Marriage Minute: Your Marriage Under Attack?

Your marriage is at ground zero of a very real spiritual battle. Satan attacked the first marriage (Gen 3:1-5), and he is still attacking marriages today. The Bible refers to him as “your adversary, the devil” (1 Peter 5:8). His scheme is the same now as it was then: “divide and conquer.”  Is our marriage…

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Marriage Minute: The Key to a Blessed Marriage

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the (children) of God.” – Matthew 5:9 Conflict in a marriage is inevitable. Yet, some people think that a peaceful marriage is the absence of conflict. Actually a peaceful marriage is more than just the absence of conflict – it’s a result of spouses having the…

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Marriage Minute: Don’t Run on Empty

Before the Apostle Paul laid out His divinely-inspired directions for Christian marriages and families, in Ephesians 5:22-6:4, he expressed the importance of the marriage and family being grounded in the Spirit-filled, worshipping community of God. “And do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one…

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Marriage Minute: Rest and Relax for Renewal

“Come away by yourselves to a secluded place and rest a while.” – Mark 6:31 Jesus often went to the mountains or desert for some rest and relaxation. The disciples had been working hard and were weary. His disciples needed a break; some rest and relaxation. Jesus encouraged them to get away from it all.…

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