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Words of Wisdom From The Bible
This is week two in the CMBA blogging challenge for October. Our topic for this week is Words of Wisdom from the Bible you value for your marriage. Wow–Where do I begin. Everything we have built our marriage upon comes … Continue reading
Posted in Christian Marriage, CMBA Blog Challenge Word Of Wisdom, Contests Tagged Bible, CMBA Challenge, marriage, Words of Wisdom 3 Comments
Wives Of The Bible Book Review And Giveaway
I have the privilege of reviewing a new book being released today. It’s titled, Wives Of The Bible, and includes 25 lessons from women who’s stories are told in the Bible for our benefit. Jolene Engle does an excellent job … Continue reading
Creative Dates Inspired By The Song Of Solomon – Part 5
Today we offer our final date idea as thought of while reading the most romantic book in the Bible. We hope you’ve enjoyed every one, but please know this list is in no way exhaustive. We are certain we have … Continue reading
Posted in Cheap Dates, Christian Marriage, Creative Dates, Date Night Ideas, Dating Your Spouse, Fall Date Ideas, Orlando Date Ideas, Outdoor Dates, romancing your spouse, romantic date nights, Romantic Ideas, Romantic Orlando, Unique Dates Tagged Bible, Creative Dates Inspired By The Song Of Solomon, Eagle Scout, English Standard Version, Fire pits, God, King Solomon, marriage, NSB fire rings, Solomon, Song, Song of Solomon 2 Comments
Creative Date Ideas Inspired By The Song Of Solomon
The Song of Solomon is God’s proof that He is all for intimate, sexual love expressed solely between a husband and wife. It’s His idea! After spending the past couple of weeks talking about sexual intimacy, we thought it would … Continue reading
Posted in Christian Marriage, Creative Dates, Date Night Ideas, Dating Your Spouse, Growing Strong Marriages, Outdoor Dates, Romance in Marriage, romancing your spouse, romantic date nights, Romantic Ideas, Unique Dates Tagged Bible, Creative Dates Inspired By The Song Of Solomon, English Standard Version, Essential oil, God, Jerusalem, Solomon, Song, Song of Solomon 3 Comments
What To Do When You’re Not In The Mood
Everyone at some point or another in marriage will face times where you just don’t feel like making love. But what happens when this happens and your spouse really, really wants to? There are several options. But first it’s important … Continue reading
If Only My Spouse Would ______________!
If only my spouse would ______________! How you fill in the blank determines if you feed your spouse’s inner critic or inner encourager. Imagine these inner voices living on each shoulder whispering thoughts into your spouse’s ear. It’s our job … Continue reading
Posted in Christian Marriage, communication, Encouraging Your Spouse, Growing Strong Marriages, Roles In Marriage, The Gospel & Marriage Tagged Bible, Christianity, English Standard Version, God, Hebrews 3:13, Inner Critic, Inner Encourager, Jesus, Lord, Prayer, Religion and Spirituality Comments Off on If Only My Spouse Would ______________!
What If My Marriage Has Disappointed me?
This post continues the conversation that began with our post You Could Be Dissing Your Marriage And Not Know It. I’ve been thinking a lot about disappointments and how detrimental they can be to a marriage. If you have a … Continue reading
50 Daily Kindnesses
Pour their coffee in the morning and take it to them before they get out of bed. Write an encouraging Bible verse on the shower wall. Pray specifically for your spouse’s day and write a note telling them you … Continue reading
Posted in Christian Marriage, communication, Growing Strong Marriages, Romance, Romance in Marriage, romancing your husband, romancing your spouse, romancing your wife, Thankfulness Tagged Be Kind One To Another, Bible, Chapters and verses of the Bible, Christianity, Kindnesses, Outdo one another, relationship, Snuggle 9 Comments
The Wedge of Infertility
When most couples get married they are filled with hope of building a family together. Some choose to wait a few years to begin, some decide they don’t want to wait at all and end up getting pregnant on their … Continue reading
Posted in Christian Marriage, Difficulty, Growing Strong Marriages, Infertility, Troubled Marriage Tagged Bible, Elkanah, Family, God, Hannah, Infertility, Pregnancy, Samuel 8 Comments
Being One In Purpose ON Purpose
We have dear friends over at Marriage Missions International who are also members of The Christian Marriage Bloggers Association with us. Their website is full of biblical wisdom regarding every issue concerning marriage. They have been doing this for well … Continue reading
Posted in Blog Love, Christian Marriage, Conflict, Difficulty, Growing Strong Marriages, Guest Post, Troubled Marriage Tagged Bible, Christ, Christ Jesus, God, Jesus, Lord, marriage, Marriage Missions International, Oswald Chambers Comments Off on Being One In Purpose ON Purpose
Are You A Suitable Companion?
As we continue our series focusing on the wife’s role as a helper to her husband, I want to share how much this has helped our marriage become what it is today. Not that I’ve been the one solely to … Continue reading
How A Wife Can Mirror God In Her Marriage
Most of us are familiar with the hit tune, Stand By Your Man. It’s a great virtue really, to be willing to stand up for, beside and with your man through all the ins and outs of married life. But … Continue reading
The Grey Havens
“Still round the corner there may wait A new road or a secret gate And though I oft have passed them by A day will come at last when I Shall take the hidden paths that run West of the … Continue reading
Posted in Christian Marriage, Growing Strong Marriages, Guest Post, Priorities, Seasons of Life, Thankfulness Tagged 1 Corinthians 13, Bible, Christianity, Earth, God, Heaven, Religion and Spirituality, The Grey Havens, The Hidden Paths, The Lord of the Rings, The Return Of The King Comments Off on The Grey Havens
Don’t Ditch Your Marriage!
It all happened a few years ago when we were on a business trip in Detroit. We happened to pass by an apple orchard. Since I’m from Florida, I had never seen an orchard during harvest time, and I was … Continue reading
7 Things We Don’t Do To Hurt Our Marriage
Since we provided a list of the things WE DO to keep our marriage strong, we figured it was just as important to list the things we DON’T DO to hurt our marriage. Convictions are best formed before you are … Continue reading
8 “We Do’s” To Keep Our Marriage Strong
We recently discovered a question posed by the Do Not Disturb blog. They asked us to post about what WE DO on a consistent basis to keep our marriage strong. Their goal is to get married couples all over the … Continue reading
Posted in Blog Love, Christian Marriage, Growing Strong Marriages, Testimonies, The Gospel & Marriage Tagged Bible, Christ, Christian, God, Lord, marriage, Romance 16 Comments
What’s In Your Thoughts?
As Christians we are well versed on the Truth that God knows our thoughts, but do we really take this Truth to heart? We subscribe to an e-mail devotional that takes the writings of several Puritan writers and re-publishes them … Continue reading
Posted in Christian Marriage, communication, Growing Strong Marriages, The Gospel & Marriage Tagged Bible, Christ, Christian, God, Holy Spirit, Sin, Thought Life Comments Off on What’s In Your Thoughts?
Come Grow Old With Me
I remember when we reached the point in our marriage where we had been together longer than we had been single. It was thrilling to have crossed that milestone bringing with it a sense of success. Although we were very … Continue reading
What Does It Look Like To Glorify God In Your Marriage?
Dr. Albert Mohler is one of our favorite writers, pastors, teachers, and also serves as the President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He wrote an article titled Marriage and the Glory of God that so wonderfully describes what this … Continue reading
Posted in Christian Marriage, Conflict, Difficulty, Fruits of the Spirit, Growing Strong Marriages, The Gospel & Marriage Tagged Albert Mohler, Bible, Christ, Christian, Fruit of the Holy Spirit, God, marriage, Sin Comments Off on What Does It Look Like To Glorify God In Your Marriage?
Don’t Skip This One Thing
I remember hearing as a young adult when considering my future husband to pay attention to how he treated his mother. This was said to be a great indicator of his real character. Through the years I’ve come to see … Continue reading