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Be it known – we will not!! Even under all the intimidation from Nebuchadnezar and his cronies the three guys Shadrach, Meschach and Abednego stood firm – WE WILL NOT!!! They then left the consequences to God.  Daniel 3:18 Comment Now this is a pretty extreme example but there is a strong principle here – Each time we choose the...

Scripture Instead, be filled with the Holy Spirit,19 singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs among yourselves, and making music to the Lord in your hearts.20 And give thanks for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Spirit-Guided Relationships: Wives and Husbands 21 And further, submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. Eph 5:18b-21 (NLT)...

Scripture 9 For God chose to save us through our Lord Jesus Christ, not to pour out his anger on us. 10 Christ died for us so that, whether we are dead or alive when he returns, we can live with him forever. 11 So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing. 1 Thes 5:9-11 (NLT) Comment Continuing...

You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. Galatians 5:13 NIV Comment We want to experience freedom in our relationship, with healthy give-and-take; but if things have got off-kilter, how do we re-balance? Sometimes we need to put up good fences...

Out of respect for Christ, be courteously reverent to one another. Ephesians 5:21 MSG Comment Sometimes in a marriage, the balance of power gets skewed. One person grabs the controls while the other locks down into victim mode. Or one person becomes passive and their spouse thinks, ‘I’d better take charge or nothing will ever happen.’ It often occurs slowly...

We are delighted to link in this week’s ePrayer to Care for the Family’s Marriage Challenge Podcast.  You can download the podcast here. Scripture So be careful how you live. Don’t live like fools, but like those who are wise.  Make the most of every opportunity in these evil days. Don’t act thoughtlessly, but understand what the Lord wants you...