Tag Archive: Love

May 25

7 Biblical Principles Not About Marriage That Will Transform Your Marriage

So often when we study the Bible regarding marriage we look to the classic texts.  Passages like Genesis 2, Matthew 19, and Ephesians 5. Those are great texts on the topic, but the whole Bible shares principles that are helpful for this most foundational of all relationships.  Here are seven Bible principles I have chosen …

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Apr 30

10 Simple Ways to Show Your Wife You Choose Her!

This is a post for all you guys out there!  I know most of you rarely read a blog post.  But I am glad you are reading this, even if you are just doing it because she told you too! It is hard to stay focused on being a husband!  We are selfish with all of …

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Feb 21

What Am I Known for Loving?

Jesus said we should be known for our love for one another.¹  The term love involves our affections, loyalty, and passions.  Jesus said that “whoever loves his life loses it, and whoever hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.”² When you put these two statements of Jesus together you are …

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Feb 13

4 Moments That Help Make a Marriage

Like a car engine needs oil to run, so the moving parts do not create lots of friction and melt down, so a marriage with all of its stress needs lots of love to keep it from burning down. Love needs to be expressed daily to maintain the strong vibes and positive feelings between spouses. …

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Jan 27

It is Different When The Lightning Almost Hits You!

Byron Nelson tells an interesting anecdote in his autobiography regarding Ben Crenshaw in the 1975 U.S. Open.  Ben was finishing up his third round and walking to the 17th hole when lightning struck nearby.  It scared him so badly that he just flat ran off the course.  A couple of USGA officials in the clubhouse …

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Oct 07

Allowing God to Interrupt Your Life

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German theologians who died under Nazi persecution wrote this in his book Life Together. “We must be ready to allow ourselves to be interrupted by God, who will thwart our plans and frustrate our ways time and again, even daily, by sending people across our path with their demands and requests. We …

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Jun 08

Three Step Guide to Caring!

We have all heard the saying, “No one cares what you say, until they know you care.”  But how do people know we care?  We get so wrapped up in our busy lives that it is easy to not care enough about others. I was studying from Nehemiah and discovered three key things we can …

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Mar 22

Are You Willing to Be Bored for Jesus?

All churches can have times where you get bored.  You may get bored with a Bible class teacher, or a person who makes too many comments in Bible class.  You may be bored with the same old youth group activities.  You may not like a song leader or a song that goes on endlessly like …

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Feb 19

God Yearns for Your Love!

Classic love stories like Romeo and Juliet focus on how the lovers cannot live without one another.  I think of the famous line from Last of the Mohican’s, when Nathaniel says before leaving his love Cora, “You survive.  You stay alive no matter what occurs.  I will find you . . no matter how long …

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Mar 27

Accepting Love and Saying No More

Good people don’t want to be a burden.  They don’t want to “put other folks out.”   This is why . . . Aging parents have trouble allowing their children to do more for them. The cancer patient struggles to allow church members to come clean her house, because she knows the ladies are busy. …

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