biblical perspective

Tithing and God’s Grace

This matter can be a turnoff, guilt trip, or legalistic compulsion. Consider the pressures and mixed messages on this highly personal and controversial topic. ♦ The topic of tithing makes many people uncomfortable. From the pulpit to the pew it’s a subject… Read More ›

Essentials for Husbands

“…and let the wife see that she respects her husband.” (Ephesians 5:33). Again, these are clear words but not necessarily instructive on how wives are to do this or what ‘respect’ really looks like. Here are 4 Essentials for Husbands. ♦ At many… Read More ›

Essentials for Wives

“However let each one of you love his wife as himself…” (Ephesians 5:33). Clear words but nebulous directions as to how to do this or what this really looks like. Here are 6 Essentials for Wives. ♦ Men and women are unique and… Read More ›

Essentials for Daughters

While pivotal in the upbringing of their own sons, fathers have an equally significant role and impact in the healthy development of their daughters. ♦ In a previous post, Essentials for Sons (4/5/13), the importance of parents and particularly fathers was… Read More ›

Essentials for Sons

There is no doubt of a father’s role in the wise spiritual upbringing of their children – teaching them the ways and Word of Sovereign God. ♦ In the Old Testament, the Hebrews were instructed specifically to observe the teachings… Read More ›