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“But if the unbelieving depart, let him depart. A brother or a sister is not under bondage in such cases: but God hath called us to peace.” (1 Corinthians 7:15) that...

Christian Marriage and Divorce – By Leslie S.B. Hyde; Paperback; 45 pages; Published by Gospel Standard Trust Publications. ——————- The emphasis in Christian Marriage and Divorce is on the authority of...

2 Timothy 3:1 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. 2 Timothy 3:2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers,...

“Know ye not, brethren, (for I speak to them that know the law,) how that the law hath dominion over a man as long as he liveth? For the woman which...

Better to Marry: Sex and Marriage in I Corinthians 6 and 7 – By David J. Engelsma. Paperback; 105 Pages; Published by The Reformed Free Publishing Association. ———————— Description Better to...

Ephesians 5:22 Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. Ephesians 5:23 For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of...

What is good for the family? The possibility of divorce comes up. The husband or wife, even in the church, one comes to the point sometimes when he or she thinks...

To live an antithetical life requires that we live in two dimensions as it were. The one dimension is life in this present evil world; the other dimension is the life...

It is not difficult to understand why natural men and women come to dislike one another, why their so-called love turns to hate, and why couples divorce one another and subject...

“But if the unbelieving depart, let him depart. A brother or a sister is not under bondage in such cases: but God hath called us to peace.” (1 Corinthians 7:15) We...

It is so important that we are not unequally yoked with unbelievers, for that is a recipe for tension and war within the home. And when we speak of those who...

We are living in a time when many women are not satisfied with their lot in life. Many have found no real happiness in being ordinary mothers, wives, and housekeepers. They...

There is the sad subject of modern, effeminate men. Not only have women revolted against God’s authority, so have men. And assuredly these things are related, for if men are out...

This is an audio message by Carl Haak titled “Marriage is Given by God” The scripture text that brother Carl is teaching from is Genesis 2:18-25 and the audio is 21...

This is an audio message by Carl Haak titled “God’s Design for Marriage” The scripture text that brother Carl is teaching from is Genesis 2:24 and the audio is 22 minutes...

This is an audio message by Carl Haak titled “God’s Rule of Conduct for Marriage” The scripture text that brother Carl is teaching from is Colossians 2:13-14 and the audio is...

This is an audio message by Carl Haak titled “A Dress Code for Marriage” The scripture text that brother Carl is teaching from is Colossians 3:12-13 and the audio is 23...

This is an audio message by Carl Haak titled “Husbands, Love as Christ” The scripture text that brother Carl is teaching from is Ephesians 5:25-27 and the audio is 23 minutes...

…exposed in light of Scripture. Those who wrote the Westminster Confession of Faith realized that the “exception clause” alone would not hold up in light of the passages that stated that...

“The marriage union is the closest and most sacred of all earthly unions. Woe be to anyone who interferes with its sanctity!” “Alas! that today the marriage bond should be considered...

It is my conviction that according to the Word of God, divorce can never mean dissolution of the marriage tie. Even if people are legally divorced, they are, in my opinion...

Do you experience intimacy in your marriage? Spiritual intimacy? Would you say that your marriage is fulfilling to you? Do you rejoice in it as a sacred gift of God? Do...

Tradition has it when a man seeks to get married to his girlfriend he would properly ask for her hand in marriage and if she says yes, he then places a...

The Holy Bible clearly commands that the wife is bound by the law to her husband until death. “The wife is bound by the law as long as her husband liveth;...

There is another and a peculiar snare of the world to which the saints of God are exposed; and because many have fallen into it, and not a few have in...

An important letter from the late Joseph Irons, a faithful minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. My dear Friend, The subject upon which you ask my advice is a very...

The following Memorandum was sent by the Gospel Standard Watch Committee to the Royal Commission on Marriage and Divorce in 1952, which was sent to London with a view to advising...

A farther indication of the corrupted state of the heart of natural man is that Christ states that if a person divorces, he/she cannot remarry yet all kind of excuses are...

Matthew 19:7 They say unto him, Why did Moses then command to give a writing of divorcement, and to put her away? A close look at the writing of divorcement which...

The pillars of our society are crumbling; and if radical changes are not made, our society will fall to pieces. The pillars of the church are crumbling. And, although the Church...

Most everyone today is concerned about good behavior in marriage, because most everyone, even non-Christians, know that something must be done about the serious undermining of family life. So everyone is...

To the distress of those to whom God has not led a marriage partner, it often happens in Reformed churches that the singles in the congregation are neglected. Very little is...

Our blessed Lord Jesus Christ wants all young people to go into marriage as virgins. For the peace and happiness of all young people who love Christ, we bring this message...

What could be more important for a body than a head? What a monstrosity to have a body running around without a head! That is how important a place a husband...

If we were tempted to change the message of the Bible at any point today because of the change of cultural norms and standards, it would be the message that stands...

There is a religious teaching about sex in marriage that says that the only purpose of sex in marriage is for procreation – for bringing forth children – and that all...

There has never been such an insidious attack on the family as the attack being launched on the family’s children. Not the upbringing of the children, although that is a problem,...

If children are God’s heritage, how does God want them raised, so that when they are old, they will not depart form His way? This is a question that burdens the...

Foundations are shaking here, too; but not only because children are being disobedient to their parents. This is true, too. Children seem to disobey everyone in authority, teachers as well as...

A farther indication of the corrupted state of the heart of natural man is that Christ states that if a person divorces, he/she cannot remarry yet all kind of excuses are...

“From a child thou hast known the holy Scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.” (2nd Timothy 3:15) “When I call...

The outstanding quality of marriage is that it is an absolutely unbreakable union or bond. That is not a popular truth, but it belongs to a faithful witness and a faithful...

1) The Biblical teachings concerning marriage are plain and easy to understand, but impossible to observe except by the grace of God. According to Ephesians 5:22-33 and other passages, marriage is...

The ethical scandal in evangelical and Reformed churches today is unbiblical divorce and the remarriage that almost certainly follows. By “scandal,” I do not only mean iniquitous conduct that blatantly violates...

Satan is bent on destroying marriage, because in doing so he thinks he can work great destruction upon God’s church. The devil is trying to destroy God first of all. Knowing...

The evil by Reformed churches of unbiblical divorce and of the remarriageis widespread. Many churches quietly tolerate this great wickedness against God and the neighbor. Many others openly defend it. Various...