Created To Need A Help Meet – Part 1 In His Image (You Are Responsible For Your Spouse’s Temperament)

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by Aletha cross posted from her blog Yllom Mormonp 63-64 Today we're starting the sections about the 3 types of men. If you recall, "Created to Be His Help Meet" introduced this topic. It'll be interesting to see how Michael interprets this for his masculine audience. Text is in purple. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Marriage Only For One Man & One Woman?

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by Ken Ham from Answers in Genesis and as quoted by Ladies Against Feminism - Why is Marriage Just For Two?Editor's note: It always amuses me when Ham and LAF start banging away about one man and one woman being the Biblical standard for marriage when there was incest, polygamy, marriage after rape, wives and concubines and all sorts of suspicious couplings apparently approved of by God in the Old Testament. There's no evidence in the Bible to support what they are saying is the one true marriage. I love how comedian Betty Bowers outlines all the different types of Biblical marriages. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Protect Your Marriage or Else?

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by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - There's No Alternative … [Read more...]

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Singleness in Evangelicalism

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by Samantha Field from her blog Defeating the Dragons There was one day in graduate school when I got home from work, went on a very long walk, then I hid in my room, cried, and ate Sam’s Choice vanilla ice cream while I watched Sense and Sensibility. I’m not exactly sure why I felt the need to do that on that day, but the feeling of just being done with singlehood got a little overwhelming. I was lonely, and I just wanted it to be over with. I wanted to be in a relationship. I wanted to be happy. I was only twenty-four years old. Up until that point, I’d had marriage pushed on me pretty heavily– if you’ve been a Christian in America for any length of time, you’ve probably experienced that … [Read more...]

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Evangelical Christian Marriage: Hawking the Product

by SierraIn evangelical Christian culture, marriage is a commodity. Marriage books are sold like gardening manuals or cheat sheets for the SATs. The sales pitch for marriage in Christian culture is more intense than any you’ll ever experience on a used car lot. Christians are made to believe that they’re God’s designated curators of Marriage, That Holy and Venerable Institution, and that falling down on the job can undermine the entire fabric of society. Just look at these book titles! Marriage is about way more than you and your partner: Save a Marriage, Save Our NationWhy Marriage MattersMarriage On TrialMarriage is also sold as the cure-all for emotional emptiness – s … [Read more...]

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NLQ FAQ: The Bible & Birth Control

Note:  Before reading this, please read the “Quiverfull and the Bible” FAQ.  Like the “nobleminded Bereans” (Acts 17:11), we are entitled to study for ourselves, so that we may read the Biblical text in an informed manner.  That FAQ provides the background for the method of informed Bible reading used here.by Kristen Rosser ~ aka: KR WordgazerQ:  Doesn’t the Bible say we are to receive as many children as God blesses us with, and that birth control is against His plan?Let’s look at the passage on children being a blessing, Psalm 127:3.Lo, children are an heritage of the Lord, and the fruit of the womb is his reward.  As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the children of the y … [Read more...]

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