Category Archives: marriage

the pattern of the eternal relationship

Ephesians 5:29-33 (JDV) Ephesians 5:29 You see, no one ever hates his own flesh but provides and cares for it, like Christ does for the congregation, Ephesians 5:30 since we are members of his body. Ephesians 5:31 For this reason … Continue reading

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only yours for the time being

Ephesians 5:25-28 (JDV) Ephesians 5:25 Husbands, care about your wives, like Christ cared about the congregation and gave himself in her behalf Ephesians 5:26 to make her sacred, cleansing her with the washing of water by the word. Ephesians 5:27 … Continue reading

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only one covenant

devotional post # 2179 2 Corinthians 6:14-16 2Co 6:14 Do not be mismated with unbelievers, because what partnership does righteousness have with lawlessness, or what fellowship does light have with darkness, 2Co 6:15 or what harmony does Christ have with … Continue reading

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sons of the resurrection

devotional post # 2046 Luke 20:34-36 Luk 20:34 And Jesus said to them, “The sons of this age marry and are given to be maried, Luk 20:35 but those who are considered worthy to attain to that age and the … Continue reading

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it’s complicated

Leviticus 19:20-22 Lev 19:20 “If a man lies sexually with a woman who is a slave, assigned to another man and not yet ransomed or given her freedom, a distinction will be made. They will not be put to death, … Continue reading

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same principle, different application

1 Corinthians 11:11-16 1Co 11:11 All the same, a wife should not decide on this apart from her husband, nor a husband apart from his wife, 1Co 11:12 because just as the wife is from the husband, the husband is … Continue reading

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angels and authority

1 Corinthians 11:7-10 1Co 11:7 Because, on the one hand, a husband should not have his head covered, since he is supposed to reflect the character and good reputation of God; on the other hand, his wife reflects her husband’s … Continue reading

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holiness and hats

1 Corinthians 11:4-6 1Co 11:4 Any husband who decides to be praying or prophesying while having something against his head, puts his head to shame. 1Co 11:5 But any wife who decides to be praying or prophesying with her head … Continue reading

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headship and heartache

1 Corinthians 11:1-3 1Co 11:1 Become imitators of me, like I seek to imitate Christ. 1Co 11:2 Now, I appreciate the fact that you have all remembered me and, are trying to hold to the traditions, in the same way … Continue reading

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distracted by desire

1 Corinthians 7:36-40 1Co 7:36 But if anyone thinks that he is not behaving properly toward his fiancé, if his passions are strong, and so it has to be, let him do what he wants to; he is not sinning. … Continue reading

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