A chief purpose of marriage is to teach godly government. It provides an environment to learn both how to submit to authority and how to oversee others in love.
In Eve's curse lies the beginnings of both women's difficulties in childbearing and the battle of the sexes. The effects of this curse are still being felt daily!
Does God have something against women? On the contrary, the sexes are equal, and distortions of Scripture such as 'gender neutral' Bibles are unnecessary.
When we were single, we had all the answers to the art of parenting, but actual practice humbles us as to how ill-equipped we are for this task.
The family structure, with assigned orders of responsibility (not orders of importance implying superiority or inferiority), is paramount to God's plan.
As the end draws near, those who are married seem to have the deck stacked against them. Even in good times, marriage has its difficulties!
Biblically ordained marriage roles are at odds or in conflict with cultural expectations, especially the influences of radical feminism and postmodernism.
Negative role models and failure to take responsibility characterize more and more fathers today. Here's why this is happening and what to do about it.
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.
In the order of creation, the husband was designated as the leader. From the Garden of Eden to the present, there have been problems with this arrangement.
Although men have no moral or mental advantages over women, God has commissioned them to actively lead, providing security and stability to family and society.
Our concept of marriage must be positive and more mature, modeled after Christ's attentiveness toward the Church, as opposed to the world's distorted concept.
Radical feminism has tried to empower one gender by disabling and marginalizing the other gender, creating a pathological, dysfunctional society.
Should women wear hats to church? What is the correct hair length for men and women? Paul teaches on these subjects in I Corinthians 11.
Cohabitation has led to increased divorce, marital violence, and lack of fidelity after marriage. Mass media has shamelessly used sex to promote materialism.
Loyalty and submission to God (not always easy) empowers and guarantees ultimate success and leadership, actually freeing us from the fear of death.
Even though feminist leaders have attacked the Bible for allegedly denigrating and demeaning women, God's Word emphasizes the honor and dignity of women.
Despite having served mankind well for millennia, marriage is crumbling under a three-pronged attack. Marriage is vital to understanding God's purpose.
We've all read the verses that state that the Word of God is the Bread of Life, but do we consistently practice what it teaches, and thus honor God?
Mike Ford, acknowledging the attacks on 'toxic' masculinity by militant feminists, who characterize men as competitive, lazy, jealous, and dim-witted, takes issue with a Duke University theology professor who has misunderstood the Biblical narrative concerning Manoah, the father of Samson. Many Biblical scholars, shackled by …
As wives are admonished to emulate the ideal of the Proverbs 31 woman, husbands must emulate the sacrificial spirit of Jesus Christ.
Martin Collins, continuing on the series of marriage and the family, asserts that most men don't seem to be really good men or good husbands. Hanna Rosin, in her article the End of Men, citing Anthony Eden, suggests that real men were annihilated by the Welfare system, encouraged to be passive, unable to lead, yielding to bitter …
Martin Collins, citing Dennis Prager's Town Hall article, Is America Still Making Men?, suggests that there is a profound dearth of real masculine leadership today, as young men seem to be protracting their pubescence, preferring to remain boys with no responsibilities than to embrace leadership roles. When boys fail to grow …
Despite Inanna's marriage to a god named Dumuzi, she still took lovers whenever she wished—she would not be constrained by the divine order of marriage.