The Institution of Marriage According to the Bible

The Institution of Marriage According to the Bible

In the first instance, God’s design for marriage is to meet our need for companionship (Genesis 2:18). A couple should be able to turn to each other for fellowship, support and comfort in their marriage. Furthermore, Marriage is intended as the vessel for procreation (Maleachi 2:15), to protect ourselves against sexual immorality (1 Corinthians 7:9), [...]

What Is Biblical Courtship?

What Is Biblical Courtship?

The words "courtship" and "dating" are not mentioned in the Bible once. In Biblical times, marriages were generally arranged by families for reasons varying from economical to political. Love was usually not an important determinant. Fast forward to now, one’s spousal choice is generally a free choice based on love. In Biblical regard, there is [...]

What Is Biblical Womanhood?

What Is Biblical Womanhood?

The one thing that should be avoided when discussing biblical womanhood, is confusing culture with Scripture. Although some cultures have structurally placed the woman below the man, Scripture has not. According to Scripture, a man and a woman simply fulfill different roles (Ephesians 5:22-27). This allocation of roles is what many women struggle with, because [...]