The Home Field Advantage

One of the kindest things God did for humans was to institute marriage.

Glad Tidings of Good Things (October 6, 2017)

Satan the House Robber Gus Nichols preached this sermon on February 19, 1965. Satan steals. He robbed the first home of God’s word (Genesis 2:17–18; 3:1–19; 2 Corinthians 11:1–3; 1 Timothy 2:11). He is in the...

5 Suggestions for a Better Life

When you hear a kind word spoken about a friend, pass it along (Proverbs 3:27; Galatians 6:10). If it’s a negative word, keep it to yourself. As a man, spoil your spouse, not...

Focusing on the Homefront

Against Violence When I applied for Conscientious Objector draft status, a friend suggest­ed that I ask a variety of individuals to write and explain their personal knowl­edge of my sincerity as a non-violent person. After...

6 Keys to a Good Marriage

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Train Up a Child . . .

A Shakespeare Who Couldn't Read? William Shakespeare is regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. Four hundred years after Shakespeare’s death, every school student still studies his life and works. However, when Shakespeare’s daughter, Judith,...

Harry Truman’s Mother

Someone once said to Harry Truman’s mother, “Mrs. Truman, you must be very proud that a son of yours is in the White House.” She responded, “Well, yes, but I have another son who lives...

What Jesus Said About Divorce

While He made an exception for the injured person to remarry when a spouse cheats (Matthew 19:9), Jesus gave four reasons divorce was never God’s plan.

The 22 Most Important Words Ever Spoken on Marriage

Words are important (Proverbs 18:21; Matthew 12:36–37). Marriage is important (Hebrews 13:4; 1 Timothy 5:14). So words about marriage must be especially important. Which are the most important? The twenty-two spoken at the first wedding: “Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh” (Genesis 2:24).

Family Matters

The Family The family is like a book— The children are the leaves, The parents are the covers That protecting beauty gives. At first the pages of the book Are blank and purely fair, But time soon writes memories And paints pictures...