Tag Archives: marriage

Barbara knew when she would leave mortality

The following story comes to us from Ezra Taft Benson, in his book entitled, “Come Unto Christ”. My wife shared this story with me today and I thought it was inspiring on so many levels! Whether you are talking about … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 7 – Was Paul married?

Was Paul against marriage in general? It doesn’t seem so. This chapter seems to be answering a question about missionary service and marriage. Should missionaries be married? It seems as if Paul is counseling missionaries if they are unmarried, to … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Teachings on Divorce

Jesus’ Teachings on Divorce 3 Nephi 12:31-32  A Historical Context In the Old World, carnal and fallen men had begun to take advantage of the divorce laws in their culture. Though marriage had been established in the beginning as a … Continue reading

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Samson: How to lose friends and negatively influence people

The account of Samson in the book of Judges is an excellent example of how one story in a scriptural text can be a microcosm for the entire book.  The story of Samson is also an illustration of how the … Continue reading

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