Category Archives: Wives

In-Laws & Outlaws

Adrian Rogers, the longtime pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis, Tennessee, used to tell the story of the elderly couple who were making the trip from Memphis to Nashville. The husband’s hearing was fine, but he could barely see. … Continue reading

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Will the Circle Be Unbroken?

Will the Circle Be Unbroken?┬áis a Christian hymn written in 1907/1908 by Ada R. Habershon and Charles H. Gabriel. The song asks the question of whether or not earthly families will be reunited in heaven. As popular as the song … Continue reading

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The Elderly Woman

My previous post was the first of a two-part series on the Bible’s description of the ideal elderly man and woman. This description is found in Titus 2:1-5, and with that first post I covered the passage’s description of the … Continue reading

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One Flesh

The union of a man and a woman in matrimony can be illustrated in various ways, but my favorite one involves two lumps of clay. First, take a lump of red clay in one hand. Second, take a lump of … Continue reading

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Tonya’s Birthday

Today is my wife Tonya’s birthday, and so I’d like to devote this post to her. I thought it would be fun to describe a typical day in her life, and since my day-to-day memory only lasts for about one … Continue reading

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Should Women Wear Head Coverings?

For our church’s question-and-answer time, I was asked about the head coverings the apostle Paul speaks of in 1 Corinthians 11:1-16. I answered the question in church, but I feel like the Lord wants me to also devote a blog … Continue reading

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“Let Me Tell You About My Better Half…”

In volume 4 of his commentary set on Romans, the noted preacher Donald Barnhouse tells the following story. “A man I knew through my ministry was going with a girl who, some of us thought, was not at all worthy … Continue reading

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