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Jealousy in Marriage

Solomon writes, ‘Jealousy is cruel as the grave’ (Song of Solomon 8:6 KJV). There are many practical applications for this verse, and one of them is that jealousy can cause the death of a marriage. When you’re jealous of your...

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Ten commandments for a great marriage

Here are Ten Commandments for building a great marriage: 1) God said, ‘Honor…marriage,’ so remain faithful to one another. Forsaking all others, put your mate before your mother, your father, your son, and your daughter. Your mate is your lifelong...

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Ask the elders: they were quick to discover that the greatest threat to marriage is—selfishness! A mother was trying to explain to her little son the benefits of unselfishness. She concluded her talk by saying, ‘We’re in this world to...

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Thinking about tying the knot? In a healthy marriage, a shared faith is the glue that will hold you together in times of trouble. But when one spouse is an unbeliever, it can be difficult for the other. Concerning marriage,...

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Clara Null says: ‘My Sunday school class was learning the Ten Commandments. When we got to ‘‘Thou shalt not commit adultery’’, I wondered if I’d have to explain it. Sure enough, a seven-year-old girl raised her hand and asked, ‘‘What...

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Thinking about tying the knot? One of the most common issues that cause marriages to fail is finances. There’s a nice story about an usher who passed the collection plate at a church wedding. When one of the guests objected,...

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Ask the grownups: when you’ve been married years and decades, it’s easy to remember where and when you got married, but sometimes what escapes you is why. God created Eve because He knew Adam was lonely and incomplete. So if...