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)”

LOVE AND RESPECT – Emerson Eggerichs (2004)

Love and Respect by Emerson Eggerichs is a refreshing and practical book on marriage. Part One: The Crazy Cycle In part one, the author overviews what he has coined, “the crazy cycle” which represents the vicious cycle that dominates so many marriages. Crazy Cycle 101: The husband does not love his wife as Scripture demandsContinue reading “LOVE AND RESPECT – Emerson Eggerichs (2004)”