The Rewards of Marriage

      As created by God, marriage is intended to be a rich and wonderful blessing to humanity.  As enunciated by Solomon in Proverbs 5:15-17, marriage requires diligent labor, focused attention, and exclusivity.  When these essentials are generously supplied by a married couple, Solomon promises…

The Requirements of Marriage

       In Solomon’s counsel to his son in Proverbs 5:15-17, he emphasizes the requirements of marriage with these words: “Drink water from your own cistern and running water from your own well.  Should your fountains be dispersed abroad, streams of water in the streets? …

Three Immutable Truths Ignored by the Immoral

       In describing the process by which a temptation goes from an innate, natural desire to sin and spiritual death (James 1:14-15), God’s inspired penman used a hunting term—“drawn away” (i.e. lured out of a place of safety)—and a fishing term—“enticed” (i.e. a baited…

A Wise and Winning Strategy for Sexual Purity

       After stating three somber truths about a virtue-less woman—she has lying lips; she introduces devastating consequences to your lives; she is unpredictable and manipulative (Proverbs 5:3-6), Solomon addresses all of his offspring with these words, “Therefore hear me now, my children, and do not…