When Does Marriage Really End?

QUESTION: “When does marriage end? Does it end at the “legal” end when a divorce becomes final? Or, does it end in biblical terms at the moment when a spouse commits adultery? “
The Bible speaks of marriage not as a contract, but as a covenant. There are several differences between the two, but the one that applies most in this case to this question is simply this…

Leaving the System

“As long as you live, you must never promote the welfare and prosperity of the Ammonites or Moabites.” -Deuteronomy 13:6 The Ammonites and Moabites weren’t just different from the people of God, they were hostile.  For generations, they intentionally refused any help or assistance, and in some ages even attacked and oppressed the Israelites.  Because […]

A Tithe and a Party

I’ll be frank: I am pretty sick of the way most teaching about “the tithe” (giving 10% of your income to God) is presented.  Anyone else? It’s usually talked about in one of two ways, and perhaps if you’ve spend any time in church you’ve heard one or both of these: WAY ONE: “God expects […]