Christmas Week Meditations No. 1

Do you have some favorite Christmas passages? I do. This week I am celebrating Christmas by meditating through several of my favorites. Luke 2:8-20 is one of them.  In this passage, Luke records the story of the angels appearing to the shepherds who “were abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night”…

Seven Days to a Better Marriage (Day Seven)

A few days ago I introduced this series of articles. You can read the introduction here. REVIEW Congratulations on spending a week investing in one of your most prized possessions: your marriage!  Spend some time today thinking through the truths highlighted in Ephesians.  Wouldn’t you agree that any of us can improve?  Remember that God Himself…

Seven Days to a Better Marriage (Day Six)

A few days ago I introduced this series of articles. You can read the introduction here. INTIMACY Read Ephesians 5:15-33 Key verse: 31 The subject of intimacy is yet another vital matter in a marriage relationship.  It includes everything from closeness to loyalty to romance to sexuality!  It is incredible important and yet often overlooked.  This…

Seven Days to a Better Marriage (Day Five)

A few days ago I introduced this series of articles. You can read the introduction here. CLOSENESS Read Ephesians 5:15-33. Key verse:  31 One of the saddest parts of our “fast-paced, never-stopping, world-of-instant-everything is that we have lost the ability to be close.  Or so it seems! It is increasingly difficult to have conversations without a…

Seven Days to a Better Marriage (Day Four)

A few days ago I introduced this series of articles. You can read the introduction here. LOVE Read Ephesians 5:15-33 No study of marriage can be complete without a study of the word love.  “Husbands, love your wives” is the most basic command God gives to men in the marriage relationship.  The lessons here are some…

Seven Days to a Better Marriage (Day Three)

A few days ago I introduced this series of articles. You can read the introduction here. SUBMISSION Read Ephesians 5:15-33 Submission is one of the important words in this passage concerning marriage.  In fact, it is the theme of the section that begins in verse twenty one and it includes three different sections.  Submission is one…