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The Calling of a Young Wife (1)

(This is the first of a series of articles, the substance of which was a sermon from Titus 2:4,5 preached in Randolph Protestant Reformed Church on February 5, 1995. It is published by request. Although applicable especially to wives and young women who desire to prepare themselves for holy marriage, it is also applicable to […]

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Marriage: What is It’s Purpose?

What is marriage? Is it just sparkling rings, a beautiful dress, a tuxedo, and a nice ceremony? Or is it a symbol of constant faithfulness and abiding love? The world most likely would go with just the big expensive wedding ceremony. But we as Christians know that marriage is far more than just the ceremony. […]

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The Glorious Bride

Today, in the world in which we live, there are some things concerning marriage that should alarm us. Consider with me the rising percentage of divorce. Some magazines have cited that 66% of all marriages end in divorce. Unwed mothers are having children more and more frequently. Homosexuals are demanding equal rights. But no matter […]

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Teaching Children as Holy Mothers

“The aged women likewise, that they be in behavior as becometh holiness… teachers of good things… that they may teach the young women to be sober, keepers at home,… that the word of God be not blasphemed.” Titus 2: 3-5. Paul is giving Titus instruction how to teach the different levels of church-saints in the […]

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Women and War

“Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honor unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life, that your prayers be not hindered” (I Peter 3:7). The Word of God teaches here that each family should have its own separate home. Communal living […]

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Honor the Weaker Vessel

“…giving honor unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel.” I Peter 3:7b It’s the season of the year for weddings. Spring is in the air, warmth in the smiling sun; after ‘ages’ of ice and dismal rain. The birds, the creatures of swamp and woods, all creation sings in joy—a picture of the Rainbow […]

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A Prudent Wife is from the Lord

In these days of the Women’s Liberation and Equal Rights movements there is probably no occupation more looked down upon by the world as that of the house­wife. Even the adjectives usually placed before the name of the occupation — com­mon, ordinary, “plain old,” tell of its im­portance to many today. In magazines especially meant […]

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Choosing A Wife

I’d suggest you read, before considering this article, the chapter of Genesis 24. There is found that interesting account of Abraham who sent his chief servant to the land of Haran to find a wife for his 40 year old son, Isaac. Of course, questions have been raised concerning the propriety of an elderly father […]

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Finding A Wife

“Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favor of the LORD.” Prov. 18:22 She was a very pretty girl by all the standards which are natural for ascertaining natural beauty. She did not only have a very beautiful figure, the right dimensions; she also had a pleasant personality. Besides, she was intelligent […]

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