Family values has become an important topic in America today. Whose family values should we hold and follow? Is there any indication that we will return to good and right values?
America should know better, yet for generations, the sanctity of marriage has steadily declined. Now divorce is routine and illegitimacy is commonplace.
God ordained marriage and the family for the physical and spiritual growth and nurturing of children. God's goal is a Family composed of mature spirit beings.
Present-day America is suffering a plague of dysfunctional families as it never has experienced before. Charles Whitaker documents not only the crisis but also the costs to individuals and society at large when children fail to receive the loving instructi. . .
Sadly, our culture has deteriorated into one of cold, unloving silence on the subject of the dysfunctional famility and the frequent delinquency of its children. Charles Whitaker proposes what many social scientists might consider a 'novel' solution: speak. . .
In Ephesians 6:2, the apostle Paul designates the fifth commandment as "the first commandment with promise." What is the connection between honoring our parents and long life? David Maas, observing the declining family in America, reveals a vital link betw. . .
It is God's involvement that provides the blessings and advantages to the Christian marriage. With God in our marriages, we have the power to make them successful.
To combat this trend, several communities have proposed bans on baggy or saggy pants. The ACLU says they are racially discriminatory. Here's what all are missing.
In this keynote address of the 2005 Feast of Tabernacles, John Ritenbaugh focuses upon the dire warnings in Isaiah 1:2-6, suggesting that we have not yet received the disastrous calamities that have beset surrounding Gentile countries. God has always worke. . .
Negative role models and failure to take responsibility characterize more and more fathers today. Mike Ford takes a hard look at why this is happening and what to do about it.
Richard Ritenbaugh stresses that a major part of our spiritual responsibility is to become a parent as God is. The world's society, steeped in evolutionary humanism and feminist polemic, has greatly denigrated the role of the father. Unfortunately, these a. . .
Richard Ritenbaugh claims that fatherhood is in danger the world over, in part stemming from media portrayal depicting fathers as incompetent bumblers, and in part stemming from the strident leaders of the Feminist movement, depicting men as worthless sper. . .
Richard Ritenbaugh warns that much of our judgment hinges on what we do with our families. After concluding the role of the father, examining the continuous process of instructing, correcting, and chastening children, with the ultimate objective of prepari. . .
Emotional and spiritual well-being of children improves when fathers fulfill their role. People from dysfunctional families have a skewed image of God.
Richard Ritenbaugh acknowledges that young people display a proclivity to accept socialism, oblivious to the horrendous damage socialist experiments have brought to the world. Politicians of the ilk of Bernie Sanders have fomented hatred toward capitalism . . .
Malachi assures the people of Judah that if they repent, God's favor will resume, but if they continue defiling the Covenant, a day of reckoning will come.
The Seventh Commandment—prohibiting adultery—covers the subject of faithfulness. Unfaithfulness devastates many aspects of family and society life.
Jesus Christ did not preach collective salvation and did not remove the responsibility from any of us for overcoming or qualifying for His kingdom.
In Amos' prophecy, faithlessness and sexual immorality loom large, like a a prostitute chasing after lovers. Faithlessness extends into not keeping one's word.
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