God's Knot Blog — marriage
Marriage Talks: Household Responsibilities
Marriage Talks: Extended Family
How long have you been married?
It has been 8 years and 163 days since we said “I do”. Over the years, we’ve been blessed to be a small part of so many weddings. So how long have you been married? Want a simple way to keep track? Check out our free app Tie The Knot for iPhone to count up the days since your wedding. Not married quite yet? Tie The Knot will count down the days until your wedding and pop up a daily count down as you get closer each day. Tie The Knot is available for download for free from the App Store.
Marriage Talks: Finances
Couples often forgo hard talks, and in my opinion there are few subjects as emotionally charged as money. When it comes to your finances waiting can be like a ticking time bomb. Take my advice and mesh out your money philosophy and current financial state before walking down the aisle. It will save you fights in the future and ensure that you both know where you stand from the very beginning. This is an excellent time to look to the Bible for insight on how God wants us to manage money. A few verses that stand out to me are: ...
Marriage: A God Idea
Who came up with the concept of marriage? When did marriage begin? How is marriage defined? Stuart Briscoe, of Telling The Truth ministries, recently spoke on the origins or marriage. He pointed out in a recent episode of Telling The Truth that marriage is under attack in our culture. Some are saying that it is time that we redefine marriage. Stuart offers his insight about how marriage was created by God and is to be honored as He created it. The contemporary view is that marriage is a human idea and human institution that is subject to change as the culture changes. However, as...