Category Archives: Marriage

Some things people say are just stupid

Let’s not be stupid. When you say that the husband is to love his wife as Christ loved the church and gave Himself up for her, you are demeaning the sacrifice Jesus made. Paul would never demean Jesus’ sacrifice, so this must mean something entirely different. Continue reading

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When humor is not humorous

Pastors have a responsibility to their congregation and to the public to be careful what they write and what they say about women. They should never belittle women in their silly jokes. Continue reading

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Distorting the Word of God about Marriage

Jesus does not need a living picture of Him and if He did, he certainly would not have chosen every husband to be His living representative. This is a fairy tale perpetuated upon unsuspecting women by pastors and writers. Continue reading

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Are husbands the “vicar of Christ?”

Should we call our husbands the vicar of Christ? A Big Baptist Church is luring in unsuspecting women to their church where the message of the Bible is not Jesus and his love for all, but that a woman must act out the part of mankind while her husband acts out the part of Jesus.

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When men don’t care for their wives

Husbands should care for their wives financially, but what if he doesn’t know beans about handling money for their daily needs and will not plan for their future. Continue reading

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Almost Persuaded – Part 3 of 4

I came to the conclusion that we are beating that horse to death with the same scripture arguments and not getting anywhere. It is like the neurons in our brains are following the same path and cannot get free to see any other way. So we must go at it in another direction Continue reading

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Harmony – a disturbing word

Whenever you see the word ‘harmony’ in fundamentalist Christian or religious literature, you should run as far as you can from it. In their view, harmony can come about only when a woman is submissive. Continue reading

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Waggin’ in to Heaven

They have told that joke many times about the wagon load of concrete but they fail to see the full implication of it. They think they will line up their family and start explaining. Mark 12:24

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husband, you are no Jesus Christ

Senator, I served with Jack Kennedy, I knew Jack Kennedy, Jack Kennedy was a friend of mine. Senator, you’re no Jack Kennedy.” So we women say, “Husband, I served Jesus Christ. I knew Jesus Christ. Jesus Christ was a friend of mine. Husband, you are no Jesus Christ.”
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Sauce for the goose, sauce for the gander

Jesus speaks about divorce and tells the men “you men think that you are the only ones who can divorce your spouse.” This is pure equality. What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander. Continue reading

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