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How the Cross Shapes a Husband’s Love

June 8th, 2016

(Originally posted on A husband is one of God’s greatest inventions, equipped to shine a bright light into God’s world. He is called to illuminate his surroundings. How? By reproducing …

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How Do I, as a Husband, Communicate Grace to my Wife?

May 28th, 2014

Most wives are pleasers. They want to please their husbands. It’s a beautiful trait. But it can also be a source of pain, producing a burden too heavy to bear. Why? …

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Marriage: Building Each Other Up

May 21st, 2014

Many men say they want beautiful wives. Few men understand how much the beauty of a wife depends upon her husband. Worry, criticism, ‘helpful’ critique – all of these things …

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Taking Up Her Life

May 14th, 2014

Several years ago, a young woman was attacked by a grizzly bear at Portal Creek, in the Canadian Rockies. The man she was with responded immediately. He hurled himself at …

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The Sub-ordination of Wives

May 7th, 2014

In the first century, women were asserting their rights and climbing to positions of social prominence in ways very similar to those of today. And the apostle Paul was an …

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How did Christ love the Church?

April 30th, 2014

‘Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church when he gave himself up for her’. (Ephesians 5:25) Paul says that Christ’s love for the church is the model for …

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The Anatomy of Harshness

March 27th, 2014

A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. Prov. 15:1 In years of counseling couples, I’ve seen many a marriage torn apart by a husband’s …

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