Contributed on Feb 4, 2002
Are marriages made in heaven?
The German philosopher and scholar, Moses Mendelssohn (1729-86), was born a hunchback. Despite this deformity, which could have soured him on life forever, Mendelssohn was known as a wise and humble man. While on a trip to Hamburg as a young man, Mendelssohn met a rich merchant who had a ...read more
Contributed on Feb 10, 2002
More important than finding the "perfect mate" is "being the perfect mate."
I read some time ago that a panel of women debated on who they thought was the perfect man. You’d have thought it might be famous actor or wealthy tycoon. But the final conclusion of this panel was that the Perfect Man was actually....MR. POTATO HEAD. Their reasoning: He’s tan. He’s cute. He ...read more
Contributed on Feb 18, 2002
Ruth’s pledge to Naomi has such a powerful effect on us that many include her words in their weddings and on jewelry. God also regards her commitment as the basis of true love.
A college man walked into a photography studio with a framed picture of his girlfriend. He wanted the picture duplicated. This involved removing it from the frame. In doing this, the studio owner noticed the inscription on the back of the photograph: “My dearest Tom, I love you with all my ...read more
Contributed on Feb 24, 2002
A unique sermon on marriage using the wedding ceremony to talk about God’s kind of love in marriage. Well recieved.
(This was a ceremony to celebrate marriage. The sanctuary was decorated as for a wedding, with a trellis at the foyer, youth escorting people to their seats, and a set of candelabras on stage. We opened the sermon with Wedding March being played. As the music was played, two of our young men lit ...read more