Archive for the ‘Wives’ Category

God Addresses a Woman’s Honor and Her Focus (1 Timothy 5:1-16)

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

God Addresses a Woman’s Honor and Her Focus (1 Timothy 5:1-16)

Womanhood is something very special to God. 1 Timothy 5:1-16 could be said to the “Proverbs 31” of the New Testament. God gives instructions on how women are to be honored as mothers. He gives almost rapid-fire commands on caring for aged women, both who have family and those who do not. Some are to be taken “into the number” as supported staff by the church. Paul gives a list of qualifiers that a woman is to meet which includes age and activity. Those too young are to marry, bear children, and manage the home. God’s most eternal plans for a woman center around her home-based ministry.

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Jesus Addresses the Damage of Divorce (Luke 16:18)

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Jesus Addresses the Damage of Divorce (Luke 16:18)

Jesus is in the middle of teaching on money, and then brings up – divorce? His point is that if one is not faithful in the realm of money, one will certainly not be faithful in the realm of moralityIn this study, we take a brief and precise look at what Jesus said in Luke 16:18 about divorce. We first review what the Bible teaches on marriage, as one cannot understand what the Bible says about divorce without first understanding marriage. We then look at the impact of divorce on marriage, and then we examine the two situations where the Bible appears to allow for divorce. To understand God’s hatred of divorce, understand God’s design for marriage.

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Bible Quiz #3: 16 Questions from Genesis 3:9-14

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Here are the 16 questions we will answer from Genesis 3:9-14 for this quiz:

  1. What is the possible significance of the serpent going to the woman rather than the man? (or going to both as a couple) (v.1)
  2. As a reminder, to whom was the command regarding the tree directly given? (2:16-17)
  3. When does the Bible indicate when God told Eve of the fruit-eating prohibition?
  4. On what basis/authority did the woman make her decision to eat the fruit?
  5. What does v. 13 and 1 Tim 2:14 clarify about the woman’s choice?
  6. How might this relate to the person God commanded regarding fruit-eating?
  7. What did the woman do once she ate of the fruit?
  8. Was there any discussion regarding the fruit before Adam ate of it?
  9. At what point were the eyes of “them” open? (When does “then” refer to?)
  10. What was the immediate evidence of their eyes being opened?
  11. What was their first response to their plight?
  12. How did disobedience change the relationship of the couple to God?
  13. Whom did God address when the man and woman were not present?
  14. Who responded to the question?
  15. Instead of responding, “Here I am,” how did Adam respond?
  16. How did disobedience change the relationship of the couple to each other?

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Bible Quiz #1: 16 Questions from Genesis 1-2

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

In this session, we take an informal look at the first chapters of the book of Genesis. What do you know? What do you think you know? Find out!

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God Explains Marriage – Summary (Ephesians 5:22-33)

Sunday, June 1st, 2014

This study overviews all the Marriage Matters studies in Ephesians 5, and concludes with God’s summary in Verse 33.

Love Your Wife Like Your Own Body (Ephesians 5:28-29)

Sunday, May 18th, 2014

After some deep discussion, God breaks it down very simple for the husbands. Love and care for your wife like you do your own body. She is part of you.

28 So husbands ought to love their own wives as their own bodies; he who loves his wife loves himself. 29 For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as the Lord does the church.

The GOAL of the Husband’s Love for His Wife (Ephesians 5:27)

Sunday, May 11th, 2014

27 that He might present her to Himself a glorious church, not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but that she should be holy and without blemish.

 

WHY a Husband Is to Love His Wife Marriage Matter (Ephesians 5:26)

Sunday, May 4th, 2014

Why is a husband to love his wife? For what end? To sanctify her by the ongoing application of the Word of God. The husband does not need to be a theologian or Biblical scholar. He just needs to bring the Word to life’s circumstances.

God Explains Marriage, Part 6 (Ephesians 5:25) – Husbands Love Your Wives

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

We take a first look at Ephesians 5:25: “Husbands love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave Himself for her.”

Christians are commanded to love their enemies and to love one another. What then is the need for husbands to love their wives as well?

Also, what is required before husbands can love their wives in a Biblical way?

God Explains Marriage, Part 5 (Ephesians 5:22-33) – The Husband to the Wife

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

Looking at the “big picture” in Ephesians 5:22-33, we can make further observations about the marriage relationship. We examine five more observations.