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
In a marriage devotional Renee and I read together before we go to bed, the author noted in an evening devotion, “Blaming cripples the atmosphere in a marriage. It tears a couple a part” (H. Norman Wright, “After, You Say ‘I Do’”).
One partner blames the other for problems in the marriage.
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
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 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
Contributed by Rich Young on Jan 17, 2001
(IL) Sometimes we’re like the couple who were with some friends and the
subject of marriage counseling came up. Mary said, “Oh, Tom and I
will never need counseling. We have a great relationship. He was
Contributed by Ross Mitchell on Jan 30, 2001
A husband was told by the marriage counselor to try and be nice to
his wife. One day he comes home from work. He’s dressed up in a suit, he has
cologne on, he has a bouquet of flowers and a box of candy in his hands. He’s
trying to make a good impression. The wife says, "Oh, I
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 21, 2001
Maybe you heard about a guy named John who had a really horrible memory. One day John ran into a friend whom he had not seen in a long time. He greeted him & said, “Bill, do you remember what a bad memory I had?” Bill answered, “Yes, I certainly do.” “Well, it’s not bad any more. I went to a
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 Peter Thelander on Oct 31, 2001
One of the powerful figures in Wall Street fell in love with an actress. For many months he was always seen escorting her about in the fashionable circles of town. Deciding to marry her, he first put a private detective to the job of looking into her former dealings and friends in order to guard
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Nov 25, 2001
A boy came home from Sunday school and His Mother said, "What did you discuss at Church?" The boy said, "Marriage"! His Mother said inquisitively, "What did you learn about marriage?" The little boy thought for a moment and
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 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