In our church and family life we often assume our young people will marry. “Covenant marriages, covenant children, covenant homes and families—we hear it all the time! The very life of the church quite naturally centers in and revolves around the family. But, where does the single person fit in all of this? What is his or her role in the covenant life of the church? It is true: "God setteth the solitary in families" (Ps. 68:6). But God does not set all the solitary in families. What function does the single person serve in the church and covenant?” Do you, a married individual, look down on singles? Take care that you don’t!
Among the many institutions under attack in our day, the home seems to bear the brunt. Ill winds blow from every direction shaking the Christian home to its very foundation. Marriage is the center of each home, and Rev. Kortering spends time in this article to address the proper perspective on marriage that must be maintained in order for a home to withstand the forces of evil. Click here to read.
Marriage is a creation ordinance that is being attacked from every side today. It is foundational for the church; Christ’s bride is the church. How can our earthly marriages reflect that glorious truth? Why is marriage the way it is?
This sermon by Rev. Erik Guichelaar is the first in a series on "Marriage, the Mystery." To listen to the rest of the series, look under the "Library" app tab for "Sermon Series."
The purpose of dating is to find a spouse. How does one go about finding the spouse that God has chosen for them? Are there Biblical guidelines for dating? In this sermon, Rev. Guichelaar will show how we are blessed when we follow the Biblical principles God has given us.
To listen to the rest of Rev. Guichelaar's series on "Marriage, A Mystery," look under the "Library" app tab for "Sermon Series."
For many of us, parenting our children in the fear of the Lord is one of the most challenging callings we will ever face. But how rewarding this calling can be when we follow God's way and God's will. Do we struggle when our children are angry, or proud, or selfish? How do we discipline them as God calls us to? Do we teach our children about sexual purity or warn them about the ways of the world? These and many other topics are addressed in a 14-sermon series by Rev. Eriks, based on the wisdom of Solomon found in Proverbs found in "Sermon Series" under "Library" in the app. This featured sermon discusses the vital importance of teaching our children about sexual purity, the 7th sermon in Rev. Eriks series. Click here to listen.