Posts from March 2019

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How Can I Pray for My Spouse?

by Ryan Kron

Pastor Joe Holland writes: “Praying for our spouse combines the two most important relationships in our lives: our covenant with God and our covenant with our spouse. These two covenants are the bedrock of creation before the fall, and the marriage covenant in particular is the primary illustration for understanding much of redemptive history (Eph. 5:22–33). […]

Emotions Make Terrible gods: Taking Control of Our Feelings

by Ryan Kron

Greg Morse writes: “You cannot tell me how to feel,” the little girl shouted mid-tantrum. “I’m not telling you how to feel,” retorted the parent. “I am telling you how to behave. And how you are behaving is completely out of line.” Although the volume made the episode observable from almost anywhere in the store, it was […]

The Four Horsemen of Divorce

by Ryan Kron

Pastor MARK LOUGHRIDGE writes: “They were the ideal couple: he, a successful businessman; she, beautiful and creative. We sat at their table after a lovely meal. More coffee was offered—then it happened. “You can’t do that! It’s been sitting far too long! It’ll have gone bitter by now!”—words spoken, not instructively, but in a scorn-laced […]