Questions related to Command 6: Be Reconciled
Why Does God Let Bad Things Happen?
how to avoid the trap of bitterness
Have you ever wondered, Why did God let me suffer that injury? lose my job? have a car accident? forget that appointment? have a fight with my spouse? let my parents get divorced? let me be born with a defect?
Overcoming Barriers Between You and Your Children
nurturing healthy relationships
Good family relationships are a rare treasure. It takes time and effort, love and forgiveness, and wisdom and patience to build healthy bonds with your children.
49 Commands of Christ
words to live by
Jesus said, “If ye love me, keep my commandments” (John 14:15). Keeping the commands of Jesus begins with recognizing what they are. Following is a collection of 49 of Jesus’ commands.
Bless Those Who Curse You
one way to love your enemies
When we experience abuse from others, our natural response is to strike back. Pride prompts us to return hurt for hurt and insult for insult.
Twelve “Tongue Tamers”
Scriptures about controlling your words
The following Bible verses are a few of many that address the power of words and your responsibility for what you speak.
Turning the Heart of Your “King”
when a husband is unrepentant over moral failure
Through our counseling ministry, I have spoken with countless women about their family’s journey to moral freedom.
Marriage Restoration: No Wasted Pain
learning to live in the grip of the Father’s love
In August of 2006, I came to the point of desperation in my marriage. I felt no hope for experiencing the marriage that I wanted and that I felt God wanted for Ron and me—a marriage that honored Him.
Insights Into Repentance
lessons from the prodigal son
Repentance is not a mechanical duty, but rather a heartfelt response to the conviction of sin. It involves not only grief over sin, but it also includes a decision to change one’s ways.
From Ashes to Beauty
how God is transforming a marriage and family
Did you know there is a gift more costly than platinum and diamonds, and yet everyone can afford to give it? In time, it will cost the giver far more if it is not given. This gift makes us rich in relationships and causes us to feel deeply loved.
The Importance of Confession
openness and brokenness in marriage
The enemy will do all he can to keep us from being open with our spouse about our sexual failures. Satan will convince us that confessing them will only bring hurt and confusion, that God has already forgiven us, and that it’s a sin of the past that has been dealt with.