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Forgiveness in Marriage and The Gospel

I spent a considerable amount of time in our Nearly/Newly Wed class this Sunday laying the Scriptural foundation of marriage in class in order to demonstrate that the purpose of marriage, as Paul highlights in Ephesians 5:31-32, is to demonstrate Christ and His glory to the world. One implication of thinking about marriage this way […]

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For Those Considering Marriage – The Freedom of the Gospel

I’ve been preparing some teaching for our Nearly/Newly Wed class at The Austin Stone, and thinking on the gospel and its implications in our marriages.  Here are some of the thoughts I have for couples considering marriage: Trusting the good news of Jesus and his work on your behalf frees you from: Getting married because […]

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Preparing Young Men to be Husbands | Pure Church

This was a great thought from Voddie Baucham’s book What Must He Be…If He Wants to Marry My Daughter on preparing young men for marriage (via Pure Church). Imagine a family who did not prepare their children for college. This would be unthinkable in today’s world. Everyone prepares their child for an academic future. Day-care programs […]