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James Wilson avatar
Christians Do Get Divorced. Some For Biblical ...
Shared By: James Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
Summary: Christians do get divorced. Some for Biblical reasons. According to researcher George Barna, the ratio of Christians who have been divorced is higher than the percentage of non-Christians. In his sample of almost 4000 adults, Christians led non-Chri...
Category: Statistics
based on 118 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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For Many, Marriage Vows Are Unimportant. A Study ...
Shared By: James Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
Summary: For many, marriage vows are unimportant. A study cited in a recent edition of Time Magazine indicates that cohabitation before marriage is on the rise, up from 10% in 1960 to 50% 1998.
Category: Statistics
based on 134 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Questions About Love, Marriage And Sex Were Posed ...
Shared By: Brian Mavis on Oct 26, 2000
Summary: Questions about love, marriage and sex were posed to kids ages 5 to 10. Here are a few of their responses: WHAT IS THE PROPER AGE TO GET MARRIED? (Judy, 8) “Eight-four. Because at that age, you don’t have to work anymore, and you c...
Category: Humor
based on 63 ratings
Scripture: none
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Hilda Houlding Co-ordinator Of The Calgary Family ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Oct 31, 2000
Summary: Hilda Houlding co-ordinator of the Calgary Family Service Bureau, made this comment “An affair is often an attempt to find a little bit of paradise on the side, pursuing the belief that if one just finds the right sexual partner there will be instan...
Category: Quotes
based on 104 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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Listen To The Words Of A Minister Who Ended Up ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Oct 31, 2000
Summary: Listen to the words of a Minister who ended up with a ruined marriage and a ruined ministry after a one night stand "adultery isn’t something that happens with the act -- it happens months beforehand. It’s an attitude. You disconnect yourself from t...
Category: Quotes
based on 105 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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One Day A Young Man Was Looking Through The ...
Shared By: Gregory Dawson on Feb 25, 2001
Summary: One day a young man was looking through the classifies in search of a used car when he came upon an ad for a brand new Jaguar being sold for only $50. Surely he thought this was typo, but calling the number listed he was assured that $50 was correct...
Category: Humor
based on 244 ratings
Denomination: Congregational
Scripture: none
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A Wall or Bridge
Shared By: Tony Miano on Dec 11, 2000
Summary: A Wall Or Bridge They say a wife and husband, bit by bit, Can rear between themselves a mighty wall, So thick they cannot speak with ease through it, Nor can they see across it, it stands so tall. Its nearness frightens them, but each alone Is...
Category: Quotes
based on 99 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Chemistry 101 — Table of Elements
Shared By: Brian Mavis on Apr 11, 2001
Summary: Chemistry 101 -- Table of Elements Two new additions to the Periodic Table of Elements: Element Name: WOMAN Symbol: WO Atomic Weight:(don’t even go there) Physical properties: Generally round in form. Boils at nothing and may freeze at...
Category: Humor
based on 56 ratings
Scripture: none
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Now I Can’t Find This In The Bible, But ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Apr 16, 2001
Summary: Now I can’t find this in the Bible, but perhaps you’ve heard the story that before Eve was created, God was talking with Adam. He said, “You really need a helper, don’t you?” And Adam answered, “Yeah, I really d...
Category: Humor
based on 163 ratings
Scripture: none
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Love Is Grand. Divorce Is 20 ...
Shared By: Brian Mavis on Apr 25, 2001
Summary: Love is grand. Divorce is 20 grand.
Category: Humor
based on 58 ratings
Scripture: none
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Paul Stevens Wrote, "in Marriage, Death And Life ...
Shared By: Jim Luthy on May 17, 2001
Summary: Paul Stevens wrote, "In marriage, death and life interpenetrate, as crucifixion and resurrection are eternally joined. Married persons are literally buried into each other, physically, emotionally and spiritually, losing themselves but finding them...
Category: Quotes
based on 98 ratings
Scripture: none
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Unresolved Anger Smolders Like Something Burning ...
Shared By: Rodney Buchanan on Jun 4, 2001
Summary: Unresolved anger smolders like something burning underground. I can still see the Canadian park rangers digging holes around a camp site located deep in the wilderness of the Algonquin Provincial Park. I was on a wilderness canoe trip with some fr...
Category: Stories
based on 172 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none
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Divorce in America
Shared By: Rob Morton on Jun 5, 2001
Summary: Divorce in America In 1993 2.3 millions couples married and 1.3 million couples divorced. In 1993 the Bureau of the Census projected that 4 of 10 first marriages will end in divorce. People between the ages of 25 to 39 make up 60% of all divorc...
Category: Statistics
based on 78 ratings
Scripture: none
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In 1993, Social Scientist Nicholas Zill Reported ...
Shared By: Rob Morton on Jun 5, 2001
Summary: In 1993, social scientist Nicholas Zill reported that children of divorced parents are, regardless of their economic circumstances, more likely to have poor relationships with their parents, drop out of high school and receive psychological help. ...
Category: Statistics
based on 94 ratings
Scripture: none
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Amy Alt Is Well Aware Of These Studies, And They ...
Shared By: Rob Morton on Jun 5, 2001
Summary: Amy Alt is well aware of these studies, and they frighten her. Amy was featured in the Los Angeles Times article from 1996 where I found the other statistics I’ve used today. Her husband, Steve, decided he was unhappy and didn’t wan...
Category: Quotes
based on 85 ratings
Scripture: none
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Are Fathers Necessary?, Citation: Charles ...
Shared By: A. Todd Coget on Jun 15, 2001
Summary: [Are Fathers Necessary?, Citation: Charles Colson, How Now Shall We Live (Tyndale, 1999)] In How Now Shall We Live, Chuck Colson notes the disturbing realities that plague children who grow up without a father: Children in single-parent families...
Category: Statistics
based on 124 ratings
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When Commitment Breaks Down, So Do ...
Shared By: James Kelley on Jul 24, 2001
Summary: When commitment breaks down, so do marriages.
Category: Quotes
based on 104 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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According To A Recent Gallup Poll, 73% Of ...
Shared By: James Kelley on Jul 24, 2001
Summary: According to a recent Gallup poll, 73% of Americans, under age 45, believe that life spent with the same partner is both unusual and unnecessary.
Category: Statistics
based on 134 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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I Found These Lines In An Old Book Copyrighted In ...
Shared By: LARRY DAUGHERTY on Aug 7, 2001
Summary: I found these lines in an old book copyrighted in 1911. The title of the book is "MORE HEART THROBS VOLUME TWO"... IT WILL MEND Ex-Governor Pennypacker, in an address that was both kind and witty, said in Philadelphia of the divorce evil: "Th...
Category: Quotes
based on 78 ratings
Denomination: Holiness
Scripture: none
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U.S. Divorce Statistics
Shared By: Brian Mavis on Dec 7, 2001
Summary: U.S. Divorce Statistics (1997 except where noted) Total divorces granted: 1,163,000 Rate per 1,000 population (1999): (excluding CA, CO, IN and LA) 4.1 State with the lowest divorce rate: Massachusetts. Rate per 1,000 population: 2.4 ...
Category: Statistics
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Mark 10:1-10
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Divorced Life Is Not Being There When Your Little ...
Shared By: SermonCentral on Dec 16, 2001
Summary: Divorced life is not being there when your little girl is crying from a bad dream and wants her daddy but you’re not there because that night was not your parenting night. (And you won’t even know she had a bad dream because no one will tell yo...
Category: Quotes
based on 11 ratings
Scripture: none
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Where There's Marriage Without Love, There Will ...
Shared By: SermonCentral on Jan 20, 2002
Summary: Where there’s marriage without love, there will be love without marriage." Benjamin Franklin
Category: Quotes
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: none
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Dr. David Swift Of The Smalley Relationship ...
Shared By: SermonCentral on Feb 10, 2002
Summary: Dr. David Swift of the Smalley Relationship Center states why blended families have such a difficult time making things work. "Most parents begin their second marriage by trying to fit a square peg into a round hole. Until we realize that the t...
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
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Barna Research on Divorce
Shared By: Thomas Monroe on Feb 18, 2002
Summary: Barna research shows: That divorce in the church is just as commonas outside the church. In the church 33%, outside the church 34%. Also, the south is second in the nation in divorce. The south has a divorce rate of 35%, just behind the we...
Category: Statistics
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The Following Words Come From The Language Of ...
Shared By: Rick Stacy on Mar 24, 2002
Summary: The following words come from THE LANGUAGE OF LOVE, by Gary Smalley and John Trent: His leaving had been abrupt and unforeseen. His wife had come home from shopping one day and found the note on the refrigerator. The words were brief and cold. He...
Category: Stories
based on 14 ratings
Scripture: none
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A Man Was Driving Home From Work One Evening When ...
Shared By: Andrew Chan on Apr 23, 2002
Summary: A man was driving home from work one evening when he suddenly realized that it was his daughter’s birthday and he hadn’t yet bought her a gift. So, the man rushed off to the nearest toy store and asked the sales clerk, "How much is that Barbie in ...
Category: Humor
based on 52 ratings
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Scripture: Matthew 19:3-6
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God Is Saying That Wives, If You Really Want To ...
Shared By: Chad Wright on Apr 25, 2002
Summary: God is saying that wives, if you really want to serve Christ every day, then submit to your husbands in everything. Everything?! That goes against the grain of the American ideal of what a woman should be! It shouldn’t surprise us. The feminist mov...
Category: Quotes
based on 59 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
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Marriage Is Like Flies Buzzing Around A Screen ...
Shared By: Justin Meek on Jun 1, 2002
Summary: Marriage is like flies buzzing around a screen door in the summer. All those on the outside want to get in and all those on the inside want to get out.
Category: Quotes
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In Genesis, It Says That It Is Not Good For A ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jul 2, 2002
Summary: "In Genesis, it says that it is not good for a man to be alone; but sometimes it is a great relief." -John Barrymore
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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A Man Left Work One Friday Afternoon. But Instead ...
Shared By: Edwin Amundson on Jul 30, 2002
Summary: A man left work one Friday afternoon. But instead of going home, he stayed out the entire weekend fishing with the boys and spending his entire paycheck. When he finally appeared at home Sunday night, he was confronted by his very angry wife and ...
Category: Humor
based on 21 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none