Abuse is not a marriage issue, it is an issue of the heart between the abuser and God, as well as between the abused spouse and God.Read More
Jeroboam was promised ten tribes of the kingdom of Israel. In 1 Kings 11:26-40, we read about how those ten tribes would be given to him after the sin of Solomon.
As we continue reading in 1 Kings 12, we see that he did indeed become king over those 10 tribes. Rehoboam foolishly listened to bad advice, which led the 10 kingdoms to follow Jeroboam. Sadly, we also read about Jeroboam’s own foolishness.Read More
The gospel is marvelous. Christ died in our place on the cross. He took our sin upon himself, bore our punishment, and rose again so that we might be justified and reconciled to God. Instead of being God’s enemies, because of the work of Christ, he is always for is. What wonderful, life-changing truth!Read More
Most people who come for help are looking for change. In relationship counseling, the individuals are usually looking for the other person to change. Those in individual counseling are often looking for their circumstances or feelings to change and they don’t know how to make that happen. It is important to realize that such habits did not develop overnight, and new habits will not become automatic overnight. Biblical change takes time and practice. It takes time for someone who is habituated to a particular sin to transform and begin consistently to demonstrate new attitudes and actions.Read More