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Was there ever a time when the true church felt that it did not want to be subject to Christ?Was there ever a time when Christ, the Head of the church, ruled and governed His flock like a ruthless tyrant?She has a high and holy calling and that is one of loving submission to her husband as the Church submits to Christ.The apostle Paul declares, Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be unto their own husbands in everything (Ephesians -24, Colossians , I Peter 3:1,2).Poole click here The Christian Father's Present to His Children by John Angell James click here The Christian Professor by John Angell James click here The Mutual Duties of Husbands & Wives Towards Each Other by Richard Baxter click here The Necessity & Excellence of Family Religion by Samuel Davies click here The Normal Christian Church Life by Watchman Nee click here The Normal Christian Life by Watchman Nee click here (The Blood of Christ, The Cross of Christ, One Body in christ, The Goal of the Gospel etc.) The Widow Directed to the Widow's God by John Angell James click here The Young Man Leaving Home by John Angell James click here _____________________________________________________________________ SEX, GOD, & MARRIAGE BY J. ARNONLD click here SEX, GOD, & MARRIAGE STUDY GUIDE BY J. ARNOLD click here ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ God wants a sexually pure church and His instructions on sex in the Bible are sanity saving and life-giving. Masturbation click here ____________________________________________________________________ BIBLICAL PRE-MARITAL COUNSELLING Introduction Counseling by itself and by its very nature is a Christian concept because our Lord Jesus Christ Himself is Counselor, and so His Word, the Bible, becomes the source of His counsel.There are twenty articles giving a biblical Christian perspective on topics such as love, singleness, dating, homosexuality, same sex marriages, cloning, forgiveness in marriage, adultery of the heart, infertility, pornography, abortion, sex before marriage, prostitution, sexually transmitted disease, marrying an unbeliever and masturbation. It is imperative that in pre-marital counseling, the human counselor should look to Him and His Word for instruction.The Role of the Husband in Marriage The husband is the head of the wife and the home.
Yet millions of young men and women take these same unbelievable risks when it comes to marriage.Marriage is a permanent relationship as attested by the words of our Lord Jesus, What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder (Matthew 19:6b, Mark 10:9).It is also intended to be a harmonious partnership: And they twain shall be one flesh (Matthew 19:6a, Mark 10:8a).In America it has been estimated that more than one million marriages end in divorce every year. In our tiny island republic one out of ten ends in the divorce courts.But this is not what God intended and ordained it to be.