Yours, till Heaven: The Untold Love Story of Charles and Susie Spurgeon – Ray Rhodes Jr.

Ray Rhodes Jr., Yours, till Heaven: The Untold Love Story of Charles and Susie Spurgeon (Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2021), 208 pp. Charles Haddon Spurgeon. Affectionately referred to as the “Prince of Preachers.” He is the most influential English-speaking preacher in church history. He is known around the world for his evangelistic zeal and his loveContinue reading “Yours, till Heaven: The Untold Love Story of Charles and Susie Spurgeon – Ray Rhodes Jr.”

What the Bible Says About Divorce and Remarriage – Wayne Grudem

Wayne Grudem, What the Bible Says About Divorce and Remarriage (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2021), 110 pp. The Bible describes marriage as a God-initiated union established before witnesses, a union that is indissoluble. Indeed, God’s plan is for a man and a woman to enter a marriage covenant that lasts a lifetime. Jesus told the inquisitiveContinue reading “What the Bible Says About Divorce and Remarriage – Wayne Grudem”

Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon – Ray Rhodes

Ray Rhodes Jr, Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon (Chicago: Moody Press, 2018), 294 pp. Behind every great man is a great woman – or so the saying goes. The same could be said about the mighty men of God: “Behind every godly man is a godly woman.” Such is the case ofContinue reading “Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon – Ray Rhodes”

Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon – Ray Rhodes

Ray Rhodes Jr, Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon (Chicago: Moody Press, 2018), 294 pp. Behind every great man is a great woman – or so the saying goes. The same could be said about the mighty men of God: “Behind every godly man is a godly woman.” Such is the case ofContinue reading “Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon – Ray Rhodes”

Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon – Ray Rhodes

Ray Rhodes Jr, Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon (Chicago: Moody Press, 2018), 294 pp. Behind every great man is a great woman – or so the saying goes. The same could be said about the mighty men of God: “Behind every godly man is a godly woman.” Such is the case ofContinue reading “Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon – Ray Rhodes”

THE MARRIAGE COVENANT: An Indissoluble Union

Books on marriage are a dime-a-dozen these days, even from a Christian perspective.  However, only a handful of books on marriage pass the test of biblical fidelity.  John Piper’s book, This Momentary Marriage passes both tests..  In fact, it ranks among the best books I’ve read on marriage to date. Readers familiar with Piper will instantlyContinue reading “THE MARRIAGE COVENANT: An Indissoluble Union”

THE MARRIAGE COVENANT – An Indissoluble Union

Books on marriage are a dime-a-dozen these days, even from a Christian perspective.  However, only a handful of books on marriage pass the test of biblical fidelity.  John Piper’s book, This Momentary Marriage passes both tests..  In fact, it ranks among the best books I’ve read on marriage to date. Readers familiar with Piper will instantlyContinue reading “THE MARRIAGE COVENANT – An Indissoluble Union”

WHO PUT THE “LOCK” IN WEDLOCK – Part 2

We have seen that marriages serves several important purposes. 1. Mutual companionship. 2. To reflect the imago Dei and glorify him. 3. A means of rearing children. 4. A portrait of Christ’s relationship to the church. THE MARRIAGE COVENANT It is also critical to understand that the marital bond involves a binding covenant.  Marriage, then,Continue reading “WHO PUT THE “LOCK” IN WEDLOCK – Part 2″

WHO PUT THE “LOCK” IN WEDLOCK – Part 1

I am growing increasingly more uncomfortable with the current attitudes about marriage.  It’s not enough that several states have abandoned the biblical model of marriage between one woman and one man by legalizing homosexual “marriage.”  Equally troubling is the notion that marriage can be dissolved when one partner grows dissatisfied with his or her spouse.Continue reading “WHO PUT THE “LOCK” IN WEDLOCK – Part 1″

REAL MARRIAGE – Mark and Grace Driscoll (2012)

Real Marriage by Mark and Grace Driscoll hit the evangelical world by storm a few days ago.  Some, like the influential theologian, Wayne Grudem, are praising it and some are condemning it.  In my mind, the hype is a bit overplayed on both sides. Real Marriage  is biblical in its scope, practical in its counsel,Continue reading “REAL MARRIAGE – Mark and Grace Driscoll (2012)”