EZRA‬ ‭10‬:‭2‬-‭4‬

“Then Shecaniah son of Jehiel, a descendant of Elam, said to Ezra, “We have been unfaithful to our God, for we have married these pagan women of the land. But in spite of this there is hope for Israel. Let us now make a covenant with our God to divorce our pagan wives and toContinue reading “EZRA‬ ‭10‬:‭2‬-‭4‬”

EZRA‬ ‭9‬:‭1‬-‭4‬ ‭‬‬

“When these things had been done, the Jewish leaders came to me and said, “Many of the people of Israel, and even some of the priests and Levites, have not kept themselves separate from the other peoples living in the land. They have taken up the detestable practices of the Canaanites, Hittites, Perizzites, Jebusites, Ammonites,Continue reading “EZRA‬ ‭9‬:‭1‬-‭4‬ ‭‬‬”

EPHESIANS‬ ‭5:21-28‬ ‬‬

“And further, submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. For wives, this means submit to your husbands as to the Lord. For a husband is the head of his wife as Christ is the head of the church. He is the Savior of his body, the church. As the church submits to Christ,Continue reading “EPHESIANS‬ ‭5:21-28‬ ‬‬”

EPHESIANS‬ ‭5:22-33‬ ‭‬‬

“For wives, this means submit to your husbands as to the Lord. For a husband is the head of his wife as Christ is the head of the church. He is the Savior of his body, the church. As the church submits to Christ, so you wives should submit to your husbands in everything. ForContinue reading “EPHESIANS‬ ‭5:22-33‬ ‭‬‬”

THOUGHTS ON MARRIAGE

Theologically speaking, one of the primary purposes of the marriage relationship, for a Christian, is toward creating a new biological community that is subservient to the infinite community of the Godhead. It is a sober task wherein two individuals either make a choice to create a new rebel unit, that joins the ranks opened toContinue reading “THOUGHTS ON MARRIAGE”