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Discover Practical Truths We Can Apply To Our Job

It’s important to consider what the Scriptures say about work. There’s a lot of significance attached to what we do, and how we do it.

Let's Continue A Helpful Study On The Theology Of Work

Whether you’re a full-time professional, or a stay-at-home mom, your perspective on work matters to God! Find practical help if you’re unemployed right now, and are looking for your next assignment.

A Familiar Story, Told In A Most Unusual Way

We read and re-read portions of Scripture until we think we’ve drawn every possible application. And then we hear the story in a different context and find something new we’ve been missing all along! That’s what makes our study in God’s Word so vibrant and dynamic.

Discover Practical Truths For Today In The Ancient Parable Of The Prodigal Son

So often we read a portion of Scripture and fail to see the underlying meaning in the passage. Let's dissect the ancient parable of the prodigal son, and find practical truths relevant to us centuries later.

Looking At The Dynamics Of A Family In Scripture, And The Parallels For Us Today

No family is perfect. Maybe you have lingering issues with your mom or dad, or perhaps there’s tension between you and a sibling that just won’t go away.

A Challenging Discussion Of What Truly Makes A Healthy Family

Most of us know what a dysfunctional family looks like. Our culture, our neighborhoods, bear the painful wounds from parents who carry their baggage from one generation into the next.

Looking At The Elder Brother’s Part In The Message On The Prodigal Son

When we read Jesus’ parable on the prodigal son, we often focus on the younger brother, and forget there’s an older brother who played an important role.

Connect With The People In Jesus’ Story, As The Parable Of The Prodigal Son Comes To Life

Ever read a story and get lost in it? The characters come to life, and it’s like you’re a part of every dramatic moment?

How The Home Environment Affects The Decision To Follow God

No two families are alike. Whether you grew up in a home founded on faith, or learned about Christ later on, God is at work in every life.

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?

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?

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?