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God Still Blesses Marriage

 ***** Trust in the LORD with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding;In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths.Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the LORD and depart from evil.It will be health to your flesh, And strength to your bones.
Proverbs 3:5-8 (NKJV)

One of the biggest reasons men say they will not get married is because they do not want to end up in divorce. Commitment for life scares the pants off of them! So they allow there fears to rule their actions. In effect they are stating I am not strong enough to be able to handle marriage. Wow!! This flies in the face of every macho "I can do anything male ego" that I have ever met. They can push their weight around, do crazy stunts, and even pretend to be the courageous "Knight in Shining Armor" out to protect their girl from all would be evil doers. But ask them to marry that girl and father those kids and they cowl down in fear. Amazing isn't it? Men, you aren&…

Young Adults and Todays Church

A lot can be said about why today's young people are leaving the church, why nearly 1 in 5 adults have no religious affiliation,* and why our churches are full of lifeless adults who like to attend services but rarely get involved in unplanned spontaneous Holy Spirit induced service. I have read the opinions, the books, and listened to the excuses over and over. But as I have told our church and my family time and time again, unless one has a living, vital, and always ready and obedient  relationship with Christ there will be no or very little Real Christian Life seen. God did not call us to be wall-flowers in the church building. He called us to love one another and to serve all who will allow it in the name of Christ. We are called to take the message of reconciliation to the world. We are called to fulfill the calling for which we were saved. We often think it was just heaven but that is only a byproduct, He called us to be enlisted in His army and to be His ambassadors of liv…