Jesus knew he would encounter denial, devastation and death.
Rather than excusing his disciples from such painful experiences, Jesus warned them that they too would face some tough times.
If you are like most dating couples, you are looking for more than just a companion – you want a soul mate!
The essence of a true soul mate relationship is that of deep spiritual connection.
On Saturdays, suggest the authors (The Ten Commandments of Dating), couples should spend the day together and discuss their thoughts about the week's theme; Sundays they ought to attend church.
The Monday-to-Friday anecdotes, which often use the prosaic to illustrate the profound (the shame of a messy dorm room, for instance, teaches the importance of "healthy self-talk"), can feel a bit judgmental and preachy.
Recently I cried with a 30-something fellow who appeared to be a glowing testimony of success.
Weekly "disciplines" focusing on foundational spiritual themes-love, prayer, simplicity-are divided into daily mediations meant to be read in solitude.People who are surrendered to the Lord are also more willing to surrender to others, understanding that serving their spouse is really an act of worship to God." Many marriage books and articles talk about the importance of communication, keeping our sexual intimacy alive and fresh, playing and laughing together, and other issues, but Bible reading rivals all of these in importance.Consider it "listening to God together," because Bible reading is absolutely the best way for us as individuals and couples to listen to God.Luke –27“What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, and yet lose or forfeit their very self?” Luke Now and again I see mortality clinging to my steps like a lengthening shadow, and I am caught wondering why I am still here.