Tag Archives: marriage

A Marred Inheritance

Ruth 4:6 And the kinsman said, I cannot redeem it for myself, lest I mar mine own inheritance: redeem thou my right to thyself; for I cannot redeem it.

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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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