Tag Archives: marriage

Emotional Pornography

Many modern romance novels (even “clean” ones) are emotional pornography, and may do as much damage as visual pornography. Continue reading

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Holding Hands

Together with the Lord, in life and in death.  If you only have time to read one thing on the Internet today, make it this:  ‘They were always together.’ See also:  True Love — The Story of Floyd & Margaret … Continue reading

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Homosexuality and the Purposes of Marital Intimacy

A glance through Ephesians 5:22-33 quickly shows it does not describe a homosexual relationship. Continue reading

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An Anniversary Verse

Today is the eighteenth of the month.  So this morning I was reading in the eighteenth chapter of Proverbs which finishes thus: A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than … Continue reading

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Proverbs 5:19, “Ravished Always,” and Marital Intimacy

The passage is about marital pleasure, but it is pleasure with purposes — to unite husband and wife, to protect from temptation. Continue reading

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Psalm 45, “Greatly Desire Thy Beauty,” and Marital Intimacy

We must recognise that pleasure is not its own purpose — rather, pleasure is given to accomplish several purposes. Continue reading

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The Purposes of Marital Intimacy

One of the best safeguards against the many perversions of marital intimacy is to understand and appreciate the Bible’s teaching on God’s gift of marriage. Continue reading

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