A Refresher on Marriage

A Refresher on Biblical Marriage 1. All sexual activity is reserved for marriage. (1Co 7:1-2) 2. Marriage is a covenant (or contract) before God that must be approved by those in authority over the Christian man and woman. (Gen 14 w/ Exo 22) 3. God recognizes as legitimate those marriages approved by the state that don’t […]

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Dark Brewed: Hebrews – Part 8

(Heb 12:1-17) Like a good dark brew (of either coffee or beer), this portion of the book of Hebrews delivers the kind of “kick in the pants” that is always appreciated when the pressures and temptations of this life have got us feeling like compromise is the only option. If you are beginning to feel […]

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The Biblical Model For Marriage

(Malachi 2:10-16) According to the Bible, Christian Marriage… 1. Is a covenant[1] that is binding (i.e. establishing certain obligations) and bi-lateral (i.e. both parties must maintain faithfulness to the covenant obligations to continue receiving the blessings gained when the covenant was ratified). (2:10-16) = Jewish men were being unfaithful (11, 14, 16 – “faithless”) to […]

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Biblical Sexual Ethics

The Bible teaches us that God has reserved all forms of sexual activity as His gift to those who join to one another in marriage covenant relationship. As such, any sexual act performed before marriage is considered sexual immorality, is strictly prohibited and serious sin. Additionally, all extra-marital sexual activity that is physical, constitutes a […]

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Matthew Introduction – Part 3

The introduction to any book of the Bible is just as important for us to understand as what we find within its pages. As a matter of fact, it is only when we have taken the time to introduce ourselves to the book, that we have the tools necessary to correctly exegete and exposit its […]

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