“Take up the cross” means making real-life changes and sacrifices. That’s what it takes if you want to follow Jesus.
God\’s will for marriage and divorce is clear, but we sinful humans have a tendency to complicate straightforward truth. We need to take time and effort to have a clear understanding of what God has said about various questions about divorce and remarriage.
In the Song of Songs God gives wisdom for how to become one flesh in marriage, to be what God intended from the beginning.
It can be tough out here on the dating scene. God doesn\’t *exactly* give us a manual for dating, but the first chapters of Song of Songs provides us with wisdom to guide our mindset and approach to the pursuit of marriage.
In the book of Hosea we are presented with a shocking, scandalizing, saving vision of the love of God.
Jesus was extremely clear on the matter of divorce. His prohibitive standard compels those who follow him to remain true to their spouses, and it points us to the essence and significance of marriage.
Marriage in Christ is much different than what the world (and often even God\’s people) thinks.
Singleness in Christ is much different than what the world (and often God\’s people) thinks.
King David learned a lesson that every human being must embrace: Doing things God\’s way is the only way to live.
It\’s true that no one has the right to tell you how to use your body, no one but God.