When a man senses a primary God-given responsibility for… the spiritual life of the family gathering the family for devotions, taking them to church, calling for prayer at meals, for the discipline and education of the children, the stewardship of money, the provision of food, the safety of the home, the healing of discord, he … Continue reading MEN: How is God calling you to lead your family?
Wise Words on Loving the Right Woman Well
Desire after forbidden enjoyments naturally springs from dissatisfaction with the blessings in possession. Where contentment is not found at home — drinking out of our own cistern — it will be sought for, however vainly, abroad. Marital love is chief among the earthly goods in mercy granted by God to his fallen and rebellious creatures. … Continue reading Wise Words on Loving the Right Woman Well
Pray to Love Your Wife Well or Else
you will give yourself to suicidal pleasures that will destroy your life and unravel your family... Hear these challenging words of an old Puritan preacher by the name of Thomas Watson who explains the significance of Proverbs 5:15-21: "It is not having a wife, but loving a wife, that makes a man live chastely. He … Continue reading Pray to Love Your Wife Well or Else
Accountability in Marriage
If a man has no accountability, should his wife hold him accountable? In my opinion, it depends on what area he needs the accountability. My general counsel is that a wife should NOT serve as her husband's accountability partner to monitor internet usage. I would encourage the husband to have a couple of other men … Continue reading Accountability in Marriage
Loving the Right Woman Well
There are three important questions that the book of Proverbs addresses on our theme: Whom are you to love? How are you to love her? Why are you to love her? I. Whom are you to love? The Temptation of Loving Strange Women. The writer of the Proverbs emphatically call for men to avoid promiscuity. … Continue reading Loving the Right Woman Well
Living Wisely by Loving the Right Woman Well
The book of Proverbs has a lot to say about “Loving the Right Woman Well.” Honestly, why should we listen to a man like Solomon who, in spite of his incredible wisdom, couldn’t seem to bring order to his own love life? Here's the best answer I can offer: All truth is God’s truth and … Continue reading Living Wisely by Loving the Right Woman Well
Husbands: What’s the best gift you can give your wife today?
There are lots of wonderful gifts that you can give, but the best gift you can give her is to regularly pray for her and tell her what you are praying for her. This is especially crucial if you've experienced a recent conflict. It is very hard to stay angry at someone for whom you … Continue reading Husbands: What’s the best gift you can give your wife today?
Praying for Your Wife
What are you praying for right now for your wife? I have found it most helpful to pray through certain Scriptures for my wife Scottie. One passage that has served as a helpful guide through the years has been Proverbs 31:10-31. Here are several bullet points for prayer. I would urge to use this as … Continue reading Praying for Your Wife