Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Feb 14, 2004
[Levels of Love, Citation: Erwin Lutzer, "Learning to Love," Preaching Today, Tape No. 99.]
Perhaps you read the story about a woman and her husband who came to a pastor and said, "We’re going to get a divorce, but we want to come to make sure that you approve of it." There are people who come to
just the other day a mild mannered young man came into my office ready for a divorce. He complained that his bride was so bossy that she was driving him off the wall. He wanted things to change, immediately.
I told him that he needed to build his self-esteem and that this would take time. Then I
Contributed by Doug Lyon on Sep 11, 2004
Don’t divorce your unsaved husband or wife. Why? Paul gives this reason: The believer may have a positive, spiritual influence on their unbelieving mate. The unbeliever may get saved due to the believing spouse’s example and lifestyle. 1 Corinthians 7:14: “For the unbelieving husband has been
Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Nov 12, 2005
Two years before I met my wife, my eventual best man Kevin set me up on a blind date. His girlfriend had a friend who was unattached and we all went off to the cinema together. I have to confess that I cannot remember the girl’s name but I can remember that when I got home that evening I was
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 5, 2006
66% of adults say the most important issue for couples to discuss before getting married is children followed by finances and religion, reports.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 12, 2003
Marrieage is made in heaven ...so is thunder and lighting.
Marriage is not that easy as single man and woman think, first when you propose you will give a woman a an engagement RING, then on a given date you give her
Contributed by Bo Dunford on Apr 15, 2005
A wife went with her friend to the police station to report that her husband was missing!
* When the policeman asked for a description, she said, “He’s 6 foot 2, has deep blue eyes, dark
wavy hair, athletic build, well-groomed and sharply dressed, weighs 185 pounds .......”
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 17, 2006
Six ways to learn everything you ever need to know about a man before you decide to marry him: 1) watch him drive in heavy traffic. 2) Play tennis with him. 3) Listen to him talk to his mother when he doesn’t know you’re listening. 4) See how he treats those who serve him (waiters, maids). 5)
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 27, 2006
66% of adults say the most important issue for couples to discuss before getting married is children followed by finances and religion, reports
Contributed by Gene Gregory on Feb 14, 2006
The young woman was married and had 2 beautiful children, but one day as she was standing over the sink, washing dishes, she thought, ‘There must be more to life than this.’ When her husband came home, he found a note she’d written and began to weep. She would call him once every week to check on
Contributed by Rick Stacy on Mar 24, 2002
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 was tired of trying to make their marriage work.
Contributed by Eldon Reich on Mar 28, 2002
The young husband was a henpecked and he was going to a psychiatrist about
the problem. The doctor told him, "You don’t have to let your wife bully you! Go home and show her you’re the boss! The young man got home, slammed the door, shook his fist in his wife’s face, and growled, "From now on,
Contributed by John Knight on May 2, 2002
Pastor Doug Forsberg, an associate at Bethany First Church of the Nazarene recently spoke of an experience he had while pastoring a small church in Florida. It involved a member of his church, an older gentleman by the name of Benny. Now Benny was about ninety-nine to one hundred years old and he
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 9, 2002
If a man is talking in the forest, and there is no woman there to hear him, is he
Contributed by Dana Chau on Aug 18, 2002
I received an email this week titled, "Advice to be passed onto your daughter." Since I have a daughter, I read carefully, hoping to learn something. The first advice was, "Don’t imagine you can change a man - unless he’s in diapers."
I’ve given counsel like that to wives. I generally say,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 5, 2002
I read about a bride who sought advise
on how to deal with her nerves as she
processed to the altar at the start of
The pastor suggested that she remember
to keep her eyes first on the isle.
Then, upon turning the corner, to focus
on the altar. And. finially, as she
Contributed by Rob Morton on Jun 5, 2001
There were three guys talking in the pub. Two of them are talking about the amount of control they have over their wives, while the third remains quiet.
After a while one of the first two turns to the third and says, "Well, what about you, what sort of control do you have over your wife?"
Contributed by Dale Johnsen on Dec 28, 2000
A wealthy older
gentleman had just recently married a lovely young lady, and was beginning to wonder whether she might have married
him for his money. So he asked her, "Tell me the truth: if I lost all my money, would you still love me?" She said