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What Qualifies A Marriage As Being Christian?

Discussion with Drs. Gay Hubbard and Alice Mathews about their book Marriage Made in Eden.

PURPOSE: To help listeners think beyond the "how-to" self-help books on having a successful marriage.

Discussion with Drs. Gay Hubbard and Alice Mathews about their book Marriage Made in Eden.

Find Out What God Has In Store For Your Marriage

Some people get married because they’re looking for someone to complete them. Others marry because they’re lonely and want someone to fill that void. Regardless of the reason, God can redeem any Christian marriage . . . and create a relationship far beyond your expectations!

The Truth About Marriage That Today's Culture Doesn't Want To Know

Yesterday we talked about why people jump into marriage. Why SHOULD people get married?

PURPOSE: To help listeners discern the values lying behind cohabitation.

Q: Yesterday we talked about why people jump into marriage. Why SHOULD people get married?

God's Blueprint For Marriage

Yesterday you said my question "Why SHOULD people get married?" cuts two ways. Then we talked about the first

PURPOSE: To help listeners think about God's reasons for creating marriage.

Q: Yesterday you said my question "Why SHOULD people get married?" cuts two ways. Then we talked about the first way – the many people who are saying today that they don't need marriage. We discussed the reasons why a lot of people choose cohabitation. But then you said that the question could also be asking, what are the right reasons for choosing marriage? What did you mean by that?

The Recipe For A Strong Christian Marriage

This week we've been talking with Drs. Gay Hubbard and Alice Mathews about their book Marriage Made in Eden.

PURPOSE: To help listeners think about what really matters in a good marriage.

This week we've been talking with Drs. Gay Hubbard and Alice Mathews about their book Marriage Made in Eden.

Key Ingredients To Help Make Your Marriage A Success

Key ingredients to help make your marriage a success

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?

How To Dramatically Improve Your Marriage Relationship

How to dramatically improve your marriage relationship

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?

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?

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 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?

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.

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?

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.