Archives: January 2006

Hebrews 11:5 - What It Means And How It Affects Our Lives Today

Hebrews 11:5 - what it means and how it affects our lives today

How To Find The Best Translation Of A Bible Passage

By faith Enoch was taken away so that he did not see death, 'and was not found because God had taken him'; for before he was taken he had this testimony, that he pleased God. But without faith it is

PURPOSE: To help listeners see the hope of those who walk by faith.

Have you ever had to translate from one language to another? What are the factors that you have to weigh?

Why Did God Allow Some People In The Bible To Live So Long

"By faith Enoch was taken away so that he did not see death, 'and was not found because God had taken him'; for before he was taken he had this testimony, that he pleased God. But without faith it is

PURPOSE: To help listeners appreciate the contribution genealogies in the Bible can make in our thinking.

Have you ever traced your family tree?

Finding Inspiration From Our Ancient Biblical Ancestors

"By faith Enoch was taken away so that he did not see death, 'and was not found because God had taken him'; for before he was taken he had this

PURPOSE: To help listeners understand that it is our trust and not our works that honors God.

Do you like to visit cemeteries? Why? Why not?

How To Walk Life's Road With God By Your Side (part 2)

How to walk life's road with God by your side (Part 2)

Some Biblical Role Models Worthy Of Notice (part 1)

When you read the Bible, how much attention do you pay to the genealogies in the Bible?

PURPOSE: To help listeners see that beyond all else, God wants us.

When you read the Bible, how much attention do you pay to the genealogies in the Bible?

What God Is Looking For In Our Relationship With Him

Back in your growing-up days, did you ever meet someone that you really liked right away?

PURPOSE: To help listeners realize that the Christian life is a life of faith.

Back in your growing-up days, did you ever meet someone that you really liked right away? You wanted to know him or her better?

Help For Your Marriage . . . Whether Young Or Old

Help for your marriage . . . whether young or old

Learn How To Apply The "one Flesh" Principle To Your Marriage

We've talked about Genesis 2:24 as God's blueprint for marriage – leaving, cleaving, and becoming one flesh. But what about all of the passages in the New Testament specifically addressed to

PURPOSE: To help listeners think about marriage to be lived out in imitation of Christ.

We've talked about Genesis 2:24 as God's blueprint for marriage – leaving, cleaving, and becoming one flesh. But what about all of the passages in the New Testament specifically addressed to husbands and wives?

A Discussion On The Critical And Sensitive Issue Of Becoming "one Flesh"

A discussion on the critical and sensitive issue of becoming "one flesh"

A Sensitive, But Important Discussion About Becoming "one Flesh"

A sensitive, but important discussion about becoming "one flesh"

What The Bible Says About Becoming "one Flesh"

According to Genesis 2:24 – quoted by Jesus in Matthew 19 and by the apostle Paul in Ephesians 5 – God's blueprint for marriage means first that we must

PURPOSE: To help listeners think about all that is involved in becoming one flesh.

According to Genesis 2:24 – quoted by Jesus in Matthew 19 and by the apostle Paul in Ephesians 5 – God's blueprint for marriage means first that we must LEAVE our families of origin, then we must CLEAVE to one another in a commitment to the permanence of the relationship. You had said that there are three elements to God's blueprint for marriage. What is the third?

Keys To A Successful Marriage

When we look for God's blueprint for marriage, we find it spelled out in Genesis 2:24—"Therefore a man leaves his father and mother, is joined to his wife, and the two

PURPOSE: To help listeners think about what it means to leave and then to cleave to a spouse.

Q: When we look for God's blueprint for marriage, we find it spelled out in Genesis 2:24—"Therefore a man leaves his father and mother, is joined to his wife, and the two become one flesh." Jesus, when questioned by the Pharisees about divorce, took them back before the Law to God's original design for marriage, reminding them that the law about divorce was given because of people's sinfulness, but God had something better in mind. He quoted Genesis 2:24 (Matthew 19:5, Mark 10:7). Then the apostle Paul picked up on the same statement at the end of his discussion in Ephesians 5 about how husbands and wives are to relate to one another. In our last conversation, Gay and Alice, you were telling us that the first step in God's blueprint is for the man as well as the woman to leave father and mother. You said that leaving is crucial to marriage. What else?

How To Dramatically Improve Your Marriage Relationship

How to dramatically improve your marriage relationship

The First Building Block Needed To Build A Sucessful Marriage

We've been talking for a week about people's ideas about marriage. Several times you've alluded to the fact that God has some definite ideas about marriage. What would God's blueprint for marriage look like?

PURPOSE: To help listeners think biblically about Christian marriage.

Q: We've been talking for a week about people's ideas about marriage. Several times you've alluded to the fact that God has some definite ideas about marriage. What would God's blueprint for marriage look like?