Relationship experts Ben Young and Samuel Adams, authors of The Ten Commandments of Dating and The One, give user-friendly tips for nurturing your personal walk with God and enhancing your spiritual connection as a couple.
As you read through the devotions each day, you will: Become a great lover by learning to love God first Develop the essential disciplines of a lasting relationship Focus on the important things in life Discover a sense of spiritual purpose and meaning Understand that grace is not just for "beginners" – it is for you, every day Whether you are dating seriously or engaged to be married, these daily personal devotions and weekly couple's devotions will help you discover the way to lifelong love.
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During the early 1600s, Presbyterians, Congregationalists, and Baptists suffered repeated cycles of persecution at the hands of the Church of England and the crown. During the resulting civil war (1642-1649), hierarchical parishes and bishops were abolished by the then Puritan Parliament.
A special assembly was appointed to draft a new structure; it met at the historic Westminster Abbey (adjoining the Houses of Parliament) in London.
It is not just because you married the right person and got lucky. God’s words and God’s principles are never ever outdated…never! God did not take four or five ribs and say, “Okay, Adam, here is Eve, and here is Lois, and here is Samantha, and here is Rachel.” No, it was just one. When we speak flippantly or lightly about someone, we erode our respect for that person. In it you shall do no work: you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your male servant, nor your female servant, nor your cattle, nor your stranger who is within your gates.
In the Scriptures, we find the best guidelines and principles for a healthy marriage. I am going to make a helper suitable for him.” And the Bible says God took one of Adam’s ribs, and He formed a woman, Eve, and brought her to the man. It means empty, meaningless, insincere, not showing due respect. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the LORD your God.
If you are like most dating couples, you are looking for more than just a companion – you want a soul mate!