Contributed by Davon Huss on Jan 31, 2015
Most of us are selfish. We come to marriage like a tick on a dog. A tick gets on a dog and sucks the blood out of that dog. The tick contributes nothing to the dog. The problem in marriage is sometimes we have two ticks and no dog. We have two people draining the life out of one another, with
Contributed by Davon Huss on Apr 16, 2013
RICHARD EYRE ON DIVORCE
"We now have over 40 years worth of very conclusive statistics that show that children from two parent homes (a mother and a father) are at substantially less risk for drug abuse, teen pregnancy, school dropout, suicide, and a whole host of other problems. Statistically
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 30, 2012
DIVORCE RATE MYTH AMONG CHRISTIANS
A common myth going around is that the divorce rate is the same among Christians as it is among non-Christians. But such just isn't the case, when you take a closer look.
According to the "Americans for Divorce Reform," the divorce rate among the general
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 6, 2010
God is the Glue in a Marriage even When Alzheimer’s Strikes
God is the bond which holds our marriages together. & If we’re going to STAY together, He must actually BE at the center of our relationships. We must be committed to Him first of all. Then we’ll remain committed to each other no matter
Jake was 92, and Jessie was 89 when they found each other and decided to get married. They were so excited.
One day they were strolling along discussing their wedding plans, and on the way, they passed a drug store. Jake said, “Let’s go in here,” and Jessie followed. He walked to the rear of the
Contributed by Paul Decker on May 23, 2004
On their 50th wedding anniversary, a couple summed up the reason for their long and happy marriage.
The husband said, "I have tried never to be selfish. After all, there is no ’I’ in the word ‘marriage.’”
Contributed by Timothy Archer on Feb 27, 2004
Do you remember the story of Aron Ralston from last year? Aron Ralston loves the outdoors, hiking and trekking in the mountains. Last May he was hiking alone when a boulder fell and pinned him by the arm. For five days he waited for rescue. Then, facing dehydration and death, he took an incredible
Contributed by David Dykes on Mar 31, 2003
God has promised you won’t starve. He is going to meet your needs. He never promised to meet your wants or your luxuries, but He will meet your needs. And the
Contributed by Michael Semon on Nov 1, 2002
A judge was interviewing a woman regarding her pending divorce, and asked, "What are the grounds for your divorce?"
She replied, "About four acres and a nice little home in the middle of the property with a stream running by."
"No," he said, "I mean what is the foundation of this
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 3, 2002
NO SECRETS HERE
A young couple decided to wed. As the big day approached, they grew apprehensive. Each had a problem they had never before shared with anyone, not even each other.
The Groom-to-be, overcoming his fear, decided to ask his father for advice. "Father," he said, "I am deeply
Contributed by Andrew Chan on Apr 23, 2002
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 the window?"
The sales clerk replied in a
Contributed by Thomas Monroe on Feb 18, 2002
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 west (38%), and leading the Midwest (32%) and