Tag Archives: marriage

How to Not Regret What You Say

Regret what I said

James 1:19 “Wherefore my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.”

I suddenly regretted the words that had just left my mouth. My wife and I had just been in a bitter argument and I; being the broken man that I am, had to get the last word in. Most of us have been in this situation a time or two in the past, and as men, we tend to lean towards a win/lose way of thinking.

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Living In Sync With Your Forever Bride

Sync With Your Bride

Colossians 3:14: “And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.”

I heard a story of a pastor who boarded an airplane and was sitting behind a young married couple. During the flight, they purchased a movie to watch together.

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Dear Jack: Making Decisions in the House

Making Decisions in the House

Dear Jack,

My wife and I have some decisions to make, and we seem to be on separate pages about what to do. I know I can give in and let her win, but sometimes I get tired of not getting my way. I thought I should see what you had to say about it.

Please help,
Confused in Colorado

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Uncommen Vision for Husbands

“And the LORD God said, ‘It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper comparable to him.’” — Genesis 2:18

In the beginning of time, the scriptures tell us that God created the body of the man named Adam from dirt. Then God breathed His breath into Adam’s nostrils, which gave Adam a mind, a will, and emotions. (Genesis 2:7). Deliberately, God created the man first. He had a specific purpose for Adam.

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Uncommen Goals: Husbands

I’ve been married 30 years, and through those years I’ve seen all kinds of marriages around me. I’ve seen people that have been together for 40+ years that are really bad examples of marriage. I’ve seen people married for three months and it looks like they’ve been together forever.

It’s not about the number of years you’ve been together, but rather what has happened during those years. Are you compatible? Do you have common interests? How well do you communicate with each other? Is your marriage growing?

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In Sickness and in Health

I recently had the unpleasant experience of my husband being ill for nearly two years. He was diagnosed with an abdominal hernia, the symptoms of which escalated rapidly from the onset of diagnosis.

Because his work included lifting heavy weights, I tried to show him that it was better to lift with his knees as opposed to his method of lifting with his back. He completely ignored me. His diet was another concern of mine.

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