In this guest piece by Emily Myrick she reminds us that our marriage is intended to reflect the glory of God through steadfast love. I admire her passion to encourage women in the Word, especially when it comes to being a godly wife. Though we haven’t met, her enthusiasm for things of the Lord is […]
Seek to Love Your Husband Completely I want to build my husband up, not break him down. I want to pursue him, not what I can get from him. I want to encourage his calling, not question or ignore it. I want to seek his good, not neglect it. Such resolutions have been on my […]
Proverbs is sprinkled with insights about how a woman is to walk, and what womanly behavior is precious or repugnant to God. Explore these pieces of wisdom outside the beloved Chapter 31!
Marital strife happens when we love ourself over the love of our life. The solution to this destructive pride is humility before God. With godly humility, the warring rope can be dropped. Marital closeness is more than possible, it’s God-glorifying!
True womanhood is not snagging the highest-paying job, being the cover of a magazine, or the loud march for independence, as our society tell us. It is selfless love from abiding in Christ, love that blesses our families, churches, and communities.
Are scenic photos taking over your Pinterest feed? Do you long to escape to foreign lands? When Rachel of the Bible left her home with Jacob, she stole and hid idols of foreign gods. Wanderlust could be your secret god. It was for me. Here’s my story.
Marriage vows are easier said than done, and in the dark days, those vows must hold us steadfast no matter the degree of pain. The power behind those vows is God Himself.
To many, the Gospel makes sense. It seems true. It is accepted as a salvation orchestrated by God. The crucial second step, then, is if a person is willing to submit to God and His Word. If we finally grasp who Jesus is, there is no greater danger than to turn away from Him—the greatest sacrifice, the most loving Redeemer. What good comes from understanding the Truth, and then rejecting or forgetting His power and direction?
We are to love our neighbor as ourself, and our husband should be considered our closest one! Skip the chocolate boxes (or don’t!) and bless your husband in these 5 areas.
Our measure of well-being should not be the scale. It should be our ability to joyfully perform the works God has prepared for us – to please the man we love most and to fully serve our families, churches, and communities.