True Love

The Bible is a book about love. It assumes that married couples love each other and rejoice together (Ecclesiastes 9:9). Isaac loved Rebekah, and she brought comfort into his life (Genesis 24:67). Uriah the Hittite nourished and cherished Bathsheba (2...
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Founded on Purity

Jacob and Rachel “dated” for seven years without behaving immorally (Genesis 29:20–21).  How different this is from today when many seem unable to go on even one date without being promiscuous. In a permissive society,...

Thoroughbred or Nag?

“Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them” —Colossians 3:19

6 Keys to a Good Marriage

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Daddy, Can I Come Home?

Several years ago, I met a lifelong friend walking down the road. We stopped for a couple of moments and exchanged greetings. I asked her how she and her husband were doing (they had...

Ethics for Homes

Every principle of God’s Word that applies to our conduct toward Him and with others has an appli­cation in the home.
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Do Try This at Home

A national survey of strong families conducted by the Human Development and Family Department at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln provided the following profile of a strong family:  Appreciation. “Family members gave one another compliments and...

The Difference Family Makes

The Difference Family Makes “My son, do not forget my law, but let your heart keep my commands; for length of days and long life and peace they will add to you” (Proverbs 3:1–2). An article...

The Benefits of Kissing

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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,...