?

    Question:  “In connection with NAU  1 Corinthians 7:4 The wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does; and likewise also the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does.” – Is it ever acceptable for one spouse to say to the other, “I’m really exhausted; not tonight”? Can the two agree to come together at a later time – very soon – when both will be better prepared to enjoy the experience?&...

  • Frequency?

    Question: “How frequently must we have sex in order to comply with 1 Corinthians 7:5? Answer:  1. NAU  1 Corinthians 7:5 Stop depriving one another, except by agreement for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer, and come together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.” You may recall that I pointed out that this verse taught us that sexual abstinence in marriage should be 1) by mutual agreement, 2) temporary, and 3) for sp...

  • Destroyed by Adultery?

    Question:” In light of all your teaching it seems rather hopeless for those living in a marriage ruined by adultery. What hope is there? How can (we deal with this)?

  • Tips for Teens

     Things I Wish I’d Known In High School by Erin Davis edited and revised by Grammy (Judy Flatt) God’s promises are trueNormal is a mirage. Embrace your weirdness.He really does have a hope and a future for me (Jer 29:11)Insecurity is a massive waste of time and energy. Be confident in God’s love.“Only one life, ‘twill soon be past.

  • Promise for Raising Kids? Proverbs 22:6

    A Formula for Success in Parenting?Proverbs 22:6 IntroductionNAU Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.This proverb throws down the gauntlet by employing a clear imperative – “train”. This gets our attention.The text doesn’t say who is obliged to do the training. Presumably it must refer to whoever is responsible to raise the child.