Biblically ordained marriage roles are at odds or in conflict with cultural expectations, especially the influences of radical feminism and postmodernism.
Even though feminist leaders have viciously attacked the Bible for allegedly denigrating and demeaning women, God's Word emphasizes the honor and dignity of women. It is replete with positive images of women (from Abigail, Esther, Mary, etc.), serving as m. . .
Mike Ford, citing James Taranto's article on The Politicization of Motherhood, showcasing a book written by Psychoanalyst Erica Komisar, a work which ironically has received praise from conservatives and scorn from her fellow liberals, offers empirical evi. . .
John Reid, assuming the role of a marriage counselor to the Bride of Christ, asserts that unless we realize who we are, we won't have the zeal or motivation to overcome, becoming an easy target for Satan. We desperately need to realize that we are being ma. . .
According to God's vision of the institution of marriage, when man and wife follow the rule of submission and sacrificial love, patriarchy is a blessing.
Cohabitation has led to increased divorce, marital violence, and lack of fidelity after marriage. Mass media has shamelessly used sex to promote materialism.
As wives are admonished to emulate the ideal of the Proverbs 31 woman, husbands must emulate the sacrificial spirit of Jesus Christ.
To dramatize the perennial harlotry of Israel and the incredible love God exhibits toward His people, He commands Hosea to marry a harlot, Gomer.
John Ritenbaugh observes that children do not initiate love; they reflect love. If the child does not receive a convincing demonstration of this love, he will not become a conductor of love, but will become fearful, anxious, and lacking self-esteem. Realiz. . .
John Ritenbaugh reflected on Abraham's sterling example of living by faith, providing a model for his physical and spiritual offspring. Abraham's entire life was encapsulated in the state of living by faith; out of the abundance of his heart, he acted, dem. . .
Satan works on us through our imagination; he broadcasts images to our minds. To counter this, we must resist him, practice humility and draw close to God.
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