Is Divorce Minister Making Divorce Permissive Society Problem Worse?

“Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.” -Matthew 7:13-14, NIV   Too Divorce Permissive? The Scripture’s take on divorce … Continue reading “Is Divorce Minister Making Divorce Permissive Society Problem Worse?”

Repentance Required!

When God saw what they did and how they turned from their evil ways, he relented and did not bring on them the destruction he had threatened. – Jonah 3:10, NIV To advert absolute destruction by God, the Ninevites repented and God mercifully relented from carrying out His judgment upon them. This is the clear pattern of … Continue reading “Repentance Required!”

Uppity, Cruel Cheaters

An adulterous woman consumes a man, then wipes her mouth and says, “What’s wrong with that?” – Proverbs 30:20, NLT Uppity, Cruel Cheaters People who have never experienced firsthand the contempt of a cheater are liable to underestimate their arrogance and cruelty. That is why wise Christian lay “counselors” and pastors ought to talk to … Continue reading “Uppity, Cruel Cheaters”

As if we all were given a choice!

“Remember, I pray thee, who ever perished, being innocent? or where were the righteous cut off? Even as I have seen, they that plow iniquity, and sow wickedness, reap the same.” – Eliphaz the Temanite in Job 4:7-8, KJV And it was so, that after the Lord had spoken these words unto Job, the Lord said to … Continue reading “As if we all were given a choice!”

Warning Against “Throwing Away Your Marriage”

And the man that committeth adultery with another man’s wife, even he that committeth adultery with his neighbour’s wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death. -Leviticus 20:10, KJV “Don’t throw away your marriage over this,” the well-meaning pastor tells the sobbing faithful spouse upon discovery of the adulterous double life … Continue reading “Warning Against “Throwing Away Your Marriage””

Date Your Mate Nonsense!

Excuses might be found for a thief     who steals because he is starving. But if he is caught, he must pay back seven times what he stole,     even if he has to sell everything in his house. -Proverbs 6:30-31, NLT Dating your spouse. It is not that I am against having one-on-one romantic evenings or … Continue reading “Date Your Mate Nonsense!”

RE: What about the Mark 10 passage on divorce?

But that doesn’t mean that the law has lost its force. It is easier for heaven and earth to disappear than for the smallest point of God’s law to be overturned. -Luke 16:17, NLT In response to my post “What about the Mark 10 passage on divorce?” Bill wrote: We addressed this before. You have … Continue reading “RE: What about the Mark 10 passage on divorce?”

Godly Sorrow and Discerning Advice

Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death. – 2 Cor. 7:10, NIV When you see the fruit of advice destroying someone or yourself, you are seeing something bringing death as this verse tells us. This is not from God. God is not one who came … Continue reading “Godly Sorrow and Discerning Advice”

Cheaters as Bullies

The words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing. -Proverbs 12:18, NIV We hear stories in the news of bullies pushing people to kill themselves. It is truly awful. (By the way, please call 911 or reach out for emergency medical assistance if you are seriously considering suicide. The … Continue reading “Cheaters as Bullies”