How can you save your marriage from transactional living? This article discusses what this means, and four things you can do to avoid it and enjoy a lasting marriage.
Can two Christians who are divided theologically get married? This article looks into this question and lays down crucial issues to consider for marriage between two Christians who are theologically divided.
What is romantic love? This study says it refers to the love of two persons of the opposite sex for one another, understood and expressed in terms of attraction and devotion. This love includes delight and joy in appreciation of each other, including the sexual and physical aspects. The study offers a fresh look at the Bible's understanding of romantic love especially in relation to courtship and marriage.
Both the Old and New Testaments mention marriage covenants that God contracted between himself and his bride. The aim of this essay is to examine whether or not the several authors and the two Testaments contradict each other in this matter. The article demonstrates that in both Testaments God is described as someone who subjects himself to his own law with regard to regulations concerning marriage, separation, divorce, and remarriage.
What is it that makes a marriage Christ-centred? This article offers nine elements.
Was the apostle Paul an ascetic who saw marriage and sex as ungodly evils? These and related issues like celibacy are examined in the context of 1 Corinthians 7. The author argues against such interpretations. He offers a careful examination of the situational and discourse context and the structure of the chapter.
This article considers the notion that the furthering of one's marriage is a lifestyle rather than a sporadic exercise. The article offers a list of questions to use for self-examination in marriage.
Are you planning to get married? Stop right there. Before planning to enter into marriage there are ten things you need to consider. Let the article explain them.
The author describes most of the lives of believers as closely associated with covenants in one way or another. He focuses on the community of believers who have to learn to keep the covenantal duty of living with others as brothers and sisters together in a covenant community. Other aspects of the covenant life include marriage and parenting.
Do you see a person or an object when you look at your spouse? Chapter 6 help readers to diagnose and evaluate their own most basic attitudes towards their spouses. It continues by demonstrating how manipulation can destroy a marriage. In a following section the chapter focuses on what it means to honour your spouse.
Should women be ordained to office? To answer this question this article looks at creation. It argues that man and woman were created equal and given different gifts and roles to play. This article looks at this role in a marriage and the church. It shows that though women can serve in the church, they cannot be ordained as elders and deacons. God is the one who decides the position of women in church.
Do you want to strengthen your marriage? Learning to adore, affirm, comfort, console, and care for one another can strengthen your marriage.
Proper preparation is needed for marriage, since it is created and governed by God and is a covenantal relationship. This article lists some questions that should be asked of the couple prior to their marriage.